Rev. Dr. Angela Ryan
Rev. Dr. Angela Ryan (blue outfit) being acknowledged at a recent event in New Rochelle
The date was January 14, 1999 when a then 42-year-old, Angela Ryan, admitted herself to rehab, but little did she know this would be her final detoxification.
Three proud students standing by their project
Two young ladies posing by their recent creation
The entire 5th grade population at Amani Charter School is excited about the latest quilts they created.
Volunteers gathered at City Hall to help organize this year's Arts on Third Festival, which is expected
Although the Davis administration is functioning under a ‘dark cloud’ due to a federal investigation probing the mayor’s personal finances, plans for this year’s Art’s on Third Festival are in full swing.
Event will be hosted by Pelham-resident Joe Solimine Sr. and Sponsored by Nicholas and Lence Communications on Tuesday May 21st at 6:30pm.
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Joe Parisi, who is the longtime publisher of the Mount Vernon Inquirer newspaper, has been inexplicably ordered to appear before a Grand Jury concerning an ongoing investigation on Mayor Davis’ finances and real-estate holdings and the charitable organizations he founded during his prior terms in office.
County Executive Robert P. Astorino was joined by victim advocates and service providers as he announced $100,000 for the Westchester Hispanic Coalition to expand sexual assault and domestic violence services for Latina women through the Ayuda Latina contra Agresion Sexual (ALAS, or “wings”) program.
Crisis Intervention Services will be provided to all victims either directly through the Westchester Hispanic Coalition or via referrals to the appropriate service agency, law enforcement branch or hospital. Also, 100 percent of clients will work with case managers to create individual safety plans.
Magician Dan White entertaining some of the guests
The Junior League of Central Westchester’s (JLCW) Spring Fundraiser, Magic & Mingling took place on Friday, April 26, 2013 and was truly a magical evening. The event was attended by over 160 people and raised more than $30,000 to support the JLCW’s programs that help improve the local community. Taking place at The Coliseum in White Plains, NY, the evening featured cocktails and a buffet dinner, an amazing silent auction and entertainment by famed magician Dan White.
The City of Mount Vernon and Mayor Ernest D. Davis will welcome home Sharon Preston-Folta, the secret love child of Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong who recently penned an account of details.
The Board of Water Supply workers pictured with Commissioner Anthony Bove at a victory celebration held at the Spring Avenue water connection house in Yonkers.
Led by Anthony Bove, Commissioner of the Mount Vernon Board of Water Supply, the department plays a major role within the city of over 70,000 residents, since it is responsible for the health, safety, and welfare of the community. Their ultimate goal is to meet and exceed all federal, state and local requirements in providing the highest quality of drinking water, fire protection flows and the most efficient sewage disposal system.
El Hajj Malcolm El Shabazz
We are deeply saddened by the passing of our beloved El Hajj Malcolm El Shabazz. To all who knew him, he offered kindness, encouragement and hope for a better tomorrow. Although his bright light and boundless potential are gone from this life, we are grateful that he now rests in peace in the arms of his grandparents and the safety of God. We will miss him.
The Shabazz Family
The City of Mount Vernon wants vets to join them at Veterans Appreciation Day festivities planned for the day before the city’s big Memorial Day Parade at Westchester County run Playland Park in Rye.
A 9th grade student at Mount Vernon High School, Naya Lovell, has won the Gold Medal in the Classical Dance category at the NAACP Regional ACTSO Competition held on Saturday, April 13, at Lincoln High School in Yonkers.
The SUNY Cobleskill Department of Sport & Exercise announced that senior Tyrone Mitchell, Mount Vernon, N.Y., Mount Vernon, N.Y./Sullivan Community College, has been named the men’s basketball team’s Most Valuable Player for the 2012-13 season. Mitchell was honored with the award at the college’s annual Athletic Awards Convocation.
(l) Democratic Conference Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, pictured with Isabel Villar
Democratic Conference Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D/I/WF – 35thDistrict) selected Isabel Villar of White Plains as the 2013 Woman of Distinction from the 35th State Senate District. Ms. Villar is the Co- Founder and Executive Director of El Centro Hispano. She traveled to Albany today to accept the award at an official ceremony in the Legislative Office Building.
A growing body of research continues to pile up, showing that turmeric and its naturally occurring compounds have potent anti-cancer properties.
DATE: Saturday, June 1st - 9A.M. TO 6 P.M.
Rain Date: Saturday, June 8th
LOCATION: 4th Street Basketball Park, Corner of S. 8th Ave. Mt. Vernon, NY
Food and Non-food Vendors are welcome! Please call 347 463 0457
This is a family and community oriented “Fun Day” with children’s activities, including face painting and story-telling.
You will experience ancient and modern healing arts in the form of Yoga, Qigong, Spirit Dance performances, Zumba, Line dancing, and the most modern health technologies for detecting Diabetes, Hi Cholesterol, HIV Virus, HYPERTENSION, Cancer, & other modern illnesses.
