The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is inviting public comment on a proposal to remediate contamination on the 6.25-acre former Akzo Nobel site at 1 Lawrence Street, in the Ardsley School District area of the Town of Greenburgh. Comments are being accepted through Aug. 6.
The rainbow banner at the intersection of Ashford Avenue and Saw Mill River Road (Route 9A), and rainbow flags on utility poles along Ashford, reflect the Village of Ardsley’s celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month — in particular, its own Pride Day on Saturday, June 26.
Though the coronavirus pandemic forced much of its outdoor activity indoors last year, Ardsley’s Conservation and Environmental Advisory Committee (CEAC) was able to provide a solid account of its accomplishments and future plans at the Ardsley Board of Trustees meeting on June 21.
John “Big J” Smith of the Harlem Wizards leads fourth graders Santo Fiordimalva, Asher Williams, and Sasha Kotti in an activity after the ribbon-cutting for a new basketball hoop at Concord Road Elementary School on June 10. Two years ago, Kotti wrote a letter requesting the hoop, and had cl…
“Serene Spring – An Evening of Chamber Music” is the name of the Solace Trio’s program of works chosen to acknowledge the lows of the past year and to celebrate where we are now. The concert will take place on Friday, June 11, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Ardsley and is c…
On May 17, the Ardsley Village Board authorized the issuance of $2,642,971 in bonds toward the reconstruction of roads, installation of new sidewalks and curbs, and related improvements. The projects will also be financed by $195,597 from the operating budget.
Vikas Agrawal was elected to the Ardsley Board of Education on May 18. Agrawal received 485 votes, followed by incumbent Matthew Bonney with 337 and Alex Archer with 241. Agrawal works as a neurologist affiliated with St. John’s Riverside Hospital in Yonkers, and serves as a board member of …
The Ardsley Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 7, to discuss the merits of opting out of allowing the licensing and establishing of retail cannabis dispensaries within the village. The hearing will be on Zoom beginning at 8 p.m.
Ryan Schoenfeld has been reappointed as superintendent of the Ardsley School District. His second three-year term starts July 1.
Ardsley High School has announced its Class of 2021 valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively Miles Cooperman and Joshua Wise.
Ardsley is afflicted with the same traffic woes as the other Rivertowns — speeding and distracted driving, and motorists who ignore stop signs, red lights, crosswalks, and other calming devices — but unlike Hastings, Dobbs Ferry, and Irvington, Ardsley hasn’t mounted a campaign to address th…
Incumbent Matthew Bonney and two new candidates — Alex Archer and Vikas Agrawal — are vying for a single seat on the five-member Ardsley Board of Education. Bonney, the current board president, is seeking a third term. The election, and the school budget vote, will be May 18. The term will r…
The Ardsley High School branch of the National Art Honors Society (NAHS) has embarked on a much broader mission than “art for art’s sake.” Led by sophomore Tess Korten, “Awaken Ardsley” is providing an antidote to the Covid-19 blues by brightening up the windows of local businesses.
For an online panel discussion about “Combating Hate Against the Asian American Community,” which was held March 30, the Westchester County Human Rights Commission invited five adults to participate, including a criminal defense attorney and a professor of sociology.
Elizabeth Chun and Joyce Lu of Ardsley High School took top honors at the 2021 Regeneron-sponsored Westchester Science & Engineering Fair (WESEF) in March, qualifying them as finalists for Regeneron’s International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) next month.
The Westchester County Youth Bureau and Board proclaimed Stephanie Marquesano of Ardsley a 2021 “Shero” of positive youth development on March 23, citing her work as founder and president of the harris project. This is the third year the awards have been given.
The past year of living with coronavirus restrictions, and the upsurge in hate crimes, changed the focus of the annual Wellness Week at Ardsley High School. “Embracing Diversity,” was the theme of the high school’s Wellness Week, March 15-23.
The Ardsley and Dobbs Ferry school districts have announced their proposed plans for reopening with full-time in-person instruction for the final 10 weeks of the 2020-2021 school year.
Imagine listeners gathered around a virtual campfire. That’s one way to picture how the River’s Edge Theatre Company is spinning the time-honored tradition of telling stories — tall tales in particular — during the pandemic.
Schools Superintendent Ryan Schoenfeld and high school junior Max Kellezi hang a handmade dragon outside La Cantena, 871 Saw Mill River Road, on Sunday, Feb. 21. The restaurant was one of the last stops for two dragons used to decorate different businesses each day, starting Feb. 14, in cele…
Ardsley High School seniors Elizabeth Chun, Malik Aaron Bradford III, and Marie-Hélène Tomé were named Regeneron Scholars this month, placing in the top 300 entrants in the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2021.
Ardsley CAN by 2030!, a carbon reduction and sustainability initiative launched two months ago by the village Conservation and Environment Advisory Committee (CEAC), is offering its second Zoom session, “How to Reduce Your Home’s Carbon Footprint,” on Feb. 11 and 24, both from 7-8:15 p.m.