The Peekskill Riots, 70 Years Later 

This summer marks the anniversary of a particularly ugly event in the area’s history that certainly won’t be celebrated, but should be remembered nonetheless. Over the course of two weekends in 1949,... Read more »

National Endowment for the Humanities Teachers Institute Returns to Philipsburg Manor

Session gives educators the opportunity to learn the history and impact of slavery at a historic site Historic Hudson Valley (HHV) announced today the return of a National Endowment for the Humanities... Read more »

Local Authors, Local Books – Westchester County: A History

Westchester County is unique in all the world. Most of us know this, and we might even be able to cite some reasons it is unique. It’s harder to understand how it... Read more »

Dale Cemetery Heritage Trail Reaches Completion

The Ossining Historical Cemeteries Conservancy Project Is Open for Walking or Driving The Ossining Historic Cemeteries Conservancy (OHCC) and the Town of Ossining announced the completion of the Dale Cemetery Heritage Trail.... Read more »

Philipsburg Manor to Celebrate Pinkster on Saturday, May 18

African drumming and dancing highlight celebration of oldest African American holiday Drumming, dancing, a reading from celebrated author Michael Twitty, an interactive documentary and movie screenings are just some of the exciting... Read more »

The Story of The Little White Church Cemetery

There is no church here, but “the brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated” this ground. On 43 Ashford Avenue in Dobbs Ferry, on nearly 3 acres of land,... Read more »

From Fixing Cars to Building Infrastructure: How Massaro Park Got Its Name

Residents of Greenburgh’s Village of Elmsford are very familiar with Massaro Park located  on 50 Cabot Avenue,  which is known for its: swimming pool, baseball field, basketball courts,  tennis court and beautiful... Read more »

From Chasing Rabbits to Setting Records: The Amazing Story of Larry James

Fairview, New York, 1954 A seven year old boy and his mother are traveling to his Aunt’s house. When they arrive, the boy notices a neighborhood resident with two large beautiful hunting... Read more »

Greenburgh Under the Hollywood Lights: The TV shows and Movies Filmed in Greenburgh Part II

Lights, Camera, Action take two. Since Greenburgh Under the Hollywood Lights: The TV shows and Movies Filmed in Greenburgh Part I was such a hit with our readers, we decided to do... Read more »

From Insurance to Symphonies: The Home of Charles Ives

A house on 460 Ridge Road Hartsdale, was once the residence of American Classical Music Composer Charles Edward Ives. Ives lived at this residence from April 1912-June 1914 while he was working... Read more »