Peekskill to Name Acting City Manager After Stewart Car Accident

Friday, April 16, 2021, at 7 p.m. (via Zoom), the Common Council is scheduled to appoint an Acting City Manager in Stewart's absence. Read more »

State Senators Herald 2021-2022 State Budget’s Historic Investment in Education

State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, along with New York State Senator Pete Harckham, Senator Shelley B. Mayer (chair of the Senate Committee on Education) and other officials from Peekskill and Ossining,... Read more »

‘Miss New York 2021’ to Be Crowned in Peekskill

The 2021 Miss New York and Miss New York’s Outstanding Teen Competitions will be held at the Paramount Hudson Valley Theater in Peekskill, NY on May 30. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Miss... Read more »

Under Peekskill Impresario Peggy Boyce, ‘Ladies of Laughter’ Is No Joke  

Peekskill resident and Ladies of Laughter (LoL) Executive Producer Peggy Boyce had a knack for comedy at an early age. Growing up in Levittown, Long Island, with her parents and four siblings, she always was making jokes and was known from grammar school through college as the class... Read more »

A Friend Salutes the ‘Ultimate Community Person’ – Bruce Bellom 1954-2021

For those of you who knew Bruce Bellom, nothing I say will surprise you, and you could probably add pages and pages of great stories, memories, or things about him that show time and... Read more »
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Male Assaulted March 28 in Depew Park

Three to five unknown male subjects proceeded to choke, punch and kick the male victim in the head and face. Read more »

Cities of Peekskill and Cuenca, Ecuador Announce Sister City Partnership

On Friday, March 19, Peekskill Mayor Andre Rainey and Pedro Palacios Ullauri, Mayor of the City of Cuenca in Ecuador, will sign a new sister city agreement.The ceremony, which is open to... Read more »

Museum Seeks to Fund its Future by Celebrating Peekskill’s Past 

The Peekskill Museum commemorates its 75th anniversary in 2021, and it is asking the people of Peekskill for help.  The Herrick House, 124 Union Ave., Peekskill, is an authentic 146–year–old Victorian that, since 1946, has been home to the Museum.    The house was... Read more »

Peekskill Democrats Nominate Vivian McKenzie for Mayor 

All information on this page was written and submitted by Peekskill Democratic City Committee. River Journal North, as a matter of policy, does not endorse candidates. For Council, Nominees are Rob Scott, Incumbents Ramon Fernandez and... Read more »

‘Progress 4 Peekskill’ Candidates to Challenge Incumbent Slate in June Democratic Primary for Mayor & Council  

All information on this page was written and submitted by Progress 4 Peekskill. River Journal North, as a matter of policy, does not endorse candidates for election.  Peekskill residents ​Conor Greene, Vanessa Agudelo, Amy Vele and... Read more »