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Representatives from three Hudson Valley schools travelled to Washington D.C. this week to collect their 2012 National Blue Ribbon awards. The schools are among 314 nationwide to receive the 2012 recognition.
The National Blue Ribbon Schools program recognizes public and private schools that either have high-performing students or students showing significant improvement.
All three Hudson...Read more »
When it comes to talking trash, Louis Vetrone says nobody does it better than Westchester -- although, the county could score even more impressive recycling numbers if residents followed three tips he shared with Newsday.
Recycling is definitely a green project for Vetrone, who has been the county's deputy commissioner for Environmental Facilities since 2009. But the green he's interested...Read more »