Yorktown Heights

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Annual Support-A-Walk

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Annual Support-A-Walk

The 18th Annual Support-A-Walk for breast and ovarian cancer awareness, presented by Support Connection, Inc., will take place on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, rain or shine, at FDR Park in Yorktown Heights, NY. It is a 3-mile walkathon held each year to bring attention to the needs of people affected by breast and ovarian cancer. […]

Dana Boulanger (Lincolndale) and Brenda Maxwell (Fishkill), both cancer survivors and Support Connection volunteers, have been selected as the Ambassadors for this year’s Support-A-Walk for breast and ovarian cancer to be held on Oct. 7th at FDR State Park in Yorktown. For more info: www.supportconnection.org

Happening Survivors: Meet the Cancer Walk Ambassadors

Support Connection recently announced the selection of two inspirational Walk Ambassadors, cancer survivors who represent the spirit & purpose of the annual Support-A-Walk.  This annual event, now in it’s 18th year, brings attention to the needs of people affected by breast and ovarian cancer and to raise funds for Support Connection’s free, confidential services to those […]

Marc Cohn

Walking in Memphis? Nope, Walking in Pleasantville.

On Saturday, July 9, 2011, the rock radio station, 107.1 The Peak, the Village of Pleasantville, and Westchester Medical Center present the 7th Annual Pleasantville Music Festival. This is one of the greatest music festivals around, because it combines the small-town and friendly feel of the Village of Pleasantville with premium, world-class musicians and bands. 

LET FREEDOM RING!  Westchester County 4th of July Guide 2011

LET FREEDOM RING! Westchester County 4th of July Guide 2011

The July 4th holiday is our National Independence Day.  It is a day Americans celebrate with pride, pomp and circumstance.  Did you know that two of the most important battles of the Revolutionary War were fought in Westchester?  Our county saw more fighting and battle than any other location in the country.  It was our […]

The Yorktown Heights Fireman's Parade

Local Fire Departments Raise funds with FUN!

There are fundraisers, and then there are “fun”raisers.  Two of Westchester’s Volunteer Fire Departments have certainly cornered the market on raising money the fun-fair way.  At opposite ends of the county are the Yorktown Heights Fire Department and the Mamaroneck Fire Department.  Both are staffed with volunteers, and both know how to throw a party.

The Westchester Happening Father’s Day Dirty Dozen (or…Not Just Another Tie)

The Westchester Happening Father’s Day Dirty Dozen (or…Not Just Another Tie)

  Well, its here again.  That time of year when we honor the Dads in our lives.  Our fathers, husbands, Grandfathers, brothers, uncles and friends.  Maybe even the occasional son-in-law.  Each year we agonize over what to get Dad, where to take him, and what to do to celebrate his day.  And every year…without fail, […]