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Gorton High School celebrates 2019 graduation  The Journal News | LoHud.com

Gorton High School in Yonkers celebrated its graduation on Sunday at the Westchester County Center in White Plains. Read or Share this story: ...



Yonkers: $78M would replace Gorton HS, build new schools  The Journal News | LoHud.com

YONKERS - A proposed $78 million boost from Albany would allow the city's overburdened school system to start building two new elementary schools and ...



Mayor Spano plans to 'plow through,' build new schools as Yonkers waits for more money  The Journal News | LoHud.com

YONKERS – Sitting around, waiting for money from Albany to rain down on this city, is not how the mayor plans to build four new schools. "Let's operate as if we ...



2020 presidential hopeful Klobuchar visits Westchester school  News 12 Westchester

Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a 2020 presidential hopeful, visited a school in Westchester today. Students at Gorton High School in Yonkers welcomed ...



Yonkers (N.Y.) school district condenses eight HS football teams down to two  USA TODAY High School Sports

If you're still skeptical about the declining participation in high school football, let the town of Yonkers serve as definitive proof: A town of eight schools with eight ...



Police: Bee-Line bus smashes into parked cars in Yonkers  News 12 Westchester

Police say the crash happened Wednesday evening near Gorton High School.



Officials Say Some Yonkers Schools Won’t Be Ready For First Day Of Classes  CBS New York

YONKERS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — When a teacher assigns a project and a student turns it in late, there are consequences. But in Yonkers, the superintendent ...



Attack On Teacher At Gorton High School In Yonkers Caught On Camera  CBS Local

YONKERS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A teen was caught on camera allegedly attacking a teacher in front of dozens of students at a Yonkers school this week.



Presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar coming to Yonkers schools Friday  The Journal News | LoHud.com

Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar who hopes to be the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee, will visit two Yonkers schools Friday.



Yonkers senior learns English and publishes book in same year  News 12 Westchester

Gorton High School Senior Kerly Loja moved to the United States with her family last year from Ecuador and within 12 months, learned the English language, ...



Yonkers high school football teams merge due to dwindling participation  WABC-TV

The city of Yonkers may have eight high schools, but the number of football teams is now down to two.



Yonkers' Gorton Seniors Take FLIGHT, Graduate Early  The Daily Voice

YONKERS, N.Y. -- A group of Gorton High School seniors in the FLIGHT program recently graduated in a ceremony at the Yonkers Riverfront Library. FLIGHT ...



Car slams into Yonkers home, leading to marijuana grow house probe  News 12 Westchester

A car slammed into a home in Yonkers early Friday morning, and police are now investigating whether the home was being used as a marijuana grow house.



Yonkers Schools Merged Football Teams Debut | Yonkers  Yonkers Daily Voice

Football fans in Yonkers are getting excited as the newly merged Yonkers Police and Fire Departments football teams have kicked off their inaugural season as ...



Mold and Asbestos in Yonkers Schools  HamletHub

On Monday, September 24th, 2018, mold was discovered in a Yonkers school. P.S.15 students and teachers were evacuated and clean up crews were ...



Yonkers Man Sentenced To Prison Time In Gorton Student's Death  The Daily Voice

YONKERS, N.Y. – A Yonkers man who admitted to running down a Gorton High School cheerleader last summer while driving drunk was sentenced to two to six ...



Yonkers family desperate to find missing teen  News 12 Westchester

A family in Yonkers is desperate to find their teenage daughter who has been missing for nearly a week. Family members say 17-year-old Karime Guachun ...



Westchester Native Jason Caragine, Mahopac Business Owner, Dies At 47  Daily Voice

An area business owner died Sunday, June 16 at 47. Jason Grotsky Caragine lived in Mahopac and was the owner and lead garage door technician of Door ...



Yonkers: 8 high schools merging into 2 football teams  The Journal News | LoHud.com

With a merger approved by the majority of Section 1, Yonkers' eight high schools took a big step toward combining into two football programs.



Yonkers has developer for new school, housing  The Journal News | LoHud.com

City officials will designate a master developer to build a new public school and housing on Ravine Avenue.



Cuomo signs off on Yonkers schools construction bill; funding challenges persist  The Journal News | LoHud.com

YONKERS - The overcrowded city school system can finally begin to plan construction of three new buildings with the promised help of about $78 million in new ...



Activists rally, demand answers after transgender woman's Rikers  News 12 Westchester

Dozens of transgender activists rallied in Lower Manhattan Monday to demand answers after a transgender woman originally from Yonkers was found dead in ...



