A Legacy of Great Food, Family and Love of Community

On May 22, 2018, Angelo Michele Macchia, known affectionately by all his customers as Mike, the beloved owner of the two Capriccio’s Pizzerias in Croton-on-Hudson, passed away from a rare neurodegenerative brain... Read more »

Matero’s Specialty Is ‘Wearable Works of Art’ — and Happiness

“I love coming to work every day because I know we are bringing happiness to our customers.” That’s how Croton-on-Hudson native Sue Matero and her husband Steve describe what it’s still like... Read more »

A Tale of Two Villages – Croton Watch Company

When I first moved to Croton-on-Hudson in 1986, I was roped into contributing a dollar to a raffle, and, lo and behold, I won a Croton Watch! It’s been a prized possession of mine all these years. The Croton Watch Company had its... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Help for the Cruise Industry

I own Chris Caulfield-CruiseOne in Croton on Hudson, NY. My business has been severely impacted by the CDC order to shut down cruises from US ports. The long-awaited instructions issued on April... Read more »

Elementary Kids Show a Lot of Heart in Fundraising Challenge

Led by Physical Education teacher Suzanne Leslie, 132 students at Carrie E. Tompkins (C.E.T.) Elementary School raised $18,748.36 for the American Heart Association by participating in the Kids Heart Challenge earlier this year.   Leslie says she wants students to learn about the dangers of heart problems... Read more »

Bringing Back Westchester’s Wild Legacy – And Beauty

Rewilding is a term distinct to our modern age, where so much nature has been lost to development and human growth.  Rewilding describes what we are doing when we plant native, remove invasives, or plant... Read more »

‘He Always Made Everyone Feel Special’ – A Tribute to John Habib

A memorial to celebrate the amazing life of John Habib will take place at Senasqua, one of his favorite Croton parks, on April 11 from 2pm-4pm.   I had only known John Habib for just over a year. In that one short... Read more »

Croton-Harmon Names Valedictorian and Salutatorian for Class of 2021

Croton-Harmon Union Free School District has named Maya Gardos as Valedictorian and Camilla Giorcelli as Salutatorian for the Croton-Harmon High School Class of 2021. Gardos, who plans on studying English and political... Read more »

Croton Eagle Scout Leaves a Special Trail Worth Taking 

After 11 years in Scouting, Colin Kooney has become “a proud Eagle Scout” with Boy Scouts of America Troop 28 Croton-on-Hudson.    “My Eagle project is at The Jane E. Lytle Memorial Arboretum (“The Croton Arboretum”),” says Colin. It is a non-profit organization that provides environmental stewardship for 20-plus acres of... Read more »

Shining a Bright Light on the Power of Solar  

Croton-on-Hudson’s legacy of political and social activism forged a century ago has been more recently buttressed by its role in ​battling to cap a waterfront dump and repelling a gas pipeline from... Read more »