Around Town

“Springtacular” a Fun Day for Children of All Ages

Harrison Recreation Department presented “Springtacular,” a fun activity for children of all ages on Saturday, May 13th at the West Harrison Village Green, welcoming Middle School, Grammar School and Pre-School kids. Over 300 citizens attended.

New York State Council on the Arts Gives Grants

Nine Westchester arts organizations were among the recipients of nearly $2 million in capital funding grants announced by Governor Kathy Hochul in May. 

Announcing the Hudson Valley Summer Arts Pass

Five premier cultural arts organizations — Jacob Burns Film Center, Historic Hudson Valley, Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Storm King Art Center, and Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival — have joined together to announce the 2nd year of presenting the Hudson Valley Summer Arts Pass. 

Westchester Parks Foundation (WPF) Kicks Off 49th Annual Bicycle Sundays Program

During Bicycle Sundays, bicyclists, skaters, joggers and walkers take over 6.5 miles of the Bronx River Parkway. 

A Matter of Discovery: The Art of Luis Perelman

On June 11, The Neuberger Museum of Art opens its doors for the opening reception to A Matter of Discovery: The Art of Luis Perelman, a dynamic retrospective featuring more than fifty objects from the artist’s collection, as well as never-before-seen items from his studio. 

Purchase College Announces Fulbright Award Winner

The U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board have announced that Professor David Bassuk has received a Fulbright U.S. Program award. 

The Purchase Free Library June Events

The Purchase Free Library has many scheduled programs for June.

Everything Old is New Again Paintings at Harrison Public Library

The Harrison Public Library, Bruce Avenue, presents “Everything Old is New Again” paintings, by Michael Mendel on view June 4-30, 2023.

Broadview Hires Resident Services and Intergenerational Program Director

Broadview at Purchase, the university-based retirement community on the campus of the State University of New York at Purchase College, has hired a Residential Services and Intergenerational Program Director.

Dr. Rafael A. Ortiz Joins White Plains Hospital as Executive Director of Neurosciences

White Plains Hospital (WPH) has announced that Dr. Rafael A. Ortiz has been named Executive Director of Neurosciences. In this role, Dr. Ortiz will work with physician, administrative and nursing leadership to enhance WPH’s capabilities as a tertiary level hospital for Neurosciences, working across inpatient and ambulatory programs. 

The Harrison Public Library Hosts June Programs

The Harrison Public Library, Bruce Avenue, has many exciting programs lined up for June. On Monday, June 5, 7 pm, a Book Talk with Author John Lazzarro on A Vanishing New York, will be featured. Join for a talk with author and photographer John Lazzaro. 

Laughing Horse Coffee & Tea Co. Adds a Sense of Community to Area

Laughing Horse Coffee & Tea Co. has all the DNA of a “Best in Class” Coffee Shop.  Take a local family with a background in entertainment and artist management, add in a desire to bring back a sense of community, something that has been lost in this world of social media and automation, and what you have is The Laughing Horse.  

Harrison Playwright Wins First Prize in Film Festival

Tara Meddaugh, a 20-year Harrison resident and a globally-published playwright, just won the Bradford Gromelski Jury Award for the FUSION Theatre’s, “The SEVEN”, ” one of the nation’s premiere short works festivals.