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Byram Hhills HS Merit Finalists
Eight BHHS Seniors Named National Merit Finalists

All eight of Byram Hills High School’s National Merit semifinalists have advanced to the next round of the 62nd annual academic competition and are now finalists. Feb. 16, 2017 Byram Hills HS

GPS Wrestling
GPS Wrestling Stresses the Basics

You don’t really know about pressure as an athlete until you’ve stood toe to toe on a wrestling mat. All fingers pointing in one and only direction if things go awry, accountability is among the many life lessons wrestlers must master. Feb. 7, 2017 Sports

Audrey Saltzman

Byram Hills Student Named Regeneron Finalist

Byram Hills High School senior Audrey Saltzman has been named one of 40 finalists across the country in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search for her studies of a neutron star 19,000 light-years from Earth, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and the Society for Science & the Public announced today. January 24, 2017 Science Research

Grace Lunder Bobcat

Byram Hills Shuts Out Briarcliff 5-0

On Sunday night at the Brewster Ice Rink, Byram Hills didn’t wait long to show their stuff and scored 34 seconds into the game. Sports Jan. 16, 2017

Governor Andrew Cuomo
Longest Recreation Trail in the Country

Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his 2017 regional State of the State address at SUNY Purchase college today. He spoke of economic strength and social progress, jobs and investment in infrastructure and tourism. The investment in tourism includes a proposal to build the largest state multi-use trail system in the nation. Jan. 10, 2017 NYS

Three Byram Hills Students Among 20 Westchester Science Talent Research Scholars

Three Byram Hills High School students are among 300 high school seniors across the nation selected as Regeneron Science Talent Search Scholars (STS). Science Research Jan. 9, 2017

Lowey Applauds Agreement to Close Indian Point

Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey released the following statement on the agreement to close Indian Point Energy Center: Jan. 9, 2017 NYS

Skylar Sinon

Bobcats Victorious Over Eagles 86-34 

The Bobcats didn’t waste time after Skylar Sinon scored on a fast break and then a backcourt steal which put Byram Hills ahead 11-0 over Eastchester’s Eagles. Jan. 7, 2017 Sports

North Castle Hotel Occupancy Tax Bill Signed 

Three bills sponsored by Assemblyman David Buchwald (D-Westchester) that will allow local governments to enact a hotel occupancy tax in the towns of North Castle, Harrison, and Mount Kisco were signed into law by Governor Cuomo January 7, 2017 Hotel Tax

Cold Outside, Hot Cocoa Inside

It’s the perfect time to make Hot Chocolate with homemade marshmallows Recipe from City Limits Dec. 5, 2016

Former Stop & Shop Worker Attacks Employee

North Castle Police Department received multiple 911 calls from employees of North White Plains' Stop & Shop Supermarket. The callers reported that a subject had entered the store and attacked an employee with a knife. NCPD December 9, 2016 

Governor Cuomo Signs Railroad Safety Legislation into Law

Governor Andrew Cuomo has put his signature on legislation he put forward with Assemblyman David Buchwald (D-Westchester County) and Senator Joseph Robach (R-Monroe County) to implement more stringent safety measures at grade-level railroad crossings. Buchwald Nov. 29, 2016

White Plains Hospital’s First Responders Blood Drive Challenge Aims to Bolster Blood Supply

Each year, during the winter months, there is a big dip in the blood supply available for donation. White Plains Hospital Nov. 29, 2016

Milton Sports Hall of Fame

Among the 2016 athlete inductees into the Milton Sports Hall of Fame is John Tonelli, National Hockey League great, four-time Stanley Cup Champion, and Armonk resident. More Sports November 26, 2016

Managing Diabetes - It's Not Easy, But It's Worth It

This year, the National Diabetes Education Program's theme is: Managing Diabetes - It's Not Easy, But It's Worth It. Chief Clinical Dietitian and Diabetes Educator at Northern Westchester Hospital, Jill Ashbey-Pejoves, MS, RD, says the key to the prevention and management of diabetes is healthy eating, consistency and delicious recipes - avoid fad diets, as there is no single diet that will control blood sugar for everyone. NWH Nov. 19, 2016

2017 Westchester County Budget Remains Unbalanced

Earlier today, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino released his 2017 budget proposal amid legislative review of his newly-proposed 40-year lease agreement for the county airport and another year that the County fell short of projected sales tax and other revenue goals. Westchester November 10, 2016

Northern Westchester Hospital Dedicates Bruce and Andrea Yablon Cancer Health and Wellness Program

Patients and Community Members have Free Access to Cancer Health & Wellness Services NWH October 24, 2016

