Women’s Work is Far From Done at Lyndhurst Mansion

“People assume that for things of significance, they have to go to New York City. That’s easy to do from the River Towns, but people often overlook what’s in their […] Read more »

Spanning the Hudson – and the Spectrum

Whether you call it the Tappan Zee or the Governor Mario M. Cuomo bridge, the busy, cable-stayed connection across the Hudson running between Tarrytown and Nyack remains one of the […] Read more »

How Green Is My Village? 

Do you ride a bike, grow native plants, recycle your kitchen waste, or try to cut back on junk mail? There are so many aspects to environmental friendliness, these days, […] Read more »

Ossining ‘Coasts’ onto the Screen in Homemade Drama 

The River Towns can claim their fair share of creative residents. Writers, artists, comedians, photographers, actors, and musicians live here. But up until recently, Ossining hasn’t had that much of […] Read more »

Where Eagles Roam – Right Here in Ossining! 

A new couple recently moved into Sparta, the picturesque Ossining hamlet on the edge of the Hudson. The pair built their own home, with river view, and are now probably […] Read more »

Playing From the Heart and For Her Country 

“I feel a great deep grief. Why is this happening? It’s hard to grasp, it all appeared so suddenly. And it’s 150 per cent not fair.”  As Ukrainian-born classical pianist […] Read more »

What’s Next for Maureen Morgan? 

Maureen Morgan is a woman for whom the word “indomitable’ might have been invented. For example, in 1972 (which she terms “a fabulous year”), aged 40 and the mother of […] Read more »

The Play’s The Thing but So is the Theater 

Arthur Miller was a man of exceptional stature, and not just intellectually.   I, a shrimp of five feet, can personally attest to his six-foot -plus height, having been in the […] Read more »

Irvington Statue to Honor the Contributions of Westchester’s Enslaved People

Who created our beautiful River Towns, and laid the foundations of our communities?  The answers to these questions can be heavily Euro-centric, but if so they overlook a crucial component […] Read more »

Gullotta House Takes the Plunge – Twice!

Saturday, February 12, is going to be a big, bold, goose bump-y splash of a day along the Hudson River. For the first time, there will be not one but two fund-raising plunges […] Read more »