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Health dept. to combat mosquito growth, disease
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Health dept. to combat mosquito growth, disease

To eliminate mosquito breeding sites and prevent the spread of mosquito-borne diseases, such as West Nile virus, the Westchester County Department of Health will offer free minnows, mosquito dunks and educational materials to residents on four upcoming Mosquito Control Days at the Westchester County Airport, 2 Loop Road in West […]

Calling all Board of Education candidates
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Calling all Board of Education candidates

Any Rye resident interested in being a candidate for election to the Rye City School District Board of Education may pick up a candidate’s packet at the district’s central administration offices at 411 Theodore Fremd Ave., Suite 100 S, on school days between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Eligible school […]

Rye YMCA members take a break during the Y’s Togetherhood Project
for Cards for Hospitalized Kids. Contributed photo
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Rye YMCA makes cards for hospitalized kids

More than 45 children, teens, adults and seniors created 175 cards for the organization Cards for Hospitalized Kids at a Rye YMCA Togetherhood project held on March 19. Togetherhood engages YMCA members and community residents in community service projects that have benefited a range of organizations, including Don Bosco Community […]

Photo courtesy Cerebral Palsy of Westchester
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CPW celebrates Autism Awareness Month

Cerebral Palsy of Westchester, CPW, will celebrate April being National Autism Awareness Month. Autism currently affects 1 in 68 children, making it the fastest growing developmental disability in the U.S. Boys are four times more likely to have autism than girls. New findings are discovered monthly through research in the […]

Caitlin Verdier. Contributed photo
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Rye mom breaks mental health stigma

Rye’s Caitlin Verdier believes the only shameful thing about mental illness is the stigma attached to it, and she knows firsthand that too many children and families are suffering in silence. Willing to bare her soul and break the taboo, Verdier will share her family’s experience and learnings during a […]