New & Noteworthy: Master Wood Workers are a Family Affair

Founded in 1928 as a Wood & Barrel company, Westchester Wood Care & Finish has evolved into one of the premier wood restoration companies in New York state. And now […] Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Support for Mondaire Jones

I would like to thank former United States Congressman Mondaire Jones for endorsing George Latimer for Congress and highlighting a major reason for doing so: George’s support of Israel.  Congressman […] Read more »

Sleepy Hollow’s Second Annual Music Technology Showcase

Sleepy Hollow High School is set to host the Sleepy Hollow Music Technology Showcase on Tuesday, June 11 in the Kusel Auditorium Stage.  The concert will begin at 7 p.m. […] Read more »

Historic Hudson Valley Unveils Groundbreaking Interactive Graphic Novel: ‘Kofi’s Fire’

The Sleepy Hollow-based education non-profit Historic Hudson Valley is launching Kofi’s Fire, an interactive graphic novel based on the true story of the “New York Conspiracy of 1741” and Kofi, […] Read more »

Letter to the Editor: NYC Congestion Pricing – A Commentary

NYC Congestion Pricing public hearings and receipt of emails/letters ended on March 11, 2024. The plan is poorly conceived and untenable as proposed.  In fact, the Transit Workers Union, with […] Read more »

Shop Talk: From Working in the Kitchen to Running Her Own

Nearly 20 years ago, Mayra Caguano was working in the kitchen of one of Westchester County’s most iconic restaurants, Peter Pratt’s Inn. She was asked by the inn’s then-owners, Craig […] Read more »

Peekskill Youth Mentoring Program Preventing Violence, Fostering Career Goals Funded with $50K from Harckham

New York State Senator Pete Harckham was a special guest at a recent dinner prepared and served by the youths graduating from violence prevention and mentoring program that was funded […] Read more »

Scholar Athlete of the Month: Irvington’s Marcus Canton Leads On and Off the Football Field

River Journal caught up with Irvington High School senior Marcus Canton, a standout athlete on the varsity football, basketball and track teams, who was selected as a nominee for the […] Read more »

New & Noteworthy: Pilates Loft Elevates the Fitness Experience

If you’re like us, once the weather turns colder our inclination is to spend more time indoors, which usually means more time at home being a proverbial couch potato. In […] Read more »

Scholar Athlete of the Month: Ossining’s Anthony Lofaro has the Heart of a Giant

River Journal caught up with Ossining High School senior Anthony Lofaro, a standout athlete on both the varsity wrestling and football teams, who was selected as a nominee for the […] Read more »