Philipsburg Manor to Celebrate Pinkster on Saturday, May 18

African drumming and dancing highlight celebration of oldest African American holiday Drumming, dancing, a reading from celebrated author Michael Twitty, an interactive documentary and movie screenings are just some of the exciting... Read more »

The Story of The Little White Church Cemetery

There is no church here, but “the brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated” this ground. On 43 Ashford Avenue in Dobbs Ferry, on nearly 3 acres of land,... Read more »

From Fixing Cars to Building Infrastructure: How Massaro Park Got Its Name

Residents of Greenburgh’s Village of Elmsford are very familiar with Massaro Park located  on 50 Cabot Avenue,  which is known for its: swimming pool, baseball field, basketball courts,  tennis court and beautiful... Read more »

From Chasing Rabbits to Setting Records: The Amazing Story of Larry James

Fairview, New York, 1954 A seven year old boy and his mother are traveling to his Aunt’s house. When they arrive, the boy notices a neighborhood resident with two large beautiful hunting... Read more »

Greenburgh Under the Hollywood Lights: The TV shows and Movies Filmed in Greenburgh Part II

Lights, Camera, Action take two. Since Greenburgh Under the Hollywood Lights: The TV shows and Movies Filmed in Greenburgh Part I was such a hit with our readers, we decided to do... Read more »

From Insurance to Symphonies: The Home of Charles Ives

A house on 460 Ridge Road Hartsdale, was once the residence of American Classical Music Composer Charles Edward Ives. Ives lived at this residence from April 1912-June 1914 while he was working... Read more »

Oh, The Places Your Mail has Gone: A History of The Hartsdale Post Office

Neither, rain and sleet nor snow used to get in the way of delivering the mail to the residents of Hartsdale (that was years ago when the Postal Service was more reliable),... Read more »

Hartsdale Resident, Joel Sucher to Discuss His Documentary, “From Swastika to Jim Crow” at Greenburgh Town Council Meeting

  From Swastika to Jim Crow, the acclaimed Pacific Street documentary, which tells the compelling tale of Jewish refugee scholars who taught at Black Colleges will be part of a presentation to... Read more »

Greenburgh Under the Hollywood Lights: The TV Shows and Movies Filmed in Greenburgh – Part I

Correction: OOPS, we made a mistake about what was filmed at Lyndhurst. Please see the revised article below. Thank you for pointing out our error! Lights, Camera, Action, the Town of... Read more »

The Power of Wealth and Humility:  A Reflection on Two Highly Influential African Americans

In honor of Black History Month, we, the Assistant Town Historians, wanted to do a piece highlighting the contributions of African Americans. Power has been defined in many ways.  At times power... Read more »