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 »

Washington Irving Boat Club Drops Anchor as Waterfront Plans Stall

The Washington Irving Boat Club has dropped anchor for the time being, receiving a one-year extension as Tarrytown rethinks its plan to redevelop the waterfront property.  With little fanfare, the […] Read more »

Ossining’s Emma San Martin Poised for Liftoff after West Point

West Point Cadet Emma San Martin, an Ossining High School graduate, has been selected as a recipient of the prestigious Marshall Scholarship for continued academic study following graduation in May 2022.  San Martin, […] Read more »

How will Ossining Spend $10 Million to Reimagine its Future? 

“In dreams begin responsibility,” the poet W.B. Yates once wrote. And such is the case for the Village of Ossining.  After years of dreaming about what it would do if it […] Read more »

5 Questions for Briarcliff Manor’s New Village Manager 

Joshua Ringel took the reins as Briarcliff Manor’s village manager on Nov. 15, stepping into the position following a two-year stint as Tarrytown’s assistant village administrator.  The Croton-on-Hudson resident replaces longtime Village Manager Phil Zegarelli, who retired […] Read more »

From Stage to Page: Opera House Reborn as Bookstore 

A former theater in downtown Ossining has been reimagined as a place where books take a second turn in the spotlight.  Hudson Valley Books for Humanity opened in December on the first floor […] Read more »

Horsefeathers or Goosefeather: Recipe for confusion?

One has been a roadside Tarrytown favorite for decades, its menu brimming with burgers, sandwiches, and pub fare. The other’s a newcomer ensconced in a mansion, where a celebrity chef has […] Read more »

Rotary Club of the Tarrytowns: A Century of Service

Things have changed quite a bit since the Rotary Club of the Tarrytowns held its first meeting 100 years ago.   Women — who were excluded from that inaugural gathering at the […] Read more »

The Tappan Zee Bridge Lives! Well, on Twitter, Anyway

Although the Tappan Zee Bridge disappeared from sight in 2019, the once-reviled, now beloved Hudson River span has never vanished from the public’s imagination.  The outcry from the citizenry after its replacement […] Read more »

Cortlandt Brook Dam Removal Restores Aquatic Life

Volunteers from local conservation organizations recently planted dozens of trees and shrubs to help restore an area along a portion of the Furnace Brook in Cortlandt that had been obstructed by an […] Read more »