Cortlandt Manor, NY- (Nov. 5) – Halloween may have been a bust this year because of Hurricane Sandy, but the weather didn’t stop a group of local Girl Scouts from carrying on their annual Halloween tradition. For the past four years, West Lakeland Girl Scout Troop 2478 has given a special gift to the first baby girl born on Halloween at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. Oct. 31is also the birthday of celebrated Girl Scouts Founder Juliette Gordon Low, who was born in 1860. This year, however, HVHC’s Halloween baby didn’t arrive until 6 p.m. on November 1, and because of…
  Cortlandt Manor, NY - (October 29, 2012)– Hudson Valley Hospital Center is prepared for Hurricane Sandy with roughly 80 employees planning to spend the night at the Hospital. High winds and flooding from Sandy hit our area this morning with the worst of the storm expected to arrive late Monday through Tuesday. “We feel confident that we are as prepared as we can be for the storm,'' said Hudson Valley Hospital Center Hospital President John Federspiel. “I commend our staff for the great work they have done in preparation and for braving the elements to make sure that we are here for…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (October 29, 2012)– Everyone was a  winner on October 25 as dozens of women gathered at Hudson Valley Hospital Center to vote on their favorite bra and sip pink drinks all in the service of a good cause: Breast Cancer Awareness.   To raise awareness about steps women should take to prevent breast cancer, Hudson Valley Hospital Center held a health fair with a twist. In addition to the usual health information on mammograms and self-breast exams, the fair featured pink drinks donated by local restaurants and a bra decorating contest with 21 entries. The winner…
  Cortlandt Manor, NY - (November 15, 2012)– Supporting sustainable foods is not the only way friends of the environment can “Go Green” at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center Farmer’s Market  on Tuesday, November 20.  The zero emissions Nissan “Leaf” electric car will be on display at the Farmer’s Market and people can even test drive the vehicle that day courtesy of Curry Nissan in Cortlandt Manor. The newly released, fully electric vehicle can go more 100 miles between charges and costs about $600 a year to operate. The monthly Farmer’s Market hosted by Hudson Valley Hospital Center will also…