Serving Meals with a Side of Good Feels 

Grateful for the heroism of health care-givers, first responders, ambulance workers and police during the COVID-19 crisis, many people have found themselves wanting to give back.    At the same time, those suddenly rendered food insecure by the... Read more »

Mentored by Chamber, Women Owners Tough It Out 

“I am going to bounce back. I will be there. That’s the kind of person I am, that’s the kind of drive I have.”   Kiara Picucci, owner of Bella Maiya Day Spa... Read more »

Coping with Coronavirus: Is There Something in the Water?

It’s May, the days are getting longer and warmer, and now’s the season for Riverkeeper to start its annual sampling of the Hudson River and its tributaries for water quality indicators.  Riverkeeper,... Read more »

Making It in Tarrytown

"We want to show these young kids that it’s possible to have a career in the arts" -- Connor McGinn Read more »

A Life Turned Around Leads to a Lifetime of Helping Inmates

Hudson Link is a remarkable education program for the incarcerated Hudson Link, a remarkable, Ossining-based education program for the incarcerated, needs your help The turning point for Sean Pica, serving a 24-year-sentence... Read more »

Did You Know … About Irvington’s Villa Lewaro and the Amazing Woman Behind It

  Irvington today has a thriving connection to the cause of female betterment thanks to resident Eileen Fisher’s Women Together program. But a century earlier, the Village was home to another remarkable female... Read more »

Local Authors, Local Books: Q&A with Dan Peres

Irvington resident Dan Peres once lived the high-profile life of a Condé Nast magazine editor, rubbing shoulders with celebrities like Tom Ford, Mike Tyson, and Ben Affleck. But Peres had a dark... Read more »

Untermyer Gardens – The Rebirth of Paradise on the Hudson 

Everyone loves a good comeback story, and one of the very best is happening close to our own community, in a verdant setting on the banks of the Hudson, between Hastings and Yonkers. There, the Untermyer Gardens Conservancy is restoring one... Read more »

Nine Candidates Compare and Contrast at a Democratic Primary Forum 

The deep bench of candidates competing for Nita Lowey’s 17th Congressional District seat was on full display at Mercy College in late January. An enthusiastic audience of over 300 attended, the size of... Read more »

An Opportunity to Release the Creative You

If your 2020 Near Year’s resolution is finally to take that art class you’ve always promised yourself, there’s good news. Just off Main Street in Tarrytown, an inviting new business has opened up offering all manner of drawing and... Read more »