Month: July 2017

The city of Rye is anticipating the launch of a new municipal website to replace its current outdated platform. A vendor to redesign the website is likely to be selected at the end of the summer and is tentatively set to launch on Nov. 1. Photo courtesy ryeny.gov
Lead Stories News

City aims to redesign dated website

The city of Rye is closer to launching a new user-friendly website to replace its current platform after narrowing its vendor pool down to five finalists. According to City Clerk Carolyn D’Andrea, a member of the project team responsible for managing the website redesign, 19 vendors responded to a request […]

From left, County Executive Rob Astorino, and Shirley Acevedo Buontempo, founder of Latino U College Access.
Community

Program helps first-generation students attend college

County Executive Robert P. Astorino congratulated 25 student graduates from the Latino U College Access program. Latino U College Access works to help first-generation Hispanic students navigate the complex process of applying for state and federal financial aid for college, through helping students and their families overcome language and financial […]

Mission Backpack has more than 250 volunteers committed to assembling backpacks for the start of the school year.
News

Helping Hands to hold annual backpack event

Helping Hands for the Homeless & Hungry is holding its 29th annual Mission Backpack, which will work to provide fully stocked student backpacks for the 2017-2018 school year. This year, Helping Hands, a nonprofit organization that helps residents in Westchester County with food, clothing and supplies donations, has a goal […]

Medicaid and mental illness
Opinion

Medicaid and mental illness

To the Editor, As one who suffers from chronic illness and receives Medicaid, I have little faith in those who make the laws and are out of touch with the problems of their citizens. I am both an employee and patient at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Harrison. (Yes, I have […]