Irvington Resident Joins Phelps Hospital Staff

Dr. Mark Herceg, a neuropsychologist specializing in brain injury and concussion, has joined Phelps Hospital in Sleepy Hollow. Formerly, Dr. Herceg, was the Commissioner of Mental Health for Westchester County, from 2015 to 2017.... Read more »
Latimer and Gumina

Friends of Rockefeller State Park Preserve’s George Gumina Receives Inaugural Golden Apple Award

Westchester County Executive George Latimer honored the achievements of George F. Gumina, Founder of the Friends of Rockefeller State Park Preserve at the 36th Annual Senior Citizens Hall of Fame.  The Pocantico... Read more »

Bill Goetz: Longtime Volunteer Briarcliff Manor Firefighter

A longtime Briarcliff Manor resident who volunteered for the fire department and was chief engineer at the Edith Macy Girl Scout Center has died. William (Bill) Eugene Goetz of Brackney, PA passed... Read more »
Beauty and the Beast WPPAC

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Coming to White Plains Performing Arts Center

Step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic Disney’s Beauty and the Beast as the White Plains Performing Arts Center (WPPAC) proudly announces the cast for the dazzling holiday production playing... Read more »
Regeneron, STEM, Day for Doing Good

Regeneron Day for Doing Good

In a recent conversation with the River Journal, Congresswoman Nita Lowey discussed a STEM event she attended at Regeneron headquarters in Tarrytown. The event was part of Regeneron’s annual “Girls Inc” initiative.... Read more »

Ossining Town Board Hears Community Feedback on Project Forward

A grant-funded consultant hired by the Town of Ossining presented the results of a community survey to the Town Board on November 7th, a first step in the latest examination into further... Read more »
Sleepy Hollow Middle School Veterans Flags

Sleepy Hollow Students Honors Veterans

Sleepy Hollow Middle School students showed their support for the men and women who have served our nation by installing 400 American flags on the middle/high school lawn. Students gathered on November... Read more »

Congresswoman Lowey Speaks to River Journal

On November 6, Congress-woman Nita Lowey won a 16th term to the US Congress representing New York’s 17th District, which covers parts of Westchester and Rockland Counties. Following her re-election to the... Read more »
Tarrytown Music Hall Arts Academy

Music Hall Academy of Arts Brings Theater to Life for Kids

Last year, The Tarrytown Music Hall Executive Director, Björn Olsson, had an idea to create an academy that would teach kids about the theater. Not just as a way to train budding... Read more »
Reindeer Wondrous Things

Happy Holidays from the River Journal

Although this is the 21st year that the River Journal is celebrating the holidays with our friends in the River Towns, it’s my first year as the owner. I wanted to take... Read more »