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  • At long last, a foundational win

    Superintendent Dr. Edward Kliszus described Wednesday, Apr. 7, as a hustle for the Port Chester School District administrators—waking up early to prepare for an influx of phone calls and meetings to discuss endeavors moving forward.

  • Cannabis is legal: What’s going to change?

    The State of New York passed the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) on Wednesday, Mar. 31, becoming the 16th state to legalize recreational cannabis. Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the legislation hours after the senate voted 40-23 in favor and assembly approved it 100-49. 

  • B.B. 2021-22 school budget projects 
school tax reduction, 0% levy increase

    The Blind Brook Board of Education presented to the public their official plan for the 2021-22 school budget this week after contemplating several drafts and months of planning.

    Budget season started in November for administrators, who have tried to plan accordingly as COVID-19 restrictions slowly begin to lift. The Board of Education met on three separate occasions in March to review drafts of the superintendent’s proposed budget before adopting the final version on Tuesday, Apr. 6.

  • Girls inspire girls to take charge on the court

    Though Amiyah Johnson has been involved with various basketball teams since childhood, she’s noticed a trend as she’s gotten older.

    Every year, it seemed fewer girls were signing up to play. 
  • Two, maybe three, to seek mayoral seat

    Three major party caucuses held this week confirmed that there will be at least two candidates running for mayor on Mar. 16. A third individual hopes to gather enough signatures on petitions to appear on the ballot on an independent line.

  • Preliminary new plan revealed
for United Hospital property
    This week the village board and community got a much-anticipated glimpse at what the current owners have in mind for redevelopment of the former 15.45-acre United Hospital site at 406 Boston Post Rd.
  • Skilled pianist, researcher
becomes BBHS top scholar

    Alex Chao does not remember the first time he placed his fingers on a piano’s ivory keys. 

  • Some afterschool programs thrive
while others struggle to provide

    If Dolly Parton boisterously sings about living life working ‘9 to 5,’ Matt Casey said hundreds of students and teachers at Edison and John F. Kennedy elementary schools have her beat by two and a half hours.

  • Neri’s Bakery will be on HBO
    Port Chester will once again hit the small screen, and this time the location will likely be recognizable. 
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