Local Authors, Local Books – An Exotic, Erotic May-December Romance, by Way of Tibet  

In her novel Hope for the Worst, Kate Brandt, a resident of Montrose, tells the story of Ellie, a 24-year-old stuck in a dead-end job and questioning the meaning of […] Read more »

Ukrainian Schools Welcome Laptops from Hendrick Hudson Foundation

Grants from Hendrick Hudson Community Educational Foundation (HHCEF) typically enrich student learning in the district, but a recent donation is providing an educational lifeline to students at a secondary school […] Read more »

Assembly of Admirers Applauds Sandy Galef 

Longtime New York State Assembly Member Sandra “Sandy” Galef was feted in early January by the Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce to thank the popular legislator for a remarkable […] Read more »

Yale Thesis Chronicles ‘Long Closure’ of Indian Point  

Marilyn Elie, co-founder of the Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition, has tracked events at the now-decommissioned nuclear energy power plant over the past quarter-century. The Cortlandt Manor resident’s seminal role […] Read more »

They Paved Paradise, Put up a Power Plant 

“Really?!” That’s a typical reaction of people who learn that the current site of the now-decommissioning Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant once had a 100 foot-by-150-foot swimming pool for city […] Read more »

Thank God I’m a Country Boy! 

In 2014, after nearly 20 years in Brooklyn, we decided it was time to start looking for a new home. Back then, there was always a steady exodus to the […] Read more »

Cortlandt and Croton Republicans Issue Call for Potential Candidates

Interested parties can contact the party Chairs prior to Feb.10, 2023 to set up a time to meet with the campaign committee.  Read more »

Cortlandt and Croton Democrats Issue Call for Potential Candidates

As November’s elections slide into the rearview mirror, Democracy rolls on, and the Cortlandt Democratic Party and the Croton Democrats are beginning preparations for the November 2023 election cycle. For […] Read more »

Let It Shine Food Pantry and Thrift Store Here to Support the Community

Let It Shine is a nonprofit organization located in Verplanck, NY with a thrift store that supports a food pantry. At  the Let It Shine Food Pantry, guests fill their […] Read more »

Voters Approve Lakeland School District Capital Project

The $57 million Capital Project is tax neutral and will be funded through the District’s Capital Reserve Fund ($20 million saved) and New York State Building Aid. Read more »