Around Town (Photos)

NEW NAME, NEW SIGN — The Desmond-Fish Library in Garrison unveiled a reflective welcome sign on April 16 that adds the word “public” to its name. Shown from left are Board Vice President Bob Culp, Library Director Jen McCreery, Children’s Librarian Lucille Merry and Board President Anita Prentice. (Photo by Karen Thompson)

STUDENT HONORED — Ashley Haines, a senior at Haldane High School, was among the honorees at the 34th annual Youth Awards Dinner on April 11 presented by the Putnam County Youth Board and the Putnam County Youth Bureau. She is shown with Haldane superintendent Philip Benante and high school principal Julia Sniffen. Haines, who will attend Villanova University in the fall to study communications, is the founder of the Cold Spring Breast Cancer Walk, which has raised more than $23,000 for research since 2017. Sixteen other students from Carmel, Mahopac, Brewster and Putnam Valley high schools were also recognized. (Photo provided)

ROBOT WHIZ — During an open house that was part of the Art Industry Media weekend in Peekskill on April 13 and 14 organized by the Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce, a young driver maneuvers a robot with guidance from a member of Peekskill High School robotics club. (Photos by Ross Corsair)