August 2017

08/14 American Red Cross Blood Drive at Library 2 PM

August 02, 2017 - 07:17

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- The American Red Cross is experiencing a severe blood shortage and has issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donations. Right now, blood is being distributed to hospitals faster than it is being donated. A critical shortage of Red Cross blood donations may lead to delays in urgent medical care to vulnerable patients. To help, the New Rochelle Public Library will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, August 14th, from 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm, in the library’s meeting room and theater stage.  

American Red Cross Blood Drive at Library

Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus Found in Westchester

August 02, 2017 - 07:10

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- This season’s first batch of mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus in Westchester has been confirmed by the Westchester County Department of Health. The area surrounding the positive mosquito batch in Mount Vernon has been inspected by the Health Department, which has treated nearby catch basins that to protect against further mosquito breeding nearby.

Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus Found in Westchester

08/06 India Comes to Westchester at Kensico Dam Plaza 12:30 PM

August 02, 2017 - 07:01

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino announced that the rich culture and traditions of India will be on display at the Heritage of India Festival, Sunday, August 6, 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla.

“This is our annual opportunity to visit faraway India without ever leaving Westchester,” Astorino said. “Come out to Kensico and enjoy the exotic sights, sounds, colors and cuisines of India and discover the many contributions the people of India have made to our culturally diverse county.”

Minions Kicks off “Entergy Screenings Under the Stars” at Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla