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Briarcliff Manor, NY, September 19, 2010 -- “It’s not often that we get a thank you like this,” said Bob O’Hanlon, Second Assistant Chief of the Briarcliff Manor Fire Department.
O’Hanlon and other volunteer members of the Department were enjoying a pasta and meatball dinner at Orfino’s Restaurant, just a few short blocks from the Fire Headquarters and a few short weeks from a kitchen fire at Orfino's restaurant last week.
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"On behalf of my family and my colleagues in the SenateMajority Conference, I want to wish our Jewish friends and neighbors everywhere a ‘ .’
“New York’s Jewish community continues to make great contributions to the heart and of the Empire State, and as the turns to 5771, we hope that the sound of the will mark the beginning of a New Year filled with hope, health, and happiness.”
Special Mass is Traditionally Offered at Beginning of School Year
Somers, NY, September 9, 2010 -- More than 500 will be in attendance when Archbishop Timothy Dolan celebrates the Mass of the Holy Spirit at John F. Kennedy Catholic High School on Friday, September 10th, 10:00AM; John F. Kennedy Catholic High School; 54 Route 138, Somers, New York.
This special Mass is traditionally offered at the beginning of each school year.
White Plains, NY, August 18, 2010 -- Participating in the Collings Foundation’s “Wings of Freedom Tour”, the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Nine O Nine” WWII Heavy Bomber, Consolidated B-24 Liberator “Witchcraft” WWII Heavy Bomber and P-51 Mustang “Betty Jane”, will fly into Westchester County Airport in White Plains, New York for a visit from August 20 to August 25. This is a rare opportunity to visit, explore, and learn more about these unique and rare treasures of aviation history. The B-17 is one of only 9 in flying condition in the United States, the B-24J and Dual Control P-51C Mustang are the sole remaining examples of their type flying in the World. Visitors are invited to explore the aircraft inside and out - $12 donation for adults and $6 donation for children under 12 is requested for access to up-close viewing and tours through the inside of the aircraft. Visitors may also experience the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to actually take a 30-minute flight aboard these rare aircraft. Flights on either the B-17 or B-24 are $425 per person. Get some “stick time” in the world’s greatest fighter! P-51 flights are $2,200 for a half hour and $3,200 for a full hour. For reservations and information on flight experiences call 800-568-8924.
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Yorktown Heights, NY, August 6, 2010 -- The Hudson Valley Chapter of GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network) will be able to expand two of its community outreach programs as a result of a $5,000 grant to the organization from the Verizon Foundation.
The grant will be awarded to GLSEN at a ceremony Tuesday, August 10th at 1:00 PM at Westchester Jewish Community Services, 845 North Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603. All are welcome to attend.
WHITE PLAINS, NY, July 18, 2010 -- Despite the rains of this week that were heavy at times, water supplies in Westchester are being stretched thin due to the heat, overall lack of rain and increased water use. In addition, some water suppliers are impacted by construction projects to improve their systems’ ability to meet community needs.