School Closure Proposal; Fire Truck Visits School

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Yorktown Fire Truck Makes Educational Stop at BOCES

Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES Pines Bridge and Walden Schools students were treated to a visit by a Yorktown Fire Department truck recently. During the visit, students learned about the truck's equipment and controls.
— Posted by Mahopac Schools on Yorktown-Somers Patch

Two Free Lectures at the Museum

The Southeast Museum is offering a lecture this afternoon all about Grand Central Terminal. Next Saturday, the topic of discussion will be the Rodgers and Hammerstein Era. Both are free and open to the public.
— Posted by Southeast Museum on Southeast-Brewster Patch

"Something's Afoot," a Musical, to be Staged by Armonk Players

The Armonk Players will be starring in a production of Something's Afoot, beginning on November 8. The production first debuted on Broadway in 1976. The local production will be on stage through Saturday, Nov. 16.
— Posted by Jerry Eimbinder on Chappaqua-Mount Kisco Patch

More Questions Arise on KLSD School Closure Data

A group of citizens in the Katonah-Lewisboro school district are continuing to question the data officials are presenting with regard to the proposal to close Lewisboro Elementary School. 
— Posted by Save Katonah Lewisboro Schools on Bedford-Katonah Patch

Voting Begins in Pink Glove Dance Contest

Cortlandt Manor's Hudson Valley Hospital Center is taking part in the 2013 Med Line Pink Glove Video contest. The prize for the competition is $25,000, according to the hospital's above blog post. Voting begins on November 8.
— Posted by Hudson Valley Hospital on Peekskill-Cortlandt Patch

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Tonya Anthony November 04, 2013 at 08:51 AM
Its amazing how much awareness and funds get raised for breast cancer. The survival rate has improved drastically in the past 20 years. I hope to see September, pediatric cancer month, be recognized and funded the same some day soon. It is 2 out of 3 children effected before the age of 20.
Tonya Anthony November 04, 2013 at 08:52 AM
1 out of 3 children....typo


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