SPONSORS: Baha’i Community of Mt. Vernon, Greater Centennial AME Zion Church, Masjid Yusuf Shah, Health & Wellness Committee of The Riverside Church, NYC, and featuring Kathy Davis of WBAI 99.5 FM
Pablo Aguilar, chef of Lola’s Mexican Kitchen; Ralph Battista, Regional Partner of Lola’s Mexican Kitchen; County Executive Robert P. Astorino
Sombreros, traditional Mexican music and delicious guacamole set the scene on Friday evening as County Executive Robert P. Astorino hosted a Cinco de Mayo celebration sponsored by Lola’s Mexican Kitchen in White Plains.
Members of the Mount Vernon High School Model UN Club pictured on the steps of City Hall
The Model UN Club at Mount Vernon High School, led by Mr. Demetrios Mihailidis, advisor and coordinator, Social Studies Department, continues to success and grow in popularity.
A picture of the one-day shopping boutique
The latter are not generally not the recipients of college scholarships and are typically ignored by the Board of Education.
President Bill Clinton will make an appearance at Westchester Community College at a fundraiser for student scholarships and other college support on Saturday, May 18. The event will be held at 1:30 p.m. in the Physical Education Building on the college’s main campus at 75 Grasslands Road in Valhalla, New York. Prior to his discussion on national and world events, he will be presented with a State University of New York Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters.
The City of Mount Vernon is fortunate to have two caring and dedicated City Historians that are wholeheartedly committed to preserving Mount Vernon’s past - Dr. Larry H. Spruill, official City Historian and Donna Jackson, Assistant City Historian.
Judy Smith, the crisis management and public relations expert whose work is the basis for the blockbuster ABC television drama, SCANDAL, will receive the Terrie Williams Inspiration Award on August 3, during the 11th Annual National Book Club Conference (NBCC) being held August 2 through August 4 at the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel located at 3405 Lenox Road NE, in Atlanta, GA.
Fraternities and Sororities pose with Executive Director and Youth Bureau Participants
Operation PROM, is a national non-profit that has been providing access to one of the most unforgettable milestones in a young person’s life since 2005. Operation Prom collects new and gently used prom gowns and tuxedos and gives them away to high school students who could not otherwise afford them. The formal wear is gifted to students, which creates a night that could’ve slipped through financially strapped teens fingers, into an opportunity for life-long memories.
A sunbather enjoys the warm weather at Harbor Island Park in Mamaroneck
A Westchester County Park Pass is your key to enjoying more than 50 recreational facilities, from pools, beaches and parks to golf courses, an amusement park and much more this summer. And, you can get your pass right now at convenient locations throughout the county.
Westchester County Clerk Timothy C. Idoni and Office Assistant Kim Simons who came to work at the Clerk’s Office through placement by Arc of Westchester several years ago.
On Friday, April 26th, Westchester County Clerk Timothy C. Idoni accepted, on behalf of his office, the Business Partnership Award from Arc of Westchester at Arc’s annual Employer Recognition Breakfast. The award recognized the Office of the County Clerk for its role in creating employment opportunities for a significant number of people who have developmental disabilities and are residents of Westchester County through its use of eDocNY, a subsidiary of Arc which scans court records.
The sassy ladies of jazz - SAGE, Andrea & James Rohlehr, and The Soul Synergy Revue join the growing list of talented musicians to grace the stage of ArtsWestchester’s Peckham Gallery on May 4, 2013 in a celebration welcoming the return of spring, Mother’s Day and all things May! Super Soul Saturday promises to be an evening of sassy jazz, classic blues and riveting R&B.
On April 11, 2013, the Mount Vernon Youth Bureau’s Comprehensive Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention (C.A.P.P.) Career Center Program sponsored seventeen Mount Vernon High School students that have participated in the CAPP program and trainings to participate in the Metropolitan Golf Association 2013 Caddy Training at the Bonnie Briar Country Club in Larchmont. They were joined other caddie hopefuls from across the metropolitan area.
Join us to honor those who have made a difference in the lives of Westchester’s children. Our Champion for Children awards are presented to individuals and organizations that have opened up opportunities for children. The Council’s Joey Awards are presented to exceptional early care and education professionals.
2013 CHAMPIONS FOR CHILDREN:
Your support is an important investment in quality early care and education in Westchester County. Show your appreciation to our honorees by purchasing a sponsorship, congratulatory ad and/or tickets.
There are 3 seats available on the Board this year. Candidates are incumbents Delia Farquharson and Marc Stuckey, and other candidates seeking seats to the Board of Education are Kathie Brewington, Cynthia Turquest-Jones, Geraldine Lorde and Chanese Coleman.
MAY IS NATIONAL SENIOR MONTH
Activities to be announced to include, strength training exercises, nutrition & 2013 Theme: Think Healthy, Eat Healthy, Act Healthy and Be Healthy.