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Release Date: April 19, 2012


Ossining Earth Day Celebration 2012 with Stash the Trash & Free-a-Tree Community Action April 21, 2012, 11 am- 5 pm, Louis Engel Waterfront Park

Family Day to Help Keep Ossining Beautiful and Learn About Living a More Sustainable Life
Looking for a fun and educational family day out that can also help you live a more sustainable life? Come out with your family and friends to Ossining’s Earth Day/Stash the Trash/Free-a-Tree event at the beautiful Louis B. Engel Waterfront Park on April 21 from 11am -5pm.
Featured events of the day, which have been organized by the Town/Village Green Ossining Committee include:
Stash the Trash & Free-a-Tree: Meet at 12 noon at Engel Park, the Joseph G Community Center, 95 Broadway; the Ossining Historical Society at Croton Avenue, the Jug Tavern (74 Revolutionary Road), or Dale Avenue Park to get your assigned clean up territory, gloves and bags. This year, we are pleased to offer biodegradable garbage bags for the clean up & the much sought after Green Ossining stainless steel hip water bottles to all who come through. Come to the Earth Day fair afterwards to participate in activities and have some delicious, healthy local food.
Earth Day Celebration: 11am-5pm: Come to Louis B. Engel Waterfront Park for a fun and educational day with your family, featuring music, children’s activities and information about how to save money by reducing your carbon footprint. Special events throughout the day!
We congratulate the members of the Ossining Volunteer Fire Department as they celebrate 200 years of outstanding service to the Ossining community!  Please come out to see the 200 Anniversary Parade and support the department on Saturday, May 5thParade step off is at 3:00 p.m. from the intersection of Croton Avenue and Calam Avenue, the parade will continue down Croton Avenue, across Route 9, down Main Street then Secor Road.  We look forward to a fun day showcasing Fire Departments throughout New York State.  There will also be marching bands, Local, County and State dignitaries and fun for all!  They are expecting upward of 70 fire companies to be in attendance making this one of the largest parades in recent memory.  The parade is expected to last nearly 3 hours and will proceed West on Croton Avenue, crossing route 9, West on Main street, and ending at the waterfront.”  Motorists should avoid the intersection of Croton Avenue and Pleasantville Road starting at 1:30pm, The length of the parade route to include the intersection of route 9 and 133 from 3pm until 6pm, and the Ossining Train Station parking area from 3pm to 10pm.
Free Wood Chips and Mulch!  If you would like free wood chips and/or mulch please contact the Ossining Recreation Department at 941-3189 to make an appointment for pick-up or for more information.  Please note this is available on a first come first served basis…(sorry delivery is not available.)
Teatown Lake Reservation Events
-Saturday, April 21, 10:00 am                                              Earth Day Quest
At Teatown Earth Day is celebrated every day! To mark this special day join in a letterboxing quest on Teatown’s trails – part hike, part treasure hunt and full of adventurous fun. Scramble
over rocks, poke through swamps and follow the clues to find the hidden boxes with a special earth day message. Program runs throughout the day check in at the reception desk for instruction packet. Fee: $5pp or $20 per family. Call 914-762-2912 x110 to make a reservation.
-Sunday, April 22, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm                                Animal Adventures: Hudson Valley Wildlife
Meet a few of Teatown’s ambassador animals in this program featuring animals from the Hudson Valley. Please note this program is for children 4 and over. Free for members; $5 per child for nonmembers. Call 914-762-2912 x110 to make a reservation.
-Thursday, April 26, 6:00am                                                Central Park Birding
Meet at 6:00 am at Teatown or 7:15 am at 77th Street and Central Park West, one of the hot spots of the birding world in mid-Manhattan! Join Charlie Roberto and catch the migration wave as it passes over NYC. Please note this program is for adults only. FREE. Call 914-762-2912 x110 to make a reservation.
