Harckham Honors Duane Jackson for NYS Veterans Hall of Fame Induction

New York State Senator Pete Harckham honored Duane Jackson for his induction into the 2022 New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame and commemorated his military service at a […] Read more »

Tarrytown Cartoonist’s Graphic Novel Traces Life of ‘Smahtguy’ Barney Frank

Eric Orner was working as a cartoonist for an alternative Boston weekly in early 1989 when he first met Barney Frank at a function in the city’s South End.  The […] Read more »

Students Learn How Artistic Expression Can Affect Change With Artist Visit to SHHS

“When looking at art, you’re able to see––almost feel––a physical representation of history versus just words printed on paper in your textbook or written sources,” expressed one student in Jessica […] Read more »

An App-etite for Peekskill’s Past

Peekskill resident Trevor Noble has created a  smartphone app about the history of Peekskill for an assignment at SUNY Empire State. He is taking online courses through the college for […] Read more »

Briarcliff Middle School Eighth Graders Take a Trip to the Past

Briarcliff Middle School eighth graders found a way to travel back in time. The entire eighth grade class recently held a multi-classroom exhibit of posters and other objects featuring major […] Read more »

Celebrate Women Making History at Vote Like a Girl

STEAM activities, live music, and more at Washington Irving’s Sunnyside on Saturday, July 9 Pay tribute to fearless women of the past and get inspired about the future during Vote […] Read more »

A Day At St. Chris: An Essay

St. Christopher’s is a residential school in Westchester County, NY for PINS children (persons in need of supervision) funded by New York City. It is coed with children from the […] Read more »

Todd Fourth Graders Take a Trip Back in Time

Daily life during Colonial times was filled with tedious chores. Todd Fourth-graders recently got a close-up look at what it took to live and work on a farm in the […] Read more »

Philipsburg Manor Open for Tours Celebrating Juneteenth

Philipsburg Manor, the country’s first living history museum to focus on slavery in the colonial North, will be welcoming visitors for Juneteenth, observed on Monday, June 20. Guided tours of […] Read more »

Todd’s First Graduating Class Takes a Walk Down Memory Lane

When was the last time you set foot in your elementary school? For most of us, it was probably on the last day of school, prior to moving on to […] Read more »