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 »

Local Committee Partners with Historical Society of Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown to Commission Gold Star Mother Memorial

$70,000 Fund Raising Campaign Launched Armando “Chick” Galella, Sleepy Hollow resident and decorated WWII veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor, has announced a $70,000 campaign to commission and erect a Gold Star Mother... Read more »

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 »