Honoring the Crème de la Community

The Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce honored five members for their contributions to the community during its annual awards dinner in February at Colonial Terrace. (From left) Martin Ginsburg, Ginsburg Development... Read more »

Scholar Athlete of the Month: Beckett Herman

Beckett Herman Sets Career Wrestling Record at Hen Hud  Hendrick Hudson High School senior wrestler Beckett Herman won his 130th career match earlier this year, vaulting him to the top of the list for career wins in the school’s... Read more »

Town of Cortlandt’s Top Goals for the Coming Year: From Supervisor Linda Puglisi

[Ed. Note: In the print edition of March River Journal, the photo caption on page 2 transposes the names of Dr. Becker and James Creighton. We regret the error. The caption is... Read more »

Strong as Sampson – She Morphed Her Gender to Match Her Agenda

[Ed. Note: In recognition of Women’s History Month, RJN kicks off in our March issue a multi-part series saluting Wom-en Who Made History Here.] Massachusetts-born Deborah Sampson (1760-1827) was one of seven... Read more »

Artist Spotlight: The Dynamic Art of Susan Lanzano

Susan Lanzano, an editor turned botanical artist, believes strongly that a person can have sequential meaningful careers. Her own trajectory is proof of that, as she did not begin painting the breathtaking... Read more »

Local Students Share Stories of Intolerance and Search for Solutions at Sen. Harckham Panel

Hate in the Age of Multiculturalism  As a youngster growing up in Somers, I had dozens of experiences where a friend or classmate, or I, was targeted because of religion or another personal characteristic.   I saw swastikas on every... Read more »