Indie Music Stars Will Shine a Spotlight on Peekskill

First River Festival highlights downtown Peekskill, to spread the word about this gem of a city. Read more »

Harckham Announces CHHOP to Receive State Grant for Repairs

New York State Senator Pete Harckham announced today that Caring for the Hungry and Homeless in Peekskill (CHHOP), a not-for-profit organization that provides temporary housing for homeless adults, will share a $255,000... Read more »

City of Peekskill Industrial Development Agency to Hold South Division Street Groundbreaking

The City of Peekskill Industrial Development Agency (PIDA) will be holding a groundbreaking ceremony at 216 South Division Street in Peekskill, NY, on Thursday, July 29th at 2:00 pm. This groundbreaking is... Read more »

Hudson Valley Artist Gives BeanRunner Gallery a ‘Big Fat Kiss’

A new solo exhibition featuring recent paintings by artist David Ellis is runs through July 11 at the BeanRunner Gallery in Peekskill at 201 South Division Street. The show is titled Gimme... Read more »

The Abbey Inn & Spa Celebrates a Year of Success with “Grand Opening”

42-Room Boutique Hotel Enjoying Post-Pandemic Surge Of Bookings for Summer Weddings and Events City officials joined with Ginsburg Development Companies today to celebrate the official Grand Opening of The Abbey Inn &... Read more »

RiverTalk Episode 9 – A Conversation with Peekskill’s Leesther Brown

Leesther Brown is a well-known figure who has challenged both Democrat and Republican Administrations over the years with equal vigor. A 33 year resident of the City, she has a simple message for... Read more »

Putting STEM to Work: Inspired to ‘Follow the Science’ 

Through the generous support of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, four times a year,  River Journal  and River Journal North publish the on-site report of a River Towns high school science student who is paired with a Regeneron scientist to experience what... Read more »

Peekskill Volunteers, City at Odds over Plan for Full-Time Fire Chief  

Tensions between the City of Peekskill and its volunteer firefighters came to a head last month when a report by retired fire chief Ed Rush, commissioned by the City, recommended the hiring of a... Read more »

Peekskill School Club Helps Keep Open Spaces Green and Clean

A Civic and Educational Campaign to highlight the importance of maintaining clean green spaces in the great outdoors is being undertaken by the Peekskill Hispanic Community Corp., in conjunction with Peekskill High School’s Latino Culture Club (LCC).  Councilman Ramon Fernandes, members of the Latino Culture... Read more »

Local Pride

In Westchester County, as well as in many parts of the world, June is officially recognized as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month. The Christopher Street Liberation Day Parade... Read more »