Historic Hudson Valley Welcomes the Slave Dwelling Project

Founder and Director Joseph McGill will spend the night at Van Cortlandt and Philipsburg Manors  Historic Hudson Valley (HHV) today announced that Joseph McGill, founder of the acclaimed Slave Dwelling Project, will... Read more »

Special RiverTalk Episodes: All for the Love of Rock and Roll Parts 1 & 2

You read about the history of WRNW, the “glorious playhouse” in Briarcliff Manor HERE, HERE and HERE. Now join host Christian Larson as he speaks with the former WRNW DJs themselves  about... Read more »

WRNW FM: Rock’n’roll Never Forgets

“You can come back baby, rock and roll never forgets.” As anyone who worked at or listened to WRNW FM during the tiny station’s heyday in the 1970s can attest, rock’n’roll never... Read more »

June 26 Celebration to Honor WRNW FM’s Rock-Solid Legacy

Public event slated for June 26 at 2:00 pm in Briarcliff Manor The leafy village of Briarcliff Manor is best known for its affluent citizenry and sprawling estates with historic ties to... Read more »

A Westchester Executive Reflects on Her Miss America Years

The 2021 Miss New York and Miss New York’s Outstanding Teen Competitions will be held at historic Paramount Hudson Valley Theater in Peekskill May 28-30. Here, a prominent Westchester business executive and former Miss New Jersey shares her reflections on the world of beauty pageants... Read more »

From Bowie to Blondie, Westchester Native’s Photos Capture Punk Rock’s Grit and Glamour 

When former Ossining resident Bobby Grossman was growing up in Westchester, he developed a passion for both rock’n’roll and photography. In fact, he and high school classmate Meg Griffin, who would go on to launch... Read more »

Museum Seeks to Fund its Future by Celebrating Peekskill’s Past 

The Peekskill Museum commemorates its 75th anniversary in 2021, and it is asking the people of Peekskill for help.  The Herrick House, 124 Union Ave., Peekskill, is an authentic 146–year–old Victorian that, since 1946, has been home to the Museum.    The house was... Read more »

Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center Announces Spring Schedule for Memory Keepers Story Hour

The Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center (HHREC) of White Plains, NY, has announced their Spring 2021 Memory Keepers Story Hour. These events will be offered on a virtual online platform, and will feature... Read more »

Armando “Chick” Galella Receives The Historical Society 2020 Preservation Award

The Historical Society of Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown honored Sleepy Hollow resident Armando “Chick” Galella at their annual fundraiser on December 31, 2020. Galella received the 2020 Preservation Award for his contributions... Read more »

750 Unknown Soldiers Are Newly Saluted – by Name 

American flags that now grace hundreds of gravesites at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery honor previously unidentified Veterans, thanks to the efforts of Eagle Scout candidate Robert Delvecchio of Boy Scout Troop 22 of the Tarrytowns.    With help from the cemetery Superintendent Jim Logan, Robert was able... Read more »