Congratulations to the Summer 2022 River Journal North Pet of the Month

Meet Mae! Aka our little “Bean”! We adopted Mae back in October 2021 from A Good Dog Rescue in Verplank. She’s about 1.5 years old and is a German Shepherd […] Read more »

Furnace Brook Lake Designated as an Inland Waterway

A bill that New York State Senator Pete Harckham and Assemblywoman Sandra Galef introduced to include Furnace Brook Lake, located in the Town of Cortlandt, in the list of major […] Read more »

Harckham Honors Duane Jackson for NYS Veterans Hall of Fame Induction

New York State Senator Pete Harckham honored Duane Jackson for his induction into the 2022 New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame and commemorated his military service at a […] Read more »

Hunter Begun and Ma’s House Studio Selected for Creatives Rebuild New York’s Artist Employment Program

Former Briarcliff Manor and Cortlandt Manor (Hen Hud class of 2016) resident and current River Journal videographer, Hunter Begun, has received an Artist Employment Program (AEP) grant from Creatives Rebuild […] Read more »

Field Hall Foundation Awards $309,265 in Grants to Address the Needs of Older Adults

Field Hall Foundation of Cortlandt Manor, NY has awarded $309,265 in new grants through its Spring 2022 grant cycle.  The funding will be used to improve the lives of vulnerable […] Read more »

50th Reunion Plans Underway for Panas Class of ’73

It seems like only yesterday … The Walter Panas High School Class of 1973 is beginning to organize a 50th class reunion.    Looking toward a reunion date of September or […] Read more »

Have Your Say: Points of Concern About Indian Point Deconstruction

by Marilyn Elie, Co-founder of Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition.  For another point of view on Indian Point decommissioning, see HERE. Nuclear reactors are decommissioned. The rest of the clean-up […] Read more »

Have Your Say: Holtec Is Decommissioning Indian Point Sooner and Safely

by Rich Burroni, a lifelong resident of Westchester County, and Holtec’s Site Vice President for Indian Point.  For another point of view on Indian Point decommissioning, see HERE. The sale […] Read more »

Cortlandt Energized by New Utility Option 

Should the Town of Cortlandt join Sustainable Westchester/Westchester Power? This is the question The Town Board recently asked our residents, via a Town-wide survey.  First, some background …  Sustainable Westchester […] Read more »

100 Anniversary Celebration!  Feast of Mount Carmel

July 10-17  8 nights of music, food, games and rides 8th Street and Highland Ave. Verplanck, N.Y.  10596 > olmcv.org/  Famous for its delicious Sausage & Peppers, the longest running Italian Feast in the Hudson Valley […] Read more »