Cortlandt Manor, NY - (April 25, 2013) – George Taylor isn’t bashful about belting out a tune or reciting flowery poetry if it’s for a good cause. He does it weekly at Hudson Valley Hospital Center where he has enjoyed entertaining the patients every Wednesday for the past 5 years. “Mostly I listen. I really enjoy it because the patients come from so many different walks of life. Everyone has a story to tell from the holocaust survivor to the West Pointer,’’ said George, who grew up in Scotland, but has lived in Yorktown Heights with his wife for…
  Cortlandt Manor, NY - (April 25, 2013) – Following a 47-year tradition, Hudson Valley Hospital Center’s Auxiliary has awarded college scholarships to local high school students pursuing careers in healthcare. Four students from Hendrick Hudson, Haldane, Lakeland and Croton-on-Hudson High School each received $1,000 college scholarships from the auxiliary at its Volunteer Recognition Luncheon on April 25 at The Harbor at Charles Point. John C. Federspiel, President of Hudson Valley Hospital Center, thanked the volunteers for their service and congratulated the students on their scholarships. Donna Edwards, chairperson of the Auxiliary’s Scholarship Committee, said that the selection process was…
  Cortlandt Manor, NY - (April 24, 2013)–Laboratory science came to life for Hendrick Hudson High School students this week when they toured the lab at Hudson Valley Hospital Center as part of an advanced science program offered by the district. Two groups, totaling more than 36 students, from the “Project Lead the Way” program visited the lab on April 22 and 23 to learn about laboratory science as part of a college-level science elective offered to students in grades 9-12. Laboratory Director Sue Hyatt explained to students the different types of analysis conducted at the lab and showed them…
Cortlandt Manor – (April 16, 2013)– Spring is here. What better time to get in shape and pay attention to your health? Hudson Valley Hospital Center and NYS Senator Greg Ball are offering seniors the perfect opportunity to take care of their health with a “Spring Check Up” Senior Health Fair on Friday, April 26 at the Muriel Morabito Community Center, 29 Westbrook Drive in Cortlandt Manor. From 9 a.m. -12 noon, health professionals will do blood sugar and blood pressure screenings and exhibitors will be on hand to offer health and consumer information. Refreshments will be served. “As a…