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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 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 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 ...

The YO: Stew Leonard's Wines fined $50000

February 16, 2017 by The Journal News | LoHud.com

The family that runs Stew Leonard's Wines ran afoul of the New York State Liquor Authority, resulting in a $50,000 fine for the Yonkers store. Schools rebuild. Smartphones, hashtags and social media are the tools Mayor Mike Spano is using to rally ...

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 ...

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 ...

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