Sing Sing Prisoners Fight State’s Efforts to Dismiss $13 Million Lawsuit 

A $13 million lawsuit filed by Sing Sing Correctional Facility prisoners who allege they were brutally beaten by guards is continuing, with lawyers for the men fighting the state’s motions […] Read more »

Harrowing Journey from Afghanistan to Briarcliff

Days after the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan in 2021, Abdullah waited nervously in Kabul for his pregnant wife and baby daughter to arrive from Jalalabad, some 90 miles away, […] Read more »

Ray Sanchez: ‘It’s about building relationships’ 

Ray Sanchez formally took over as superintendent of the Tarrytowns public schools on July 1, after agreeing to a five-year contract to oversee the diverse district’s five schools.   The 50-year-old […] Read more »

Ossining Riverworks Opens in the Hill Building

The stately address where Ossining’s first Black physician left a legacy of community service is now attracting a new community to its offices.    Ossining Riverworks, a coworking space on State […] Read more »

Historic Ossining Church Awaits Second Act

A church that has towered above the Village of Ossining for nearly 140 years may be headed for a second act as a cultural and performing arts space. Ossining Methodist […] Read more »

Freedom’s Road, From Selma to Ossining 

When JoAnne Bland was a young girl growing up in Selma, Alabama, in the 1960s, the local drug store had a lunch counter that served ice cream to local children […] Read more »

Route 9A Complaints? State DOT Coming to Briarcliff

As the state embarks on a $3 million study to examine dangerous conditions along Route 9A, Briarcliff Manor residents can weigh in on ways to fix the decaying roadway during […] Read more »

Tolls on the Mario Bridge, Thruway Could Rise Next Year

No matter what you call the bridge connecting Rockland and Westchester counties, you’ll be paying more to cross it starting next year, if the New York State Thruway Authority’s proposal […] Read more »

The Mom Band Covers the Waterfront

The stately enclave of Philipse Manor may seem like an unlikely locale to give birth to a rock’n’roll group.  Don’t tell that to the five women in the Mom Band, […] Read more »

Remembering Briarcliff Manor’s 1908 Race with History

At 5:07 a.m. on April 24, 1908, 22 drivers set out on the first Briarcliff Road Race, a 256-mile contest that captured the nation’s attention and jump-started the automobile’s popularity.    […] Read more »