Concerned Parents Give New Meaning to ‘Nuclear Reactors’ 

At a November 2021 Board of Education meeting of Hendrick Hudson School District, Amy Galinko took the podium. “Even if the board disagrees with me, and the 170 families in my group, that there is a risk to BV [Buchanan Verplanck] Elementary, they have to... Read more »

Gilda’s Club Adds Free Services for Under-Served in River Towns

Gilda’s Club Westchester, located in White Plains and an affiliate of the international Cancer Support Community, recently launched the River Town Communities Cancer Support Services Program.    The new program aims to provide free, flexible services to under-served and Spanish-speaking residents from 19 local communities, including Briarcliff Manor, Buchanan, Crompond, Croton-on-Hudson, Crugers, Irvington, Montrose, Ossining, Peekskill, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, and Verplanck.   According to the New... Read more »

‘Croton Corners’ Corners the Market on Nostalgia 

Croton-on-Hudson has welcomed a new, charmingly old-fashioned addition to the Village: Croton Corners.   The Soda Shop/General Store/Arcade is a family business in the best and purest sense. It is created for families by a family.    The Tokkes, who own Croton Corners, are no stranger to family... Read more »

Performing Arts, Jr. Your Handy Guide to Local Schools for Kids

That’s Entertainment! If your children are budding musicians, actors or dancers, there’s no need to travel to get them the training and experience they need. Our towns have some of the best... Read more »

Celebrating Pride: What Pride Means to Us

To me, Pride is the acknowledgement and celebration of the existence, dignity, and intrinsic worth of the LGBTQIA+ community.   Education will always be the first line of defense against ignorance. The Queer... Read more »

Local Pride

In Westchester County, as well as in many parts of the world, June is officially recognized as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month. The Christopher Street Liberation Day Parade... Read more »

Celebrating Pride in Westchester – 2021 Events

Below is a list of Pride events happening throughout Westhchester County. Local Pride Events May 31 through June July 27, 2021 (in person) ART OUT LOUD Peekskill Presented by Peekskill Pride in... Read more »

Miraculous Hearing Implant Gave Cortlandt Resident Her Life Back  

This past year has been difficult for so many people in so many different ways. As someone with hearing loss, Cortlandt resident Valerie Candela has her own unique challenges, since social distance and face coverings greatly impair communication.   According to a new study conducted by... Read more »

What Black History Month Means to Me: Quotables from Local Notables

This story was edited by Caedra Scott-Flaherty. Black History Month is about honoring African-American history, which is American History, but much was untold. For example, we have blood banks and blood transfusions... Read more »

Hope is Here : Covid-19 Vaccine Roll-Out in Westchester

TO SEE IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE FOR A VACCINATION, TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT, AND MORE, VISIT … covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov Hotline # 1-833-NYS-4-VAX (1-833-697-4829) In what Governor Cuomo has called “the most ambitious governmental operation... Read more »