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 »

Meg Griffin Remembers WRNW FM, Rock’s ‘Glorious Playhouse’ in Briarcliff Manor

From 1973 to 1981, a shabby building off the main drag in Briarcliff Manor was home to one of the metro area’s most progressive and unconventional FM rock stations, WRNW 107.1. The... Read more »

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 »

Nationally Touring Harriet Tubman Statue Scheduled to Arrive in Peekskill

Business Community Sponsors Iconic Statue’s Visit to Celebrate Black History Month The nationally touring statue of noted abolitionist Harriet Tubman will be arriving in Peekskill next week and will be on display... 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 »

Anniversary Ceremony for Mt. Beacon Eight Set for November 7

Will Honor Eight Navy Servicemen Who lost Their Lives on Mt. Beacon 75 and 85 Years Ago The Town of Fishkill along with the Friends of the Mt. Beacon Eight are scheduled... Read more »