Caldecott winner Brian Pinkey, an author-illustrator of many titles, stopped by northern Westchester recently to talk with second and third graders at Todd Elementary School in Briarcliff Manor. Read more about his well-received visit and how he gushed about the value of libraries in Lohud’s Book by Book blog.
The Briarcliff Manor Village Board has accepted $350 from SaveScarborough.com to pay for lights to illuminate a flag pole. The trustees accepted the donation from the community group that operates a Web site saying it would allow the flag to fly during evening hours and be a nice greeting to… Read More →
Hanukkah, the eight day festival of lights which begins the evening of Dec. 11, is all about family fun, candles and potato pancakes. Chabad Lubavitch of Briarcliff and Ossining is hosting a “Mad Science Chanukah Adventure” on Sunday, Dec., 13, the second day of the holiday. The Chabad event features… Read More →
The Scarborough Engine Company, part of the 100-year-old Briarcliff Manor Fire Department on Scarborough Road, is getting a major facelift. The cement block firehouse is being totally rebuilt from the foundation up. The new red brick building will be twice as large as the old one and will include an… Read More →
Sel Hubert, who was was a young school boy in Germany during Kristallnacht, will talk about his family’s experiences this Sunday at Congregation Sons of Israel in Briarcliff Manor. His audience will be students from the synagogue’s religious school, but the wider community is invited to hear and join in. … Read More →
All the machine votes are in and it is clear that voters disapproved of a measure to extend terms of Briarcliff Village Trustees and change the election to biennial. With all seven Briarcliff Manor districts reporting, the vote was 590 against and 425 in favor. A total of 1,015 voters… Read More →
Before becoming village manager in Briarcliff Manor, Philip Zegarelli was an official in his hometown of Sleepy Hollow. In his 26 years of public service with that neighboring village Zegarelli monitored the expansion and development of Phelps Memorial Hospital Center in Sleepy Hollow. He will be honored this Saturday at… Read More →