Friday Night at the Movies - Moneyball (PG-13), Friday, April 20 at 7:00 pm
Just in time for baseball season, come to the Briarcliff Manor Public Library to watch this newly released to DVD movie on our big screen.  Light refreshments will be served. Reservations are recommended at or 941-7072. Movie synopsis: Brad Pitt stars as the Oakland A's general manager who defies conventional wisdom and outsmarts his competition when forced to reinvent his team with bargain players
COFFEE & COFFEE-TABLE BOOKS: The Friends of the Ossining Public Library are sponsoring a coffee-table book sale on Saturday, 4/21, 1- 5 pm in the gallery area by the library's Footnote Cafe. Enjoy coffee and other treats at the cafe while browsing through lovely books at bargain prices. For info on the Friends, click on
Free Community Spring Concert!  We invite the community to celebrate spring with a special concert of song and flutes. Suzanne Post, soprano, Northern Westchester Flutes, and Hui-Mei Lin, pianist, will perform a selection of classical and contemporary music on Saturday April 21, 2012 at 7:30pm. Location: Briarcliff Congregational Church, 30 South State Rd. #914-941-4368 Admission: Free, donations gratefully accepted. This concert is made possible through the generosity of the Frances and Robert Heim Memorial Music Fund. Refreshments will be served.
We are excited to announce the grand opening of Blackbelt Tae Kwon Do on April 21, 2012 from 1-3pm. To kick off the celebration of the growing tae Kwon do center, they will be offering a day of free tae Kwon do classes to all visitors, demonstrations from the local students as well as board breaking and free temporary tattoos. Light snacks will be served as well.
The proprietor, Joffre Pesantes, has been a long time resident of the town of Ossining and had his former business in neighboring Briarcliff Manor for five years. His move to the more spacious studio in Ossining will allow for his expanded after school program and summer camp.
Mr. Pesantes not only works on the physical aspect of the sport, but also includes valuable lessons to the children on respect, discipline and inclusion. He even reminds the children to clean their room and say please and thank you!
Mr. Peasants is a role model by example. He walks with a prosthetic leg seamlessly and demonstrates by example that anyone can overcome obstacles. He works closely with children from all cultural backgrounds and levels of ability while teaching respect and equality in the studio. In accordance with these teachings, Blackbelt Tae Kwon Do Center works with students with special needs.  Black Belt Tae Kwon Do Center offers the Ossining community a comprehensive program. There are children's classes, children's birthday paries, adult martial arts classes, self defense classes for women and girls, as well as high quality personal training for adults utilizing the most up to date techniques to tone and promote wellness.  Black Belt Tae Kwon Do, 109 Croton Avenue, Ossining, NY  10562, 914-374-2987.

Trash?  Or Treasure!  Let the pros tell you what it’s worth
What is that ugly vase you inherited from Aunt Milly? Is it time to throw it away? Or…could it possibly be worth something? A fortune, perhaps? Should you pack it off to the local thrift shop…or to Christies!  Come find out.  Hudson Chorale will be hosting an Antiques Appraisal Fair on Saturday, April 21, 2012, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm at the Scarborough Presbyterian Church Parish Hall, 655 Scarborough Road/Route 9, Scarborough, NY.  Highly experienced, professional appraisers will be on hand to examine your fine jewelry, watches, porcelain, art, furniture and other antiques and provide a verbal appraisal of the value.  Fees are $25 for the first item and $5 for each additional item up to a maximum of 3 pieces.  Arrangements can be made with an appraiser to receive formal documentation at a later date for a fee.  To assure sufficient time to complete all appraisals, registration will close at 3:30 pm.  Refreshments available.  Questions: (914) 462-3212 or  Complete information:
All proceeds will benefit Hudson Chorale, the area’s largest not-for-profit community chorus. Weekly rehearsals are held in the Scarborough Presbyterian Church, and singers come from throughout Westchester and surrounding counties. The chorus performs a wide range of music featuring both traditional and contemporary composers, and singers come from all over Westchester and surrounding counties. For more information about membership or upcoming concerts, visit the chorus website at
Ossining Sailboat Race Day!  Sunday April 22.  First 2012 Ossining Water Front Open (OWFO) Sailboat Race!   Meet at Shattemuc Yacht Club at 12pm with first race gun at 1pm.  Email to as new or returning crew and skippers.   No affiliations needed.   914-434-7357.
In recognition of Earth Day 2012…Assemblywoman Sandy Galef invites you to attend a night at the movies.  Galef Goes to Gasland:  Hydraulic Fracturing in Pennsylvania.  Screen video footage of Sandy’s February road trip to Bradford County, Pennsylvania to learn about and see firsthand the impact of hydrofracking for natural gas on the region.  The screening will be followed by a discussion on the topic and the implications for New York State if hydrofracking is allowed.  Sunday, April 22, 2012 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., Desmond Fish Library, 472 Route 403, Garrison and Friday, April 27, 2012 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., Ossining Public Library, Budarz Theater, 53 Croton Avenue, Ossining.  Popcorn will be served.  For more information on this event or any other community issue, please contact Assemblywoman Galef’s office at 914-941-1111.  This event is free and open to the public.
