Local Vacant Spaces Full of Possibility for Teens

Amphitheaters, go-carts, putt-putt, an infinity pool, a dog park and a zero-carbon footprint skate park are just a few concepts local students envision for the vacant spaces around Sleepy Hollow. Through a 2-day... Read more »

Remembering Armando ‘Chick’ Galella

Sleepy Hollow’s protagonist is not, in fact, a lanky schoolmaster who retreated in the face of fear, but rather, a genuine hero who endured the unimaginable almost 80 years ago and spent his lifetime honoring his fallen brethren. THE Legend of Sleepy Hollow is Armando “Chick” Galella. And while they... Read more »

Fall Fun for Everyone in the River Towns

It’s that time of year again, when our little towns take the amber-crested spotlight and droves of tourists sojourn to catch all the fall feels, rich in history, scenery and of course, legends.   With... Read more »

My Visit to The Great Jack O’ Lantern Blaze

Each autumn, over 7,000 hand-carved pumpkins illuminate a swath through Croton-on-Hudson’s historic Dutch-English stone Van Cortlandt Manor, in what’s become an annual pilgrimage for many — The Great Jack O’ Lantern Blaze.... Read more »

Music Hits All the Right Notes for Nurturing Toddlers

Singing “Hush little baby, don’t say a word …” to an infant may actually lead to the child saying many words. So say studies on the positive effects music may have at an early age.   “Much... Read more »

A Parents’ Guide to Music Classes — Newborns to Kindergarten

Alexia Tate Music Together with Alexia musictogetherwithalexia.com  Every week, babies, toddlers, preschoolers and parents play together musically.  Peekskill, Croton-on-Hudson, Cold Spring (in door and outdoor classes) ———————–  Flor Bromley  Fiesta! with Flor Bromley ... Read more »

Local Parks and Trails Welcome You Back

With the pandemic hopefully in the rear-view mirror, it’s an ideal time to catch up on the outdoor activity many of us missed during the lockdown. Here in Westchester County, there’s no... Read more »

The Doctor Is in, and He Wants You Out 

Negotiating the 26-mile Westchester portion of linear Old Croton Aqueduct (OCA) or the 41-mile original span into Manhattan earns you a coveted badge.  The average American spends 7% of their time outdoors, 87% indoors, and... Read more »

Lending a Sanitized, Socially-Distanced Hand 

Coretta Scott King said, “The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” While April’s National Volunteer Month was organized to honor compassion and encourage volunteerism, the... Read more »

Speaking Up: Local Professional Women Share Their Struggles 

67 years after women were granted the right to vote through the 19th amendment, March was declared Women’s History Month. This March marks the 34th year of honoring women’s contributions in American history.   March... Read more »