Rev. Leroy Richards, pastor of 1st
Community Church of the Nazarene (2101 Saw Mill River Road, White Plains) and the members of his congregation raised $1000 for the victims of the tragic fire in N Elmsford that resulted in the death of a 2 year old boy. The funds were given to the Red Cross. The mother will be flying to Barbados next week.
100 INTERVIEWS OF LOCAL GREENBURGH HEROES BEING AIRED ON CABLE TV THIS WEEKEND
According to Greenburgh.dailyvoice.com a memorial service will be held at noon, Sunday, Nov. 10 at Ballard-Durand Funeral Home for 2-year-old Tazari Mahon, who died in a fire on Sears Avenue last month.
According to Elmsford Mayor Robert Williams and Matthew Fiorillo of the funeral home, which is donating its services, the memorial is open to all and the family has said they would welcome the support.
Tazari was staying with his mother and family members visiting from Barbados when the fire broke out late on Oct. 19. The boy's body was found in an attic bedroom at 12:30 p.m., Oct. 20.
The village of Elmsford, Elmsford Schools, the Town of Greenburgh and other communities and residents contributed clothing and funds to the family after the devastating fire.
The Ballard-Durand Funeral Home is at 72 E. Main St., Elmsford. such a caring congregation in our community. And, are grateful to the Red Cross for their help.
100 interviews of Greenburgh veterans will be broadcast on Greenburgh public access TV (channel 76, cablevision and 35 Verizon) non stop this weekend to Tuesday morning NON STOP. Each of the interviews lasts about a half an hour. The Greenburgh living history initiative started over 4 years ago. Every week Alan Hochberg and Steve Wittenberg arrange to interview more local heroes. If you live in Greenburgh and are a veteran and want to be part of our living history initiative, please e mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Every interview is broadcast on our access channel non stop during Memorial Day and Veterans Day weekends. VETERANS DAY IS MONDAY. THE TOWN WILL BE HOLDING OUR ANNUAL VETERANS DAY CEREMONY AT 1 PM IN FRONT OF THE HARTDALE TRAIN STATION -DESANTI PLAZA.
RAISING FUNDS FOR WP JUNETEENTH PARADE
In June of next year White Plains will be holding their Juneteenth parade. Many residents of Greenburgh participate. To raise funds for the parade there will be a gospel concert tonight at 6PM at Mt Hope AME Zion Church. The concert is sponsored by the Minister's Fellowship Council of White Plains and vicinity. The music is amazing- you don't have to be a congregant of one of the churches to enjoy the concert.
The cost of the Parade is Tremendous and the help of the Community is needed!
The singing will be anointed and you WILL enjoy yourself. Come out and bring others with you. (Put an extra pair of 'shouting' shoes in your bag!)
Saturday November 9th at 6:00 pm at Mt. Hope AME Zion Church, 65 Lake Street, White Plains, NY.