Cortlandt Manor, NY - (December 20, 2012) – Santa’s Helpers at Hudson Valley Hospital Center spent the afternoon on December 19 wrapping mountains of presents to make wishes come true for local children and their families. Pajamas and books, dolls, trucks, boots, socks and tons of toys were packaged by staff and members of the community in a few short hours on Wednesday and were delivered to social services agencies who distributed the presents to needy families. In all, the Hospital spent $125 each on 95 children this year. “With Hurricane Sandy, this year has been a very difficult one…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (December 14, 2012) – The two babies born at Hudson Valley Hospital Center on December 12, 2012 made their mark on history, having the rare opportunity to be born on a triple number date that will not happen again for 89 years.   Yocasta Perez of New Rochelle and Jazmine Lassic of Peekskill excitedly held their baby boys and talked about the unique bond they will share forever.   “I was in so much pain I didn’t realize the importance of the date until after,” said Lassic. “After I held Ézan in my arms, I knew…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (December 7, 2012) – Santa’s Helpers at Hudson Valley Hospital Center will spend the afternoon on December 19 wrapping mountains of presents to make wishes come true for local children and their families. In an annual tradition, at 1 p.m. in the Wagner Conference Room staff will begin wrapping gifts that will be donated to local social services agencies and delivered to families in need. Pajamas and books, dolls, trucks, boots, socks and tons of toys will be packaged in a few short hours. Santa is expected to stop by to supervise the Hospital elves at…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (December 7, 2012) – This holiday season the bells will be ringing and the kids will be singing, at Hudson Valley Hospital Center that is. HVHC is a main stop on Walter Panas High School’s holiday music tour. Songs to be sung will include the classics from Frosty the Snowman to Winter Wonderland. The group, a mixed choir comprised of students from 9th to 12th grades, will be accompanied on the piano by musical instructor Jamie Stroffolino. “This is my first year teaching at Walter Panas High School,” said Stroffolino. “But this is an annual holiday…