Cortlandt Forming Police Reform Task Force Pursuant to Governor Cuomo’s Statewide Order

The Town of Cortlandt is putting together a police reform task force that will engage the public on recommending changes and suggestions that it will be making to Westchester County and New York State... Read more »

New Local Theatre Company Honors Local Legacy during Legend of Sleepy Hollow Bicentennial

Phoenix Theatre and Arts Company picked a difficult time to open its doors – during a pandemic when theaters are struggling and many are unable to perform at all. “It’s a hard... Read more »

Field Hall Foundation Awards Additional $50,000 in COVID-19 Relief Grants

The Field Hall Foundation has awarded an additional $50,000 in COVID-19 Relief grants for programs supporting seniors impacted by the pandemic.  Funds were awarded to non-profits in Dutchess, Putnam and Westchester Counties... Read more »

Legislators Borgia & Smith Jointly Request Funding for Three Projects in 2021 Capital Project Budget

In advance of the release of County Executive George Latimer’s 2021 Capital Project Budget, Legislators Catherine Borgia and Colin Smith requested the inclusion of three projects. The projects are: $2M for the... Read more »

Harckham Announces State Aid for Construction is Heading to Four District Libraries

Hendrick Hudson Free Library in Montrose among the Beneficiaries New York State Senator Pete Harckham announced today that four libraries in the 40th Senate District have been allocated state aid for library... Read more »

New York’s Finest Brighten Emotional Birthday for Late Colleague’s Son  

There’s nothing more that 16-year-old Colin Kennedy of Buchanan wants to do when he graduates from college than to become a New York City police officer.   When his father, New York Police Department (NYPD) officer Paul Kennedy, passed away in August from complications due to diabetes, Colin’s desire to follow... Read more »

Municipalities Roll-out Welcome Mat for New Business

It’s not hard to find warnings and bad news about the future of small business in New York State. Still, some see a silver lining.   The recent influx to Westchester County of new residents is good news... Read more »

NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital Holds Impromptu Wedding for Yorktown Couple

Yorktown resident Ron Loscri married his fiancé Lisa on September 13th at NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital in Cortlandt Manor. Ron was admitted to the hospital for a suspected stroke the day before his... Read more »

Field Hall Foundation Announces $240,000 in New Grants

Includes $50,000 in COVID-19 Emergency Relief Funds The Field Hall Foundation announces $240,000 in new grants. $190,000 has been awarded through its summer 2020 grant cycle, and will be used to pilot,... Read more »

Five Local High School Students Awarded 2020 HOPE for Youth Foundation Scholarships

Lakeland, Peekskill, Putnam Valley, and Walter Panas High School Students Receive Awards The HOPE for Youth Foundation awarded five local high school students with scholarships this year at their recent scholarship awards... Read more »