Suffern, NY - Over 700 future electricians, welders, plumbers, and other students interested in the building and construction industry gathered at Rockland Community College on April 13 for the Nineteenth Annual Hudson Valley Construction Career Day.

Mt. Kisco, NY - The benefits of senior volunteering are like icing on the cake; the more they volunteer, the sweeter it gets. On April 11, the Fox Senior Center in Mount Kisco hosted a Volunteer Recognition Day to say thank you to senior volunteers for all that they do for the Center and the surrounding community. Special guests State Senator Terrence Murphy and Mount Kisco Mayor Gina Picinich were on hand to talk with the seniors and congratulate them for the positive impact their volunteerism has on others. 

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"I think a lot of people just take it for granted, that everything is okay, we have made improvements. But we haven't. There is still pay disparity," Senator Neil Breslin (D-Albany) said.

New Rochelle, NY - Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins joined members of the Harris Project, a group committed to raising awareness about co-occurring disorders, and students at New Rochelle High School as part of Co-Occurring Disorders Awareness Day. Co-occurring disorders are described as the presence of both a mental health and a substance-use disorder.