Giving Back

June 11, 2020

CROSS RIVER, N.Y. – In the sports world, it’s considered unseemly to run up the score. But Morgan Burhance, a John Jay field-hockey player raising money for a Connecticut-based charity, wouldn’t mind blowing past her fundraising benchmark of $5,500. As of this writing, the rising senior has ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Joe Mazzella loved his mustache so much he was willing to spend a good chunk of his time in Catholic high school sitting in detention rather than give it up. In fact, the Somers man was so attached to it that he once turned his nose up at five grand—in cash!—offered by fellow ...

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A group of Harvey's international students boosted Northern Westchester Hospital’s stock of personal protective equipment Thursday, June 4, when they presented hospital officials with the first 6,000 of a planned donation of 10,000 masks. Harvey sophomore Evan Xu and his parents worked to ...

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What so many of us are experiencing today, the isolation, stress, disappointments and anxiety mirror what families of an ill child experience every day. “The world is now living our version of normal.”  ~Friends of Karen mom New York is among the hardest hit with COVID-19. Our families’ already ...

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We know your spring races are canceled, so we're hosting a 5K! This event will get you moving AND raise money for Hillside Food Outreach. Hillside Food Outreach helps families in need in Westchester and Putnam counties. During the COVID-19 crisis, they’ve been ensuring that vulnerable people in ...

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Dear Beloved Community,  Just like that, this newspaper’s business model changed overnight. We bet your world did, as well.   In order to continue delivering the news and information you’ve come to expect from us, we need help from our readers.  As a free newspaper, nearly 100 percent of our ...

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To Our Valued Community, Right now we are going through some crazy times.  Our volume of information on the COVID-19 virus is overwhelming, to say the least.  Bigger than the volume of communication we are receiving is the impact COVID-19 is having on all our lives. We started with schools ...

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Dear Beloved Community, I want to avoid the pitfalls that may come with writing a letter to the community about COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus.  I don’t want to contribute to a panic, nor do I want to downplay the seriousness of this either.  I aim to speak from the heart and to ...

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During this unprecedented public health crisis, Halston Media, its affiliated newspapers (Mahopac News, The Somers Record, Yorktown News, North Salem News and The Katonah Lewisboro Times) and all of our TAPinto sites are dedicated to providing accurate and up-to-date news on the coronavirus ...

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