Kim Naples Named Briarcliff Manor Library Director

Kim Naples, whose resume includes positions in libraries in Rockland and Westchester counties, has been appointed director of the Briarcliff Manor Public Library.  Naples starts the $105,000-a-year position in July, […] Read more »

Local Authors, Local Books: Briarcliff Author’s Memoir Reveals Search for Identity

Briarcliff Manor resident George Zimmar’s memoir, “Go With the Fat Cats: A Greek American Youth in Pursuit of Identity and Love,” reveals the author’s search for a better life, mutual […] Read more »

Student Athletes of the Month: Running to Bitter to Get Better 

Ted Bitter is so serious about running that he adopts a military-style approach to coaching.   It’s hard to argue with success. For 20 years, Bitter has helmed the Westchester Striders, […] Read more »

Peekskill Police Department Receives State LETECH Grants

The Peekskill Police Department received $316,406 in state Law Enforcement Technology (LETECH) funding for necessary technological or equipment upgrades for the department. The funds are part of $127 million provisioned […] Read more »

Peekskill Riots Remembered After 75 Years with Two Grammy Award-Winning Performances Celebrating the Legacy of Paul Robeson

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Peekskill Riots, and to commemorate the 75th anniversary, the Living Artist Society will present a program entitled “Here I Stand” after the […] Read more »

‘The Thanksgiving Play’ Gobbles Up Cultural Stereotypes

The playwright points out why our representation of Thanksgiving is mainly artifice, stuffed with questionable authenticity Read more »

Peekskill Arts Alliance Bringing “Splash of Color” to City

As part of New York State’s $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) grant that’s been sweeping through downtown Peekskill since it was first awarded in 2019, the Peekskill Arts Alliance […] Read more »

A History Lesson on Peekskill Public Education

Peekskill High School’s Class of 2024 has the distinction of being the school’s 100th graduating class.    Through the 1800s, two distinct school districts straddled MacGregory Brook.  After 80 years of […] Read more »

Global Grains: Celebrating Bread from Africa to the Americas

Bread enthusiasts and culinary adventurers are in for a treat at Global Grains: Celebrating Bread from Africa to the Americas on Saturday, July 13, from 11am to 4pm at Philipsburg […] Read more »

Hendrick Hudson Schools to Receive an Additional $1M in Funding in FY2024-2025 Budget

New York State Senator Pete Harckham announced today that an additional $1 million in financial aid from the Senate is being appropriated for the Hendrick Hudson School District in the […] Read more »