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

October 6, 2017 by New York Post

New York PostThe fliers, posted on light poles near Roosevelt High School in Yonkers last week, say “Cheerleader Wanted,” CBS New York reported. The person behind them, only identified as Wilbert on the signs, wrote, “I will pay you to cheer me on … while I ...

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 ...

Virginia "Bunny" Forrest

September 15, 2017 by Lewiston Sun Journal

Lewiston Sun JournalShe was born in the Bronx, New York City, N.Y., on Nov. 20, 1921. She graduated from Roosevelt High School in Yonkers, N.Y., and completed the course at the Hollywood Modeling School in New York City. She was a showroom model for Vanity Fair Silk ...

John M. Hopkins

September 6, 2017 by Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber (subscription)

John graduated from Roosevelt High School in Yonkers, NY, then he attended Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio before enlisting in The United States Marine Corps in 1953 where he served in Europe and Morocco. In 1959 he made the “venture out ...

Obituary: Paul Carney, 64

July 29, 2017 by Patch.com

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 ...

DeMatteo Named Head Football Coach

June 26, 2017 by TAPinto.net

TAPinto.netHe is the son of Tony DeMatteo, a Hudson Valley coaching legend who led Somers to the Class A state title last year and took Roosevelt High School in Yonkers to the state crown in 1996. DeMatteo said he's learned a lot from his father over the years.

Deal Made To Rebuild 'Crumbling' Yonkers Schools

June 22, 2017 by Yonkers Daily Voice

Yonkers Daily VoiceThe 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 helps us accelerate efforts to ensure the thousands of students in the Yonkers City School ...

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

June 7, 2017 by CBS New York

CBS New YorkCBS2 Exclusive: Yonkers Job Fliers Target Teens To Videotape Man With Their Cellphones. June 7, 2017 11:24 PM. Filed Under: ... YONKERS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) –The school year is winding down, and teens are out looking for summer jobs – but ad being posted ...

Money for 'Failing' State Schools Has Finally Been Released

March 30, 2017 by New York Times

New York TimesA tangled court battle that pitted New York's budget authority against its Education Department took another turn on Wednesday when the state released a long-delayed infusion of cash to some of its lowest-performing schools. In 2015, the State ...

Yonkers Teachers Must Answer Parents' Emails, Deal States

February 13, 2017 by Yonkers Daily Voice

Yonkers Daily VoiceRoosevelt High School in Yonkers. Teachers in the city will soon be required to ... YONKERS, N.Y. – Teachers in Yonkers will soon be required to respond to parent and student emails, according to lohud.com. The new policy comes as a result of a deal ...

Yonkers grad provides extra push to prospective college kids

December 30, 2016 by The Journal News | LoHud.com

The Journal News | LoHud.comSo, he got in touch with that person who spoke to his class, Dennis Richmond Jr., a Riverside High School graduate and founder of the New York State Historically Black College and University Initiative. Richmond founded the project to spread the word ...

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. ... ALBANY, N.Y. Dec. 29, 2016 — New York State United Teachers today ...

Yonkers school wins lawsuit versus NY

December 29, 2016 by The Journal News | LoHud.com

The Journal News | LoHud.comTwo parents from Roosevelt High School in Yonkers were part of the lawsuit. The dispute was whether schools who were removed the receivership program because their scores improved were still eligible for the state aid under the two-year program.

Mariano Rivera, wife present CNR scholarships

September 23, 2016 by The Journal News | LoHud.com

The Journal News | LoHud.comNEW ROCHELLE - Two College of New Rochelle students from Yonkers were presented Thursday with full scholarships by former New York Yankee Mariano Rivera and his wife Clara. Cheyenne Abreu, an honors graduate from Lincoln High School, and Luis Soto, an ...

Yankees Legend Mariano Rivera Joins CNR President to Present Scholarships

September 23, 2016 by Talk of the Sound

Talk of the SoundNEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The College of New Rochelle's President, Judith Huntington, along with New York Yankees Legend Mariano Rivera and his wife, Clara Rivera, presented full scholarships to two deserving high school students from Yonkers today during a ...

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