Ossining Businesses Launch New Alliance and Announce a Public Design Competition

The Ossining Business Alliance (OBA) was formed by a core group of village brick and mortar businesses with a shared vision to cultivate a supportive business community by providing a forum for... Read more »

Ossining Business Owner Named Volunteer of the Year – By Multiple Organizations 

Robert Nolan, owner of AAA Nolan’s Auto Collision in Ossining, has been named Volunteer of the Year by Ossining-based Gullotta House. Gullotta House provides assistance and financial aid to Westchester residents in... Read more »

Ossining Fifth-Grader’s Homemade Arcade Is a Way to Have Fun, Help Others 

For fifth-grader Max Lazarowitz, caring about and helping others is important – and so is having fun.   Since the summer of 2016, he has combined his interest in supporting people in need with... Read more »

BHS Girl Up Club Raises Funds and Awareness

The Briarcliff High School Girl Up Club held an “unbelievably successful” event at Value Drugs in Briarcliff Manor in December according to Karla Constantinou, BHS Science teacher and club advisor.  The drive, benefitting women and children escaping... Read more »

Local Fund Provides Loans and Financial Literacy Training to Those in Need

The Ossining Micro Fund (OMF) is a non-profit organization, established in 2004, offering interest–free loans to individuals and families who encounter unexpected financial obstacles. The OMF was inspired by the Eleanor Roosevelt No Interest Loan Fund (ERNILF), formed... Read more »

Dows Lane Elementary School Students Support UNICEF in Irvington

Dows Lane Elementary School students have been doing their part to make a difference in the world. Thanks to the community’s generosity, they raised $1,317.46 for the United Nations Children’s Fund this year.  Under the... Read more »

Briarcliff Launches App and Website to Promote Improved Hiking Trail Network

Whether you’re new to Briarcliff Manor or have lived here a lifetime, chances are you aren’t familiar with all the walking, hiking and biking trails that crisscross our community. They’ve been there... Read more »

Nearly 800 Attend Community-Wide Program to Learn About Initiatives to Combat Anti-Semistism And Hate

Nearly 800 members of the Westchester community attended “Anti-Semitism: What We Face and How We Fight It,” a discussion about the rise of anti-Semitism in the United States and abroad, and Westchester’s... Read more »

No Hate/No Fear: An Interfaith Service to Condemn Antisemitism at Temple Beth Abraham

Temple Beth Abraham (TBA) invites the Rivertowns community to come together in solidarity after the recent anti-Semetic acts in the New York/New Jersey Area.  The “No Hate/No Fear” Interfaith Service to Condemn... Read more »

The Dogs of Irvington Calendar: Class of 2020 is Now Available

As young 5th graders with a passion for animals, Nicole Abbattista and Kelsey McGuire wanted to volunteer at Pet’s Alive in Elmsford, but with the minimum age for dog walking being 18,... Read more »