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Ardsley High School junior Joyce Lu is the winner of a 2019-20 Ambassador Award — the highest-level National Student Award for Community Service Impact — from the United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA). 

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There was a heavy police presence outside the Starbucks on Saw Mill River Road last Saturday, Sept. 12, but not because a crime was committed. Instead, men in blue from the Village of Ardsley, Town of Greenburgh, and Westchester County socialized with members of the community for four hours.

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“Tchotchkes” — the Yiddish word for objects that have no function, but are dear to their collectors — is the name and subject of an innovative course that will be taught remotely by Andy Wainer of Ardsley as part of Westchester Community College’s fall lineup. 

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For Ana L. of Ardsley, the death of 26-year-old Breonna Taylor of Louisville felt personal. Taylor was shot by police on March 13, 2020, during the execution of a no-knock search warrant of the apartment she and her boyfriend shared.

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House of Sports and Life, The Place To Be — two private recreation facilities in Ardsley — will each day programs for children who need supervision while their parents are working outside the home. 

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“This is a discussion, not a debate,” was the refrain during the virtual town hall conducted by Ardsley’s Racial Advocacy Committee for Equity (R.A.C.E.), on Tuesday, Sept. 1.

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A new organization called R.A.C.E. (Racial Advocacy Committee for Equity) is hosting a virtual town hall through Zoom, on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 6:30-8 p.m., to address issues of race, inclusion, and understanding in the Ardsley schools.

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During the Town of Greenburgh’s 12th annual summer internship program, 45 high school and college students from different neighborhoods and school districts produced video PSAs (public service announcements) about critical issues: Covid-19 protection, motorist and pedestrian safety, the U.S.…

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The Ardsley Multicultural, Diversity and Inclusion Committee is continuing its attempts to stimulate conversation about race, sexual orientation, and other social issues with the formation of a virtual book club.

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To celebrate the diversity of their community, the Ardsley Multicultural, Diversity and Inclusion Committee (AMDIC) recently unveiled a lawn sign commissioned for that purpose. The sign has one large circle that contains many smaller circles of different colors and the words “We are a commun…

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The Westchester Medical Center Health Network has awarded Family Services of Westchester (FSW) a grant of $133,000 for a collaboration with the Ardsley-based nonprofit The Harris Project. The funds will be used to expand the regional system for addressing the needs of teens and young adults …

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Public interest in the Village of Ardsley’s progress on updating its 1964 Comprehensive Plan is high. More than 60 people joined a June 24 Zoom session to view slide presentations by Tiffany Zezula, deputy director of the Land Use Law Center at Pace University, and Dan Stevens, senior projec…

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As Juneteenth was celebrated nationwide on June 19, two Ardsley High School juniors, Fiker Zewdie and Maya Levine, and 2016 graduate and University of Michigan student Juliet Wishner, helped their hometown participate.

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Though she won’t be applying for a job with the state Health Department, Ardsley Mayor Nancy Kaboolian, an attorney, decided to educate herself about the New York State Contact Tracing Program.

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Though the Ardsley Board of Trustees passed bond resolutions for planned infrastructure projects, progress at various stages has been delayed by the coronavirus shutdown.

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This is a story about letters — handwritten on paper, sent with a stamp, and treasured for decades. It’s also about the power of those letters to ignite memories and build lasting relationships.

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Four candidates are running for two open seats on the five-member Ardsley School Board on June 9. Voting is by mail ballot only, and closes at 5 p.m. on that Tuesday.

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Ardsley students Isha Brahmbhatt and Anisha Kumar placed first in the New York State finals of the annual HOSA-Future Health Professionals high school/college competition, held online at the end of April. The duo will compete next month in the virtual International Leadership Conference fina…

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Ardsley High School sophomore Saakshi Philip has launched a local chapter of Teens Helping Seniors (THS), a Maryland-based national organization — and wants the program to continue after the coronavirus pandemic has subsided.

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On May 4, 1970, the Ohio National Guard killed four unarmed Kent State University students, one of whom is interred at Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, within the Ardsley School District. Five decades later, the truth as to why the Guardsmen discharged their weapons remains like a fugitive f…

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The Golden Snitches, a team of LEGO robotics competitors, is raising money to purchase PPE (personal protection equipment) for first responders and to support the homeless and those in need.

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Assistant Principals Jennifer Goldenberg of Ardsley Middle School and Frank Carlson of Ardsley High School announced a joint venture last week called the Panther Pals Peer Program (PPPP).

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The Ardsley High School Music Outreach Club, also known as More Than Mozart (MTM), has launched a GoFundMe campaign for Greenburgh residents facing financial difficulties: Covid-19 Relief for Greenburgh, NY Workers in Need.

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The Ardsley Chinese Association, founded last year by five women whose children attend Ardsley schools, is conducting a campaign to equip local police, the Ardsley-Secor Volunteer Ambulance Corps, and the ICU staff at St. John’s Riverside Hospital in Yonkers with protection against the coron…