Ossining Tries Again to Find New Owner for Vacant Main St. Landmark

The Village of Ossining is trying once again to find a developer to turn a Main Street landmark into a dining or entertainment destination that will set the table for […] Read more »

Can $3 Million Help Bring Route 9A Into the 21st Century?  

When the Briarcliff Peekskill Parkway opened in the early 1930s, its hilly, winding design was well suited to New York City motorists out for a weekend jaunt.  It’s hard to […] Read more »

Croton Couple Ride National Trend With New E-Bike Shop 

Electric bicycle sales that were already growing before the pandemic have skyrocketed since then, with the trend expected to continue for the foreseeable future. Whether for fitness, transportation, or both, […] Read more »

April is National Poetry Month. Here’s How to Celebrate 

April is the cruelest month, wrote T.S. Eliot in his often-quoted epic poem of disillusionment and loss, The Waste Land.  It’s also National Poetry Month.  River Journal reached out to […] Read more »

Jennifer Fields-Tawil: ‘I Tend to Question Everything’

Ossining’s newly appointed Town Board member Jennifer Fields-Tawil brings a background in politics, government, and investigations to her new position.  Fields-Tawil, a member of the Ossining Town Democratic Committee, currently […] Read more »

Briarcliff OKs Plans to Replace Moonbean Building, Remodel Above The Patio

Moonbean Café to remain open until works starts this fall  Changes in the heart of Briarcliff Manor’s downtown are moving ahead, now that the village has approved plans to replace […] Read more »

Jennifer Fields-Tawil, Dem Leader and Ex-Investigator, Appointed to Town Board

Jennifer Fields-Tawil, a former investigator who works for state Assemblywoman Sandy Galef, has been appointed to the vacant seat on the Ossining Town Board.  Fields-Tawil replaces Gabrielle Hamilton, who resigned […] Read more »

Where Rock Once Lived, Only the Stones Remain 

All that’s left of a place where rock once lived is a pile of stones.   The ramshackle backstreet building in Briarcliff Manor where radio stars like Howard Stern and Meg […] Read more »

What are You Reading this Winter? Here’s Your Library’s Top Titles 

The cold and snowy days of winter offer the perfect excuse to stay indoors and dive into a good book. It’s the cheapest, safest form of travel during these stressful […] Read more »

Kristine Burton’s Dream Job is a Wish Fulfilled 

Peekskill’s Kristine Burton, Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley’s new chief executive officer, has had a long career in the nonprofit field.   She comes to the Tarrytown-based charity after leadership roles with Madison […] Read more »