Juneteenth Celebrations in Ossining, Irvington

Juneteenth, which marks the date when abolition was announced in Texas and more generally symbolizes the end of slavery throughout the South, has taken on added significance since the killing of George... Read more »

On the Road with Maddie Plank

Ten days into our cross-country bike trip, and Charlie and I are currently staying in a hotel in Belmont, Ohio. I would have never had the opportunity to explore this region of... Read more »

Guardians of the Grounds

The Rockefeller State Park Preserve has never been more popular, its wide-open spaces offering fresh air and freedom during Covid’s constrictions.  But the preserve, with over 60 miles of carriage roads to monitor, and... Read more »

Train like a Warrior to Conquer any Fitness Challenge 

Between Covid quarantining and winter storms, many of us are itching to get out of the house and get back in the gym. Now there’s a new and unique gym in Briarcliff that offers some of the... Read more »

Westchester to Honor Extraordinary Women with First WOW Awards  

Celebrating the power, strength and independence of Westchester County women, members of County Executive George Latimer’s team formed a committee to pay tribute to local women and honor them for their contributions during the... Read more »

Westminster Walks its Dog Show to Westchester

The grandest of all puppy pageants is taking a break from the Big Apple this year in favor of a play date at the historic, 67-acre Lyndhurst estate in Tarrytown. Due to the pandemic, organizers felt it... Read more »

Portrait of a Political Trailblazer

To mark Nita Lowey’s outstanding 32 years’ service in Congress, a 30-minute video of highlights was recently screened – and will remain available on YouTube – showcasing the politician’s many achievements.  Not only does the film offer glimpses of Lowey’s speeches and campaigns across the... Read more »