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Swastika Found at SHS Evokes Strong Reaction from School Principal and Local Rabbi

Swastika Found at SHS Evokes Strong Reaction from School Principal and Local Rabbi

Rabbi Jonathan Blake The discovery of a swastika in a bathroom at Scarsdale High ...

Jerusalem Visits Scarsdale: Cast of Shtisel Comes to Westchester Reform Temple

Jerusalem Visits Scarsdale: Cast of Shtisel Comes to Westchester Reform Temple

Neta Riskin, Doval'e Glickman, Ayelet Zurer and Ori Elon Until Monday September 1...

Seniors Chalk It Up

Seniors Chalk It Up

Each year, the SHS senior class holds an annual chalking event early in the scho...

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Authors of "Grown and Flown" to Discuss Their New Book at the Scarsdale Adult School

Authors Lisa Heffernan and Mary Dell Harrington will discuss their new book, "Gr...

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Scarsdale Teen Volunteers Recognized by Westchester County Youth Bureau

WJCSTeensTeen volunteers from Scarsdale who dedicate their time and talents at WJCS After-School Academy programs in Mt. Vernon received special recognition and certificates of achievement from Dr. Iris Pagan, Executive Director of the Westchester County Youth Bureau on Friday, April 21st at the Edward Williams Elementary School in Mt. Vernon. Adding their congratulations were WJCS COO Bernie Kimberg who also thanked Dr. Pagan and the Youth Bureau for their support and Linda Plattus, WJCS board member and volunteer.

WJCS after-school programs provide elementary school children with academic, youth development and enrichment activities including homework help and skills development, learning games, computer skills, music, literacy, arts and crafts, sports, nutrition and conflict resolution support children's educational achievement, and healthy social and emotional development. Teens from Mt. Vernon serve as tutors and mentors to their younger peers and the program benefits from a dedicated group of teen volunteers from Scarsdale.

Academy programs include Amazing Afternoons at Edward Williams Elementary School in Mt. Vernon and Off the Street at Hamilton Elementary School in Mt. Vernon.

A partnership with the Mt. Vernon City School District and numerous volunteers and community members, these programs are funded by the New York State Office of Children Family Services' Advantage After-School initiative, the Westchester County Youth Bureau and greatly needed support from foundations and individuals.
Founded in 1943, WJCS is one of the largest nonsectarian, non-for-profit human services agencies in Westchester. They support 20,000 Westchester residents annually to meet challenges and achieve personal success. Services include mental health treatment, a network of child and youth development initiatives, programs for people with disabilities and autism, homecare, services for older adults, and privately funded programs for the Jewish community.

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A Great Way to Get Involved in Scarsdale ... Run for the CNC!

A Great Way to Get Involved in Scarsdale ... Run for the CNC!

The Procedure Committee is actively seeking Scarsdale Residents to run for the Citizens Nominating Committee (CNC). This time CNC members are responsi...

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Scarsdale Rocks Out at Village's First Music Festival

Scarsdale Rocks Out at Village's First Music Festival

Event organizers ML Perlman and Marcy Berman-Goldstein Scarsdale Village was transformed into our own little Woodstock on Saturday September 14 when hu...

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DeCicco & Sons to Replace Acme Supermarket in Eastchester

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The competition is heating up for supermarket shoppers in our area. Just as the DeCicco’s in Scarsdale Village is undergoing a much-needed renovation ...

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Seniors Chalk It Up

Seniors Chalk It Up

Each year, the SHS senior class holds an annual chalking event early in the school year. This year at Scarsdale High School, the seniors were as enthu...

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Authors of "Grown and Flown" to Discuss Their New Book at the Scarsdale Adult School

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Authors Lisa Heffernan and Mary Dell Harrington will discuss their new book, "Grown and Flown," at the Scarsdale Adult School on November 13. First you...

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Back to School Guide 2019: For Kids and Grown-ups Too

Back to School Guide 2019: For Kids and Grown-ups Too

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National Merit Corporation Announces 2020 Semifinalists

National Merit Corporation Announces 2020 Semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholars...

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Sports News from the Court and the Field

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Zoe Tucker and Natalie Hu Good news from both the tennis court and the football field this week for the Raiders:

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Swastika Found at SHS Evokes Strong Reaction from School Principal and Local Rabbi

Swastika Found at SHS Evokes Strong Reaction from School Principal and Local Rabbi

Rabbi Jonathan Blake The discovery of a swastika in a bathroom at Scarsdale High School on Thursday September 12, has evoked strong condemnation from S...

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Real Estate: A Court of Your Own -- Attention Tennis Enthusiasts

Real Estate: A Court of Your Own -- Attention Tennis Enthusiasts

7 Shaw Road, Scarsdale Though the prime selling season is over for this year, so many beautiful homes remain on the market. This week we took a look at...

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Police: Report of Erratic Driving Leads to Arrest for DWI

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Culinary Poetry Awaits at Haiku Asian Bistro and Sushi Bar in Scarsdale

Culinary Poetry Awaits at Haiku Asian Bistro and Sushi Bar in Scarsdale

Lava Roll For years, the word Haiku brought to mind a type of Japanese poetry of three lines and seventeen syllables which leaves the reader with stron...

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Jerusalem Visits Scarsdale: Cast of Shtisel Comes to Westchester Reform Temple

Jerusalem Visits Scarsdale: Cast of Shtisel Comes to Westchester Reform Temple

Neta Riskin, Doval'e Glickman, Ayelet Zurer and Ori Elon Until Monday September 10, only the high holidays could draw an audience of almost 900 to West...

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