Facts of Life
August 9, 2023 at 11:02 p.m.
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Happy birthday to niece Anne Marie Munnick of Rye Brook who celebrates her special day Aug. 11. From Susan Garafola.
Naomi Cruz of Rye Brook graduated with a BS in Architecture in May as part of the Class of 2023 at Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I.
Gabby Egol, Karyn Handler, Sarah Kellman and Jack Shapiro, all of Rye Brook, received degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison May 12-13. Gabby’s degree is from the School of Business, BA Administration, Business Management and Human Resources, Business Marketing. Karyn’s degree is from the School of Business, Bachelor of Business Administration, Business Marketing. Sarah’s degree is from the School of Nursing, Bachelor of Science, Nursing. Jack’s degree is from the School of Business, Bachelor of Business Administration, Business Finance; Investment and Banking.
Alondra Coyt of Rye Brook and Jordan Lewis, Emily Navichoque and Jacquelyn Soriano, all of Port Chester, received degrees from SUNY Cortland in May. Alondra’s degree was in Political Science; Jordan’s degree was in Communications; Emily’s degree was in Business Economics and Jacquelyn’s degree was in Psychology.
Peri Glick, Sydney Mayer, Kevin O’Neill and Julia Zakower, all of Rye Brook, have been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2023 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. Peri, Sydney and Julia are enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences; Keven is enrolled in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. To qualify for the Dean’s List in the College of Arts & Sciences, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.6 or above and be enrolled in at least 14 graded units. To qualify for the Dean’s List in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.5 or above and be enrolled in at least 14 graded units.
Monthly Bingo at the Parish of St. John Bosco held on the first Tuesday of each month at Corpus Christi-Holy Rosary School in Port Chester has been canceled permanently.
The next Port Chester High School Marching Band bottle and can recycling collection will be Sun., Aug. 20, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., in the Middle School parking lot on Bowman Avenue, Rye Brook. Collections generally take place on the first and third Sunday of each month. Call 914/200-1464 for updated information.
NYC Restaurant Week will end Sun., Aug. 20. Don’t miss your chance to enjoy the best dishes NYC has to offer. The 2-course lunches and 3-course dinners are $30, $45 & $80. To make a reservation, go to www.nytourism.com/restaurant-week?cid=NYCCEM_Last-Chance_20230808
Free Beach Access is available for residents of Port Chester, Rye Brook, Rye City and Rye Neck at Oakland Beach, 99 Dearborn Ave., Rye every Tuesday thru Aug. 29. www.townofryeny.com
Historic Hudson Valley has announced that presale has begun for the Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze that begins Sept. 15. For ticket information go to httsp://tickets.hudsonvalley.org
The Rye Farmers Market is held Sundays thru Dec. 3, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the parking lot on Theodore Fremd Avenue. It features baked goods, cheese, flowers, eggs, herbs, vegetables, honey, jams, meats, nuts, poultry and fruits.
The PCHS Class of 1971 is hosting a 70th Birthday Party Reunion Sat., Sept. 23 at T&J Restaurant, 10 Pearl St., Port Chester. The cost is $75 per person and payment is due by Aug. 31. No walk-ins. For more info, contact Phyllis Messina ([email protected]) or text her at 203-947-3806. Additional info is also available on the 1971 PCHS Class 70th Birthday Facebook page.
The PCHS Class of 1978 will host a 45th reunion Sat., Oct. 21 at T&J Restaurant, 10 Pearl St., Port Chester. For additional information, write to [email protected] or find the group on Facebook at PCHSClassof1978.
The Salvation Army in Port Chester is holding a drive for school supplies in advance of the beginning of the school year for distribution to children in need in Port Chester, Rye Brook and Rye. The following items are requested: spiral notebooks, composition books, backpacks (new), Casio FX-55 Plus calculators, dividers, index cards, 3x5”, retractable ballpoint pens, highlighters, construction paper, pencils, colored pencils, washable markers, glue sticks and crayons (box of 24). The items can be left in a box in the driveway at 48 Meadowlark Rd., Rye Brook. Items will be collected thru Aug. 28.
The NYS DMV is undertaking a summer-long underage drinking crackdown on the use of fake IDs to purchase alcohol at concert venues statewide. It will continue thru Sept. 17.
At Congregation KTI it is a Mitzvah (good deed) moment for all to help feed those in the community who are needy. All food collected in KTI’s ongoing drive is being given to the Salvation Army in Port Chester. Food requested includes cans of tuna, chicken, vegetables, beans and fruit as well as pasta, 10-16-ounce bags/boxes of white rice, snacks, shelf-stable milk, healthy cereals, macaroni and cheese and canned meals like Chef-Boy-r-Dee, chili, etc. The food can be left in bins in Leslie Brandeis Novack's driveway at 48 Meadowlark Rd., Rye Brook.