Yonkers Schools Get $7 Million Grant | Yonkers  Yonkers Daily Voice

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Thanks to a new grant, Yonkers kids will have more offerings at after-school programs.Yonkers Public Schools was awarded a $7 million ...



Spaulding, Harwood  The Daily Progress

Harwood Spaulding, 93, a resident of Charlottesville, Virginia, and formerly of Cortland, New York, passed away peacefully at home on December 23, 2018.



Prom Dress Drive Helps Less Fortunate Students Go Glam Without Breaking Bank In Yonkers  CBS New York

YONKERS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — All week long, a Jewish community center in Yonkers has been a pre-prom hot spot for high fashion, where more than 100 ...



Yonkers Schools Graduation Times Announced | Yonkers  The Daily Voice

YONKERS, N.Y. – The schedules have been announced for Yonkers school graduations. Times, dates and locations are: • Yonkers Middle/High School – 2 p.m. ...



Andrew Ciccarelli, Lifelong Westchester Resident, Dies At 44  Mount Pleasant Daily Voice

Memorial donations are being accepted in the memory of lifelong Westchester resident Andrew J. Ciccarelli, who died at age 44 on March 19.He was born on ...



Yonkers Hoop Legend Bernard Toone Featured In Marquette Film 'Untucked'  The Daily Voice

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Legendary Yonkers basketball star Bernard Toone, an all-state player at Gorton High School in the mid 1970s who went on to play for NCAA ...



Westchester's 2019 valedictorians, salutatorians honored at Scholastic Achievement Dinner: photos  The Journal News | LoHud.com

Top scholars from Westchester schools including valedictorians and salutatorians were honored May 22 during the annual Scholastic Achievement Dinner.



High school sports: Friday's varsity scores and schedule  The Journal News | LoHud.com

HIGH SCHOOL. Tweets by lohudsports. Friday's results. Football. New Rochelle 41, Scarsdale 0. White Plains 42, Mount Vernon 14. John Jay-Cross River 14, ...



School choice debate lands in Yonkers over charter's proposed expansion  The Journal News | LoHud.com

YONKERS - The city's sole charter school has proposed an expansion to include high school grades, sparking debate between its proponents and those who ...



Yonkers Honors Exceptional Teachers In Award Ceremony  The Daily Voice

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Summer is a time of countless graduations and moving up ceremonies honoring the achievements of students. So much so, it can be easy to ...



Yonkers in talks to buy St. Denis School  The Journal News | LoHud.com

Yonkers city and school officials are considering buying the former St. Denis School to help accommodate rising public school enrollment.



After more than 20 years of football at Westlake, Andrew is the last of the DeBiases  The Journal News | LoHud.com

Now a senior, Andrew DeBiase is the last of eight brothers to play football at Westlake High School.



Funeral set for teen who died after Yonkers police chase  The Journal News | LoHud.com

Wake and funeral services have been set for Jerry Crawford, 16, who died after a Yonkers police pursuit.



Top grads on high school success: Don't stress, study hard, create your own opportunities  The Journal News | LoHud.com

What do you do when you are meeting some 150 top high school students from Westchester, Rockland, Putnam and Dutchess counties? Seek advice, of course.



Who’s failing Yonkers?  The Journal News | LoHud.com

For years, the Yonkers school district has been underserved and underfunded. With most of its schools crumbling and many of its students struggling, the district ...



FBI makes arrest in 21-year-old Yonkers mob hit  The Journal News | LoHud.com

John Tortora, a member of the Genovese crime family, has been charged with the 1997 murder of Richard Ortiz.



Yonkers Honors The Top Of The Class Of 2015 | Yonkers  The Daily Voice

YONKERS, N.Y. – Yonkers Public Schools recently announced the names of the valedictorians and salutatorians for the Class of 2015. Gorton High School: ...



Malcolm Sagherian  Hartford Courant

Malcolm Jack Sagherian, 65, of Newington, Connecticut passed away peacefully on October 3, 2018 surrounded by his loving family at Smilow Cancer Center at ...



Yonkers Schools Announce Valedictorians, Salutatorians | Yonkers  The Daily Voice

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Yonkers Public Schools have released the list of valedictorians and salutatorians for the graduating classes of 2014. Those who achieved the ...



Yonkers considering resident permit parking  The Journal News | LoHud.com

YONKERS - The City Council is considering requests for permit parking in two neighborhoods, including near the Empire City casino. Residents who live in ...



