MOUNT PLEASANT, N.Y. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Mount Pleasant and Valhalla last week:
- A former nanny and career teacher, Lisa DeRienzo of Mount Pleasant has created a website that connects professionals with families looking for the perfect nanny and tutors.
- The New York Medical College and the Mount Pleasant Public Library will present an evening with author Steven Pressman at the College’s Skyline Auditorium on Monday, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m.
- In light of the death by suicide of Robin Williams, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino took the chance to remind residents of the resources available to them.
- Students in grades three through eight in New York state saw slightly improved math scores on Common Core testing, while English and Language Arts scores remained mostly flat, according to Education Week.