Groundwork Hudson Valley’s Science Barge Responds to Community Needs during Coronavirus

Public environmental education center is changing course to provide fresh produce for food insecure residents and virtual programming for remote learner While the Science Barge is on PAUSE as a […] Read more »

CHHOP Receives $6,000 Grant from the Westchester Community Foundation

The money was used to provide technology for staff to work from home Caring for the Hungry and Homeless of Peekskill (CHHOP) received a $6,000 grant from the Westchester Community […] Read more »

Coping with Coronavirus: Is There Something in the Water?

It’s May, the days are getting longer and warmer, and now’s the season for Riverkeeper to start its annual sampling of the Hudson River and its tributaries for water quality […] Read more »

United Way Announces $1 Million in Grant Opportunities for Westchester and Putnam Nonprofits

In response to the unprecedented need for food and housing during the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Way of Westchester and Putnam has announced its second round of Crisis Funding, which […] Read more »

United Way Awards $120,000 in Coronavirus Relief to Nonprofits 

Food Pantries and nonprofits in Westchester and Putnam receive COVID-19 relief funds  Thirty-one local nonprofit organizations supporting the people hardest-hit by COVID-19 have been awarded $120,000 in grants by The United Way of Westchester […] Read more »

Croton Caring Committee Awarded $10,000 from Donn Gerelli Associates Insurance Agency

Part of Liberty Mutual® and Safeco Insurance® Make More Happen™ Awards Liberty Mutual and Safeco Insurance announced today that Donn Gerelli Associates Insurance Agency (DGA) has earned a 2020 Make […] Read more »

Westchester Women’s Chorus Finds Way to Give Thanks…Virtually

The Westchester Women’s Chorus (WWC) was one group of local performing artists forced to cancel a concert due to COVID-19, and while its members mourned the loss of the opportunity […] Read more »

Briarcliff High School Junior Creates Fundraiser to Provide Meals for Hospital Staff

During a typical week, you can find Briarcliff High School junior Emma Wachtel at Westchester Medical Center, volunteering with kids. Since the shutdown, however, she has been practicing social distancing […] Read more »

Acts of Kindness and Light During a Dark Pandemic

Crisis situations can bring out the very best in people.  Yes, we’ve all read of individuals hoarding toilet paper, refusing to comply with social distancing, and trying to overcharge for […] Read more »

Local Scout Raises Funds for Healthcare Workers

Sixteen months ago, we wrote a story about a local scout, Vinay Bijoor, who had just been named to the Eagle Court of Honor as a member of Troop 22 […] Read more »