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Yonkers' Roosevelt High School field rehab almost done  The Journal News |

The delayed renovation of Yonkers' Roosevelt High School's auditorium and sports field is almost done.

Struck by Master Stream  Firefighter Nation

Keith Muratori videos from a four-alarm fire in Yonkers, New York.

Lights, camera, action: Roosevelt HS gets new media center  News 12 Westchester

Roosevelt High School in Yonkers has a new media center.

Roosevelt High School celebrates graduation  The Journal News |

Roosevelt High School in Yonkers celebrates its graduation on Sunday, June 24.

High school serves as temporary shelter for fire victims  News 12 Westchester

Many of the victims came to Roosevelt High School to the reception center where they registered with the Red Cross.

Officials Say Some Yonkers Schools Won’t Be Ready For First Day Of Classes  CBS New York

YONKERS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — When a teacher assigns a project and a student turns it in late, there are consequences. But in Yonkers, the superintendent ...

Social media threat caused mass absences at Yonkers school  The Journal News |

A social media threat over the weekend brought an extra police presence to Yonkers' Roosevelt High School Monday, causing 1/3 of students to cut class.

Black mold shuts down Yonkers school  News 12 Westchester

The discovery of black mold has shut down a Yonkers school for the foreseeable future.

Yonkers high school football teams merge due to dwindling participation  WABC-TV

The city of Yonkers may have eight high schools, but the number of football teams is now down to two.

Yonkers superintendent chooses new school for students affected  News 12 Westchester

Just hours before classes begin Thursday morning, nearly 300 students displaced from School 15 in Yonkers due to mold will no longer be reporting to ...

Yonkers fire: Amid flash and flame, an act of kindness  The Journal News |

They were sitting in a Yonkers pizza place watching their apartment building in flames when a complete stranger approached them.

Mold Forces Yonkers School to Close Tuesday  NBC New York

The Yonkers public school board is scrambling to figure out where to put students of Paideia School 15 after a quarter of mold tests came back positive Monday, ...

Yonkers family desperate to find missing teen  News 12 Westchester

A family in Yonkers is desperate to find their teenage daughter who has been missing for nearly a week. Family members say 17-year-old Karime Guachun ...

Yonkers board weighing decision about Paideia School 15 future  The Journal News |

How long Paideia School 15 in Yonkers will remain closed is uncertain as the Board of Education weighs when to address serious problems with the roof.

Yonkers: Paideia students move to new schools as crews clean mold  The Journal News |

Paideia School 15 students in grades 5 to 8 will attend classes today at St. Bartholomew School, while other students will attend Robert C. Dodson.

Yonkers School Board OKs 251 Staff, Teacher Layoffs  Yonkers Daily Voice

More than 250 school teachers and staff in Yonkers are expected to be laid off at the end of next month, according to multiple news reports.Earlier this week, the ...

Actor Jon Voight Embraces Yonkers Roots  Yonkers Times

By Dan Murphy. One of cable television's hit series “Ray Donovan” recently filmed in Yonkers. One of the stars of the show is legendary actor Jon Voight, who is ...

Deal Made To Rebuild 'Crumbling' Yonkers Schools  Yonkers Daily Voice

Legislation has been passed that will afford Yonkers millions of dollars to begin rebuilding “crumbling” schools and invest in new construction throughout the ...

Yonkers sees five schools improve from failing status  The Journal News |

The state Department of Education removed five Yonkers schools from a "failing" and "persistently failing" list.

'What Do We Do Now?': Tenants, Witnesses Recall Horror in Raging Yonkers Fire  NBC New York

A raging blaze chewed through an apartment building in Yonkers Tuesday, destroying the building as it burned for hours, leaving dozens of families homeless ...

Yonkers School Takes On Former Name To Honor Tradition  The Daily Voice

YONKERS, N.Y. -- The Yonkers Board of Education voted June 18 to rename Early College High School. The new name is Roosevelt High School – Early ...

Yonkers business offers free meals to tenants displaced by massive fire  News 12 Westchester

A business in Yonkers is showing support to tenants who were displaced by a massive fire at their apartment complex Tuesday evening.

Roosevelt High School's Class Of 2015 Sets Sights On Future  The Daily Voice

YONKERS, N. Y. — The Class of 2015, the first graduating class of the newly renamed Roosevelt High School, has received its diplomas. It's a class that has ...

