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Roosevelt High School celebrates graduation  The Journal News |

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

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

Roosevelt High School in Yonkers has a new media center.

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.

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 ...

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 Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Edwin Quezada revealed to ...

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 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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Students evacuated from mold-infested Yonkers school go to other campuses, but that move has problems  PIX11 New York

YONKERS, NY -- Nearly 600 children who had to evacuate from their school last Monday went back to class on Thursday at alternative schools. It was the best ...

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.

Shirts stolen from breast cancer nonprofit in Yonkers  News 12 Westchester

A nonprofit says that shirts they created to raise money were stolen during a car break-in on Central Avenue near Roosevelt High School this weekend.

Yonkers school wins lawsuit versus NY  The Journal News |

A state Supreme Court judge ruled the state erred when it withheld money from a Yonkers school.

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 ...

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 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.

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 ...

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: 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.

CBS2 Exclusive: Disturbing Job Fliers Posted Outside Westchester High School  CBS New York

NEW 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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Hundreds attend FAFSA college aid extravaganza in Yonkers  The Journal News |

This year's FAFSA appointment slots were booked in two days, said Samuel Wallis, chief program officer for Yonkers Partners in Education.

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.

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.

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 ...

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

YONKERS, 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Man drove recklessly in Yonkers crash that killed 19-year-old woman: DA  The Journal News |

Renzo Yance of Yonkers has been indicted and accused of driving recklessly in a city rollover crash that killed Nina Cordero in August.

Andrew S. Hegeman Dies November 9 - Eastport

Andrew S. Hegeman, retired Commander U.S. Navy died on November 9, 2018, in Fairport, New York, of pancreatic cancer. He was 87. His wife of 64 years, ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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

Family and friends are still in shock over the death of Yonkers teenager Madysen Denman.

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.

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 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.

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.

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: ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Yonkers grad provides extra push to prospective college kids  The Journal News |

Jeremiah Acosta wanted to become the first in his family to go to college.

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 ...

Cuomo pushes gun limits after another shooting  Newsday

ALBANY — One of the first acts of the new all-Democratic majority legislature will be to consider more gun control measures, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and ...

Yonkers' Will library to get facelift  The Journal News |

A $4.2 million makeover for the Yonkers Public Library's Will branch will eliminate the colored panels on its facade.

Fraser, Nina Straker  Roanoke Times

Fraser Nina Straker March 28, 1946 January 24, 2018 Nina Fraser, 71, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, surrounded by her loving ...

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 ...

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.

Big LI wins help Democrats take control of NY Senate  Newsday

ALBANY — Democrats on Tuesday seized control of the State Senate from Republicans for only the third time since World War II, flipping as many as four seats ...

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.

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 ...

DeMatteo Named Head Football Coach

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

Obituary: Paul Carney, 64

Paul R. Carney, 64, of Westbrook, died unexpectedly Wednesday, July 26, 2017 in Moodus. He was born in Yonkers, NY on September 6, 1952 to the late Arthur ...

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 ...

Yonkers Class Of 2013: Riverside 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.

Yonkers band has a Steven Tyler connection  The Journal News |

The Burbans are just one in a long line of talented musicians to come out of Yonkers, a list which includes Mary J. Blige, DMX, Gene Krupa, Ella Fitzgerald and ...

East Ramapo teacher, Yonkers native documents epilepsy  The Journal News |

A Spring Valley teacher and Yonkers native has written a memoir of dealing with epilepsy to help others face their own adversity.

Edward F. Ronan, Sr., Perkin-Elmer VP  The Ridgefield Press

Edward Francis Ronan, Sr., 87, of Southbury passed away peacefully on March 7, 2016 at Regional Hospice in Danbury, surrounded by his loving family.

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 ...

Democrat Matthew Orefice seeks Yonkers City Council's 6th District seat  The Journal News |

Democrat seeks Yonkers City Council's Sixth District seat.

Armonk's Heavenly Productions Donates Backpacks To Students | Armonk  Daily Voice

A backpack filled with pens, glue sticks and notebooks may seem like a simple thing, but it can really make a difference for a child in need, say the folks at an ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

White Plains police veteran reflects, retires  The Journal News /

Kevin Christopher, a veteran of the White Plains Police Department, has retired after 35 years of *service*.

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 ...

Stew Leonard's: Animatronic cows, tax fraud and other facts  Newsday

Here are some need-to-know facts and pieces of history from Stew Leonard's, the "Disneyland of Dairy Stores."

Lucas Hnath, Kate Hamill, and More to Present New Work at Colorado New Play Festival  Broadway World

The Colorado New Play Festival (CNPF) (Artistic Director Andrew Leynse) (formerly the Perry-Mansfield New Works Festival) is proud to announce the full lineup ...

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 ...

Obituary: Ann P. Gillerlain, 93, 67-year resident  New Canaan Advertiser

Ann P. Gillerlain, age 93, a New Canaan resident for 67 years died peacefully Thursday February 9, 2017 at her home with her loving family by her side.

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

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 ...

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. Marion loved ...

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 ...

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

Work starts on the Meadows at Yaphank complex  Newsday

Builders and public officials marked the start of construction Thursday on the $400 million Meadows at Yaphank residential and retail complex -- a much smaller ...

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.

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 ...

Sat. 11/29 Death Notices - NY Daily News  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. ...

Where You're From According To What You Call A Sub Sandwich  Yahoo Food

Here's what your name for a sub sandwich says about you.

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.

Jackie Hance: suicide an option after daughters died in wrong-way crash  Newsday

The Floral Park mother who lost three daughters in the 2009 wrong-way Taconic State Parkway crash considered ending her own life by drinking antifreeze and ...

Jackie Hance to Ann Curry: Sorry she didn't protect 3 daughters killed in wrong-way Taconic crash  Newsday

Jackie Hance says she should have found a way to protect her three daughters on the day they died in a head-on crash on the Taconic State Parkway four years ...

Well, it looks like “Idiocracy” will be back in select theaters for its 10th anniversary  Yahoo Sports

Did you like the movie Idiocracy? Then, you'll love this news. The 2006 movie, directed and written by Mike Judge, will be…

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