Did You Know? – Inspired by Washington Irving

200 years ago, Washington Irving’s The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., was published serially over the course of 13 months, between 1819 and 1820 – and changed the course of American culture. The Sketch Book, as it... Read more »

BMS Engineering Club Takes 1st and 2nd Place at Rube Goldberg Machine Contest 

The Briarcliff Middle School Engineering Club again participated in the Rube Goldberg Machine Contest held at White Plains High School on March 31. The contest enables students of all ages to compete through the machines they have imagined, designed and created... Read more »

ArtsWestchester’s ArtsBash Set for May 16 Featuring More than 20 Top Chefs

ArtsWestchester’s is bringing together chefs from more than 20 top area restaurants for an evening of food, fun and art including Chef David DiBari, Restaurateur John Crabtree, and “Restaurant Hunter” Rob Petrone... Read more »

Sleepy Hollow Sprint Triathlon Scheduled for June 16

Proceeds Benefit Sleepy Hollow Teen Travel Camp The Sleepy Hollow Sprint Triathlon, presented by Edge-on-Hudson, has earned a loyal following among triathletes and weekend warriors since its inception more than 10 years... Read more »

Briarcliff Manor to Host First Sip and Shop Event on May 9

On May 9th, the Briarcliff Manor Chamber of Commerce will host their first annual Sip and Shop. This new event was the brainchild of Chamber Marketing Manager Merrie Satran. We asked Merrie... Read more »
Synchronicity, Pit Stop Players

From Irvington School Band to Broadway and Beyond

When Garah and Greg Landes were growing up in Irvington, performing on Broadway and Lincoln Center were far from their thoughts. They were just kids attending the Main Street School and eventually,... Read more »
Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley

Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley Makes Local Kids’ Wishes Come True 

In 1980, Chris Greicius, a terminally ill boy in Arizona, was granted a wish to become a police officer for a day. That wish became a global movement that we know today as Make-A-Wish. “Chris was such... Read more »

Collaboration between Businesses Leads to a Picture Perfect Result

When Jesse and Maria Rinka set up their photography studio at the tail-end of Main Street in Tarrytown in 2015, they immediately began to work with other businesses and organizations in the Rivertowns... Read more »
Rubber Ducky Derby and YMCA Healthy Kids Day

For the Local Good: Combining Forces for Family Fun and Community Service

  Twelve years ago, two of the most community-focused organizations in the River Towns combined forces to create an event that brings kids, families and neighbors from around the region together for a day of outdoor fun, food,... Read more »

Tarrytown Company Enjoys Twenty-Years of Ultra-Success 

Twenty years ago, Briarcliff resident Danielle Boecker-Primack and her business partner Clay Rosenberg started a company called Ultrafabrics. With their headquarters in Tarrytown, a warehouse in Elmsford, a manufacturing plant in Japan,... Read more »