Sasha Knows Seafood

With a steady line, often wrapping around the corner of her farmer’s market stall, one has to wonder what magic is happening at Sasha’s Seafood. Sasha Skon is a River Towns fishmonger (the […] Read more »

Where Art Meets Community – Bethany Arts Community

If you haven’t yet visited Ossining’s Bethany Arts Community (BAC), make some space on your calendar. Since incorporating in 2015, the locally focused non-profit has launched arts programming— exhibits, classes, and performances— on […] Read more »

Tarrytown Mayoral Race Heats Up Early

River Journal, as a matter of policy, does not endorse any candidates for local elections. Tarrytown residents will have a packed ballot come November in the village’s 2021 mayoral race. […] Read more »

Congregation Gathering Details on Former Pace Campus

The religious congregation that purchased the former Pace campus in Briarcliff Manor has yet to divulge its plans, but has been scoping out the site and recently obtained documents from […] Read more »

Sleepy Hollow’s Communal Closet Has Found a New Home

After temporarily operating out of Riverwalk Center in Kingsland Point Park, Sleepy Hollow’s Community Wardrobe has found a new home at Westchester Community Opportunity Program (WestCOP). The volunteer-run group, which […] Read more »

Tarrytown Planning Board Chairman’s Ouster Irks Supporters

Rumblings over the decision to oust Tarrytown’s longtime Planning Board chairman continue to reverberate in the village, a month after the contentious meeting at which the votes were cast. The […] Read more »

Politicians Promise Action at Student-Led Rally against AAPI Hate Crimes

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer surprised rallygoers at an April anti-AAPI hate event organized by a high school junior in Pleasantville. “Too many people feel it’s okay to exhibit hatred […] Read more »

Free Fun Activities for Irvington Students 

As kids shuffle between virtual and in-person classrooms, quarantine and masked PE, this patchwork school year has been a heroic feat by educators, caregivers, support staff, and most of all, […] Read more »

An Inspiring Computer Souper-Upper 

Ossining teen Sam Nadol has spent much of quarantine buried in computers—but not for the typical 15-year-old reasons you’d guess. He’s been fixing and donating old machines for free to those in need […] Read more »

Meet B.K. Fischer, Westchester’s First Poet Laureate 

Sleepy Hollow resident B.K. Fischer has been chosen as Westchester’s first poet laureate, a newly-created two-year position awarded by the county in partnership with ArtsWestchester. Fischer is the author of five books of poetry and […] Read more »