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Barbara Nackman

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Barbara Livingston Nackman is a communications specialist and veteran news writer. As a public relations assistant with Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES in Yorktown, she oversees school communications for the Yorktown Central School District. Prior to this, Barbara was a reporter at The Journal News/Lohud.com for nearly two decades covering a variety of municipal beats from northern Westchester communities, to Putnam County government to regional real estate news. 

Barbara Nackman's Contributions

  1. Yorktown's Athletic Director Earns Don DeMatteo Service Award

    Yorktown's Athletic Director Earns Don DeMatteo Service Award

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Being more than just a "coach," is what earned Yorktown High School’s Athletic Director Fio Nardone the Don DeMatteo Service Award by the Section One Football Coaches Association.Nardone recently accepted the award in Pearl River during the annual regional football banquet for teams, players, and coaches.The award is named for Donald DeMatteo, who was a ...

  2. 'Hour Of Code' Teaches Yorktown Students More Than Computer Science

    'Hour Of Code' Teaches Yorktown Students More Than Computer Science

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Computer students from five Yorktown schools recently took part in a global initiative known as the “Hour of Code.”The brief introduction to computer science uses grade-appropriate lessons to teach the basics of programming and coding, which is the art of writing statements in a certain computer “language.”The ultimate goal, educators say, is to spark an interest in ...

  3. Yorktown High Football Team Donates To Support Connection

    Yorktown High Football Team Donates To Support Connection

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Players from the Yorktown High School football team recently paid a visit to the Triangle Center offices of Support Connection to give the organization a $2,500 check. The money was raised from the team's ticket and T-shirt sales from a fall game. The team annually organizes a fundraiser to help a local charity. This year the selection was Support Connection, a ...

  4. Farm Fest Takes Stage At Crompond School

    Farm Fest Takes Stage At Crompond School

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Farmers recently brought their bounties to Crompond School where third- and fourth-graders got to pour through vegetables, taste smoothies and debut a "pollination garden."The second annual Farm Fest in October is part of the school's Farm-to-School Month starring the school’s ever-growing garden. It highlights an outdoor experience for the students who learn ...

  5. Hudson Valley Celebrates Halloween With Killer Costumes

    Hudson Valley Celebrates Halloween With Killer Costumes

    It was quite the spooky day in the Hudson Valley Monday as Halloween saw the streets filled with ghosts, vampires, monsters and demons.Helping to keep the peace in Elmsford was Batman, who showed up at the school's Halloween Parade looking suspiciously like Superintendent Joseph Ricca.The superintendent promised students from  Alice E. Grady Elementary School and the Carl L. Dixson ...

  6. Yorktown Police Start Law Enforcement Club At High School

    Yorktown Police Start Law Enforcement Club At High School

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Yorktown High School students and the Yorktown Police Department are forming a new relationship initiated by the police in an effort to have a better relationship with area youth.The department organized a law enforcement club at the school, the first one of its kind in the community, to provide students with the opportunity to learn about forensics, fingerprinting, ...

  7. Yorktown Schools Gain National Notice For 'Character' Education

    Yorktown Schools Gain National Notice For 'Character' Education

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- The emphasis on character education in the Yorktown Central District garnered national recognition this past weekend in the nation's capital.Yorktown received the National Character Award at the 23rd National Forum on Character Education in Washington, D.C.The District joins four public school districts in the country, and is the first in Westchester County, to receive ...

  8. Yorktown Schools Show Off Renovated Tennis Courts

    Yorktown Schools Show Off Renovated Tennis Courts

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The tennis courts at Yorktown High School are back in use after getting some grand slam upgrades over the summer.Gone are the cracks and the worn-out lines. The four courts even got some new web fencing with ventilation windows.Money for the renovations came from the 2015-2016 general operating budget.The girls varsity tennis season has begun and their coach, Roger ...

  9. Yorktown Foundation Announces $39K In Grant Awards

    Yorktown Foundation Announces $39K In Grant Awards

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- The Yorktown Central School District is once again getting a financial boost from its Foundation for Excellence in Yorktown Education. The nonprofit announced recently that it had funded 22 grants in the district totaling $39,335 for the 2015-2016 school year. It is the largest pool of grants given out since the foundation was created in 1993.The check was presented at ...

  10. Yorktown School Pool Boasts New $20K Electronic Scoreboard

    Yorktown School Pool Boasts New $20K Electronic Scoreboard

    YORKTOWN, N. Y. -- Yorktown high school and middle school student swimmers now have a new $20,000 scoreboard to go with the upgraded pool at Mildred E. Strang Middle School.The new scoreboard, unveiled recently, was made possible through grant money. In addition to being used by Yorktown High School and middle school swimmers, the pool hosts a variety of competitions and meets, drawing ...

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