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 »

Historic Hudson Valley Celebrates the 200th Anniversary of the “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” with Two New Short Films

The Misadventures of Ichabod Crane and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: A Shadow Puppet Film will stream free to audiences this Halloween Historic Hudson Valley has reimagined Washington Irving’s “The Legend of... 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 »

Women Who Made History – Part 3: Crystal Eastman  

A Brilliant Crystal of Many Facets  [Ed. Note: This is the final article in a three-part series — profiling local luminaries of the past three centuries — that began in March in... Read more »

Did You Know? … This Ground-Breaking Turkish Sportsman lived in Tarrytown

Spencer Robinson, a groundskeeper working at the Lyndhurst estate in the 1950s and 1960s, lived with his wife Nina in a gingerbread cottage near the Hudson River. His death in October 1965 went unrecorded in the local press.   But Spencer... Read more »

How Jack Schrade Unwittingly Insured the Name Schrade Road

I was born and raised on Crest Drive in what was then the northern point of Briarcliff Manor.  In the beginning, there were five houses on Crest Drive, two on Pine Court and... Read more »