Maryknoll Speakers Series: Michael Leach Asks “Why Stay Catholic? Dean of Catholic Book Publishing Says Catholics Do Not Need To Leave The Church  Leading Catholic author, editor and publisher Michael Leach will present Why Stay Catholic? as part of the Maryknoll Speakers Series at the Maryknoll Mission Center, 55 Ryder Road, Ossining, on Sunday, April 22, at 2:30 p.m.  The presentation is free and open to the public.  Reservations are requested and can be made by contacting Colleen Brathwaite at or 914-941-7636, extension 2445. Additional information and directions can be found at At a time when many Catholics are questioning if they should abandon their Church, Mr. Leach, author and publisher emeritus of Orbis Books, said it doesn’t have to be this way. Orbis Books is a division of the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers.  Mr. Leach has been called “the dean of Catholic book publishing” by U.S. Catholic magazine for more than 30 years of leadership in Catholic publishing. He has edited and published more than 2,000 books, including those of Nobel Prize and National Book Award recipients. The Catholic Book Publishers Association honored him with a Lifetime Achievement Award during 2007. Mr. Leach also has authored bestsellers, including Why Stay Catholic? (Loyola Press 2011) and I Like Being Catholic (Image 2005). He co-authored A Maryknoll Book of Prayer (Orbis Books 2003) and authored A Maryknoll Book of Inspiration (Orbis Books 2010). Founded during 1970, Orbis Books endeavors to publish works that enlighten the mind, nourish the spirit, and challenge the conscience. Orbis seeks to explore the global dimensions of Christian faith and mission, to invite dialogue with diverse cultures and religious traditions, and to serve the cause of reconciliation and peace. Learn more at or on Facebook at!/orbisbooks.
Answers to Your Financial Questions:  Join Atria on The Hudson for an important financial seminar. Wills, trusts, Medicaid, Medicare, residency change, long-term care insurance options, income maximization and other topics will be addressed by a variety of legal and financial professionals. Get the answers to all of your questions during this informative event. Refreshments will be served.  Tuesday, April 24th 7pm-8pm.  RSVP to Douglas Thomas at 914-762-1980 or
The Indoor Farmers Market in Croton has everything that you need to cook a local & fresh meal! Find the market at the Van Wyck Shopping Center on Maple Street in Croton. Every Saturday, rain or shine, from 9am-1pm through May 19th.   The vendors at the 2012 Indoor Farmers Market in Croton include : Amazing Real Live Food Company, Baked by Susan, Bombay Emerald Chutney, Bread Alone, Coach Farms, Dutch Desserts, Feather Ridge Farm, Flour City Pasta, Gajeski Produce, Kiernan Farm, Meredith’s Bread, Migliorelli Farm, Newgate Farms, Pickle Licious, Pika’s Farm Table, Pura-Vida Fisheries, Tierra Farm, and Wiltbank Farm. Come early for the best selection!
Wednesday, April 25, 2012, join us for another "Meet the Farmer" event to learn more about local food and meet face to face with the farmers that grow the food sold at our markets.  Bobolink Dairy will discuss practices on the farm, the challenges of making cheese and marketing it, taste profiles they create and plan to develop, what are the favorites of the markets, and much more! There will also be a cheese tasting. Light refreshments will be served. The event will take place at the Learning Center of Community Markets, 173 main St, Ossining. Fee $15/ Discounted Fee (Students and Farmers) $10. Sign up here
Don't Forget!   Mark your calendars for the opening day of the Ossining Farmers Market on May 26th!
Atria on The Hudson hosts  "Ask the Doctor Event"  Atria on The Hudson and Seniorbridge invite you to a fun and exciting event. Join us for our first Ask the Doctor program.  Dr. Mohammed Aniff of Doctors at Home and a registered nurse from Seniorbridge will field questions on a variety of topics, from diet to diabetes. Come learn about your health while enjoying complimentary refreshments and hor d'oeuvres. Don't miss this informative event!  Wednesday, April 25th 4pm-6pm  RSVP by April 20th to Douglas Thomas at 914-762-1980 or
The Ossining Public Library John Cheever Centennial Celebration 2012 Continues…
April Upcoming Events are:
-Film Series Continues on April 25th with The Five Forty-Eight.
All events take place in the library’s Budarz Theater unless otherwise noted.  OPL, 53 Croton Avenue, Ossining 941-2416.
