SUNY Westchester Community College Student Dylan Ortiz Named Pulitzer Center Reporting Fellow

Dylan Ortiz, a student at SUNY Westchester Community College, was recently named a 2022 Reporting Fellow by the Pulitzer Center. Projects by Reporting Fellows address some of the most critical, […] Read more »

RiverTalk: A Conversation with Oz Land Festival Creator Scarlett Antonia

Scarlett Antonia’s extraordinary career has taken her from Minnesota to Peekskill and all over the world in between. She has worked with legendary choreographers, taught and performed in a variety […] Read more »

City of Peekskill Selected For a Chance to Win a 2022 PetSafe Bark for Your Park Grant

Voting Period Runs Through August 31 — Nine U.S. Communities Will Win Funds to Build or Improve a Local Dog Park  PetSafe brand, a global leader in pet product solutions, […] Read more »

A Chill Afternoon of Cool Music

Premier Peekskill musician Ray Blue of Cross-Cultural Connection (CCC) brings his perennially popular Jazz in the Park Festival back to Riverfront Green on Sunday, Aug. 21, from 12 noon-7 p.m. […] Read more »

Peekskill’s Athena LaTocha and Arts10566 Receive Rockefeller Brothers Arts Grants

Athena LaTocha, a Peekskill-based artist whose massive mixed-media works on paper explore the relationship between human-made and natural worlds, was named the first recipient of the Pocantico Prize for Visual […] Read more »

Assemblage of Candidates Vie for Galef’s Assembly Seat

When New York State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef (A.D. 95) announced in January 2022 that she would not seek re-election and retire at year-end — after nearly 30 years in the […] Read more »

Peekskill Students Picture their Place in the World

A group of 20 Peekskill elementary school students were given a golden opportunity to add life to the City’s vibrant landscape. In return, they gave the community the gift of […] Read more »

OzLand Festival Set for August 6 in Peekskill

On August 6, 2022 Antonia Arts will be holding a city-wide event with the hub of the festivities taking place on South Street in Downtown Peekskill, entitled, “The OZLand Festival.”  […] Read more »

Assemblage of Candidates Vie for Galef’s Assembly Seat 

When New York State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef (A.D. 95) announced in January 2022 that she would not seek re-election and retire at year-end — after nearly 30 years in the […] Read more »

Unmasking ‘The Lone Piper’ 

Traveling up and down the Hudson for work and otherwise, I often take Metro North from the Peekskill station along the city’s picturesque waterfront. Often, as I am waiting for […] Read more »