County Executive George Latimer receives his flu shot at the Westchester County Health Department clinic in White Plains. Contributed photo

County reminds residents what to do to avoid and treat the flu

With flu widespread throughout the state and nation, Westchester County Executive George Latimer rolled up his sleeve for a flu shot on Jan. 30 at the Westchester County Health Department clinic in White Plains, urging others who haven’t already done so to get themselves and their children vaccinated. “Get a […]

Daniel Warren Elementary School students in Leigh Ann Kowalchick-Porphy’s library media class deepen their reading skills thanks to flexible, small-group learning experiences. Photo courtesy Rye Neck schoold district

Daniel Warren students deepen reading skills

First- and second-graders at Daniel Warren Elementary School are growing as readers and expanding their skills and development in the English language arts thanks to flexible, small-group learning experiences. During I-Block, teachers are offering guided reading for all students across all grade levels. “It is always my intention in my […]

From left, F.E. Bellows Elementary School fifth-graders Boden Sivere, Willow Edwards, Nicky Apicella, Shelby Preisser and Robert Pecchia created original tape-resistant paintings.

F.E. Bellows fifth-graders discover power of the arts

F.E. Bellows Elementary School fifth-graders in Sara McElroy’s Seekers and Solvers STEAM workshop have been exploring various elements of the artistic process. They recently completed original tape-resistant paintings to express their creativity and understanding of the concepts. Drawing from their own experiences and discussions about an artist’s influences, the students […]

Ellis Rosen’s “Rabbit Revenge,” one of the pieces in the “Not OK” exhibit at the Rye Free Reading Room. Photo courtesy David Ostow

Rejected cartoons get a second chance

Choosing a cartoon for The New Yorker is a tough job, and someone has to submit quite a few with the hopes of being the chosen one. So, what happens to those that don’t make the cut? David Ostow, a cartoonist and the curator of the “Not OK” exhibit now […]

Two students from Mamaroneck High School are in the semi-finals for the 2018 Regeneron Science Talent Search.

Latimer honors Regeneron Science semi-finalists

Recognizing their hard-work, determination and curiosity, Westchester County Executive George Latimer, a Democrat, hosted Westchester’s semi-finalists of the 2018 Regeneron Science Talent Search. The 22 students from 11 school districts were given a certificate of merit, and congratulated by Latimer for their resolve, hard-work and accomplishment. “I am inspired by these […]