United Way and YWCA Launch 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge

The Self-guided challenge runs March 1 – March 29 United Way of Westchester and Putnam (UWWP) has teamed up with the YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester and YWCA Yonkers to launch... Read more »

Gullotta House Bowling Event Raises Money for Local, Injured Marine

Bowlers flocked to Cortlandt Lanes on Saturday February 20th for a fundraiser sponsored by Gullotta House, a Briarcliff Manor-based organization committed to helping Westchester residents in need. The charity has been particularly... Read more »

Living In the Hudson River Communities? Help Covid-19 Survivors

Helping others in the time of need makes life easier and more rewarding. During the times of Covid-19, countless people have suffered from both the loss of money and their livelihood. Their... Read more »

United Way to Host Annual Imagine Gala 

  United Way of Westchester and Putnam is hosting its annual Imagine Gala virtually on Thursday, March 25 from 6-7pm.  United Way’s Imagine Gala is the organization’s premiere event of the year and is free to attend.... Read more »

Director Of Northwell Health’s Cancer Institute Urges Patients to Discuss Screenings with their Physician During Cancer Prevention Month

In conjunction with National Cancer Prevention Month this February and with declines in cancer screenings during the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Lev Davidson, director of Northwell Health’s Cancer Institute at Northern Westchester Hospital... Read more »

Harckham Hosts Coat Drive, Collects More Than Two Tons of Cold Weather Clothes

New York State Senator Pete Harckham hosted a special Valentine’s Day Weekend Coat Drive at Peekskill High School, and, with more than two dozen volunteers kept busy in the subfreezing temperatures, collected... Read more »

Clean Energy, Lower Bills Are Stars of Croton’s New Solar System

A core group of 50 homeowners in Croton-on-Hudson are participating in a community solar project to provide them with clean, locally-sourced energy to reduce electric bills and emissions.   In early January 2021, the Village of Croton-on-Hudson’s Department of Public Works (DPW) marked the completion of a 765-panel... Read more »

Planting Roots Early to Help Lives Grow and Prosper

By day, Peekskill residents Eduardo Ramirez and Kimberly Alvarez are 11th graders at Archbishop Stepinac High School and Peekskill High School, respectively.  After school, you might call them education entrepreneurs. The pair spends their time managing a team of volunteers for the non–profit venture they co-founded to tackle what... Read more »

Six New Mobile Audio Tours Lead to Adventures in Historic Hudson River Towns

Free Driving, Walking and Biking Tours Cross Over the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge and the Bear Mountain Bridge After a year of the COVID-19 crisis keeping people homebound, many are looking... Read more »

Far-Reaching Recommendations Fill Docket for Peekskill Task Force

On Jan. 21, the Peekskill Police Reform Task Force held its fourth public meeting via Zoom video conference to discuss the progress being made by its various subcommittees. The meeting was moderated by Mayor Andre Rainey and organizing committee member Suzie Erdey.  ... Read more »