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NEW OUTDOOR MURAL FOR DOWNTOWN YONKERS BY EMILY STEDMAN'////

“We Can Build A Nest Here” – A New Public Art Mural in Downtown Yonkers

For the past month, YOHO artist Emily Stedman has been standing outdoors on scaffolding and a 20 foot ladder. On three large metal storefront gates, she has been scraping, priming, drawing, painting and varnishing at 4-8 Warburton Avenue in Yonkers, NY. The intention: create a public art mural from a small watercolor painting. Not to […]

Father’s Day Cooking at Westchester’s Ridge Hill Shopping Center

Father’s Day Cooking at Westchester’s Ridge Hill Shopping Center

Westchester’s Ridge Hill Shopping Center in Yonkers, has some truly fun happenings for Father’s Day this year. Something that dad and kids can share together, is Ridge Hill’s “Cooking With Dad” classes at Sur La Table. This Father’s Day, forget the boring necktie and tie on an apron instead! In this hands-on class, kids can […]

Edvin Ortega of Yonkers Gets Educated on FOX’s Fan-Favorite “The Following”

Edvin Ortega of Yonkers Gets Educated on FOX’s Fan-Favorite “The Following”

Cuban-born actor Edvin Ortego studies more than just the crime scene in the second season premiere of FOX’s thrilling smash-hit, “The Following,” scheduled to air on January 27th. From creator/executive producer Kevin Williamson (“The Vampire Diaries,” “Dawson’s Creek,” the “Scream” franchise), “The Following” chronicles FBI Agent Ryan Hardy’s (Kevin Bacon) pursuit of a legendary serial […]

Edvin Ortega to Star in Episode 13 of “A Gifted Man” streaming now on NetFlix.

From Playland to Netflix: Edvin Ortega

Since coming to the US from his native Cuba, Edvin Ortega has been working hard to make a name for himself as an actor, singer and DJ/host, starting off at one of Westchester’s landmarks, the historic Rye Playland. Netflix users can currently see Ortega in episode 13 “In Case of Complications” playing an emergency medical […]

How to Help Hurricane Sandy Victims

How to Help Hurricane Sandy Victims

Whether you are in need, or know someone who is, American Red Cross can help. Below is a list of all American Red Cross Shelters open in NJ and NY. Or, use the options below: Find a mass care shelter – live shelter availability: http://app.redcross.org/nss-app/ Shelter availability as an app for your iphone/ipad/ipod here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/american-red-cross-shelter/id419258261?mt=8 […]

Yonkers Partners in Education at the 5th Anniversary Gala

Yonkers Partners in Education at the 5th Anniversary Gala

Across Yonkers, more students than ever before are choosing the path to college, due in part to the services provided by Yonkers Partners in Education (YPIE). Since 2008, visits to the YPIE centers increased from 2,000 to 17,000 per year; 900 students have participated in formal SAT preparation, and college-bound seniors saw a $16 million […]