How Parent-Led Foundations Fund School Projects

School budgets are funded by the taxpayers and state and federal grants, but the four districts in River Journal’s circulation footprint also get money from another source – Education Foundations. […] Read more »

Local Girl’s Wish to be a Chef for a Day Happening April 29

April is Global Wish Month at Make-A-Wish and on April 29, Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley will partner with JP Doyle’s Restaurant and the Village of Sleepy Hollow to grant 12-year-old Seven’s […] Read more »

Sharing Common Ground

Well-tended gardens flourish in maturity, and the same is true of garden clubs. The Little Gardens of Tarrytown, now celebrating 100 years of horticultural contributions to the local community, is […] Read more »

Purple Ostrich Celebrates Grand Opening in Tarrytown

The Sleepy Hollow Tarrytown Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for The Purple Ostrich, a new shop located at 7 S. Broadway in Tarrytown on Friday, April 5. […] Read more »

Will You Help End Briarcliff’s Trash-pocalypse, Now? 

Have you noticed that we’re living in a new world of trash? It’s not like people – or should I say anti-social jerks – never previously tossed rubbish out of […] Read more »

Sing Sing Spotlights Rehabilitation Through the Arts 

Sing Sing, a film based on the work of a nonprofit that helps incarcerated individuals develop life skills through the arts, is slated for a July premiere in New York […] Read more »

Peekskill Cherry Blossom Festival Blooms on May 4 

Every spring, Peekskill Riverfront Green Park blossoms in living Technicolor, thanks to the gift of 100 Cherry Trees planted there to commemorate Rotary Club of Peekskill’s 100th Anniversary on October […] Read more »

Briarcliff Library Director Donna Pesce Turns the Page

Briarcliff Manor Public Library Director Donna Pesce is retiring, concluding a career that has taken her to positions in New York City and across Westchester County.   Pesce, who lives in […] Read more »

Exciting Things Are Happening at Hendrick Hudson Free Library! 

We celebrate our libraries – and all library workers – for enriching our society and enhancing our lives. Greater knowledge, enlightenment, and sense of community bloom through our shared library […] Read more »

Friends of the Peekskill Dog Park and Community Garden to Host Earth Day Clean Up

To celebrate Earth Day, organizers from the Friends of the Peekskill Dog Park and the Peekskill Community Garden are hosting a community clean-up day on April 20, 2024 from 12 […] Read more »