A Fond Look Back: New York Central’s Putnam Division Railroad, Wednesday, April 25 at 7:00 pm Joe Schiavone, author of several books on the "Old Put" and local railroad buff, will show never before seen color and black and white movies of the historic Putnam Division line trains as they traveled through our area.  This program will take place at the Briarcilff Manor Public Library (adjacent to the old Village train station) on Wednesday, April 25 at 7:00 pm. Registration is recommended at or 941-7072.
RUMMAGE SALE at Briarcliff Congregational Church!  Saturday April 28th, 9am-4pm
30 South State Road at Pleasantville Rd, Briarcliff Manor, ENORMOUS SALE, including clothes, china, collectibles, jewelry, toys, baby items, books, furniture, appliances, sporting goods & MORE!  LUNCH served & BAKE SALE  DONATIONS ACCEPTED: Sunday, April 22, 11am-3pm; Mon, Wed, Thurs, April 23, 25, 26, 9am-4pm and LATE NIGHT, Tues, April 24, 9am-9pm MORE INFO? Call #914-941-4368.
Greetings from the Ossining Public Library!   
This month the Ossining Library's "Great Music in a Great Place" series welcomes back the All Seasons Chambers Players, who will be performing Continental Cuisine on Sunday, April 29th at 3:00 p.m. in the Budarz Theater.  
The Lantern Gift Shop at St. Paul's on-the-Hill Episcopal Church will feature "Spring Fling", a celebration of Spring and Mom on Saturday May 5, 2012, from 10a.m. to 3 p.m.  We are a gift shop full of gifts for Mom, new babies and others on your gift list.  We carry Marian Heath Mother's Day cards as well as all occasion cards (Confirmation and First Communion cards are now out), new jewelry, scarves, trays from Keller Charles, beautiful and reasonably priced silk floral items, and much more.  Come check out our popular "Vintage Value" shelves where you might find that unique item from times past that you have been looking for.  Also on that day, a "Spring Tea Luncheon" will be served in our Parish Hall, beginning at 12 noon and running until 2:30.  Cost for the luncheon will be $10. Come with your friends and  join us...we can't wait to see you!
The Lantern Gift Shop is located on the grounds of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Ganung Drive, Ossining, N.Y. ( Just east of rte. 9A, off rte. 133)  For further information, call the church at 941-6627.
Hudson Chorale:  Mass in D by American Master John Knowles Paine For over two centuries, European composers were given preferential treatment over Americans, but that trend has finally turned itself around. Music lovers will be given a rare opportunity to hear America’s first large-scale choral and orchestral work: the Mass in D by the US composer John Knowles Paine. On Saturday, May 5, 2012, at 8:00 pm, Hudson Chorale will be bringing this Civil War-era masterpiece to the Irvington High School Auditorium on 40 North Broadway, Irvington, NY. Being the largest semi-professional chorus in Westchester, Hudson Chorale is uniquely suited to introduce this masterpiece to audiences seeking to broaden their musical experiences.  Composed between 1861 and 1866, it was first performed in the US in 1868.  While owing some stylistic depth to German composers such as Beethoven and Handel, it contains stunning originality and romantic splendor that was unparalleled until Verdi composed his Requiem a full ten years later.  Michael Conley, Music Director, and the 80-voice chorus are excited to honor a great American composer by presenting his Mass in D with full orchestra and soloists. Maestro Conley will give a pre-concert talk about the composer and his work starting at 7:00 pm prior to the performance. Full information regarding the work can be found on the chorus website.  Tickets are $25, $10 for students, and can be purchased at the door - or in advance by calling (914) 462-3212 - or through the website:  Irvington High School has ample parking and is handicap accessible.
Critically acclaimed dynamic ensemble Derrick N. Ashong & Soulfège, to benefit Ossining MATTERS Education Foundation.  Elementary school age children will also perform. According to the Boston Globe, "[Soulfège’s] members realized they had the platform to reach ears not only with their music—a fusion of thumping African music and rhythms, sweet reggae breezes, funk, and hip-hop—but also with their message."  Saturday, May 5th at  6:30PM at OHS, 29 S. Highland Ave., Tickets $15 student/senior/OUFSD teacher, $35 adult, $125 premium (includes gala post-concert reception & auction sponsored by and held at Atria on the Hudson).  For ticket information, visit or call (914)510-9320.
