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Hawthorne

The 411: Hawthorne, an unincorporated hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) located in the Town of Mount Pleasant, is a middle-of-the-road kind of place—literally. Situated smack-dab in the center of Westchester County, it is blessed with an enviable location, great access, nearby parks, restaurants, and shopping, a close-knit community, and more affordable housing than some of its neighboring towns. Originally known as Hammond’s Mills, the hamlet changed its name to Unionville after the Revolutionary War. By the late 19th century, Unionville, previously a farming community, had been subdivided into small parcels of land. In 1901, Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, daughter of author Nathaniel Hawthorne, founded Rosary Hill Home, to care for terminally ill cancer patients, in neighboring Thornwood, where it still operates. In her honor, Unionville was rechristened Hawthorne. The hamlet is sandwiched between Thornwood and Valhalla and bisected by the Sprain Brook Parkway. Just to the west lies Route 9A (Saw Mill River Road) and its main north-south thoroughfare is Route 141 (Commerce Street), which houses a number of small businesses and restaurants and runs parallel to the Metro-North train tracks.

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Wainwright House

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The Biggest Job® Workshops are a compilation of the family program at The Hyde Schools. The workshops are designed to help those committed to the pursuit of personal and family excellence. This takes work and time. But there are three things we know about this commitment to exceptional parenting: It is hard It is doable It is never too late No matter what we...

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Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Feb 26, 2015 - Mar 7, 2015 @ 10:30 AM

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Movie Screening: The Green Prince

JCC of Mid-Westchester

Feb 26, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

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Movie Screening and Discussion: The Green Prince

JCC of Mid-Westchester

Feb 26, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

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Cooking Class - HOMEMADE CAVATELLI

Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Feb 26, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

Our cooking classes are a combination of hands-on and demonstration classes held in our state-of-the-art professional kitchen. You’ll dive into cooking with personalized instruction from one of our experienced chef instructors. You will also observe the chef prepare other dishes with a lot of clear explanations, and create a meal that you’ll sit down to enjoy with a glass of...

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PURCHASE COLLEGE PRESENTS AN EVENING WITH ACCLAIMED AUTHOR BEN LERNER

Neuberger Museum Study at Purchase College

Feb 26, 2015 @ 4:30 PM

The Purchase College, SUNY, School of Humanities will present An Evening with Ben Lerner: A Lecture, Reading, and Conversation on Thursday, February 26, 2015, from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. The event—which is free and open to the public—will take place in the Neuberger Museum Study at Purchase College (735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY). A poet, novelist,...

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