RiverTalk Podcast: Episode 2 – A Conversation with Nicole Belle DeRise of Sing Sing Museum

Did you know the Sing Sing Museum is scheduled to open in 2022? To hear all about the plans for the museum from historian Nicole Belle DeRise, Operations Manager for the museum.... Read more »

Decommissioning Gets Personal — What’s Next for Entergy Employees?  

When the State of New York announced the shutdown of the Indian Point Energy Center in 2017, local officials scrambled to create a task force with the intent of addressing the impact it would... Read more »

RiverTalk Podcast: Episode 1 – A Conversation with Peekskill’s Vivian McKenzie

Click HERE to listen or scan the QR code below. Read more »

Gullotta House Bowling Event Raises Money for Local, Injured Marine

Bowlers flocked to Cortlandt Lanes on Saturday February 20th for a fundraiser sponsored by Gullotta House, a Briarcliff Manor-based organization committed to helping Westchester residents in need. The charity has been particularly... Read more »

As Entergy Eyes the Exit, Cortlandt Eyes the Exit Fees

Since 1962, the Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan has been a familiar sight to residents of Westchester’s River Towns. In 2017, it was decided that the power plant’s time along the Hudson River would come to an end... Read more »

Far-Reaching Recommendations Fill Docket for Peekskill Task Force

On Jan. 21, the Peekskill Police Reform Task Force held its fourth public meeting via Zoom video conference to discuss the progress being made by its various subcommittees. The meeting was moderated by Mayor Andre Rainey and organizing committee member Suzie Erdey.  ... Read more »

All the World’s a Pandemic, and All the Theaters Dark

As March 2020 began, Ossining’s Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT) had just begun to celebrate its ten-year anniversary with the upcoming Living Art Festival, an event combining a specially-curated art gallery and live theater performances.  Then came March 13, and everything went... Read more »

Dialing 911 to Fix 9A 

Briarcliff’s Vescio Drives Campaign to Rehabilitate Accident-Prone Parkway  On the evening of Nov. 17, 2004, a gas tanker and a small car collided on Rt. 9A in Briarcliff Manor, spilling thousands of gallons of... Read more »

Task Forces Are Eager to Review and Reform Community Policing 

Following a series of headline-making police–involved shootings in the spring, Governor Cuomo issued Executive Order 203, also known as the New York State Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative.   The order mandates that each local... Read more »

Balter Partners’ Workforce Housing Has Deep Roots in Peekskill 

On Sept.9, Mayor Andre Rainey, County Executive George Latimer and other officials gathered for the ceremonial groundbreaking of a new affordable housing project in Peekskill. Strategically located midway between the city’s downtown and waterfront districts, 645 Main Street will offer 82 rental apartments and is scheduled for completion by summer 2022.  In... Read more »