Training the Body, Mind and Spirit in the River Towns for Over 20 Years 

In 1997, Grand Master Sung Keun Yoo opened a small, second floor martial arts studio on North Broadway in Tarrytown. After ten years, with his business growing, Yoo was looking to move to a ground floor... Read more »

Critically-Acclaimed “Sleepy Hollow Experience” Comes to Washington Irving’s Sunnyside 

With the 200th anniversary of Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” approaching, this fall season promises to offer a wide-range of activities and events to help celebrate the Legend. Perhaps none will... Read more »

Baby, It’s Cold Inside: My Trip Inside a Cryotherapy Chamber

It was one of those hot, sticky, 90-degree-plus New York mid-August days, and I was freezing. Literally. In fact, I was subjecting myself to -300° Fahrenheit to see what all the fuss is... Read more »

Community Raises Over $14,000 for Diner Staff After Fire 

Following a devastating fire that destroyed the Landmark Diner on the Briarcliff Manor-Ossining border, a local, community-based organization galvanized our neighbors to raise over $14,000 for the families of the diner staff.  Since the August 22 fire, the... Read more »

Museum-Quality Art Exhibit by Local Seniors  

It was one of those dreary, rainy late-spring days when a colleague and I pulled up to Kendal-on-Hudson, a senior living community in Sleepy Hollow. I had received an email from one... Read more »

The Supermen and Clark Kents of the River Towns

  We all know how Clark Kent, the mild-mannered reporter for the Daily Planet, would transform into Superman to fight crime and keep the citizens of Metropolis safe. Although we don’t have... Read more »

$750K in Hudson River Recreation Grants for Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow 

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has earmarked $1.1 million in grants to be used to increase storm resiliency and for recreation projects along the Hudson River, including $750,000 for projects along the Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown... Read more »

Briarcliff Mayor Reaches Out to DOT about Conditions of Route 9A

The following letter was sent by Briarcliff Manor Mayor Steven Vescio to New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Marie Therese Dominguez on Monday, July 8. Included with the letter were over... Read more »

Briarcliff Resident’s BBQ Sauce Wins International Crown

Briarcliff resident Michael Vincent and his partner David Mundis had been trying to create the perfect BBQ sauce since their college days at Colgate. In 2014, they entered their ThunderSnout Classic Red... Read more »

Golf Course Property Tax Bill Is Not Likely to Pass

Legislation meant to allow higher tax rates on New York golf courses looks as though it will come up short this year. Still, the lawmakers behind it vow to try again with a... Read more »