An Open Letter to Our Colleagues in Local Media

I sent the below letter to the editor of a local monthly publication here in the River Towns who had sent an email to his readers telling them they weren’t printing this... Read more »

NY State Budget – Protecting New Yorkers’ Health And Values & Combating The Coronavirus Pandemic

The Senate Majority passed the 2020-2021 State Budget that addresses the needs of New York residents and businesses, especially in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Despite the anticipated long-term economic problems... Read more »

Update from Senator Stewart-Cousins: State and Federal Action on the Coronavirus Pandemic

Dear Friend, As New York moves forward on “PAUSE” in an effort to combat the spread of coronavirus, I am working closely with my colleagues in government to address this crisis. I... Read more »

Update from Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins – March 24

Dear Friend, As our state continues to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, I am working closely with my colleagues in government to address this crisis. I also want to keep you informed... Read more »

Streaming Music to Pass Your Time this Weekend

As many of us finish up our first full week or more at home, its time to rethink what’s usually the best part of the week: the weekend. Though we can’t go out... Read more »

From The Peekskill School Superintendent: In English and En Espanol

Dear Peekskill City School District Families, The health and safety of our students, staff and families is of the utmost importance to the Peekskill City School District. This morning, nearly all of... Read more »

New Business Spotlight – Chelsea at Greenburgh

There are many businesses in the River Towns that have been part of the fabric of our community for many years and that we see contributing to make a difference every day.... Read more »

Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Student Art and Essay Contest

Sleepy Hollow Middle School art students utilized art as a visual language when they created original pieces that reflected and honored the life of Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Andrea Harrison’s art... Read more »

Town of Ossining Kicks Off Food Scrap Recycling Program

Ossining Joins 20 Other Communities across Westchester Already Composting On February 24, the Town of Ossining officially kicked off a food scrap recycling program for residents of the town – including the... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Best Practices in Certification Of Voting Machines.

Editor, River Journal: The Westchester County Board of Elections (BOE) is considering the purchase of new voting machines before the 2020 elections. Unfortunately, the County is limited to considering machines that have... Read more »