Trail & Tunnel Notes: Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct – High Bridge

Fall offers us some of New York’s best weather.  It is also a fine season to visit the High Bridge, the centerpiece of the original (“Old”) Croton Aqueduct, completed in 1848 and today... Read more »

Harvest Happenings & Hauntings – A Horn of Plenty of Things to Do to Celebrate Fall 

The lower Hudson Valley is spectacular in the fall. Especially October, when it seems to be in its most natural state—crisp, colorful, a little spooky, and full of fun. While the fall events in our... Read more »

Peekskill Remembers 9-11 Heroes

Peekskill residents marked the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center at their annual ceremony held at the memorial at Riverfront Green. Several hundred people remembered... Read more »

A Passion for the Past: Joyce Sharrock Cole, Ossining Village Historian

History is personal for Joyce Sharrock Cole, the new Ossining Village Historian. Cole grew up without any sense of her own family’s past. Some of her grandparents had died young, others weren’t... Read more »

Greenburgh to Air 9/11 Living History Series

On Friday September 11th and during the 9/11 weekend (September 12 & 13) the town of Greenburgh will air on Optimum channel 76 and Verizon channel 35 21 Living history stories of... Read more »

Washington Irving’s Sunnyside to Reopen to the Public on August 7

Enjoy the picturesque grounds surrounding the home of “America’s Founding Father of Literature” Historic Hudson Valley will begin to welcome visitors back to Washington Irving’s Sunnyside for a special outdoor-only experience beginning... Read more »

Women Who Made History – Part 2: Harriet Green

This is the second of a three-part series saluting extraordinary individuals who are representative of historic contributions the past three centuries made by countless women while living in our River Towns.   A... Read more »

Women Who Made History – Part 1: Deborah Sampson

She Morphed Her Gender to Match Her Agenda  Massachusetts-born Deborah Sampson (1760-1827) was one of seven children, and when her father was “lost at sea” (he actually abandoned his family and moved to Maine), her... Read more »

Strong as Sampson – She Morphed Her Gender to Match Her Agenda

[Ed. Note: In recognition of Women’s History Month, RJN kicks off in our March issue a multi-part series saluting Wom-en Who Made History Here.] Massachusetts-born Deborah Sampson (1760-1827) was one of seven... Read more »

The Restoration of Historic Odell House

Great enthusiasm and high expectations inspired the crowd of residents attending a lecture on the future of the historic Odell House, in mid-January at the Greenburgh Public Library. Funds from the State of New... Read more »