Ossining’s New Village Seal Reflects its Past and Future

A controversial symbol of the Village of Ossining’s past will begin receding into the rearview mirror this fall, with its new seal appearing on municipal vehicles and buildings.  The new […] Read more »

‘Revolution on the Hudson!’ Marches into Tarrytown 

Tarrytown and surrounding communities in Westchester County were the scene of pivotal actions during the Revolutionary War.   On Saturday, Oct. 22, a free event titled Revolution on the Hudson! will […] Read more »

Peekskill Honors Purple Heart Recipient Melvin Morris 

The City of Peekskill honored Staff Sergeant and Purple Heart Recipient Melvin Morris with a special presentation ceremony on Aug. 6, at the Peekskill Central Firehouse.   Morris, a Vietnam War […] Read more »

Westchester Marks a Century of Parks

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Westchester County Park Commission. It all took root in 1922 with the $1 purchase of Mohansic Park (now Franklin D. Roosevelt State […] Read more »

Chelsea at Greenburgh Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday

The Chelsea at Greenburgh celebrated the 100th birthday of one of its first residents in style! Friends, family and the entire community came out to honor the amazing Ruth. Ruth […] Read more »

The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow Rides Again in All New Cirque Performance Starting Sept. 23

Washington Irving Narrates Story via Hologram to Commemorate 200 Year Anniversary  Step back in time. It’s the 1800’s. Hear the clamoring metal horseshoes click across cobblestone roads in this dark […] Read more »

Rockland Family Hosts 21st Anniversary Event to Educate Children About 9/11

A Family Day to Remember – Reflect – Educate  The Foley Family of Rockland County, along with the 9/11 Education Foundation and the Town of Clarkstown, is hosting a family […] Read more »

Local Authors, Local Books: Tearing Down the Wicked Wall

One-hundred years ago, a decade before Gloria Steinem was born and 40 years before Betty Friedan identified “the problem that has no name,” American newspaper columnist Elsie Robinson pushed readers […] Read more »

My Friendship With John Cheever

Literature has been the salvation of the damned, literature has inspired and guided lovers, routed despair and can perhaps in this case save the world. – John Cheever We lived in […] Read more »

County Executive Latimer and Tarrytown Village Historian to receive Annual Preservation Award

The Historical Society, Inc., Serving Sleepy Hollow & Tarrytown, presents its annual Preservation Award to co-honorees George Latimer and Richard Rose on Friday, September 23, 2022. The event is from […] Read more »