SUNY Purchase College students meet with the Dalai Lama
as part of their study abroad trip in India.
Photo courtesy Carly Sorenson

SUNY Purchase students meet Dalai Lama

During a five-week study abroad trip in Himachal Pradesh, India, 21 students from SUNY Purchase College were able to meet and listen to the teachings of the Dalai Lama. The summer semester trip went from May 27 to June 2, where students stayed in the Norbulingka Institute, an institution that […]

From left, Kim Tamalonis, president and founder of Big Picture Foundation and Jehanne Anabtawi, board member of Blossom Hill Foundation. Photo courtesy blossomhill-foundation.org

Big Picture Foundation proves power of arts

With the summer in full swing, Kim Tamalonis, president and founder of Big Picture Foundation is working to challenge children in the local and global communities to come together through the arts.   Big Picture Foundation, BPF, is a nonprofit foundation that works with middle and high school students from […]

From left, Liz Junior, Catherine Tammaro and Kelly Lieberman, James
Quigley’s sisters. Photos courtesy DanaSimonePhotography.com

Project REACH raises addiction awareness

Project REACH held its first annual REACH at the Beach event to raise awareness about addiction, and collect money for organizations that help treat people struggling with substance abuse. After losing their brother, James Quigley to addiction, Catherine Tammaro, Kelly Lieberman and Liz Junior started Project REACH to let other […]

The President John F. Kennedy plaque commemorates the Kennedy
family’s time spent in Bronxville from 1929 to 1941. Photo/Taylor Brown

Westchester town honors former resident JFK

In celebration of President John F. Kennedy’s centennial birthday, the village of Bronxville honored the Kennedy family with a plaque commemorating the 12 years that they lived in the village. Until May 29, Bronxville had been the only place of residence for the Kennedys that didn’t have official public recognition. […]