Press Releases

April 27, 2021

-Inpatient facility offers multi-disciplinary approach to therapy and healing- White Plains, NY, April 21, 2021: Burke Rehabilitation Hospital announced the launch of a new inpatient neurorehabilitation gym designed to facilitate an innovative multi-disciplinary approach to therapy. The expanded ...

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When Danielle Coletta died unexpectedly in February, her coworkers in the Yorktown Central School District wanted to honor her legacy and commitment to the community. To that end, the Danielle Coletta Dedication Scholarship was established. Coletta was a teacher in Yorktown for more than 20 ...

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Yorktown has been named a 2020 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. Yorktown achieved the recognition because of its tree ordinance, an annual community forestry budget of at least $2 per capita and other benchmarks. “From ...

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Science research students at Lakeland High School won special awards at the Regeneron Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. Daniella Gerbasi, Sayani Aggarwal, and Sabrina Chen received honors. Daniella, a senior, won an American Psychological Association Award for outstanding research in ...

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Lakeland High School senior Sayani Aggarwal has placed fourth at the Westchester-Rockland Junior Science and Humanities Symposium in the medicine and health category and will advance to the Upstate New York JSHS in the spring. Aggarwal presented her work virtually on Saturday, Jan. 30, in the ...

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Calling all students, artists, and inspired community members. The Friends of Yorktown Parks and Recreation Inc. is looking for a new visual identity. The group is seeking someone from the community who can design a creative, innovative, and professional logo design. Submissions will be ...

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The Alliance for Safe Kids, Inc. (ASK) hosted a virtual community presentation on Wednesday, March 24, with Dr. Mykee Fowlin.  In his one-man presentation, “You Don’t Know Me Until You Know Me,” Fowlin took audience members on an experiential journey, having them re-examine core precepts that ...

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Back in 2005, the Lakeland Westchester Classic Debate Tournament drew about 100 competitors. The event has grown over the years, attracting about 740 students last year from points near and far, including California and Taiwan. But this year, with the tournament shifting to a virtual format due ...

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White Plains, NY, March 24, 2021 – Burke Rehabilitation Hospital has announced that Margaret S. Smith has joined Burke as its new Chief Marketing Officer. Ms. Smith will oversee the Hospital’s advertising, public relations, online communications and external relations with the goal of bringing ...

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Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, White Plains, has been providing COVID-19 vaccinations to the public as part of its continuing arc of caring for the community throughout the pandemic. This effort has progressed from caring for people stricken by the virus to providing rehabilitation to those ...

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WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced today that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year will be automatically extended from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021. The IRS will be providing formal guidance in the coming ...

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Halston Media has recently revamped its editorial department, adding a few new staff members, while some veteran staffers take on some new responsibilities. Thomas Walogorsky has joined the Halston team as the new editor of The Somers Record and North Salem News. He graduated with an English ...

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“Incredibly Neighborly Commercial Bank” campaign earns five awards  The Service Industry Advertising Awards (SIAA) announced that PCSB Bank and its agency Hologram Advertising won the Gold Award for its work featuring “The Incredibly Neighborly Commercial Bank” campaign. SIAA is an annual ...

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Chinmayi Goyal and Amani Gupta, eighth graders at Mildred E. Strang Middle School, have earned top honors in the prestigious American Math Competition. The AMC 8 test, given each year to eighth graders in the United States and several other countries worldwide, provides an opportunity for ...

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  -School to Focus on Studies in International Relations, Diplomacy, Leadership and Service-  Long Island University, a nationally ranked university, announced today the formation of The Roosevelt School, enrolling students beginning fall 2021.   The Roosevelt School will prepare students ...

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Here at Club Fit, we are aware that your focus will tend to be primarily on your physical health and we absolutely applaud you for your commitment to it! However, have you ever thought about the different aspects of your health that exercise is actually helping to improve? It’s not just helping ...

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