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 »

Cortlandt Hoists Military Tribute Banners

New Military Tribute Banners in the Town of Cortlandt for the 2021 season are now on display. The town says the program, now in its second year, “honors and thanks all of our brave men and women who have defended our Country and fought for our freedoms in... Read more »

Juneteenth Celebrations in Ossining, Irvington

Juneteenth, which marks the date when abolition was announced in Texas and more generally symbolizes the end of slavery throughout the South, has taken on added significance since the killing of George... 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 »

A Tale of Two Villages – Croton Watch Company

When I first moved to Croton-on-Hudson in 1986, I was roped into contributing a dollar to a raffle, and, lo and behold, I won a Croton Watch! It’s been a prized possession of mine all these years. The Croton Watch Company had its... Read more »

Westchester Community College Kicks Off 75th Anniversary Celebrations

Westchester Community College (WCC) began celebrating its 75th anniversary with a Founders Day event today. The event featured a retrospective of the college’s history to date as well as a look forward... Read more »