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Giving Back

November 29, 2021

CROSS RIVER, N.Y. - Sports Center Consulting teamed with Love Holds Life for the 2nd annual Thanksgiving Turkey Shootout flag football tournament. Held at John Jay High School on Friday, Nov. 26, the event featured a 7th and 8th grade tournament, followed by special games for parents. The weather ...

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WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - Imagine that you’re a parent coming home with a diagnosis of cancer, and you need chemotherapy and other treatments. You have to find a way to function as a parent and take care of yourself.   That was the position that the director of Community Cares, Mahopac resident and ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Bruce Heller, a business development specialist with Halston Media, is the chair of the Arthritis Foundation’s 2021 Jingle Bell Run at Westchester Community College in Valhalla. As chair, Heller will provide leadership to help the community reach its fundraising goal of $95,000.

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SOMERS, N.Y. - To say that Robert Moore III has been busy of late would be an understatement. In addition to excelling at a full schedule of academics and athletics at Somers High School, he has also recently attained the rank of Eagle Scout as a member of Somers Troop 228. If that weren’t ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The holidays are about giving as well as receiving.   The Toys for Tots campaign is revving up for the year 2021 and local coordinator Jonathan Schneider of Mahopac, a former U.S. Marine, is asking for help in numerous ways. And you don’t have to be a Marine to volunteer!! ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Last month, Somers stepped up to help families dealing with domestic violence and sexual assault, say organizers of a recent clothing drive. Folks donated bags and bags of new coats, hand-knit hats and scarves, slippers, as well as new bed linens, pillows, towels, and shower caps ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - On Thursday, Sept. 30, the community came out to King Kone for some delicious ice cream in support of a worthy cause. The event was sponsored by Love Holds Life Children’s Cancer Foundation, a nonprofit that helps children with cancer. The day also honored 12-year-old Zoey Nieves.

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown prides itself on a strong sense of community among its residents, and there is no greater example of neighbors supporting neighbors than Support Connection. The non-profit organization offers many programs and services to people, mostly women, diagnosed with breast or ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - This summer, Leena and Amita Khurana decided to dedicate their time off from college to helping those in need. The Somers sisters spent their break volunteering to host Her Drive Westchester, making it their mission to combat the public health issues caused by limited access to ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - As the 20th anniversary of 9/11 approached last week, a group of local kids banded together for an incredible and selfless initiative. The group, led by Kate and Matt Kristensen, joined forces to operate a lemonade stand in the neighborhood of Hilltop and Valley Drive. Their ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - For The Somers Women’s Club, the return of their annual tag sale will go a long way to furthering the group’s charitable endeavors. The group’s major annual fundraiser has not been held since 2019 due to the onset of the pandemic. The sale has been a long-standing tradition for ...

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WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - Before you know it, the kids will be heading back to school. And quite a few of them will be needing a little help rounding up the necessary supplies. The Agape Project NY is holding its annual backpack drive with the aim of helping local families that are living in ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Folks in Somers rolled up their sleeves and got the big jab last week, but it wasn’t for a COVID-19 vaccine. They were donating blood — literally giving the gift of life to cancer patients, accident victims, newborns, the chronically ill, and others in need. According to Andrea ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - To all Somers residents, business owners, school administrators, Town officials and employees, and non-profit organizations, you are cordially invited to a "free" virtual training seminar, conducted by Keep America Beautiful, on behalf of the Somers Litter Task Force. Keep America ...

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Susan Salomone, executive director of Drug Crisis In Our Backyard, which was founded after the tragic loss of her son, Justin, to a heroin overdose, is featured in the inaugural podcast of Hudson Valley Uncensored. To listen to the podcast, click HERE.  Salomone joined Hudson Valley Uncensored ...

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