Letter to the Editor: Lack of Affordable Housing in Peekskill

Dear Editor, It’s difficult to find a reasonably-priced apartment in Peekskill if you make $40,000 or $50,000. That isn’t right. A healthy mix of housing is critical for Peekskill to […] Read more »

Letter to the Editor Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

To the editor: What an exciting time to celebrate…100 years ago women won the right to vote in the United States. Two years ago, I visited Seneca Falls, New York, […] Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Rep. Nita Lowey Champions House Legislation Against Drilling off New York

Once again, Representative Nita Lowey made it clear that she’s a woman of the people! As Chairwoman of the Appropriations Committee, she led the U.S. House of Representatives to pass […] Read more »

Quick Q&A with Dan the Kayak Man 

  What is the technique for kayaking – does it require lessons?   There are different styles of paddling: recreational, white water, sea kayaking, to name a few. Lessons are a very good idea. I […] Read more »

Local Authors, Local Books: Thomas F. Comiskey’s “The East Village Mafia” 

  Thomas Comiskey of Scarborough had a 33-year career as an attorney at the New York City Department of Investigation. From 1953–1990 he lived on East 14th Street, at the northern boundary of Manhattan’s East Village.   Fascinated […] Read more »

Irvington Class of 2020 Feted with Drive-Through Celebration 

A graduation video features highlights from the car parade, prerecorded speeches, and each graduate’s picture. Photo courtesy Irvington Union Free School District  Dressed in their caps and gowns, members of Irvington High School’s Class of […] Read more »

Rallying the River Towns

  Not since the ‘60s has America seen social activism as impassioned, determined, and perpetual as we have witnessed these past historic weeks.   That tumultuous era’s unrest was to protest […] Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Congress Should Pass Emergency Funding to Fight COVID-19 Globally

Although the third emergency supplemental package includes $2 trillion, less than 1% of the total package was earmarked to fight COVID-19 globally. The United States’ lack of international response will […] Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Sandy Galef on Tobacco Legislation

To the Editor, While so many of our health efforts this year have been focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, I wanted to bring your attention to some important new health […] Read more »

Letter to the Editor: BOE Needs to Address Election Issues

Letter to the Editor: Too much is at stake in the next few months leading up to the November 3 Presidential election.  We don’t want to repeat the Board of […] Read more »