City Looks to Investors to Renovate Schools  Wall Street Journal

Officials in Yonkers, N.Y., are looking to for-profit investors for $1.7 billion worth of help renovating the city's crumbling public schools, in an unusual approach to ...



Weingarten: 'You deserve so much better than this'  AFT - A Union of Professionals

Garnering support for President Obama's jobs proposal is an AFT priority, and the national union's president, Randi Weingarten, visited schools in Yonkers, N.Y., ...



Arthur Bernacchia, co-founder of Yonkers-based Liberty Lines bus system, dead at 89  The Journal News | LoHud.com

Arthur Bernacchia, the last founding member of Westchester County's Liberty Lines bus system, died of a brain hemorrhage on Friday at St. John's Riverside ...



Samir J. Hattar, 36, Lifelong Yonkers Resident | Yonkers  The Daily Voice

YONKERS, N.Y. - Samir J. Hattar, a lifelong resident of Yonkers, died Sept. 1. He was 36. Hattar was born July 17, 1977, in Yonkers, to Miriam Hattar and Farah ...



Remembering the fallen: Salute to Westchester service members killed in the war on terror  The Journal News | LoHud.com

They died in far away places few of us had ever heard of, fighting the post-9/11 war on terror. Some were killed in Iraq, others in Afghanistan. All had ties to ...



Obituary: William "Will" Rowe, 1947-2018 | Obituaries  Seven Days

VERO BEACH, FLORIDA William “Will” Rowe was born November 26, 1947, in Yonkers, N.Y., the fifth child of Harry and Agnes Rowe, and passed away...



Gloria Linda Solarz - Obituaries  Cape Cod Times

EAST DENNIS - Gloria Linda Solarz, age 92, passed away peacefully in her home on November 16. Born in Yonkers, NY, she graduated from Gorton High ...



What are the ‘Big Five’ school systems?  The Journal News | LoHud.com

As the state's fourth-largest district, Yonkers is one of the so-called “Big Five” school systems, along with New York City, Rochester, Buffalo and Syracuse.



Obituary: Donald Rowe, 1940-2017  Seven Days

Donald Rowe died January 17th, 2017 in Vero Beach, Florida from a brain injury after a fall. Born in Yonkers, NY on July 31, 1940 to Harry and Agnes Rowe, ...



Yonkers Native Scott Williams Writes Tuesday's 'NCIS' Christmas Episode  The Daily Voice

YONKERS, N.Y. - Yonkers native Scott Williams, a writer and producer for CBS-TV's hit drama series.



Lance Cpl. John Malone, killed in Afghanistan, was anxious to go home  New York Daily News

Lance Cpl. John Malone had seen his share of action in Iraq. And he was anxious to return home, according to an e-mail he'd sent a friend just two days before ...



Survey finds many schools need repairs  Yahoo News

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half the nation's public schools need to be repaired, renovated or modernized, a survey released Thursday found.



2 Yonkers cops named in 14 misconduct lawsuits  The Journal News / Lohud.com

Officers named in 14 federal cases alleging brutality or misconduct.



RCC Inducting 4 Into Hall Of Fame  Patch.com

RCC Inducting 4 Into Hall Of Fame - Nanuet, NY - The public is invited to the induction gala, set for Friday, January 19, at Nyack Seaport.



Tributes | vindy.com — DARLENE HELEN BALLARD  Youngstown Vindicator

Youngstown, Ohio | Tributes, In Memoriam, Deaths, Obituaries, for Warren, Austintown, Boardman, Canfield, Poland.



RCC Sports Hall of Fame to Induct Three New Members  Rockland County Times

RAMAPO – A basketball star, a lacrosse standout and a man who made his mark as both a baseball player and coach will join the Rockland Community College ...



Wednesday, July 27: Filming Locations in NYC, LA, & more including '90210', 'Superman', 'Pines', 'Gossip Girl', & 'Oz'  On Location Vacations

Here's a look at what's filming on location Wednesday, July 27: Filming in Boston: • I Hate You Dad, starring Adam Sandler, is filming at 881-889 Sea View Ave in ...



Alumni Spotlight: Charlie Criss | Atlanta Hawks  Hawks.com

On March 23, 1970, the day of NBA Draft, New Mexico State guard Charlie Criss wanted fiercely to hear his name called. Four days after losing in the Final Four, ...



John Hoy, 79, of Duxbury; led education board  Boston Globe

As president of the New England Board of Higher Education, John Hoy worked with public and private colleges and universities to promote cooperation on ...



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