Briarcliff High School Commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 17 may have been the official holiday marking the birth of Martin Luther King Jr., but at Briarcliff High School the celebration has expanded to a full week. Members of the... Read more »

Hudson Scholars Sees High Levels of Student Satisfaction as Program Deepens Ties to Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow Community

Since the summer of 2016, the Hudson Scholars Program has been pairing ‘cohorts’ of same-grade Sleepy Hollow Middle School students with Mentors from Hackley’s Upper School. The goal of these Mentors isn’t... Read more »

Two Local Students Among 2022 Regeneron Science Talent Search Finalists

UPDATE: Two of the six River Town semi-finalists have been named among the 40 finalists. Irvington High School’s Brooke Dunefsky and Ossining High School’s Nyasha Nyoni. Below are more details about the... Read more »

Rep. Mondaire Jones Launches Second Annual Black History Month Creative Competition

Students grades 6 through 12 in New York’s 17th Congressional District should submit videos reenacting their favorite moment in Black history for a chance to win Congressman Mondaire Jones (D-NY) launched his... Read more »

Bethany Arts Community to Honor Black History Month with Exhibit and Event Series

The 2022 “Ossining Black History & Culture: Resilience. Dedication. Excellence.,” exhibit will dive deep into the Black experience in Ossining and beyond. This exhibition is a response to many questions about Black... Read more »

Hispanic Residents Spur Growth in River Towns’ Population

Bigger and changing are key takeaways from the picture painted by the 2020 census of the communities along the Hudson River towns in Westchester County.   The impressive growth in Westchester’s Hispanic population... Read more »

Briarcliff Third Graders Honor Martin Luther King Jr. with a Special Project

“My dream is that people stop arguing with each other so much,” Emma said. “I have a dream that wars will end, peace will be made and people won’t die by tyrants... Read more »

Class Acts: Student Effort Warms Hearts – and Feet – of Homeless 

A politics class at Walter Panas High School held a Warm for Winter charity drive to help alleviate the current scarcity of socks among the homeless. The collection of new socks ran... Read more »

How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

You’ve probably seen a lot of scaremongering about how to keep your children safe on the internet. You may rest easy knowing that your kid is surfing the internet safely if you... Read more »

Harckham Delivers $200K State Grant for Pedestrian Safety in Sleepy Hollow

New York State Senator Pete Harckham announced today that he has secured $200,000 in state grant funding for the Village of Sleepy Hollow to improve pedestrian safety along a heavily trafficked section... Read more »