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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. 

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  1. Yorktown School District Reduces Tax Levy On Upcoming Budget

    Yorktown School District Reduces Tax Levy On Upcoming Budget

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- The Yorktown Central School District Board of Education announced Monday night that it will reduce the tax levy increase to zero percent for the 2016-2017 school year budget. The previous estimated tax rate increase of 0.26 percent was lowered because of additional state aid receipts and a recent positive evaluation of the school district's financial ...

  2. Yorktown High School Orchestra Earns Highest Rating

    Yorktown High School Orchestra Earns Highest Rating

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N. Y. -- Yorktown High School's Concert Orchestra is celebrating a "superior" rating earned at the Rhythms International Festival last month in Washington D.C.The 56-member orchestra performed performed “Serenade for Strings” by Tchaikovsky and “Perseus” by Soon Hee Newbold at the festival. The rating is the highest possible, school officials said.“This group ...

  3. Yorktown Schools Celebrate Banner Year For Student Scientists

    Yorktown Schools Celebrate Banner Year For Student Scientists

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- A record number of Yorktown students have participated in a prestigious science fair this year, school officials said.More than 30 students from the Yorktown High School’s Science Research Program presented their projects and findings at the recent Westchester Science & Engineering Fair.The fair brings together more than 500 students from dozens of high schools in ...

  4. Yorktown Senior Michael Rothman Commits To Manhattanville Baseball

    Yorktown Senior Michael Rothman Commits To Manhattanville Baseball

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. – Yorktown High School senior Michael Rothman signed a letter of intent with Manhattanville College and plans to play baseball there next season on an academic scholarship.His future plans include majoring in business management, but first helping the team 'win a league championship and then a section championship.'Rothman's come a long way, being born in Moscow ...

  5. Yorktown HS Students Receive Certificate Of Distinction For Math Contest

    Yorktown HS Students Receive Certificate Of Distinction For Math Contest

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Yorktown High School freshman Eric Lu and Kenny Zhang recently received certificates of distinction for their superior performance on the American Mathematics Contest. This qualifies them to compete in the American Invitational Mathematics Examination, in April. The competitions -- which involve students from around the country -- are organized by the ...

  6. Yorktown Schools Hold Veterans Ceremony For Purple Heart Recipient

    Yorktown Schools Hold Veterans Ceremony For Purple Heart Recipient

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- The students of Mildred E. Strang Middle School honored Purple Heart recipient Eugene Lang at a ceremony on March 3. “It was such a great honor to bring Sgt. Lang to our schools and to recognize his dedicated service to our nation," said Dr. Ralph Napolitano, superintendent of Yorktown schools. "As a longtime Yorktown resident, he is a local treasure and a ...

  7. Yorktown HS Student Hannah Fischer Wins 3rd Place In Art Contest

    Yorktown HS Student Hannah Fischer Wins 3rd Place In Art Contest

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Yorktown High School sophomore Hannah Fischer won third place in the 2015-16 eSchoolData Login Page art contest. Contestants were asked to submit creative works centered around a theme of art in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. “The point was to show how STEM and art are intertwined,” Hannah said.She was nominated by her art teacher Benedetta ...

  8. Yorktown Girls Basketball Team Wins Sportsmanship Award

    Yorktown Girls Basketball Team Wins Sportsmanship Award

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- The Yorktown High School Girls Varsity Basketball team was honored with the third annual Bill Glassman Memorial Sportsmanship Award. The award, given out by Section One Girls Basketball Coaches Association, is selected by a committee of coaches and members, recognizes a team’s fine sportsmanship in the game of basketball. Glassman was a former girls basketball coach ...

  9. Yorktown Students Celebrate 100th School Day

    Yorktown Students Celebrate 100th School Day

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Yorktown schools had students make crafts and collect items as they celebrated the 100th day of school.At Mohansic Elementary School, students made paper crowns that were decorated with the number 100. And the students spent weeks getting a perspective on the concept of 100. They rolled in gym class 100 times, learned to count by tens and colored in this first number ...

  10. Yorktown Schools Named 'District Of Character'

    Yorktown Schools Named 'District Of Character'

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. --The Yorktown Central School District has been selected as a New York State School District of Character for 2016. This prestigious award recognizes the district’s ongoing emphasis on and commitment to character education. Yorktown CSD is the only district in New York State to receive this designation since the initiation of the award in early 2000, said the reviewing ...

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