Café Gruener Reopens

Café Gruener is to open its doors on Thursday, October 20, after a short hiatus. The time off allowed the owner Marco Calle to make improvements to better serve his clients. Restaurants October 17, 2016 

Dear Residents of Armonk

The Green Acres Garden Club has raised money to buy plants to beautify our town. Read Letter from the GAGC October 19, 2016

Fareri Prefers to Develop Luxury Building at 162 Bedford Road

Although Michael Fareri’s project at 162 Bedford Road has an approval to develop 30 market rate units and six AFFH units as a single structure, he said that he will not build that. Fareri October 3, 2016

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Valhalla Railroad Crossing
NYS DMV Increases Penalty for Railroad Crossing Violations

With growing recognition of the dangers at-grade railroad crossings, the DMV has increased the points assigned to motorists who violate the rules of the road at the nearly 2,700 railroad crossings around New York. Now, two years after the deadly Metro-North train crash in Valhalla, drivers will be on notice that every effort should be taken to ensure safety at roadway intersections with railroad tracks. Feb. 16, 2017 Legislation

Byram Hills Varsity Cheerleading

BHHS Varsity Cheerleading

Whether it is a football or basketball game at Byram Hills, you can be sure the bleachers are packed. Students and parents alike come to not only watch the intense sporting event, but also to see the Byram Hills cheerleader’s motivate the crowd Sports Feb. 2, 2017

Cash Prizes, Paid Internships, Tech Gear: All Up for Grabs
Have an idea for a mobile app? Learn from the best, turn your idea into a reality and compete against the region’s top young techies at the 3rd annual #WestchesterSmart Mobile App Development Bowl. Jan. 11, 2017 Tech

Property Tax Relieving Local Hotel Occupancy Tax Bills Signed into Law by Governor Cuomo

Three bills that will allow local governments to enact a hotel occupancy tax in the towns of North Castle, Harrison, and Mount Kisco were signed into law by Governor Cuomo. Jan. 9, 2017 Assembly 

Jen Lamia and Bill Donohue

Byram Hills School District Announces New Superintendent

Byram Hills Superintendent of Schools William Donohue will retire from the District at the end of the school year and Jennifer Lamia, the Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources, will succeed him, the District announced Friday. Jan. 6, 2017 Byram Hills

White Plains Hospital Physician Associates

White Plains Hospital Welcomes Three Dermatology Specialists

White Plains Hospital is pleased to welcome a new team of dermatologists to its group of integrated physician practices. Jan. 3, 2017 WPH

Harvey Ice Skating
Sign Up for Skating at Harvey’s Rink
The Harvey School of Katonah announces that registration for the winter session of ice skating lessons is now underway. Sports and Leisure Dec. 3, 2016

Frosty Charms Armonk

'Tis the season to celebrate! Frosty Day in Armonk was held on Sunday, November 27. Seasonal cheer filled the town and smiles were on children's faces. Armonk Frosty Nov. 29, 2016

Chris Cioffoletti
Much Needed Holiday Hugs for Our Troops

Operation Support Our Troops is gearing up the holidays to support 500 service men and women and they need your help. Once again, founders Judi Hefferon and Peg Lee, and crew, will send stuffed Christmas stockings and Chanukah gift bags to deployed armed forces who will not be home for the holidays. Nov. 16, 2016 OSOT

Bill Donohue
BOE Prepared for New Byram Hills Superintendent

Brett Summers, president of Byram Hills Board of Education says, “The Board of Education is proud of the work accomplished by outgoing Superintendent Bill Donohue, and grateful for his 27 years Byram Hills Nov. 19, 2016

Dear Byram Hills Community,

After 27 years in leadership positions in Byram Hills, it is with mixed emotions that I now inform you that I will be leaving the District at the end of June, 2017. Though I will be officially retiring, Byram Hills November 14, 2016

Assemblyman David Buchwald
Letter from Assemblyman David Buchwald

I want to thank the residents of Armonk for your support and votes last week. I am greatly honored to have been reelected to serve as your state representative for another two years. Nov. 16, 2016 Assemblyman

2016 Q3 Market Report for the Byram Hills School District Real Estate Q3

Day of Service

"The work is done: the weeds have been pulled, the vines have been stripped, and the shrubs have been trimmed. The town of North White Plains spread mulch and mums were planted,” says Brook Tyler Hanna, State Coordinator of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). Community October 24, 2016

White Plains Hospital
If A Tree Falls...

