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William Powers

Community Advisor

Bill Powers has been an active civic member for all of his adult life. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce and Chairman of the Peekskill St. Patrick's Parade Committee. Previously, he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce, Vice Chairman of Peekskill Celebration, and Vice Chairman of the Peekskill St. Patrick's Parade Committee. He currently runs his own public relations and TV production company, Powers PR Video. He is an Emmy-nominated TV producer, Telly Award winner, and Beacon Award winner. He is also a published writer and photographer and was selected as the 2007 Grand Marshal for the Peekskill St. Patrick's Parade. Professionally, he has held positions at the City of New Rochelle, Cablevision and the Chamber of Commerce, generally with a focus on public relations.

William Powers's Contributions

  1. Fox Lane HS 'Youth To Youth' Group Presents Year End Wrap Up

    Fox Lane HS 'Youth To Youth' Group Presents Year End Wrap Up

    BEDFORD, N.Y. -- Graduating seniors from Fox Lane High School will be the featured guest speakers at the June 8, Partners In Prevention meeting at the Mount Kisco Village Hall.Students will present “Youth to Youth 2016 Wrap-Up: Aspirations for the Future” and will explain why they joined the organization, discuss the challenges/successes of leading drug-amp-alcohol-free lifestyles, and ...

  2. Daisy Jopling Seeks Student Musicians For Fall Concert

    Daisy Jopling Seeks Student Musicians For Fall Concert

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Auditions have been announced for student musicians to perform with violinist Daisy Jopling at her September concert “Awakening” at the Paramount Hudson Valley in Peekskill.The concert is Saturday, Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale June 1.Musicians, 13 to 21, who play violin, viola, cello, double bass, flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, French horn, trumpet, ...

  3. Croton 'Drug Take Back Day' Receives Record Number Of Drugs

    Croton 'Drug Take Back Day' Receives Record Number Of Drugs

    CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- A record number of prescription drugs were turned in during the Croton Community Coalition's Semi-Annual Prescription Drug Take Back Day in Croton-on-Hudson.In addition to the unwanted, unused or expired prescriptions turned in during the event, Croton Police also turned over prescription drugs collected from the department's drop box. In total, 22 boxes of ...

  4. Mount Kisco Discusses E-Cigarette Culture

    Mount Kisco Discusses E-Cigarette Culture

    MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- Samantha Ortiz­Herard from The Mid­Hudson Prevention Resource Center will discuss vape culture at the Mount Kisco Partners in Prevention's monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 11. “Vaping and the use of e-­cigarettes is an evolving area of concern for parents, health care professionals and those on the front lines of fighting drug and alcohol addiction and ...

  5. Partners In Prevention Plans Heroin Forum in Mount Kisco

    Partners In Prevention Plans Heroin Forum in Mount Kisco

    MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- Partners in Prevention will present “The New Faces of Heroin” Wednesday, April 13 at 7 p.m. at Mount Kisco Village Hall.East House Director Brian Davidson at Fox Lane Middle School and Executive Director of Drug Crisis in Our Backyard Steve Salomone will be guest speakers.Brian Davidson will tell the story of his daughter’s addiction, recoveries, relapses and her ...

  6. Power Hour Exchange In Montrose Covers Heroin Addiction

    Power Hour Exchange In Montrose Covers Heroin Addiction

    MONTROSE, N.Y. -- The public will learn about the national epidemic of prescription drug misuse and heroin addiction at the “Power Hour Exchange: The New Face of Heroin Addiction” Wednesday, March 30 at Hendrick Hudson Free Library in Montrose.The free event will be a fast-paced, fact-packed, 60-minute exchange of information from experts on the four misused prescription medications, ...

  7. Peekskill BID Announces Board Of Directors

    Peekskill BID Announces Board Of Directors

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- The Peekskill Business Improvement District, has announced the results of the election of its board of directors and officers for 2016. Elected to the board are Frank Pugliese, representing property owners, and Roya Zarrehparvar, representing tenants in commercial spaces. Pugliese owns One N. Division St. and is a career fireman and contractor. Zarrehparvar is the ...

  8. Peekskill Celebrates St. Patrick's Day

    Peekskill Celebrates St. Patrick's Day

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Peekskill was all green over the weekend as it held its annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. St. Patricks Day in Peekskill included a parade featuring a grand marshal and several other events themed for the holiday.

  9. Peekskill Readies For St. Patrick's Day Parade, Grand Marshal's Pub Tour

    Peekskill Readies For St. Patrick's Day Parade, Grand Marshal's Pub Tour

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Grand Marshal Chef Stanley Rupinski and his aides will lead the 27th Annual Peekskill St. Patrick’s parade on Saturday, March 12. The parade steps off, rain or shine, at 3 p.m., from Assumption Church on Union Ave. and moves through Downtown Peekskill along South Street, Division Street, Main Street and James Street. The reviewing stand is on James Street. The dinner ...

  10. Three Winning Tickets Sold In Record $1.5B Powerball Jackpot

    Three Winning Tickets Sold In Record $1.5B Powerball Jackpot

    Tickets that matched the winning Powerball numbers in Wednesday night's record $1.5 billion jackpot were sold in three states.The names of the three winners have not yet materialized, but the tickets were sold in Florida, Tennessee and California, the Multi-State Lottery Association announced.Several $1 million tickets were sold in New York, officials said, including in the Hudson ...

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