Cortlandt Manor, NY(Oct. 29, 2013) –Being a hero means being in the right place at the right time to help others when they need it. Sometimes it doesn’t even involve a rescue from a burning building or a lifesaving operation. Hudson Valley Hospital recognizes these everyday heroes – from nurses to the lab technician – each year by unveiling their portraits as part of its Wall of Heroes.On Oct. 29, Hudson Valley Hospital Center unveiled its Wall of Heroes at a ceremony in the lobby of the Hospital at 1980 Crompond Road, Cortlandt Manor. This year, 12 employees from 11…
Cortlandt Manor, NY – (November 21, 2013) – Enjoy fine food and wines on a virtual journey around the globe on Thursday, November 21 when Hudson Valley Hospital Center again presents “Wine and Dine Around the World” this time with a Mediterranean flair. Nearly 30 fine restaurants including Fig and Olive, Crabtree's Kittlehouse, Cathryn's Grill and many other are participating in the event at Trump National Golf Course in Briarcliff Manor tonight. Tickets to “Wine and Dine Around the World: Savor the Mediterranean” are $100 with $80 of that being tax deductible. Proceeds will go to support the Ashikari Breast…
  Hudson Valley Hospital Center‘s Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Cancer Center received a $10,000 check from the Hendrick Hudson Leos on Oct.17 at the cancer center’s Breast Cancer Awareness night. The Lions youth group raised the money during this year’s Stay-Awake-a-Thon, an annual event which raises money for cancer charities. From left to right:Kathy Webster, Vice President of Patient Services (front row), Anne-Campbell-Maxwell, Director of Oncology Services, Hendrick Hudson Leos Sam McCann and Dylan Gambardella and Leos Adviser Deborah Costello.  
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (October 22, 2013)– Carving pumpkins is a fall tradition in many families, but as Halloween approaches, Dr. Ari Mayerfield, Hand Surgeon at the New York Group for Plastic Surgery, warns parents and children to use caution and the appropriate tools when carving pumpkins to avoid potentially serious hand injuries. Every year, surgeons and hand therapists treat patients with injuries related to pumpkin carving.  According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), pumpkin-carving can result in lacerations to the hand and also injuries to bones and tendons. “Hand injuries at this time of year occur frequently…