As the old saw goes, there may not be any sound. But if it falls on your neighbor’s property, you may never hear the end of it. Home Improvement October 8, 2016

Bob Anderson

Goodbye to Bob Anderson

October 5, 2016
Bob Anderson was a prolific storyteller and nature lover who passed away today. He was a friend to many and will be greatly missed. We send our condolences to the family.

Watch him as he fondly spoke about the origin of Winkler Park in a video from September 2013.  The timing is from :03 - 4:56. Bob Anderson

Mark Gordon MD

American Cancer Society honored Mark Gordon, MD

On September 16, the American Cancer Society honored Mark Gordon, MD, Armonk resident and Surgical Director of the White Plains Hospital Center for Cancer Care and Chairman of the White Plains Hospital Cancer Committee, with the 2016 Beacon of Hope Award. White Plains Hospital October 3, 2016 

Maureen Finney Way
Maureen Finney Way Dedicated to Lifelong Nethermont Resident

Maureen Finney lived her entire live on Nethermont Avenue of North White Plains in three different homes. Finney passed away on June 6, at the age of 80. On Saturday October 1, a dedication ceremony was held in memory of Finney. Memorium October 1, 2016

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Bobcat Track and Field
Brilliant Start for Bobcat Track & Field Teams

Members of Byram Hills Winter Track and Field Team were off to a brilliant start at the North Shore Season Opener on Saturday, says Coach Greg Govan. A new school record was set by Sam Mayers who improved her own 55 meter dash mark.

“I believe we can break school records in at least four more events this season,” says Govan. Dec. 3, 2016

Leone Dental Group
Byram Hills Pink the Rink

For Charity Bobcats Go Pink

It's Pink the Rink week at Byram Hills High School. The varsity hockey team is hosting their 5th annual fundraising game against rivals Fox Lane on Friday January 6 at 4:40 p.m. at Brewster Ice Arena. Sports Jan. 3, 2017

BHHS Boys Hoops Snare Rare Top NYS Ranking

In the recently New York State Sportswriters Association (NYSSWA) poll through Dec. 24, Byram Hills High School boys basketball team was ranked #1 in Class A. Dec. 31, 2016 Sports

Chloe Sider of Byram Hills

All-Section Bobcat Cheerleader

Chloe Sider, a senior at Byram Hills High School, was named All-Section today. The scholar athlete, two-time captain, and All-American, was announced among ten other Westchester elite cheerleaders at the Hendricks Hudson competition.

Liz Goldman-Sider, her mother, says, “It's so exciting that cheer is finally being recognized as a sport and that all of Chloe’s hard work is getting some recognition.” November 12, 2016

A Spooky End of Season

The Lady Bobcats 10U Fall Travel Softball team participated in the Mahopac Halloween Spooktacular on Sunday. November 1, 2016 Softball

Armonk Bobcats in Cooperstown

Armonk Baseball Team in Cooperstown

The Armonk Baseball League’s 12U team had an unforgettable experience at the prestigious Cooperstown Baseball Tournament this summer. ABL October 19, 2016 

2016 HOF inductee Laura Hemburger
Bobcats Sports HOF Banquet Huge Success

Sometimes the second year of an event may outdo the first year’s debut; that was indeed the case on Saturday October 1 with a successful outcome and sellout crowd for the Byram Hills High School Sports Hall Of Fame (HOF) banquet celebration. HOF October 2, 2016

Byram Hills Cross Country
Byram Hills Cross Country News

Byram Hills cross country teams have enjoyed a good amount of success this fall says Coach Greg Govan.

They host the Bobcat Run for 1,550 students on Saturday October 8. Fall Sports Sept. 26, 2016

Lady Bobcats

Lady Bobcats Fast Pitch

Armonk Softball League (ASL) 12U tournament team opened its fall season on Saturday with a doubleheader scrimmage against Rye and then Darien. ASL September 17, 2016

Byram Hills Cross Country Team
Champion Bobcat Teams

The Bobcat Run, held on October 8 at the Byram Hills High School cross country course, was a great success. Bobcats October 10, 2016

Alexis Steffen
Armonk Golfer Plays in USGA Amateur

Two student-athletes from two separate schools came together as one for the first time ever to try a nail a spot in a national championship. Fall 2016 Sports October 7, 2016

Jamie Love Run
Community Race and Festivities for Jamie Love

On September 18, there were 275 runners who crossed the finish line of the short dash, the mile, and Jamie Love 5K Run/Walk. As well hundreds of people watched and gathered at Wampus Brook Park to enjoy the music, food and fun of the Armonk Chamber of Commerce's Cider and Donut Festival and the Byram Hills Preschool Association’s Carnival. Run for Love October 7, 2016

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