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  1. Mount Vernon's American Christmas Earns Business Council AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | The Scarsdale Daily Voice

    It's always Christmas in Mount Vernon, At least it is at American Christmas, one of the nation's top holiday decorating firms. The business will be one of six individuals and companies to be honored on Tuesday, April 21, at The Business Council of Westchester's Hall of Fame Awards at the Glen Island Harbour Club in New Rochelle.


  2. Habitat For Humanity Kicks Off Earth Day Events In WestchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Greenburgh Daily Voice

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. Habitat for Humanity kicked off its Earth Week events with more than 50 volunteers working in community Gardens and neighborhood projects in Mount Vernon and Yonkers, and is hosting upcoming events. Solar Contractors breakfast public is welcome.


  3. Off-Duty NYPD Cop Rescues 2 From SUV In Saw Mill RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... south of Executive Boulevard. The SUV stayed afloat, allowing the off-duty officer enough time to help the two Mount Vernon women out of the vehicle and get them to safety.


  4. Habitat for Humanity of Westchester County Celebrates Earth WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | New Rochelle Talk

    Habitat kicked off Sunday with more than 50 volunteers working in community Gardens and neighborhood projects in Mount Vernon and Yonkers making every neighborhood N.M.U.; No More Ugly! "Green and beautiful for every kid, it's time, Stated Jim Killoran, CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Westchester. Cities in this Country are without water, California is in a major drought.


  5. Wartburg hosts LeadingAge NY's Leadership Academy GraduationRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    PRLog - April 20, 2015 - Mount Vernon, NY, April 20, 2015 -- LeadingAge New York, the state's premier association of aging services organizations, graduated 21 fellows from its prestigious, year-long Leadership Academy during a April 15 ceremony held at Wartburg, an award-winning senior services provider located in Mount Vernon, NY. The academy program provides a challenging learning environment - including assigned readings, discussions , site visits and other activities - that enhances the leadership capacity of senior care professionals so they are better equipped to serve the aging-services field.


  6. Harrison's York International Recognized By Business Council Of WestchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Lewisboro Daily Voice

    ... than half of its staff currently resides in Westchester -- including CEO Robert Kestenbaum, who was born in Mount Vernon, where he also grew up, and now lives in Scarsdale. Kestenbaum currently serves as a Board Member of the Boys and Girls Club of ...


  7. Mount Vernon Mayor Davis Has To GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    I attended a public forum on the state of Memorial Field in Mount Vernon and the only thing that came out of it was my understanding that Mayor Ernie Davis has to go. Since he was re-elected, the city has seen its image steadily erode as well as the construction of Memorial Field.


  8. Pipe Impales Woman After Jumping Off Apartment Building In Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    A woman was impaled by a pipe after jumping off the roof of a four-story apartment building in Mount Vernon, according to


  9. Just Listed: 160 Douglas Place Mount Vernon, Ny 10552Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    Patty Breen & Tracy Walsh is proud to support community news & The Mount Vernon Daily Voice.


  10. Purchase College Students Receive Chancellor's Awards for ExcellenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 |

    ... International Week in Japan. As a volunteer for Project Focus, he mentored homeless and low-income children in Mount Vernon. Brown is an Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) student and has mentored incoming EOP freshman. He was also recently named ...


  11. Speaker's Panel to Study Government Transparency reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2011 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    ... mbers of the public were too often left out of legislative decision making. Assembly members J. Gary Pretlow of Mount Vernon and Brian Kavanagh of Manhattan will lead the panel.


  12. Mount Vernon Officials To Host Public Schools Budget HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. The Mount Vernon Board of Education is set to continue its string of "Board President Saturday Conferences" this week, as it continues to tinker and refine the schools budget for the upcoming academic year. Since taking over for Judith Johnson last year, Superintendent Kenneth Hamilton has teamed with the board in an effort to regain the city's trust and begin building ties between the community and the much-maligned school district.


  13. Early Files 4-17-15Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Barnstable Patriot

    A group of 9 to 12 year- olds takes off at the start of the annual Barnstable Recreation Junior Road Race at the Marstons Mills Elementary School with 115 participants in 1995. Barnstable Patriot Files/Nickerson Archives 1845 For Sale A SIX year old OX, sound, kind and strong-- which will be sold reasonable; or the Subscriber would like to PURCHASE near OX, of about the same age, to yoke with him.


  14. Author, former prosecutor Linda Fairstein 'humbled' by Women of Achievement honoreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 |

    ... a registered nurse, the importance of volunteer work. Long after she retired, her mother would travel from Mount Vernon to Harlem to volunteer. "She made that trip until she was 86 years old," Ms. Fairstein said. "All my young life I wanted to be a ...


  15. Mount Vernon Firefighters Save Infant BoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Mount Vernon firefighters saved a 9-month-old boy Sunday after responding to a call about an unresponsive child who had no pulse, reports lohud .


  16. Mount Vernon pastor achieves milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 |

    Richardson has served as Mount Vernon's Grace Baptist Church's senior pastor for 40 years. Yesterday's celebration included worship and a host of guest speakers.


  17. The Pelham College Fund: Important During the Great DepressionRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Historic Pelham

    ... College Fund seems to been prompted, at least in part, by the success of "The Students' College Fund of the Mount Vernon High School" created in May, 1923. The goal of the fund was to raise $15,000 to allow interest earned on the fund to be gifted ...


  18. Mount Vernon Library Offers Volunteer OpportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    Becoming a volunteer at the Mount Vernon Public Library connects you with a world of literacy, cultural diversity and learning. Library volunteers play an important role in connecting people with ideas and information.


  19. Mount Vernon Continues Discussing Housing PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. After weeks of conferring and discussion with the community, Mount Vernon city officials continue developing a five-year consolidated plan so they can remain eligible for funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Officials held a public forum at the Mount Vernon Public Library on Tuesday night as they continue to put together a plan that will keep the city in line for necessary funding with several projects many of which include affordable housing units that have recently, or will soon break ground.


  20. Westchester's LDC To Vote On Renovation Of Mount Vernon's WartburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino and Local Development Corporation will join together for a vote on a resolution that would revitalize Wartburg Senior Housing, a nonprofit that provides a full range of senior living and home care services to seniors throughout Westchester and the region. The plan before the board would enable the Mount Vernon-based organization to save nearly $2.5 million by refinancing existing debt and paying for capital improvements to its assisted living facility, allowing the nonprofit to sustain its mission for the next generation of seniors.


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