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Iona finalizes agreement to acquire Concordia
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Iona finalizes agreement to acquire Concordia

Initiated earlier this year, an agreement has been finalized for Iona College to acquire Concordia College’s 28-acre campus in Bronxville. Concordia will cease academic instruction before the start of the Fall 2021 semester. The announcement sets the stage for Iona to pursue plans for a school of health sciences on […]

Assembly Delegation rallies for more pre-K funding
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Assembly Delegation rallies for more pre-K funding

The Westchester and Rockland New York State Assembly Delegation held a press conference on Thursday, April 29 to highlight the inequity in universal pre-K funding. Assemblymembers Amy Paulin, Ken Zebrowski, Gary Pretlow, Sandy Galef, Tom Abinanti, Steve Otis and Chris Burdick, as well as White Plains School Superintendent Dr. Joseph […]

WJCS awarded grant for College Wellness Initiative
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WJCS awarded grant for College Wellness Initiative

Westchester Jewish Community Services, WJCS, has received a grant from Westchester Community Foundation, WCF, for its College Wellness Initiative.  This grant will allow WJCS to continue to deliver critical mental health services to Westchester County’s college students. WJCS and the Westchester County Department of Community of Mental Health, DCMH, created […]

Gilda’s Club Westchester presents story contest
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Gilda’s Club Westchester presents story contest

Gilda’s Club Westchester is excited to announce the 2021 Teen Cancer Story Contest, open to teens, aged 13-17, in the Westchester, Rockland, and Fairfield counties who want to share their story.  We are looking for original, honest, detailed and heartfelt multimedia submissions by local teens who have been impacted by […]