Mystery Continues to Surround a Yeshiva Congregation’s Plans for Briarcliff Manor Property

The recent purchase of a former Pace University campus in Briarcliff Manor has raised some questions from local residents and officials. First among those questions is what the Monsey-based Yeshiva of  Viznitz D’Khal Torath Chaim, Inc.... Read more »

Westminster Walks its Dog Show to Westchester

The grandest of all puppy pageants is taking a break from the Big Apple this year in favor of a play date at the historic, 67-acre Lyndhurst estate in Tarrytown. Due to the pandemic, organizers felt it... Read more »

Portrait of a Political Trailblazer

To mark Nita Lowey’s outstanding 32 years’ service in Congress, a 30-minute video of highlights was recently screened – and will remain available on YouTube – showcasing the politician’s many achievements.  Not only does the film offer glimpses of Lowey’s speeches and campaigns across the... Read more »

Regeneron’s ‘Day for Doing Good’ Is So Good, it Lasts a Week

Regeneron’s Day for Doing Good (D4DG) clearly describes what the Tarrytown-based company set out to do with the initiative: give back to the local community through a variety of good deeds. Despite its modest name, though, Day for Doing Good describes a full week’s worth of... Read more »

Jones and McArdle-Schulman in Final Stretch in Race for Congress

Maureen McArdle-Schulman has never been one to back down from a challenge. “I was always told I couldn’t do this,” she said about her decision to seek the Congressional seat in New York’s District 17. “That’s... Read more »

Incumbent Peter Harckham and Opponent Rob Astorino Speak with the River Journal

What was destined to be a contentious fight for the State Senate seat in the 40th District has seen both sides throwing harder rhetorical jabs as the November election looms closer. In... Read more »

Police Chiefs Talk Protests and Peaceful Co-existence 

Communities across the nation have recently seen the streets erupt in protest against racial injustice, and the mostly tranquil towns along the Hudson have been no exceptions.    Since the death of George Floyd at the hands... Read more »

Primary Candidates Focus on Voters’ Primary Issues  

As the June 23 primary approaches, candidates for New York’s 17th Congressional District seat are in the home stretch of a highly contested race.   For the past 32 years, Democrat stalwart Nita Lowey has had a lock on the United... Read more »

Regeneron Starts First Human Trial in US of a Medicine for Treating and Preventing COVID-19

Tarrytown-based Regeneron Pharmaceuticals announced it started administering an antibody cocktail on patients on June 10 that might treat and prevent COVID-19. The first medicine of its kind tested on humans in the... Read more »

What You Need to Need About Voting During the Pandemic

After some major back and forth, the Democratic presidential primary for New York is back on for June 23. Even with that race essentially over after Bernie Sanders dropped out to leave... Read more »