Briarcliff High School’s Class of 2023 Will Be Its Centennial Graduating Class

A hundred years ago, Briarcliff Manor celebrated the first graduates of Briarcliff High School: the class of 1923. A lot has changed in the past century, yet the spirit of […] Read more »

Carpinone Family Scholarship Helps Low-Income Students Continue their Education 

For the second consecutive year, Dwyer & Michael’s Funeral Home in Tarrytown (with help from River Journal) is sponsoring the Carpinone Family Scholarship to help local students pay for the […] Read more »

Tarrytown Poised to Become the Permanent Home of the Historic FDNY Fireboat John D. McKean

Having served the FDNY for almost 60 years, the Fireboat John D. McKean found itself under the care of the Fireboat McKean Preservation Project, which restored the ship to its […] Read more »

Saving and Sharing the Stories of Our Past

One beautiful summer morning, my mom got a call from the hospital. Ten minutes later, we were rushing to Englewood Medical Center in New Jersey. My grandfather had been admitted […] Read more »

Swimmers Cross the Hudson to Feed Westchester

At the break of dawn on September 10, 45 swimmers from across the Tri-State area boarded a bus at Sleepy Hollow’s Kingsland Point Park. After a few unexpected detours, they […] Read more »

Briarcliff High School Students Answer a Presidential Call to Action

Briarcliff High School students are responding to a nationwide problem: education.   On July 5th, the White House announced that the Covid-19 pandemic left American students months behind in their studies. […] Read more »