The 411: Nicknamed “A village between Two Rivers,” the 6.7-square-mile village of Briarcliff Manor offers residents a small-town feel while being only 15 miles from White Plains. Briarcliff’s award-winning school district ranked 94th nationally among public schools and 301st in Newsweek’s Top 1200 High Schools in 2008. Briarcliff Manor is also home to one of Pace University’s campuses. Its downtown area, which runs perpendicular to Pleasantville Roadis lined with adorable fashion boutiques like March and Wondrous Things, gift shops, and fine restaurants such as Patio, Amalfi Restaurant, and Yama Sushi. Perhaps Briarcliff’s biggest claim to fame is its renowned Trump National Golf Club. In addition to its award-winning course, the club offers swimming and tennis courts.
Population: 7,696 Size: 6.7 square miles Median Home Sales Price: $942,450 (Westchester County Median: $725,000) Average Property Taxes: $20,121
Famous Residents (Past and Present): Author James Patterson, philanthropist Brooke Astor Median Income Household: $133,272 (Westchester County Median: $77,856) Family: $157,607 (Westchester County Median: $105,300)
Ethnic Composition 90.7% Caucasian 5.4% Asian 2.2% Other 1.7% African American 3.1% Hispanic or Latino of any race (i.e., already counted in another category above)
Crime* *Sperling's Best Places Crime Index, based on 1 (best) through 10 (worst):
Violent Crime: 1 (Westchester Average: 2 National Average: 3) Property Crime: 2 (Westchester Average: 3 National Average: 3) FBI Uniform Crime Index (2006):
Number of violent crimes: 2 Murder: 0 Rape: 0 Robbery: Assault: 2 Burglary: 8 Property Crimes: 51
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Young Artists, an annual program for local student artists in its 32nd year, gives aspiring artists an opportunity to participate in all aspects of a museum exhibition at the Katonah Museum of Art. The exhibition features artwork by more than 400 local high school seniors from more than 40 high schools in Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, and Fairfield counties (see addendum for list of...
From the first day, students are fully immersed in the Italian language and culture. Individual students’ requirements are met in a classroom of free expression and differentiated learning. Students are encouraged to audit the first lesson of one or more courses to better determine their proficiency level.
Winter Session: Monday, December 1 – Saturday, March 7; (10...
Immerse your children in Italian song, rhyme, movement, and stories with a themed craft activity culminating each lesson. Our experienced teacher implements her own curriculum and songs,and has been teaching young children since 2008. Children learn in an age-appropriate, nurturing setting utilizing fun props. Vocabulary lists of childhood topics are provided each session for non-Italian...
Room to Read is a global organization dedicated to promoting and enabling education through programs focused on literacy and gender equality in education. Find out their opportunities for teens to make a difference, plus meet YA author Annabel Monaghan with her books about math whiz Digit who gets recruited by the FBI for her code-breaking and hacking skills. 10% of the proceeds of all books...
Civil War Speakers Series: "The Southern War Against the Confederacy: Unionism in the Southern States" with Civil War scholar and educator John Jorgensen. Presented by the Daniel Sickles Civil War Round Table at the White Plains Historical Society.
Students are grouped by age and ability level in this full immersion enrichment class. The program is designed to allow students to acquire an understanding and develop basic communication skills in
the Italian language, while exploring its culture by engaging directly in interactive learning. They will follow a routine that is meant to reinforce what they have previously acquired and...
Adult Dance Program
Winter Session Begins on Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Open Adult classes are appropriate for previously experienced dancers looking to sharpen their technique
Fun and engaging classes offered in a non-competitive and supportive atmosphere.
Beginner Workshop is perfect for new dancers as well.
Great classes to get back into shape!
8 Weeks of Modern Dance -...
This event occurs weekly, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
September 15, 2014 - May 20, 2015
Monday & Friday Mornings: 9:15am-12:00pm
Tuesday & Wednesday afternoons: 11:45am-2:30pm
To register or for more information call (914) 967-0700. Offered by semester. Fees vary.
Half day creative arts immersion program designed specifically for the Pre-K child to explore the arts while developing cognitive, social,...
Every Wednesday night, more than 70 Westchester area restaurants show their appreciation for those who volunteer in the community by offering 20% off your dinner check. (Holidays and alcohol portion excluded). Full list of participating restaurants may be found at ThankYouForCaring.com
Volunteers must show their ThankYouForCaring cards, which are free to any not-for-profit for their...
Come Explore a World Created out of LEGO(R) Bricks!
February 28th and March 1st
March 7th and 8th
Limited Timed Entry Tickets Now on Sale! $5 ages 3 and Up
For tickets and information visit http://larchmontbrickfest.org/
Last year this fun family event sold out!
This 300 square foot display will entertain people of all ages! Along...