Harckham Honors Three SD40 Residents During Irish Heritage Month Commemoration

New York State Senator Pete Harckham commemorated Irish Heritage Month 2023 by honoring three residents from the 40th Senate District—volunteer extraordinaire John Gallagher from Ossining and Regimental Pipe Major Joe […] Read more »

Meet Some of the First 100 Presidents of Peekskill Rotary Club

Part 1 of 2 Compiled by Marie Green In honor of the first 100 years of Peekskill Rotary Club, 100 cherry trees were donated and planted at the Peekskill Riverfront. […] Read more »

‘Five Elements Murals’ to Kick Off with Own Beer Brand  

Peekskill Brewery will host a kickoff fundraiser party for the Five Elements Arches Murals project on Saturday, April 1, from 12 noon-5 pm, at which the original five 3 feet-x-5 […] Read more »

Antonia Arts to Present Oz On Stage at the Paramount

On Sunday May 7th at 3pm, at the Paramount Hudson Valley Theater in Peekskill, Antonia Arts Inc. will present a show entitled, Oz On Stage.  Antonia Arts is a not-for-profit […] Read more »

WASS Wishes Wheelabrator Was Out of Business

[Editor’s Note: This article includes responses from Wheelabrator to specific points about its practices and outcomes.]  Peekskill’s Westchester Alliance for Sustainable Solutions (WASS) is calling for the closure of the […] Read more »

Housing Action Council Announces Affordable Housing Development In Peekskill

Housing Action Council announced 82 new affordable rental apartments located in the City of Peekskill. They will be ready for occupancy in late Spring, 2023. The site is being developed by WBP […] Read more »

Irradiance at the Great Pyramids of Egypt to be Recreated at Paramount in Peekskill

Irradiance at the Great Pyramids of Egypt will be recreated at the Paramount Hudson Theater in Peekskill on March, 25th, 2023 featuring The Daisy Jopling Band and special guests. On […] Read more »

Jazz Singer Emily Mazzella Is an ‘Old Soul’ at 21 

Jazz vocalist and Purchase College student Emily Mazzella of Putnam Valley is celebrating the release of her debut album, “Awakening.” The 21-year-old artist has always known her calling was in […] Read more »

Vote for River Journal as a Best of Westchester Local Publication

If you’re a fan of River Journal or River Journal North, we hope you’ll consider voting for us in the Best of Westchester elimination round. Voting closes today, March 3 […] Read more »

Beware! The Dreaded Emerald Ash Borer 

If you’re noticing an abundance of fallen limbs and tree work in the area lately, that’s because unusually high winds have been wreaking havoc and a tiny invasive insect has […] Read more »