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Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton School in Shrub Oak Welcomes New Principal

June 22, 2017

SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Brian Donahue has been chosen as the new principal at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton School in Shrub Oak, effective Sept. 1.

“The Northern Westchester Putnam Regional Board of Trustees and I are excited to have Mr. Donahue at the helm, and are excited to bring both his academic credentials and his Catholic faith to Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton School,” said Regional ...

Shrub Oak Church Celebrates 150th Anniversary of Cornerstone Laying

SHRUB OAK, N.Y. - At 1 p.m. Saturday, June 25, members of the United Methodist Church at Shrub Oak will come together with family, friends and neighbors to celebrate a noteworthy date in the church’s long history, the 150th anniversary of the laying of the church’s cornerstone back in 1867.

This will be a significant day for the Methodist community as it memorializes the ...

St. Patrick's Midnight Run Makes Human Connection with NYC Homeless

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – There are many charities that help the homeless by donating food, clothing or supplies, but what MaryAnne Harkins believes sets her group of volunteers apart are their interactions with the population they serve.

For the last two years, Harkins and her husband, Mike, Somers residents, have coordinated the Midnight Run chapter out of St. Patrick’s Church in Yorktown ...

Interfaith Community Rallies in Yorktown to Support Diversity

MOHEGAN LAKE, N.Y. – Hundreds of residents and leaders from area religious organizations gathered at the Hudson Valley Community Center in Mohegan Lake on May 24, in an expression of solidarity with one another.

Twenty-two mosques, synagogues and churches from Northern Westchester and Putnam counties signed a “Declaration of Concern” expressing support for immigrants that ...

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School Principal Retires After 51 years

SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Sister Gabriel Miriam Obraz, principal of the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton elementary school in Shrub Oak, has retired after 51 years, the last 43 as principal, according to the Archdiocese of New York.

Students at the elementary school recently came together to celebrate and perform for Obraz during a special luncheon as part of the annual May Crowning ceremony on ...

Church of the Good Shepherd Celebrates 60 years, Star Wars Style

GRANITE SPRINGS, N.Y. – For their 60th birthday celebration, the congregation at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Granite Springs chose to go above, and light-years beyond, a traditional potluck dinner.

The milestone fell on the fourth day of the month, which is known to Star Wars fans as “Star Wars Day,” because the date lends to the pun, “May the fourth ...

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