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Monday, October 23, 2017

‘People of Peekskill City School District’ brings you Hillcrest’s Karen Leggio

The Peekskill City School District is introducing "People of PCSD"—a new profile series celebrating those that make Peekskill's schools stand out. In this series, PCSD will highlight the unsung heroes that operate behind the scenes, put in the extra effort and give their all in...
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LATEST HEADLINES

Peekskill Community-Wide Tag Sale is Saturday

This fall's Peekskill Community-Wide Tag Sale begins 9 a.m. tomorrow—Saturday, Oct. 21—and includes 15 participating addresses offering up all kinds of trinkets and treasures!...

Chuck Newman: Time running out for CareConnect Health Insurance members to...

With Northwell Health announcing it will shut down its five-year-old insurance arm, CareConnect, in 2018, individuals and companies covered by CareConnect are being strongly...

POLICE & FIRE

Attorney: Residents, police are ‘threatening’ Hudson Avenue crash victims due to...

The attorney representing two of the victims in the deadly May 27 crash on Hudson Avenue—Joe Lalvay and his late wife Zoila Zhingri—says that Lalvay and members of his family are being "threatened" because they are bringing...

With accident reconstruction complete, chief outlines next steps in deadly Hudson...

Westchester County has completed the accident reconstruction report for the May 27 Hudson Avenue crash in Peekskill that killed one and injured three, according...
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POLITICS

Peekskill residents encouraged to submit questions for Oct. 25 candidates forum

The public is invited to submit questions to be posed to candidates at the Wednesday, Oct. 25 Peekskill Mayoral and Common Council Forum, starting...

Catalina to Peekskill Hate Free Zone activists: We agree on the...

Peekskill Mayor Frank Catalina has responded to Peekskill Hate Free Zone's Monday afternoon press release. It is as follows: RELATED • Activists call on Catalina to...

Activists call on Catalina to ‘ensure greater racial equity in city...

Citing July's violent assaults, in which three African-American males allegedly assaulted Hispanic males, a group known as The Peekskill Hate Free Zone issued a...
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PEOPLE

Peekskill businessman and philanthropist Chuck Newman to be honored by Westchester...

Prominent businessman, fundraiser and donor Charles J. Newman—owner of The Charles J. Newman Company, located at 906 South St. in Peekskill—is being honored by the...

Leesther Brown wants to set record straight about Hatch Act complaint

In July, Peekskill resident Leesther Brown filed a complaint with the federal government stating that, as a federal employee running for partisan political office,...

Longtime Peekskill teacher Muriel Helbraun passes away

Muriel Helbraun passed away Sunday, Sept. 17, at the age of 94. She spent 25 years teaching the children of Peekskill Spanish and English....

COMMUNITY

Peekskill Community-Wide Tag Sale is Saturday

This fall's Peekskill Community-Wide Tag Sale begins 9 a.m. tomorrow—Saturday, Oct. 21—and includes 15 participating addresses offering up all kinds of trinkets and treasures!...

‘People of Peekskill City School District’ brings you Hillcrest’s Karen Leggio

The Peekskill City School District is introducing "People of PCSD"—a new profile series celebrating those that make Peekskill's schools stand out. In this series, PCSD...

Peekskill Reads holding sixteenth annual book drive through Oct. 25

The Peekskill Reads book drive is a community event aimed at getting books into the homes of our younger children. Residents donate new or...

SCHOOLS

‘People of Peekskill City School District’ brings you Hillcrest’s Karen Leggio

The Peekskill City School District is introducing "People of PCSD"—a new profile series celebrating those that make Peekskill's schools stand out. In this series, PCSD...

Longtime Peekskill teacher Muriel Helbraun passes away

Muriel Helbraun passed away Sunday, Sept. 17, at the age of 94. She spent 25 years teaching the children of Peekskill Spanish and English....

‘Dads Take Your Child to School Day’ is set for Sept....

Actively involved fathers are a positive force in the lives of their children and their community. Dads Take Your Child to School Day is...

SPORTS

Peekskill Santos to host soccer games and activities this Sunday in...

The Peekskill Santos Youth Soccer Club is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month Sunday with a fun-filled day of games, activities and even a visit from...

Week in Review: Peekskill packs Dramatic Hall for Mayweather vs. McGregor

Hundreds of area residents took in the much-hyped Floyd Mayweather Conor McGregor fight late in the evening of Saturday, Aug. 26, at Dramatic Hall...

Watch Mayweather vs. McGregor for free Saturday night in Peekskill

Area residents are invited, free of charge, to watch the much-hyped Floyd Mayweather Conor McGregor fight Saturday night at Dramatic Hall in Peekskill. Once...
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BUSINESS

Chuck Newman: Time running out for CareConnect Health Insurance members to...

With Northwell Health announcing it will shut down its five-year-old insurance arm, CareConnect, in 2018, individuals and companies covered by CareConnect are being strongly...

The Emerald Peek Rehabilitation and Nursing Center receives national award

The Emerald Peek Rehabilitation and Nursing Center was a recipient of this year’s Bronze National Quality Award from the American Health Care Association and...