Yonkers Schools Merged Football Teams Debut | Yonkers  Yonkers Daily Voice

Football fans in Yonkers are getting excited as the newly merged Yonkers Police and Fire Departments football teams have kicked off their inaugural season as ...

Next Yonkers Idols Sought; Context Kicks Off Feb. 2  Yonkers Times

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano and the Yonkers Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation recently announced that the city is searching for Yonkers' next ...

Meet YPD Det. Phil Yizar  Yonkers Times

In recognition of Black History Month, the Yonkers Police Department is highlighting Major Case Detective Phil Yizar. Question: Tell us a little about yourself.

Police: Missing teen reunited with family after abduction  News 12 Westchester

A missing Yonkers teen was reunited with her family more than two weeks after police say she was abducted by her boyfriend.

Money for ‘Failing’ State Schools Has Finally Been Released  The New York Times

The state budget authority released a long-delayed infusion of funds to some of its lowest-performing schools after it had frozen the money because it said not all ...

Snapchat posts of weapons, threats prompt increased security at Eleanor Roosevelt High School  FOX 5 DC

There is an increased security presence at a Prince George's County high school Monday after several pictures circulated on social media threatening violence ...

Yonkers Schools Announce Merged Football Teams For Upcoming Season  Yonkers Daily Voice

Although most sports fans' eyes are glued to the hardwood as March Madness approaches, officials with the Yonkers School District have been busy finalizing ...

Funeral set for Nina Cordero, 19-year-old killed in Yonkers crash  The Journal News |

Nina Cordero, 19, was killed Saturday on Central Park Avenue.

More Than 200 Layoffs Eyed In Yonkers Public Schools Amid Budget Crunch  Yonkers Daily Voice

First Yonkers city government, now the Yonkers Public Schools.More than 200 school district employees face layoffs due to a $48 million budget gap in Yonkers, ...

Yonkers Class Of 2013: Roosevelt High Valedictorian, Salutatorian  The Daily Voice

YONKERS, N.Y. – With the school year coming to a close, Yonkers schools are honoring some of the highest achievers in the graduating Class of 2013.

Services Set For Annette C. Leone, Formerly Of Yorktown  Yorktown, NY Patch

Services Set For Annette C. Leone - Yorktown-Somers, NY - Leone worked as a teacher's assistant in Special Education at Brookside Elementary School in ...

Daniel Goldberg, 33, Roosevelt High School Football Champion | Yonkers  The Daily Voice

YONKERS, N.Y. - Daniel Goldberg, a Yonkers resident who was a member of the 1996 Roosevelt High School State Championship football team, died suddenly ...

With the Giants, Jimmy Kennedy Comes Home AUG. 24, 2011  New York Times

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — When Jimmy Kennedy won the 1996 New York state football championship with Roosevelt High School in Yonkers, he was one of ...

Roosevelt baseball celebrates, honors 1977 league champions  Poughkeepsie Journal

HYDE PARK - All Joe Brenner talked about was glory days.

Online Conversation About PS 15  HamletHub

On Monday, September 24th, 2018, toxic mold was discovered in PS 15 in Yonkers. Children were quickly removed from the school and sent to the neighboring ...

New York State Is Ordered to Release $69 Million for ‘Failing’ Schools  The New York Times

A judge said the Division of Budget had “exceeded its authority” by withholding money for “failing” schools because some had been removed from that list.

Barbara A. MacInnes | Obituaries  The Star Democrat

EASTON — Barbara Anne MacInnes, 80, passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton.

Renzo Yance indicted in Yonkers crash that killed Nina Cordero in 2017  The Journal News |

A Yonkers man has been accused of driving recklessly and now faces felony charges, including manslaughter, in an August 2017 crash that killed one of his ...

Police: Yonkers man who intentionally hit teen with car charged  News 12 Westchester

A Yonkers man has been charged with manslaughter after police say he intentionally ran over a 16-year-old girl and killed her Wednesday. Police say Madysen ...

Services Planned for Elaine Theresa Canavan, 82, of Ridgefield  HamletHub

Elaine Theresa Canavan, 82, of Ridgefield, passed away on Friday, March 1, 2019. She was the loving wife of the late Gerard Canavan. Elaine was born in New ...

