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Toys for Tots

Bring the joy of the holiday season to America’s less fortunate children! The Town of Cortlandt Town Hall is a donation site for the annual Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.

Solar Panel Systems – Could They Be A Good Fit For You and Your Cortlandt Home?

You may have considered installing solar panels in the past, but at the time, it may have seemed too expensive and the technology too unreliable to be worthwhile. Here are just a few questions you may want to consider asking an expert from a local solar company to see if… Read more »

Executive Functioning Workshop

Friday, October 4, 7:00 – 8:15 p.m. $25.00 What to expect: –        Executive Function Skills Defined –        How are Executive Function difficulties manifesting in our children –        How do we as parents guide and support our children when they are exhibiting difficulty with planning, organizing, thinking, flexibility, etc. –       … Read more »

Buyer’s Closing Costs

Everyone has heard of the ‘dreaded’ Closing Costs. Fear enters the process given the perceived – and too oftentimes – actual uncertainty as to what these Closing Costs might be. On top of this, the final amount is often disclosed to the buyer only a couple of weeks or even… Read more »

Croton Harmon Booster Club Concession Stand for Football Games

The Croton-Harmon Booster Club needs volunteers to help at the Concession Stand and Grill for Four Home Football Games. We would prefer families that do not have Football Players to volunteer so Football parents could enjoy the game. Thank you for Volunteering! Location: Spencer Field More info at

2019 4th of July Fireworks Specials in Westchester County, NY!

July 3, Ossining: Louis Engel Waterfront Park. Music starts at 7:00 p.m., fireworks at 9:15 p.m. (Rain Date: July 8) July 4-5, Rye: Special Event Fireworks at Rye Playland, 9:30 p.m. – 1 Playland Parkway July 4, Tarrytown: Pierson Park, preceded by a concert by Kick-Start Charlie, which starts at… Read more »

Take a Closer Look at Myths Surrounding 529 Plans

If you want to help pay for your children’s college educations, you might want to consider contributing to a 529 plan. With this plan, your earnings grow federally tax-free, as long as the withdrawals are used for qualified higher education expenses such as tuition and room and board. Yet, you… Read more »

7 Best Ways to Help Your Kids Learn About Commitment

7 Best Ways to Help Your Kids Learn About Commitment

Commitment is a virtue that is developed when someone learns to persevere in accomplishing goals. Commitment is also what’s needed in maintaining strong and lasting relationships. It is important for children to learn this, so they know how to achieve and keep what’s important to them. Teaching about commitment can… Read more »

Fahnestock State Park is looking to hire summer lifeguards!

It’s the perfect job for high school students and college students home for the summer.  Training coming up in Fishkill  For questions call 845-225-7207.  

December Sale at The Hemlock Hill Farm

Hemlock Hill Farm HemlockHillFarm.Com 914.737.2810

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