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

June 7, 2017 by CBS New York

CBS New YorkRight outside Roosevelt High School on Tuckahoe Road in Yonkers is a flier taped to a light pole offering a “job available for young adults and teens.” Luis Nunez, 22, could not believe what he was reading. “I am a licensed exercise fitness instructor ...

Claire Paddock Verenazi

April 5, 2017 by Glens Falls Post-Star

Glens Falls Post-Star5, 1934 in Bronx, New York, Claire was the daughter of the late Walter M. and Charlotte R. Paddock. Claire grew up in Yonkers, New York, graduating from Roosevelt High School in 1951 and from Katharine Gibbs School, New York, in 1953 with a secretarial ...

Money for 'Failing' State Schools Has Finally Been Released

March 31, 2017 by New York Times

New York TimesRoosevelt High School in Yonkers was one of the three schools removed from the federal government's “persistently failing” list. Credit Gregg Vigliotti for The New York Times. A tangled court battle that pitted New York's budget authority against its ...

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 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 |

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 |

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 |

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 ...

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

September 14, 2016 by Baltimore Sun

Baltimore SunThe son of Hartnett Ready, an insurance salesman, and Ruth Ready, a CBS Radio engineer, Donald Hartnett Ready was born and raised in Yonkers, N.Y., and graduated in 1950 from Roosevelt High School. He served with the Army Signal Corps in Japan ...

21st-Century Sports: Inside East New York's Competitive Gaming Scene

June 20, 2016 by Village Voice

Village VoiceThe home-team players, from the Academy for Young Writers High School, mill around and talk strategy, while their coach hovers nearby. The visiting team, from Roosevelt High School in Yonkers, has just arrived, and they seem jittery; one worries aloud ...

Yonkers astronaut joins Roosevelt HS wall of fame

April 26, 2016 by The Journal News |

The Journal News | LoHud.comRetired NASA astronaut Col. Ronald J. Garan will be placed on Roosevelt High School's alumni wall of fame May 4. Garan, 54, graduated from Roosevelt in 1979 and he got his first assignment in the United States Air Force in 1984. His first space flight ...

Mary J. Blige

December 3, 2015 by Hollywood Life

Hollywood LifeMary J. Blige (born Mary Jane Blige on January 11, 1971 in The Bronx, New York) is an American singer, songwriter, model, and actress. Mary and her ... She and her mother moved back to Yonkers, where she attended Roosevelt High School. She would ...

9 Yonkers, Mt. Vernon schools 'struggling'

July 17, 2015 by The Journal News |

The Journal News | LoHud.comAndrew Cuomo's office in April. The schools were spread across the state, with 62 hailing from New York and 25 in Buffalo. In the Lower Hudson Valley, Yonkers' Roosevelt High School was deemed persistently struggling and seven other Yonkers schools ...

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

June 30, 2015 by The Daily Voice

The Daily VoiceYONKERS, 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 seen many changes throughout its four years, most notably in name. The school had been called ...

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