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  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 »

Time to Take Your Heart In Hand

Before you surrender your heart to Cupid’s arrow this Valentine’s Day, make sure it’s in tip-top shape.  February is American Heart Month and as the pandemic continues, with some 42% of the workforce working remotely, it’s important... Read more »

Black History Month: We Can Still Celebrate Virtually

This month marks the 106th year since Dr. Carter G. Woodson & Jesse E Moorland founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life & History (now the Assoc. for the Study... Read more »

Sleep Is the Best Medicine 

Charlotte Bronte once said, “A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow,” and there is no doubt that 2020’s Covid stresses left everyone with a restless pillow or two.  According to the Director... Read more »

Farewell to Treasured Scarborough Station “Mayor” 

December 30, 2020 was the last stop for Juan Tirado, known to some as “The Mayor of Scarborough Station”. That was his final day running the train station valet parking lot. Covid and the switch to working... Read more »