Community Helping Hands, launching services on May 8, calls on Ossining-Briarcliff neighbors to volunteer to assist older residents Community Helping Hands (CHH), a new volunteer organization dedicated to supporting aging in place in Ossining and Briarcliff Manor, is hosting a celebratory launch on Tuesday, May 8 from 5:30 pm to 8 pm at Ossining’s Landmark Diner, 263 South Highland Avenue.  Aging-in-place organizations empower residents to stay in their own homes as they grow older by providing essential services and advocacy.  Residents of Ossining and Briarcliff, who are interested in learning more about the new program, are welcome at the event which will include food, refreshments and prizes. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 346-7773.  The initial offerings of CHH will include transportation to doctors’ visits and stores; friendly visits by trained volunteers; errands; and information and referrals.  Because CHH surveys of elders living in Ossining and Briarcliff showed a significant interest in entertainment and opportunities to socialize, the new service group also plans to host music and other cultural events in the future.  Additional services being planned include discounts at local stores, restaurants and from vetted contractors.
Isagenix Tasting and Intro to Pilates Mat Event at Soulauras in Briarcliff Manor on May 10 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm.  Spring is here and there is no better time to focus on nutritional health and fitness! Come and learn about the Isagenix Nutritional Cleansing Systems and participate in an introductory Beginner Power Pilates Mat class.  This event is being held at Soulauras Massage Studio located at 522 North State Road in Briarclff Manor. Soulauras offers a full range of therapeutic massage. Check out their site for full details.
 There is a $15 fee for the event and can be paid at the door. You must RSVP for this event as space is limited. A few mats will be available but if you have one we suggest that you bring your own. To RSVP please contact Terri Roman at (646)228-7131 or by email at   For more information about Isagenix go to
 Come out and watch the stars of Ossining shine and help raise funds for the Riley Saper Foundation which provides student scholarships to Ossining High School seniors.  Join us for "Ossining's Got Talent" on June 23rd at 6:30 pm at the Ossining High School.  We are still recruiting acts for the show. Applications are due May 18th. See the Events page of our website for an application;
Westchester Magazine recently named Ossining as the “Best Place for Architecture Admirers” in the County. Find out why--take this inside tour of some of this village’s most architecturally and historically significant home on Saturday, May 19,  2012 at 11:30 AM.  The tour includes a 17th century farmhouse, an 18th century estate, two river-view 19th century mansions and a silent film star’s turn-of-the-20th century cottage.  Tickets are $35.00 per person. The tour is limited to the first 100 people who respond. Your contribution will benefit the Ossining Historical Society Museum. An advance reservation with payment is required. Send a check marked “House Tour” in the memo space to: The Ossining Historical Society Museum, 196 Croton Avenue, Ossining. The tour starts at the Museum and ends there. Limited parking is available at the rear of this building and at nearby streets. The price includes bus transportation, a wine & cheese tasting and other refreshments . Ossining related books and other items are available for sale as well.  Contact: OHSM@Bestweb.Net  - - 914-941-0001.
Taconic Opera Seeking Choral Singers for Rossini’s Beloved Petite Messe Solennelle
Finishing off its 2011-2012 season and continuing its tradition of presenting an annual choral masterwork by an opera composer, Taconic Opera will be offering two performances of Petite Messe Solenelle by Gioacchino Rossini, the composer of The Barber of Seville, Cinderella (La Cenerentola), and many others. Since this work is a favorite among choral singers, the company is extending an invitation to them to collaborate in this concert program featuring the Taconic Opera chorus, and professional lead singers and orchestra. The concert will be conducted under the baton of Dan Montez, General Director of the Taconic Opera.
Completed in Rossini’s later years and one of very few works he offered to the public during those years, he describes with characteristic wit why he chose to write a sacred mass: "Good God—behold completed this poor little Mass. You know well, I was born for comic opera. Little science, a little heart, that is all. So may you be blessed, and grant me Paradise!” The Emperor Napolean found the mass to be neither little (Petite), solemn (Solennelle) or even liturgical. Audiences find this controversial but exciting work fascinating, unique, and a true pleasure for the ear and the heart to experience.
            Performances are at the Ossining United Methodist Church on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 7:30pm, and Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 3:00pm. Chorus rehearsals will take place on 801 Kitchewan Road (Route 34) and will begin around March 28 and will continue on Saturdays from 3-5pm and Wednesdays from 7-9pm until the concert dates. Choral singers wishing to learn the piece for the first time or eager wipe the dust of their old score are encouraged to join. There are no membership fees, but singers must supply their own music. A short, painless, friendly audition is required and will be done by appointment at a convenient time for the auditioner. For further questions, concerns or to schedule an audition, contact Mary Corda: or (914) 649-1826.
