Pearl River Week in Review: Pearl River Day Draws a Crowd, Team KJ Fights Huntington's Disease

The Walk Now to End Alzheimer's also drew out volunteers from Pearl River Sunday morning as part of a busy weekend in town.

Crowds packed Central Avenue for Pearl River Day Saturday, and that was just part of a busy week on Pearl River Patch.

Take a look back at some of the stories we brought you.

  • We covered Pearl River Day from planning to entertainment to pictures and video from the event itself. The rain managed to stay away just long enough and the streams of people coming through lasted most of the event.
  • Team KJ organized the Mickey Sullivan Duathlon Sunday in Pearl River. Carol Dyer shared her pictures from the fundraising event. 
  • Local families prepared to participate in the Walk Now to End Alzheimer's, including Team Babby and Team O'Grady. 
  • The New York Police Department's baseball team donated its time for a baseball clinic at the South Orangetown Little League fields to benefit Autism Speaks. 
  • Pearl River High School seniors Annette Krysiewicz, Jeremy Rosen and Erin Shortell were named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists.
  • Pearl River High School students headed to Piermont Pier for 10th anniversary of "A Day In The Life Of The Hudson River."
  • State Senator David Carlucci announced a five-point jobs plan at Nice-Pak, Inc. in Orangeburg. 
  • Carlucci also celebrated the signing of Lauren's Law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, designed to make it easier to sign up to be an organ donor in New York, with Lauren Shields and her family.
  • The Orangetown Council continued to debate . 
  • Orangetown Supervisor Andy Stewart chose Jeff Vencik of Haverstraw to be Orangetown's new director of finance. 
  • For the latest in Pearl River sports, click here for weekend highlights and upcoming schedules. 
  • The Pearl River girls cross country team won a three-team meet with Nanuet and Clarkstown South, then added another title at the Fordham Prep Developmental Meet. Junior Kelly Hayes finished first overall in both. 
  • The Pearl River boys cross country team also beat Nanuet and Clarkstown South in the wet conditions at Pearl River Middle School. 
  • The , at home Thursday. 


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