Hastings Teachers Fight for Public Education
The teachers and educators in the Hastings-on-Hudson schools will be wearing BLUE on Monday, Dec. 9 to bring attention to the fact that “public education is under attack.” The Hastings teachers are coming together to send a message to John King, the Commissioner of Education in New York State, and the Board of Regents asking that they commit to make the right solutions for public education. If you want to join the Hastings teachers’ effort, you can sign the petition of the resolution being sent to the regents by clicking here. For more information about what the Hastings teachers are unifying for, click here.
Special Irvington Board of Education Meeting
The Irvington Board of Education will hold a special meeting Tuesday, Dec. 10 in the Campus Presentation Room to discuss next steps regarding the district’s athletic fields and facilities. Superintendent Kristopher Harrison will provide a presentation to update the board and public on the scope of work required for East Field, along with possible improvement options for Meszaros Field and district facilities. For more details, click here.
Fifth Annual Robert Tucker Lecture Series
In honor of Robert Tucker’s nearly four decades of service to the students of Hastings-on-Hudson, the High School Social Studies Department invites the village and school communities to join them for the fifth annual Robert Tucker Lecture “The C.I.A. and The War on Terror.” It will be presented by Donald P. Gregg, former U.S. Ambassador to Korea, Tuesday Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. The event is free to the public, and donations will be accepted.
Irvington Board Work Session
The Irvington Village Board of Trustees will hold a regularly scheduled work session Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. in village hall. For more information, click here.
Join other new moms in the Rivertowns at this casual discussion group tailored to moms of babies newborn to 1 year. The group talks about everything related to life with a new baby and lots of topics that have absolutely nothing to do with babies. The hope is that you will meet other new moms in the area who will become treasured new friends with similarly-aged children. This is a social group for all new mothers, including second-timers and formula-feeding mamas. The group operates on a pay-what-you-wish model, with a suggested amount of $20 per meeting. Full details are available here.
A local Christmas Carol
Irvington resident and Larchmont Librarian Frank Connelly will appear as Charles Dickens to read "A Christmas Carol" at the Irvington Public Library on Thursday night, Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m. The even is free. Parking is available in front of and behind the library building. All are welcomed.