Assemblywoman Sandy Galef Awarded Legislator of the Year by Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef was recognized this week by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) as Legislator of the Year for her leadership on Bryan Johnson’s Law (A6101A). This award identifies state […] Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Endorsing Mayor Rika Levin and Trustees Dana White and Manuel Quezada

On a cool 46-degree day on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, the Ossining Village Board of Trustees met in Village Hall for the regularly scheduled Work Session. Unbeknownst to us, it […] Read more »

United Way Celebrate 75,000 Deliveries To People Facing Food Insecurity In Westchester And Putnam Counties

Today, United Way of Westchester and Putnam and DoorDash celebrated 75,000 deliveries together through DoorDash’s Project DASH initiative. The organizations hosted a press conference at Ossining High School with students […] Read more »

Weekend Festival Showcases Female Playwrights over 40

That’s (Not) All She Wrote performs Saturday, Oct. 1, at 2 p.m. & 8 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 2, at 3 p.m. at WCT Theater, 23 Water Street, Ossining 10562 (wctheater.org). All... Read more »

Ossining’s New Village Seal Reflects its Past and Future

A controversial symbol of the Village of Ossining’s past will begin receding into the rearview mirror this fall, with its new seal appearing on municipal vehicles and buildings.  The new […] Read more »

My Friendship With John Cheever

Literature has been the salvation of the damned, literature has inspired and guided lovers, routed despair and can perhaps in this case save the world. – John Cheever We lived in […] Read more »

Here Arts Center and Bethany Arts Community Present The Story Box

The Story Box is a multi-genre storytelling event using text, visuals, music, and experiential learning to explore the importance of safeguarding our civil rights through the lens of Japanese American […] Read more »

Putting STEM to Work: In Science We Find Purpose

Through the generous support of local biotechnology company Regeneron, four times a year, River Journal publishes the on-site report of a River Towns high school science student who is paired with a Regeneron scientist to experience […] Read more »

Westchester Premiere of Coast Set for Jacob Burns

There’s a special satisfaction to bringing success home, and Ossining-based film director Jessica Hester is savoring that sweet prospect, with her feature film Coast due for its Westchester premiere at […] Read more »

Art and Its Impact on Social Change

After completing a spring residency at Bethany Arts Community, dance company Flyaway Productions returns this fall with “Apparatus of Repair,” the powerful final installment in a trilogy that explores themes […] Read more »