"SAVE THE DATE" for the 32nd Annual Ossining Village Fair, Saturday, June 9th from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm on Main Street – Ossining.  Rain date - Sunday, June 10th.

Maryknoll Antique And Classic Car Show Coming To Ossining In June: An employee-driven fundraising event that will provide Westchester County with what may be its largest antique and classic car show, and what could be one of the Hudson Valley’s largest car shows, has started revving its engines at the Maryknoll Society in Ossining.  The lay employees with the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers decided to navigate beyond their regular daily responsibilities to organize a fundraiser that supports Maryknoll, promotes the work of the society and opens the Maryknoll Mission Center and grounds to the New York metropolitan area community. Collective brainstorming led down a path to an antique and classic car show for this coming June that will welcome everyone to the 100-acre Maryknoll campus near the Hudson River in Ossining. 

The “Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers’ Antique and Classic Car Show” is scheduled for Sunday, June 10 (rain date: Sunday, June 17) and hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. All the activities at Maryknoll (55 Ryder Road in Ossining) that day will be provided for just a $5 per family suggested admission fee. More details are available at  Local sponsors include the Ossining PBA (which will bring along a SWAT vehicle), Briarcliff Classic & Imports, Brian’s Automotive of Peekskill and T/T Auto Parts (CarQuest) of Ossining. Participating local vendors include Liberty Mutual Insurance, Briarcliff Classic & Imports and the U.S. Postal Service.
Awards And Prizes
The show is expected to attract about 100 cars from a 50-mile radius surrounding Maryknoll. The cars will range from pre-war antiques to rides from the disco era.
The first registered car for the show is a 1960 Thunderbird. The show also will feature the famous 1953 Hansgen-Jaguar Special owned by Bob Millstein of Briarcliff Manor. The Jaguar XK120 Special won at such events as the 1953 Watkins Glen Grand Prix.
More than 20 awards will be presented to car owners and the competition will be professionally judged by the Road Knights Auto Club. Throughout the day, prizes will be announced for car owners and all the people who attend the show.
More Than Just Cars
Besides attracting car buffs, the event will provide many activities to entertain the entire family.
  • Children’s activities will include a slot-car race track and face painting. Children also will be introduced to a seedling program associated with Maryknoll’s Our Global Pachamama Farm, the on-campus farm that generates 10,000 pounds of food annually for local food pantries.
  • Live ‘50’s and 60’s music will be heard across the grounds throughout the day and the pot of gold for the 50/50 raffle already is growing.
  • Plenty of summer-style food, including hamburgers, ice cream, sausage and peppers, home-baked goods and plenty more, will be available.
  • Tours of Maryknoll’s Seminary Building, believed to be the largest fieldstone building in the country, will include visiting the main chapel, a museum about Maryknoll’s work of serving the poor around the world and a gift shop with unique items from the countries in which Maryknoll serves.
Anyone looking to display a classic car at the show can register at the car show website, or call 914-944-3612. Continue to visit the website for updated news and information about the Maryknoll car show.
IMPORTANT PUBLIC ADVISORY: The Village of Ossining Police Department in conjunction with the Village of Ossining Office of Emergency Management has launched a program to help notify the public of emergencies, road closures, hazardous conditions, and other incidents concerning the public within the Village of Ossining. This program, called Nixle, is a free program and allows members of the public to receive these messages in email, text message, and on a internet web site. Village of Ossining residents are urged to subscribe to receive emergency messages only by texting 10562 to 888777 on their cell phone, or to receive a full complement of messages, including community updates residents can visit and click the sign up now! button.
  Taconic State Parkway Bridge Closure – Northbound over New Croton Reservoir Beginning Monday, March 26th through Friday, November 9th northbound traffic will be moved onto the southbound roadway and be reduced to two lanes in each direction.  This shift will occur just north of Pines Bridge Road, continue for 3 ½ miles, then shift back just south of Underhill Avenue.  The Reservoir bridge closure is necessary to perform extensive repairs.  Significant traffic delays are anticipated.  Please seek alternate routes.  For more information, please contact the NYSDOT Construction Field Office at (914) 302-7089 or email   For trip planning and current roadway conditions, call 511 or visit  
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