Around Town

Ronald Wodraska July 9th, 1962 – May 18th, 2023

Ronald Wodraska, 60 years old, of Pelham Manor, passed away on May 18th, 2023 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on July 9th, 1962 in Mount Vernon. He was the son of Stephen and Mary Lou Wodraska.

Honoring Ro Licata’s Retirement from Crossing Guard Post

On Friday, May 19, the Prospect Hill School Community and the VoPM Police Department held a heartfelt ceremony to thank and wish school crossing guard, Ro Licata, the very best. 

Planting Native Species Plants in the Community

Last month, dedicated EcoPel volunteers, along with very knowledgable, younger enthusiasts, met at Veterans Park to continue their work planting native species plants in the community. 

Hearts & Homes for Refugees Hosts Screening of New Documentary “Afghan Dreamers,” Highlighting Story of First All-Girls Robotics Team From Afghanistan

This past weekend, Hearts & Homes for Refugees (HHR), in collaboration with The Picture House Voice & Vision Film Festival, hosted a preview screening at the Bronxville Theater of “Afghan Dreamers,” a stunning documentary about the first ever all-girls robotics team from Afghanistan. Following the screening, HHR Founder & President Kathie O’Callaghan was joined by director David Greenwald, producer David Cowan, and film subject Roya Mahboob, an Afghan entrepreneur and philanthropist who founded and mentored the Afghan Dreamers robotics team.