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 »

Looking Past Indian Point,   Riverkeeper Takes a Pass on Gas 

 To the Editor,  Jim Roberts’ piece [“Keeping the Lights on with the Green New Deal,” May 2020] regarding New York’s energy options in the post-Indian Point world incorrectly implies that the New York Independent... Read more »

NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital Celebrates Discharge of 250th COVID-19 Patient

NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital staff recently celebrated the discharge of their 250th COVID-19 patient. “We were so happy to celebrate the recovery of our 250th patient and all patients who were safely... Read more »

Blue Mountain Middle School Students Shine in Chemistry Competition

Eight Blue Mountain Middle School students participated in the Chemical Education Foundation’s (CEF) You Be the Chemist (YBTC) Challenge at BASF Corporation’s headquarters in Tarrytown, NY in March.   The YBTC Challenge is... Read more »