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August 12, 2020 Photo of the Week & Events Coming Up PDF Print Email

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Beautiful flowers. Photo by N.Bower

Aug. 12, 2020: Below is information about upcoming and ongoing events. If you would like to be included, please send event information to CLOAKING

Upcoming Events

Aug. 19, 2020: On Wednesday, August 19th from 10:30am-11:30am, Gramatan Village will present in conjunction with New York-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital a virtual workshop on Falls Prevention led by licensed physical therapist Grace Kulinski. This event is free and open to the public. To register for the workshop, please call Gramatan Village at (914) 337-1338 or click here.

Aug. 21, 2020: On Friday, Aug. 21, from 10:30 am-11:30 am, Gramatan Village is hosting a fun National Senior Citizens Day Celebration for all seniors throughout Westchester County. The celebration will include three special guests: County Executive George Latimer, Bronxville Mayor Mary Marvin, and State Senator Shelley B. Mayer. Participants will have the opportunity to chat with our elected officials and each other as we make new friends and celebrate decades of life. This Zoom event is free and open to the public. All are welcome. Click here to register for this lively celebration or call Gramatan Village at (914) 337-1338.

Events in Later Months

October: Due to the continuing uncertainty of the COVID-19 situation, The Counseling Center is canceling its 2020 benefit, scheduled for October 17. They are instead hosting a lively, interactive online event in October with opportunities to support the work of The Counseling Center. Details will follow. A grand in-person 49/50th Anniversary Benefit with special honorees is scheduled for May 7, 2021, at the Bronxville Field Club.

October 6, 2020: The Community Fund Annual Golf Outing. For more information, contact Amy Korb, Executive Director, The Community Fund of Bronxville, Eastchester, and Tuckahoe at 914.337.8808.

October 15, 2020: Senior Citizens Council 50th Anniversary Benefit 

November 7, 2020: Take Back Day.  In the meantime, you can bring paper for shredding (up to four boxes), electronic waste, and other hazardous waste to the Household Materials Recovery Facility (H-MRF), 15 Woods Road, Valhalla. For details on what is accepted and to make an appointment, call 914-813-5400 or click here.

May, 2021: Gramatan Village May Magic Event

 

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Bronxville Overview

Bronxville Overview

Bronxville is a quaint village (one square mile) located just 16 miles north of midtown Manhattan (roughly 30 minutes on the train) and has a population of approximately 6,500. It is known as a premier community with an excellent public school (K-12) and easy access to Manhattan. Bronxville offers many amenities including an attractive business district, a hospital (Lawrence Hospital), public paddle and tennis courts, fine dining at local restaurants, two private country clubs and a community library.

While the earliest settlers of Bronxville date back to the first half of the 18th century, the history of the modern suburb of Bronxville began in 1890 when William Van Duzer Lawrence purchased a farm and commissioned the architect, William A. Bates, to design a planned community of houses for well-known artists and professionals that became a thriving art colony. This community, now called Lawrence Park, is listed on the National register of Historic Places and many of the homes still have artists’ studios. A neighborhood association within Lawrence Park called “The Hilltop Association” keeps this heritage alive with art shows and other events for neighbors.

Bronxville offers many charming neighborhoods as well as a variety of living options for residents including single family homes, town houses, cooperatives and condominiums. One of the chief benefits of living in “the village” is that your children can attend the Bronxville School.

The Bronxville postal zone (10708, known as “Bronxville PO”) includes the village of Bronxville as well as the Chester Heights section of Eastchester, parts of Tuckahoe and the Lawrence Park West, Cedar Knolls, Armour Villa and Longvale sections of Yonkers. Many of these areas have their own distinct character. For instance, the Armour Villa section has many historic homes and even has its own newsletter called “The Villa Voice” which reports on neighborhood news.

Bronxville Village Government Directory

Village of Bronxville Administrative Offices
337-6500
Open 9:00am - 4pm excluding holidays and weekends


Bronxville Police Department
337-0500
Open 24 hours


Bronxville Parking Violations
337-2024
Open 9:00am - 4pm excluding holidays and weekends


Bronxville Fire Deparment
793-6400


 
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