The Merits of Home Schooling

Along with 16,000 other U.S. high school students, Erik A. Brodsky of Cortlandt Manor has been named a semi-finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Competition.  What sets Erik apart from most of the other Merit-orious names on the list... Read more »

Journaling: Unmasking Halloween

What are your plans for Halloween 2021?    Will you mask up? Or mask out?   Are you ready to scare up some harmless fun?   Or do you think every day is plenty scary enough in this... Read more »

Journaling: Dialing 9/11 

In the second week of September 2001 I had scheduled a business trip to southern California.    My colleague based there called me at the end of the prior week, encouraging me to fly out a day earlier than planned to... Read more »

Croton Prepares for a Bountiful Fall Festival

The Village of Croton-on-Hudson has announced that the first-ever Fall Festival will take place on Saturday, Oct. 2, from 12 noon-6 p.m. at Vassallo Park. There is no rain date. Since the... Read more »

Opt-ical Illusions

Bruce Apar is Editorial Director + Associate Publisher of River Journal North Author’s Note: Mom + Pop Culture are a couple of real characters. They could be you and me. Or not.... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Cortlandt Supervisor Candidate on Fixing Roads

'The roads are not a new problem, but we offer new solutions.' Read more »

Croton’s New Assistant for New Village Manager  

Cortlandt resident Thomas Morzello, the new Assistant to incoming Village Manager Bryan Healy for Croton-on-Hudson, took advantage of remote learning during the pandemic to gain on-the-job experience – working for rehab clinic Hello Health – while... Read more »

It Takes a Village Manager – The Life of Bryan

Bryan Healy starts his tenure as the new Village Manager of Croton-on-Hudson on Aug. 9, 2021, and don’t let his status as a fresh-faced Millennial fool you. Driven by an earnest work ethic, he’s already... Read more »

Journaling: The Roses Await

You may recall, depending how many rings encircle your trunk, an irreverent prime-time “news” program titled “That Was the Week That Was.” Also known by its shorthand of  TW3, the NBC version... Read more »

Running Away from Office

We were beginning to wonder, What’s going on?   Then, just as April was passing the baton to May, word arrived that yes, indeed, there will be a two-party election in Peekskill this year.  The what’s-going-on part simply... Read more »