New York Medical College Center of Excellence in Precision Responses to Bioterrorism and Disasters Awarded $1 Million In State Funding

Increase in Center’s funding demonstrates the critical need for increased research and training in COVID-19 response, bioterrorism and emergency preparedness — The New York Medical College (NYMC) Center of Excellence in Precision... Read more »

Linda’s Legacy – Celebrating Cortlandt’s Three Decades of Economic Growth

A Monthly Retrospective of Linda Puglisi’s 30 Years as Town of Cortlandt Supervisor   Cortlandt has approximately 200 small businesses. As Supervisor, I have attended many ribbon cuttings over the years, welcoming new... Read more »

A Tale of Two Villages – Croton Watch Company

When I first moved to Croton-on-Hudson in 1986, I was roped into contributing a dollar to a raffle, and, lo and behold, I won a Croton Watch! It’s been a prized possession of mine all these years. The Croton Watch Company had its... Read more »

Scholar Athlete of the Month – Ede Walker 

Ede Walker, a senior at Ossining High School, has spent her entire high school career involved in sports – varsity volleyball and basketball to be exact. But then the pandemic hit, and it... Read more »

RiverTalk Podcast: Episodes 4-5 – A Conversation with Cortlandt Town Supervisor Linda Puglisi

After 30 years as Town of Cortlandt Supervisor, Linda Puglisi will be retiring at the end of the year. Linda took some time to chat with RiverTalk host Christian Larson about her... Read more »

The Creation of Physical Art

When I was a freshman in college, I played tennis for The University of Hartford. Late in the season, we were playing an away match against our arch-rivals, Central Connecticut, and two... Read more »

This Earth Day, Learn About Our Solution to Climate Change: Democracy.

The Westchester chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL)—a nonprofit, nonpartisan grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change—is organizing several virtual events to celebrate Earth Day 2021 as part... Read more »

Loving Locavore – Saucy, Herby, Sour(dough) 

The River Towns are home to a smorgasbord of outstanding artisanal food and drink makers. Here are three more local, passionate crafters of high-quality tastiness.  Dave Mundis and Mike Vincent, frat brothers at Colgate University, were... Read more »

Miraculous Hearing Implant Gave Cortlandt Resident Her Life Back  

This past year has been difficult for so many people in so many different ways. As someone with hearing loss, Cortlandt resident Valerie Candela has her own unique challenges, since social distance and face coverings greatly impair communication.   According to a new study conducted by... Read more »

A One-Bowl Blueberry Beauty – No Mixer Mother’s Day Coffee Cake

I recently found this tattered old recipe for a Blueberry Coffee Cake when I was going through my old recipe box. It was written in my teenage handwriting and the ink had faded but I was able... Read more »