Catskill Mountain Foundation Presents ‘Live At The Piano Performance Museum’ – The Music of Fanny and Felix Mendelssohn

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HUNTER, NY — June 13, 2020 — The Catskill Mountain Foundation presents the Piano Performance Museum’s inaugural virtual lecture-recital on Fanny and Felix Mendelssohn with musicologist Dr. Jeffrey Langford and pianist Dr. Joanne Polk on Saturday, June 27th at 7 PM. They will perform on an award-winning, historic, French Erard piano, built during the age of the Mendelssohns. With upstate …

TribuneCatskill Mountain Foundation Presents ‘Live At The Piano Performance Museum’ – The Music of Fanny and Felix Mendelssohn

Environmental Organization “Clearwater” In Dire Fiscal Straits
By ROGER WITHERSPOON

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May 2, 2020 — Clearwater, the venerable environmental organization that was a driving force behind the passage of the 1972 Clean Water Act and the dominant force behind converting the Hudson River from an open sewer to a recreational and scenic attraction is in such dire fiscal straits that it may have to shut its doors permanently at the end …

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Celebrate Education on Cinco De Mayo with Charter School of Educational Excellence!

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — April 30, 2020 — In light of the current health crisis, we have decided to postpone our awards reception to September 30, 2020. However, we invite you to join us on May 5th from 5:30 to 7 pm for a Virtual Celebration! So dress up, log in and join us on ZOOM for a fun night …

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Wartburg Works With Startup Spiritune a Data Driven Scientific Approach to Music and Brain Health to Relieve Anxiety and Stress of Caregivers During COVID-19 Crisis

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MOUNT VERNON, NY — April 29, 2020 — Amid the unprecedented restrictions placed on senior living facilities due to COVID-19, and the demands on direct care staff, Wartburg, a premiere senior residential provider in lower Westchester County, New York, has found a way to help ease feelings of anxiety and stress among their direct staff caregivers. To do so, they’ve …

TribuneWartburg Works With Startup Spiritune a Data Driven Scientific Approach to Music and Brain Health to Relieve Anxiety and Stress of Caregivers During COVID-19 Crisis

Tel Aviv: The Foundation for the Building of Modern Israel
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — April 16, 2020 —  On the 20th of the Hebrew month of Nissan, in the year 5669 from Creation (corresponding with April 11, 1909), 66 families came together on the sand dunes north of the ancient biblical port city of Jaffa, to establish the first modern Jewish city in the Land of Israel. They held a lottery to …

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By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Yorktown Public Library Enhances Online Services

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YORKTOWN, NY — April 10, 2020 – The John C. Hart Library has enhanced its online service so that the public can access more of the library’s resources remotely. Effective immediately residents can apply for a library card online by emailing their name, address and phone number to jchart@wlsmail.org. The Hart Library staff will process the requests and respond by …

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Westchester’s “News & Notes” March Madness 2020 Edition
By MARK JEFFERS

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Welcome to “News & Notes,” where we look at the happenings here in Westchester County… WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY —  February 24, 2020 — How about some thoughts on the marvelous month of March…I hope we all get through the Ides of March with no ill effects; we remember to spring ahead on March 8 at 2am; and survive the green beer …

Mark JeffersWestchester’s “News & Notes” March Madness 2020 Edition
By MARK JEFFERS

OCA – WHV 13th Rising Stars Concert
By EDWARD LAM

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OCA Westchester & Hudson Valley Chapter Embracing the Hopes and Aspirations of Asian Pacific Americans in the United States WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — February 15, 2020 — The OCA-Asian Pacific American Advocates Westchester and Hudson Valley Chapter invites everyone to attend the 13th Rising Stars Concert on Saturday, April 4, 2020, from 2-4:30pm at the Chappaqua Performing Arts Center, 53 Croton Avenue, Chappaqua, NY 10514. The …

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Columbia University School of Arts Launches the Three Concert Series: Bach From The Piano Curated by Simone Dinnerstein
By BARBARA BARTON SLOANE

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  “The brilliant pianist Simone Dinnerstein is one of my favorite collaborators, and I’m thrilled to welcome her back to the Miller stage with a three-concert Bach series that she curated. With her unique interpretation of Bach coupled with a stellar lineup of guest musicians, this series promises to be a special experience, beginning with this intimate evening of Sonatas.” …

Barbara Barton SloaneColumbia University School of Arts Launches the Three Concert Series: Bach From The Piano Curated by Simone Dinnerstein
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Israel’s Hassadna Youth Orchestra Conquers Carnegie Hall
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — December 16, 2019 — While perhaps the answer to the question, “How do you get to Carnegie Hall?” is read from right to left in Hebrew, it still is “practice, practice, practice.”  Affirming that, this April you’ll have the opportunity to see the fruits of intensive practice of 48 young Israeli musicians representing Jerusalem’s Hassadna Youth Wind Orchestra …

Jonathan FeldsteinIsrael’s Hassadna Youth Orchestra Conquers Carnegie Hall
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