Tarrytown Mayoral Race Heats Up Early

River Journal, as a matter of policy, does not endorse any candidates for local elections. Tarrytown residents will have a packed ballot come November in the village’s 2021 mayoral race. Three candidates... Read more »

Up and Down the River Town Lobster Trail

As the warm rays of summer shine across the River Towns, one inevitably begins dreaming of the perfect lobster roll. Unfortunately, this decadent treat is somewhat elusive this year. With many industries... Read more »

Congratulations! Student-Athletes Who Signed a National Letter of Intent

Managed by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), a National Letter of Intent (NLI) is “a binding agreement between a prospective student-athlete and an NLI member institution.” By signing the letter, a... Read more »

Congratulations to the Summer 2021 River Journal Pet of the Month

  Meet Cameron. Cameron is a Golden Retriever who will turn 1 on July 15th. She comes from a large dog family in Vermont but now lives with her family, including 2... Read more »

Will New York State Bicyclists Finally get a Brake?

Will New York finally join some 35 other states that require drivers to give bicyclists at least 3 feet of space when passing on them on the road? Efforts to adopt a... Read more »

Puerto Rican Magic: Bacalaitos – Codfish Fritters

When one thinks of warm, lazy days on a beach, the Caribbean often come to mind. The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, a US territory, is a small cluster of islands among a... Read more »

Sleepy Hollow Student Named U.S. Presidential Scholar

Owen Dugan, a Sleepy Hollow resident and a senior at Stanford Online High School, has been named a 2021 U.S Presidential Scholar. Dugan is one of 161 students nationwide, and one of... Read more »

Class Acts > Hen Hud High Distinguishes Itself Yet Again

The Distinguished School designation recognizes schools that provide students with broad access to transformative learning opportunities. Read more »

Indie Music Stars Will Shine a Spotlight on Peekskill

First River Festival highlights downtown Peekskill, to spread the word about this gem of a city. Read more »

The Village Board of Trustees Adopts the Village’s Comprehensive Plan Update

On July 7th, the Village of Ossining Board of Trustees unanimously adopted “Ossining Tomorrow,” the Village’s Comprehensive Plan Update. The approval of the Comprehensive Plan Update sets a deliberate course for how... Read more »