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Dorrie Santorelli

November 6, 2017 by

Dorrie A Santorelli, 78 of Sandy Creek and formerly of Brewster/ Beacon, NY, passed away at the Samaritan Medical Center Friday November 3, 2017. Dorrie was born August 13, 1939 in New York City to Robert G and Phylis (Martin) Waltenberg. She graduated ...

Some sicko is posting 'seeking personal cheerleader' fliers outside high school

October 6, 2017 by New York Post

New York PostSeveral disturbing fliers seeking a personal “cheerleader” have turned up outside a Westchester high school, leaving students and their parents fearing that a pedophile is behind them, according to a report. The fliers, posted on light poles near ...

CBS2 Exclusive: Disturbing Job Fliers Posted Outside Westchester High School

October 2, 2017 by CBS New York

CBS New YorkNEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — In an update to an exclusive story CBS2 reported in June, more disturbing job fliers are being posted outside one high school in Westchester County. It's happening again outside Roosevelt High School on Tuckahoe Road in Yonkers ...

Virginia "Bunny" Forrest

September 15, 2017 by Lewiston Sun Journal

Lewiston Sun JournalNORWAY — Virginia “Bunny” Forrest passed away peacefully Sept. 12, at the Norway Rehabilitation and Living Center in Norway. She was 95 years old. She was born in the Bronx, New York City, N.Y., on Nov. 20, 1921. She graduated from Roosevelt High ...

John M. Hopkins

September 6, 2017 by Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

John Manley Hopkins passed away Sunday, August 20th in Bend, Oregon at St Charles Hospital following a brief illness. He had been a resident of Vashon since 1965. John, 82 years old, was born April 1, 1935 and raised in Bronxville New York the son of ...

Obituary: Paul Carney, 64

July 29, 2017 by

Patch.comHe was born in Yonkers, NY on September 6, 1952 to the late Arthur Carney and Jean (Myers) Carney. He grew up in both Yonkers and Westbrook and attended Roosevelt High School. During the '70s and '80s Paul was a well-known pianist along the Connecticut ...

DeMatteo Named Head Football Coach

June 26, 2017 by

TAPinto.netDominick DeMatteo Credits: Bob Dumas. MAHOPAC, N.Y. Mahopac varsity football fans are hoping that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. The Board of Education announced last week that it was naming Dominick DeMatteo, 45, to be the next head varsity ...

Deal Made To Rebuild 'Crumbling' Yonkers Schools

June 22, 2017 by Yonkers Daily Voice

Yonkers Daily VoiceThe bill calls for the construction of three new school facilities to address the overcrowding. The proposed three new schools include a new Gorton High School and two new PreK-8 schools on Ravine Avenue and off of Ashburton Avenue. “This legislation ...

CBS2 Exclusive: Yonkers Job Fliers Target Teens To Videotape Man With Their Cellphones

June 7, 2017 by CBS New York

CBS New YorkYONKERS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) –The school year is winding down, and teens are out looking for summer jobs – but ad being posted in Westchester County is causing alarm. CBS2's Brian Conybeare had a warning for students and parents Wednesday night in an ...

Claire Paddock Verenazi

April 5, 2017 by Glens Falls Post-Star

Glens Falls Post-StarSPENCERTOWN — It is with great sadness that our mom, Claire P. Verenazi, passed away on Friday, March 31, 2017 at the age of 83 with her loving family by her side after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Born Jan. 5, 1934 in Bronx, New York ...

Yonkers Teachers Must Answer Parents' Emails, Deal States

February 13, 2017 by Yonkers Daily Voice

Yonkers Daily VoiceYONKERS, N.Y. – Teachers in Yonkers will soon be required to respond to parent and student emails, according to The new policy comes as a result of a deal reached last week, according to, which reported that the district ought to ...

Yonkers grad provides extra push to prospective college kids

December 30, 2016 by The Journal News |

The Journal News |“Based on my credentials, I could have gotten into Howard University, but I would have struggled financially,” Acosta said. So, he got in touch with that person who spoke to his class, Dennis Richmond Jr., a Riverside High School graduate and founder ...

Judge: State must release $69M grants to struggling schools

December 29, 2016 by Albany Times Union (blog)

The ruling sided with parents, who represented William S. Hackett Middle School in Albany, Roosevelt High School in Yonkers and JHS 80 Mosholu Parkway Middle School in the Bronx. “We are pleased with the decision and will get the funds to the districts ...

Yonkers school wins lawsuit versus NY

December 29, 2016 by The Journal News |

The Journal News | LoHud.comALBANY -- A state Supreme Court judge ruled the state erred when it withheld money from a Yonkers school and eight other districts as part of the state's receivership program for failing schools. In a ruling late Wednesday, Justice Kimberly O'Connor ...

Yonkers students get prime seat for Electoral College

December 20, 2016 by The Journal News |

The Journal News | LoHud.comALBANY - New York's meeting of the Electoral College on Monday was a standing-room-only affair, with former President Bill Clinton and other dignitaries packing the Senate floor as spectators sat elbow to elbow in the galleries above. For 110 high ...

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