Let’s face it—everyone likes being a know-it-all. Arm yourself with knowledge and find out what’s happening this week in White Plains.
Customers Call For Good Humor Joe Memorial
Former customers of beloved Good Humor Man Joe Villardi, who died on June 12, are calling on Good Humor’s parent company, Unilever, and local officials to memorialize the ice cream man by erecting a monument or naming a local street or park after him.
Click here for all our coverage on the man who served the city frozen treats for 66 years.
Check out the “We Love Joe the Good Humor Man!” Facebook page to see what ideas are being thrown around and tell us in the comments how you think Villardi should be remembered.
White Plains Merrill Lynch Advisor Name in Barron’s Top 100
Judith Werbitt, a financial advisor at Merrill Lynch’s White Plains office, was recently placed on the Barron’s “Top 100 Women Financial Advisors 2012" ranking at 58th on the list.
School Board Leaders Stay the Same, New Member Takes Oath
Rose Lovitch, the White Plains Board of Education’s newest member, took her first oath of office at the July 2 meeting of the White Plains Board of Education. Click to read more about Lovitch in our story.
At the meeting, the board voted to re-elect and Charlie Norris as president and vice president of the board, respectively.
Unsigned Artists to Shine at “Unfiltered”
will showcase the talent of unsigned artists to benefit the New York Blaze Athletic Club in White Plains. Tickets are $20 and the show starts at 8 p.m.
Proceeds go toward helping the non-profit keep young male teenagers out of trouble and focused on bettering themselves. Click for details.
School Board Expands Finance/Audit Committee Membership
The White Plains Board of Education is looking for a new member to join the district’s Finance and Audit Committee, boosting citizen participation to three members.
The committee, which formerly had only two citizens participating, also includes three members or ex-officio members of the school board; the superintendent; assistant for business; and the district’s school business administrator/treasurer.
Financial, accounting or auditing experience is necessary for applicants, who will attend monthly meetings from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 5 Homeside Ln. Committee members cannot be school district employees; have provided goods or services to the district within the last two years; have a direct interest; or be related to a principal in any company providing goods and services to the district.
Applications for the term—which is from Oct. 1 to June 30, 2013—should be sent to the White Plains School District Clerk, 5 Homeside Ln, White Plains NY 10605 by Sept. 12. The committee will interview candidates.