New Sing Sing Prison Museum to Unlock the Past

Museums aren’t what they used to be. Once reverential homes for dusty objects in glass cases, they’ve now become places to reconsider dark chapters from the past in a modern light –... Read more »

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow 200th Anniversary 

It’s going to be the biggest, brightest, lengthiest local celebration Westchester has seen in a very long while, and you’re invited.  Starting with the Sleepy Hollow Lit Fest on May 18, the villages... Read more »

Local Libraries Provide So Much More than Just Books

  Did you know the second week of April is National Library Week? It’s a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and library workers and to promote library use and support. But... Read more »

International Film Festival Coming to Sleepy Hollow

It’s October. It’s Sleepy Hollow. It’s the setting, each year, for one of the most historically spooky Halloweens in all of the US.    But now, in 2019, it’s even more. The River Journal can exclusively announce... Read more »

Local Book Store with a Keen Eye on Local Talent

Being a virtuous twenty-first century consumer means shopping local. But if the online alternative is so easy and attractive, where’s the advantage? One answer can be found at the irresistibly enthusiastic Scattered... Read more »