Rep. Mondaire Jones Launches Second Annual Black History Month Creative Competition

Students grades 6 through 12 in New York’s 17th Congressional District should submit videos reenacting their favorite moment in Black history for a chance to win Congressman Mondaire Jones (D-NY) launched his... Read more »

Bethany Arts Community to Honor Black History Month with Exhibit and Event Series

The 2022 “Ossining Black History & Culture: Resilience. Dedication. Excellence.,” exhibit will dive deep into the Black experience in Ossining and beyond. This exhibition is a response to many questions about Black... Read more »

Different Types Of Interesting Funeral Traditions Around The World

Death is always a dark time in anyone’s moment and finding out that a loved one has passed away is extremely difficult. However, the burying process can make grief easier, and it... Read more »

Historic Hudson Valley Receives $399k Federal Grant for Digital Project

The National Endowment for the Humanities grant will further HHV’s efforts to tell the story of slavery in the Colonial north Historic Hudson Valley (HHV) was awarded a $399K Digital Projects for... Read more »

Majority Leader Stewart-Cousins nominates Tarrytown Music Hall to the NYS Historic Business Preservation Registry 

State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins has nominated the Tarrytown Music Hall for inclusion in the New York State Historic Business Preservation Registry. This is the inaugural year for the registry, which... Read more »

Westchester Social Studies Teachers Participate in Holocaust Education Seminar

How do you decide what facts to include in a history textbook? How do the facts not included change the narrative? How do you tackle teaching the topic of the Holocaust? A... Read more »

Happy Anniversary Sleepy Hollow!

December 10 marked 25 years since the election whereby the citizens of North Tarrytown chose to change the name of their village to Sleepy Hollow. Village trustees ratified the decision on Dec. 11, 1996.   ... Read more »

Sing Sing Museum Project Continues to Gain Momentum 

On the South end of Ossining’s Louis Engel Riverfront Park, a fence separates a playground from the grounds of Sing Sing Prison. Many visitors are unaware the prison is there, even though a disused guard tower sits among the swing sets.  The Sing Sing Prison Museum, slated... Read more »

HHREC Announces Second Annual White Rose Student Research Contest

The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center (HHREC) has announced their second annual White Rose Student Research Contest for 2022. This competition is open to 7th-12th grade students in the greater Westchester... Read more »

When Westchester Welcomed Winston 

Eight years before he emerged on the world stage as Britain’s wartime Prime Minister, Winston Churchill took center stage at the newly opened Westchester County Center on March 8, 1932 to deliver an historic and visionary lecture on... Read more »