Yonkers sees decreases in school suspensions; challenges persist  The Journal News |

The number of suspensions across all grades, pre-K-12, decreased 24 percent in 2016-17 compared to the previous school year.

Woman fatally struck by car in Yonkers  News 12 Westchester

Police say an argument in Yonkers Wednesday ended with a young woman being fatally run over by a car.

Yonkers Assistant Principal Chosen For New England Basketball Hall Of Fame  The Daily Voice

YONKERS, N.Y. – A Yonkers assistant principal and former city high school basketball star is set to become the newest member of the New England Basketball ...

Somers' Tony DeMatteo Wins National Power Of Influence Award  Somers Daily Voice

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - The year 2016 was a very good one for Somers High football coach Tony DeMatteo.The 47-year veteran mentor guided ...

Yonkers man, 21, charged in crash that killed Nina Cordero  The Journal News |

YONKERS - The driver of a vehicle that crashed Saturday, killing 19-year-old Nina Cordero, has been charged with several misdemeanors while the crash ...

Student 'discipline' forces too many out of school: Editorial  The Journal News |

Out-of-school suspensions send a message of failure, and leave students further behind. The school system mindset about discipline must change.

Yonkers-Raised Rocker Steven Tyler Turns 65 | Yonkers  The Daily Voice

YONKERS, N.Y. – The Yonkers-raised Demon of Screamin' is another year older. Steven Tyler, the frontman for the iconic Aerosmith, turned 65 on Tuesday.

DeMatteo Named Head Football Coach

MAHOPAC, N.Y. Mahopac varsity football fans are hoping that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree.

Hundreds bid farewell to Staatsburg Marine who died in plane crash  The Daily Freeman

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — Marine Corps Maj. James Brophy was recalled at his memorial *service* Friday as a loving family man and friend who had a memorable ...

Yonkers, Mt. Vernon schools on failing list  The Journal News |

Nine schools in the Lower Hudson Valley have been designated as failing in the state's latest effort to identify and address chronically struggling schools.

Significant dates in the history of Memorial Field  The Journal News |

1868: The property that now houses Memorial Field was part of a larger parcel owned by John B. Dunham, a successful New York City piano maker.

Yonkers Honors The Top Of The Class Of 2015 | Yonkers  The Daily Voice

YONKERS, N.Y. – Yonkers Public Schools recently announced the names of the valedictorians and salutatorians for the Class of 2015. Gorton High School: ...

Mount Vernon Man Accused Of Using Pet Services App To Lure Teen Into His Home  CBS New York

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Westchester County man is accused of using a pet services app to lure a teenage girl into his Mount Vernon home ...

Three Mount Vernon schools improve to 'good standing'  The Journal News |

Districts must show improvement on state tests or graduation rates, among other factors, or else they could face closure or get taken over.

High school sweethearts build lasting marriage  Ct Post

After explaining the term soda jerk, Paul cracked, "Now they leave out the `soda' when referring to me." Marilyn explained that she and her then-boyfriend were ...

Obituary: Paul Carney, 64

Obituary: Paul Carney, 64 - The Lymes, CT - Condolences to his family and friends.

Syracuse school, 19 others in the state, get one year to turn around before being taken over

Syracuse has 18 schools that could be taken over by a "turnaround expert" in the next two years.

Yonkers' first black female police officer dies at 77  The Journal News |

"This is my town. That's why I fight so hard to keep it right, " Rita Gross Nelson, Yonkers first black female police officer who died Wednesday, told The Journal ...

Donald H. Ready, Baltimore area real estate professional, dies  Baltimore Sun

Donald H. Ready, founder of a Baltimore commercial real estate and development firm, died Sept. 5 from heart failure at Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and ...

Football Roundup: Osbourne's 361-yard day leads White Plains  The Journal News |

Glenmour Osbourne rushed for 361 yards and five touchdowns as White Plains won 44-18 at Mount Vernon.

Steven Tyler - Singer  Biography

Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler's career has been a rock 'n' roll ride marked by chart hits, rehab and media spotlight. Learn more at

Fourth Christian Federico Tournament Honors Ossining Athlete  The Daily Voice

YONKERS, N.Y. – Yonkers native Christian Federico, who died suddenly after a full life as a standout student/athlete at Ossining High School, will be honored by ...

