Holiday celebrations in the Hudson Valley, Sunnyside, Van Cortlandt Manor, Philipsburg Manor plan special Thanksgiving programs

The Hudson Valley holiday season kicks off Thanksgiving weekend at Washington Irving’s Sunnyside in Tarrytown, Van Cortlandt Manor in Croton-on-Hudson, and Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow, with special activities planned for the... Read more »

Halloween in Sleepy Hollow Country, Historic Organization Connects With Audience Using 21st-Century Tools

A local non-profit organization with roots in the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries is the force behind a 21st-century phenomenon, The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze. Historic Hudson Valley, which brings the Blaze... Read more »

Sculptures by Calder, Cabo, Gonzalez at Kykuit for 100th Anniversary

Three sculptures that left the collection at Kykuit, the Rockefeller estate, in 1979 have returned to the six-story stone mansion’s subterranean art gallery. On loan for 2008 from the Museum of Modern... Read more »

Hudson Valley Dressed In Holiday Finest, December candlelight tours showcase history and romance of Washington Irving’s Sunnyside and Van Cortlandt Manor

Starting Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 23-25, visitors to Washington Irving’s Sunnyside and Van Cortlandt Manor — two historic properties nestled along the Hudson River — have a chance to see the sites dressed... Read more »

Thousands of Carved Jacks to Light Up Historic Hudson Valley

Ever seen a fruit tree lined with cocoon-swaddled, still-forming pumpkins dangling precariously above the earth? How about 15-foot-tall totem poles made up of carved Jack O’ Lanterns, or a spider’s Web with... Read more »

Financial Leader Lauded For Committment to Community, Historic Hudson Valley to Honor Thomas E. Hales

Citing his strong, successful efforts to grow his bank into a regional leader, Historic Hudson Valley will honor Thomas E. Hales, chairman and chief executive officer of Union State Bank, at its... Read more »