In Praise of Ada, Opal, Emily, and History’s Other Hidden Figures

Just in time for Mother’s Day, a Cortlandt woman is celebrating the contributions of women with a new book, and a tour to support it.   Jane Applegate is editor of Remarkable […] Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Radioactive Waste at Indian Point — Keep it Where It Is!

Nuclear expert Arnie Gundersen will address the Decommissioning Oversight Board on Thursday, April 25, from 6 pm-8:30 pm at Cortlandt Town Hall, 1 Heady Street 10567. Read more »

Hen Hud Library Film Series Focuses on Art of Edward Hopper

The April 25 special event is free and open to the public Read more »

How Parent-Led Foundations Fund School Projects-Part 2

School budgets are funded by the taxpayers and state and federal grants, but the four districts in River Journal’s circulation footprint also get money from another source – Education Foundations. […] Read more »

Exciting Things Are Happening at Hendrick Hudson Free Library! 

We celebrate our libraries – and all library workers – for enriching our society and enhancing our lives. Greater knowledge, enlightenment, and sense of community bloom through our shared library […] Read more »

Serving the People Who Serve 

Members of the armed forces most likely to experience difficulty readjusting to civilian life are long-term service members accustomed to years of being told what to do, along with those […] Read more »

Being a Senior Citizen: Primary Orthostatic Tremor and Me 

About 10 years ago, I started experiencing a strange shaking in my legs. It was a minor problem at the time, but it was always there when standing in one […] Read more »

Shop Talk: What’s in Store for Buchanan Circle

A new business opened this month at Buchanan Circle in the Village of Buchanan, and we’ve got the scoop for you. Actually, it’s Theresa Knickerbocker, Mayor of Buchanan, who has […] Read more »

Cortlandt Manor Native Serves Aboard Navy Warship in San Diego

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Andrew Hanchar, Navy Office of Community Outreac Petty Officer 2nd Class Kathrynn Walker, a native of Cortlandt Manor, New York, serves the U.S. Navy […] Read more »

Coming to America

When I was a kid, my parents used to tell me the stories about how my family came to America. I love hearing these stories from the seniors today about […] Read more »