Westchester Students Selected for 2016 Jandon Scholarships

White Plains, NY - The recipients are academic achievers whose families are on public assistance or living below the poverty level.

Spano goes to Albany for schools rebuilding plan  The Journal News |

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano is seeking $2 billion from Albany to rebuild his city's schools.

Christian Federico Tournament Honors Ossining Athlete | Ossining  The Daily Voice

OSSINING, N.Y. – Christian Federico, a Yonkers native and star athlete at Ossining High School, where he graduated in 2008, will be honored by friends and ...

Wasted Talent  The Ringer

After his turns in 'A Bronx Tale' and 'The Sopranos,' Lillo Brancato had stardom at his fingertips and lost it all in a haze of drugs and a violent crime. Does he ...

High school and college students join forces in the lab  The Journal News |

Drew Cressman, a Sarah Lawrence professor who started the summer research program at the college in 2002, said the impetus behind it was to expose ...

Top 100 New York Public High School Cafeterias: How Does Yours Rate?

Rivertowns, NY - ranked the top high school cafeterias in the nation and the state. Check out how schools in the Rivertowns did.

Jennifer Thomas, Noah Shamosh: Weddings  New York Times

Jennifer Joanne Thomas and Noah Alexander Shamosh were married Saturday evening in the State Room, an event space, in Boston. Christopher K. Thomas ...

Yonkers Woman Gives Troubled Youths 'a Safe Place to Grow Up'  New York Times

Inside a creaky beige Victorian house across from Grant Park, Mary Keane has made a home for troubled teenagers with nowhere to turn.

Vincent Coppola Jr. | Obituaries  Stowe Today

Vincent Coppola Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S., 91, died peacefully on Dec. 17, 2014 in Stowe with his wife of 56 years, Lillian, by his side.

Higher Anxiety About Higher Education  New York Times

FOR high school seniors applying to college, this has been an April unlike any in recent memory, if ever. As families watch their paychecks and college savings ...

Berthold D. Willenbrock, ex-Farmingdale State College dean, dies at 97  Newsday

Berthold Daniel Willenbrock believed in second chances and, as dean of students at Farmingdale State College, encouraged generations to take advantage of ...

Sat. 11/29 Death Notices  New York Daily News

CANN-Patricia A. On 11/28/2008. Beloved wife of the late John J. Loving mother of John and his wife Lisa. Survived by many brothers & sisters. Reposing M.V. ...

The Wait Is Over: Somers Football Team Headed To First State Title Game  Daily Voice

KINGSTON, N.Y. - The Somers High football team earned its first-ever state tournament victory just a few weeks ago, and with a dramatic 48-24 win over Section ...

Obituaries 01-11-2017  Revere Journal

Marion Curreri. Active in the Revere League for Special Needs. Marion (Vengren) Curreri of Revere passed away suddenly on January 6.

NY Giants were aware of Jimmy Kennedy's possible suspension before signing, DT remains silent  New York Daily News

Jimmy Kennedy's suspension for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs did not come as a surprise to the Giants. They knew it was coming ...

John Hoffman, Developer of Energy Star, Dies at 62  New York Times

John Hoffman, who helped shape an international treaty in the 1980s to protect the ozone layer and later developed the Energy Star program, a widely ...

Mike Ornstein Leaves His Fingerprints on Another Football Scandal  New York Times

Twice convicted of N.F.L.-related frauds, Mike Ornstein has popped up in some of football's most infamous moments, including the Saints' bounty program and ...

As the People's Priest, He Fought for the Forgotten of the Bronx  New York Times

The Rev. John C. Flynn could have been a monsignor, but as he told the story in later years, he refused the elevation because he already held a title more to his ...

Job Spotlight with Tricia Llewellyn, vice president of mission services at Goodwill of the Southern Rivers...  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

When Tricia Llewellyn left Michigan in April of last year to relocate to Columbus, there were two inches of snow on the ground wishing her farewell. Needless to ...

VIDEO: Mid-Hudson pays tribute to fallen troops  Poughkeepsie Journal

Tens of thousands are lining streets to pay tribute to those who died in military *service*.

Public School Kids Get A College "Promise"  New Haven Independent

(Updated) High-school freshmen across the city got an offer Tuesday from the city and Yale: Keep up good grades and stay in school, and you'll get a full ride to.

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