Paying it Forward Means Side-Stepping a Crisis

Americans enter the current decade a very divided people on a host of important issues, but when it comes to Social Security, shouldn’t everyone be on the same side? Can’t […] Read more »

Democrats’ Redistricting Plan Tangled Up in Court

The ongoing effort by state Democrats to redraw election districts was rejected on April 27 by the New York Court of Appeals, the state’s top judicial body. As reported in […] Read more »

Judge Sends Dems Back to Drawing Board on Election Districts  

The political fight in Albany to redraw the state’s election districts continues in state court as an upstate judge rules that the Democrats’ new maps must be redrawn.   Judge Patrick […] Read more »

The Irish Are Coming: Peekskill St. Pat’s Parade Is Back – RESCHEDULED FOR MARCH 26

UPDATE: Due to the inclement weather forecast for Saturday, March 12, the Peekskill St. Patrick’s Committee has decided to postpone the parade until Saturday, March 26 at 3:00PM. It took […] Read more »

Girls Volleyball Is Peaking in Peekskill

Peekskill is known for its beautiful location on the Hudson, many wonderful restaurants in the downtown, and a thriving population of artists.   Far away from California’s sunny beaches, however, the […] Read more »

Hispanic Residents Spur Growth in River Towns’ Population

Bigger and changing are key takeaways from the picture painted by the 2020 census of the communities along the Hudson River towns in Westchester County.   The impressive growth in Westchester’s […] Read more »

A Downtown Destination of Paramount Importance 

The bright lights of northern Westchester’s “Broadway” are back on Brown Street in Peekskill.   “Post-covid our audiences have been fantastic,” said Abigail Adams, Executive Director of Paramount Hudson Valley Arts (PHVA), the 501 (c)(3) non-profit that operates the Paramount theater. “People are […] Read more »

Local Companies Learn to Adapt in the Covid World 

“In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity.” – Sun Tzu   Governments and businesses in the Tarrytown region, just like those all around the nation, have had their creativity and resilience […] Read more »

Construction Plans in Peekskill Goes Boom! (or Bust) 

“Dynamic” describes the building boom in Peekskill’s residential apartment landscape. Construction cranes in several parts of the city are erecting new foundations and steel beams at a fever pace.   There are more […] Read more »

HELP WANTED  (Understatement of the Year) 

Covid-19 has rocked the world in many profound ways. Millions of Americans were sickened by the disease, hundreds of thousands died. Personal lives and businesses were turned upside down overnight.  The impact on […] Read more »