Substance Use Prevention


"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." When Benjamin Franklin said those words in 1736, he was talking about preventing household fires in Philadelphia. Today, we can apply those same words to keeping young people from using drugs and alcohol.

During Substance Use Prevention month (October), take steps to learn more:

Girl Scouts from Troop 2981 present their Silver Award Project for Special ID Bracelets at SEPTA Meeting.


Girl Scouts from Troop 2981 presented their Silver Award Project Entitled "Special Identification for Special Needs" at SEPTA Meeting.

Astorino Announces Youth Bureau Request For Proposals Now Open


WESTCHESTER, NY -- County Executive Robert P. Astorino announced Friday that the Westchester County Youth Bureau has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the purpose of contracting with positive youth development programs for the calendar years 2015 through 2017. The deadline for submissions is 4 p.m. October 24, 2014.

RUMOR MILL: New Rochelle Football Team May Boycott Saturday's Game Against Ramapo in Protest Over Ray Rice Purge at High School


NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Talk of the Sound has learned of plans by members of the New Rochelle High School football team to boycott heir game this weekend, a home game against Ramapo High School scheduled for Saturday at 2 p.m.

New Rochelle Braves Off to Cooperstown for National Baseball Tournament


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A group of ballplayers from New Rochelle are on their way to Cooperstown this afternoon.

Seguridad En El Agua, Recomendaciones Del Departamento De Salud


Summer 2014 075WESTCHESTER, NY -- Si sus planes de verano incluyen un viaje a una piscina o playa, el Ejecutivo del Condado, Robert P. Astorino y la Dra.

Swimming Safety Advice From The Health Department


Summer 2014 067WESTCHESTER, NY -- If your summer plans include a trip to a beach or pool, County Executive Robert P. Astorino and Health Commissioner Sherlita Amler, MD have some advice to keep you safe.

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