Van Cortlandt seniors sing to celebrate America’s birthday


Senior citizens in Cheryl Warfield's singing class rehearse 'I Have A Dream' at the JASA Van Cortlandt Senior for an upcoming performance on Independence Day.

Paul Birnbaum was a schoolboy when the line “under God” was added to the Pledge of Allegiance in 1954. He also remembers when Alaska and Hawaii were added to the United States of America five years later.

That’s just a sample of the history lessons Birnbaum plans to share at the JASA Van Cortlandt Senior Center’s upcoming Concert in Celebration of Independence Day. For these melodious senior citizens, where there is music, there also is history. Not only will they share their knowledge of classic tunes, but of the past as well.  ... Read More

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