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Charles H. Appleyard | Obituaries |  Glens Falls Post-Star

January 30, 1927 — March 23, 2019. QUEENSBURY — Charles H. Appleyard, 92, passed away on March 23, 2019. Born on Jan. 30, 1927 in Yonkers, he was ...

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

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

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

A town of eight schools with eight traditional football teams now sports just two due to declining participation numbers.

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 ...

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

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 ...

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.

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

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

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Yonkers Tips Their Hats to Gorton High School's Class of 2015  The Daily Voice

YONKERS, N. Y. — The graduating class from Yonkers' Gorton High School was thrilled to finally be apart of the.

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 has developer for new school, housing  The Journal News |

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 |

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 ...

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

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 Schools Announce Merged Football Teams For Upcoming Season  Yonkers Daily Voice

Although most sports fans' eyes are glued to the hardwood as March Madness approaches, officials with the Yonkers School District have been busy finalizing ...

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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.

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

We asked these Westchester, Rockland, Putnam and Dutchess top students about the secret sauce for a successful high school careers.

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

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

Hats Off To Lincoln High School's Class of 2015  The Daily Voice

YONKERS, N. Y. — There was a swarm of purple and white at the Westchester County Center Sunday evening as Lincoln High School's Class of 2015 ...

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 ...

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

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 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 ...

Patricia Richards | Obituaries  Rutland Herald

Patricia Richards WILMINGTON, MA - Patricia Richards died October 22, 2018, in the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Ron Briere. Before ...

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

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

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

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

Quezada named Yonkers schools superintendent  The Journal News |

Edwin M. Quezada was appointed as the Yonkers schools superintendent Wednesday night by the city Board of Education.

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...

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: ...

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 ...

Yonkers considering resident permit parking  The Journal News |

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

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

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 ...

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 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 Police Hold 29th Annual Picnic For Special Needs Children  The Daily Voice

SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. -- When Capt. Frank Messar created the Yonkers Police Department Annual Handicapped Children's Picnic in 1985, he did so to help ...

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., ...

City To Review Yonkers Schools' Public-Private Plan  The Daily Voice

YONKERS, N.Y. – Yonkers school administrators believe they have found a way to give their deteriorating schools a makeover, but City Hall is approaching the ...

Yonkers becoming urban wildlife refuge  The Journal News |

The ongoing restoration of the Saw Mill River in downtown Yonkers has earned the city federal attention.

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 ...

Virginia Harrington, 84, Of Yonkers, Worked At Elizabeth Seton College  The Daily Voice

YONKERS, N.Y. - Virginia Harrington (nee Crawford) of Yonkers died Sunday, Dec 29. She was 84. Harrington was born Aug. 9, 1929, in Yonkers.

RCC Inducting 4 Into Hall Of Fame

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.

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

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.

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 ...

Yonkers' new anti-drag racing laws take effect Saturday  The Journal News |

YONKERS - City officials issued a warning Thursday to street racers: You're going to get caught. "We'll be aggressively pursuing those who drag race here in ...

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.

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

Officers named in 14 federal cases alleging brutality or misconduct.

Obituary: Donald Rowe, 1940-2017 | Obituaries  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, he ...

Theodore C. Hulse | Obituaries  Stowe Today

Theodore Canfield Hulse, 81, of Stowe died Feb. 1, 2016, at Woodridge Rehabilitation and Nursing in Berlin, Vt.

Tributes | — DARLENE HELEN BALLARD  Youngstown Vindicator

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

Watch Howard Godwin Sleepy Hollow Holiday Basketball Tournament  The Daily Voice

SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. -- The 24th Annual Howard Godwin Sleepy Hollow Holiday Basketball Tournament will be taking place at Sleepy Hollow High School in ...

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 ...

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.

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

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 New England Board of Higher Education for 23 years  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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