A Life-Changing Year

Last October, as I walked into the market in Talanga, Honduras, I decided to stop and chat with a few kids hanging out by the town’s dumpsters. They were “dumpster-diving” […] Read more »
New York State license plate

The Empire State… Come Again?

Any registered voter choosing to not cast a ballot on Tuesday, November 2 is part of the problem that has nearly bankrupted New York State. For far too long governing […] Read more »
Around the House - RiverJournalOnline.com

Brief History of the Modern Kitchen

From  the Stone Age to contemporary times, whether we are spearing a wild boar and throwing it whole onto a raging fire or savoring “crab risotto with a hint of […] Read more »
Tara Bonanno

A Way of Life

I began Tae Kwon Do in the fourth grade.  I am now a second degree black belt and instructor, just beginning studies at the University of Virginia this fall.  During […] Read more »

Act Locally with 10/10/10 Global Work Party

If you have ever wanted to think globally and act locally, you will have your chance in October. The Tarrytown Environmental Advisory Council and the Sleepy Hollow Environmental Advisory Council […] Read more »

At The Warner Library…The Need to Read

“I would compare [reading] to exercise and fitness. It’s harder to get going when you start later on in life. When you get hooked on reading, it becomes part of […] Read more »
The Historic Society serving Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow

Party on the Porch — Celebrate the Music Hall!

Get out your calendars and mark the date for one of the rivertowns’ premier annual events. The Historical Society, Inc., serving Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown, is pleased to announce that […] Read more »
Sunnyside's Book Day

“Celebrate Children’s Book Day”…With Local Authors and Illustrators

How often do you get the chance to meet more than 50 of your favorite children’s book authors and illustrators? At Washington Irving’s Sunnyside, an historic site open to the […] Read more »
Robin Birrittella

Meaningful Moments – Reflections on a Friend

At times, we have all been guilty of excessive complaining, typically centering around how busy our lives have become. Between work, social engagements and the seemingly endless lists of to-dos […] Read more »
Frank Juliano, Hudson Valley Writers' Center

How I Spent My Summer Vacation

As a kid I remember each new school year would start with sharpened #2 pencils in hand and a brand new black-and-white composition book open and ready for the first […] Read more »