Falcons in Yonkers receive new names

June 6, 2017 by  

Two falcons, who call the top of the Tappan Zee Bridge home, have gotten their names. [Read more]

Yonkers program boosted by grant

May 11, 2017 by  

A jobs training program that serves young people in Yonkers and other areas of Westchester county recently received a $4m grant from the federal grant to [Read more]

New Yonkers incubator seeks to power up projects

April 20, 2017 by  

After two years of preparation and planning, the PowerLab, a co-working center and business incubator, is set to open its doors in Yonkers next month.

The work of local entrepreneurs and [Read more]

College students near Yonkers use tech to help seniors

March 15, 2017 by  

As participants in the #WestchesterSmart Mobile App Development Bowl, a team of Westchester Community College students worked together to create an app that allows family to keep in contact with the caregivers of elderly family members.

The app allows family members and [Read more]

Yonkers looks for the Teacher of the Year

February 11, 2017 by  

The city of Yonkers, the Yonkers Board of Education, and the Yonkers Kiwanis Club are on the lookout for a few good teachers.

Specifically, the organizations are looking for three teachers who teach in the city’s public schools to name as Teachers of the Year for 2017. Teachers can be nominated for the award by [Read more]

Yonkers artist’s work on display in White Plains

January 3, 2017 by  

An exhibition at ArtsWestchester, an art gallery in downtown White Plains, examines the ways people try to relieve medical issues and other problems in modern day society.

The exhibition – which began in October, closed for [Read more]

Yonkers animal rights group launches new awareness campaign

December 13, 2016 by  

An animal rights organization in Yonkers, Building Hope for the New Yonkers Animal Shelter, is taking that concept and using it to encourage people to report suspected animal abuse and neglect.

The volunteer organization is [Read more]

Yonkers organization raises half a million at annual gala

November 16, 2016 by  

At the end of October, Leake & Watts, a foster care organization in Yonkers, held its annual fundraising gala.

This year’s awards gala brought in [Read more]

Yonkers restaurants participating in Restaurant Week

October 7, 2016 by  

Foodies in Yonkers have an annual event to look forward to. During the upcoming Restaurant Week, area eateries will offer specials on lunch and dinner.

This year, more than [Read more]

Yonkers college to benefit from seven-figure donation

September 15, 2016 by  

At Sarah Lawrence College in Yonkers, a new endowment, created by Suzanne Salter Arkin, an alumna of the school, aims to attract students interested in pursuing the sciences to the school.

Arkin donated $2m to the [Read more]

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