Perfect Valentine’s Day Options for All

There is always a lot of pressure to set the stage for a perfect Valentine’s Day celebration. Whether you plan on having a romantic night out with that special someone, or enjoying... Read more »

When Cooking a Meal Means So Much More than Preparing Dinner

It’s the kind of place you might not know about unless a loved one has needed its services, yet the impact it has is quite literally life changing. And, once you have... Read more »

Resolution Time: How to Start, How to Succeed  

Well, it’s that time of year again. The time when many of us start making resolutions to get healthy, lose weight, and tone up. Over the past month, I set out to... Read more »

Shopping Local – Your Present to the Community

With the holidays right around the corner, Shop Local Saturday – November 27 – is the perfect time to get out and explore the amazing selection of River Towns shops. With the supply... Read more »

Perfect Endings to Your Fall Activities – Outdoor Dining in the River Towns

As the cool air and brilliant colors of autumn settle across the region, the River Towns come to life with outdoor activities that celebrate the season (see page xx-xx). And no day of exploring would... Read more »

Your Passport to Latin Cuisine – Right Here in our Backyard

The River Towns boast a rich and vibrant Hispanic community that is showcased in the abundance of Latin restaurants dotted up and down the shores of the Hudson. Beyond the traditional Mexican... Read more »

Up and Down the River Town Lobster Trail

As the warm rays of summer shine across the River Towns, one inevitably begins dreaming of the perfect lobster roll. Unfortunately, this decadent treat is somewhat elusive this year. With many industries... Read more »

Dog Friendly River Town Dining For Any Occasion

With the warm weather upon us, it’s time to forgo the heat lamp and head outside for some outdoor dining. Over the last year, I have been on the lookout for Covid... Read more »

Remote Schooling Succeeds for  Children with Special Needs 

Since schools closed their doors and opened virtual classrooms, students, parents, teachers and administrators have been forced to think outside the box and re-imagine what education looks like.    It has been particularly challenging for... Read more »

RJ Eats – Thai Dishes 

Several years ago my travels landed me in Phuket, a tiny island off the coast of Thailand. The journey and jet-lag were brutal, but the food more than made up for the 22-hour flight. In true... Read more »