Rallying the River Towns

  Not since the ‘60s has America seen social activism as impassioned, determined, and perpetual as we have witnessed these past historic weeks.   That tumultuous era’s unrest was to protest an unpopular... Read more »

Peekskill Resident Named Executive Director of the Youth Shelter Program of Westchester

Joanne Dunn of Peekskill, was well aware that her new role as executive director of The Youth Shelter Program of Westchester, Inc. would require her to bring all of her experience as... Read more »

Five Local High School Students Awarded 2020 HOPE for Youth Foundation Scholarships

Lakeland, Peekskill, Putnam Valley, and Walter Panas High School Students Receive Awards The HOPE for Youth Foundation awarded five local high school students with scholarships this year at their recent scholarship awards... Read more »

Coping with Coronavirus: A Grim Business Made Ever So Grimmer 

The truth of this pandemic was coming in our door every day.” That is how Carmine Carpinone, the owner of Dwyer & Michael’s Funeral Home, in Tarrytown, concisely captures the grim reality... Read more »

School Districts Partner to Enrich their Communities during COVID-19 Pandemic

Chinchillas can jump 6 feet high, kangaroos sleep 18 hours a day, and for the best sound, guitarists should place their fingers behind guitar frets – not on them.  Those are some of the... Read more »

CHHOP Receives $5,000 Grant from United Way of Westchester and Putnam

The money will be used to purchase food for Fred’s Pantry Caring for the Hungry and Homeless of Peekskill (CHHOP) received a $5,000 grant from the United Way of Westchester and Putnam... Read more »

CHHOP Receives $6,000 Grant from the Westchester Community Foundation

The money was used to provide technology for staff to work from home Caring for the Hungry and Homeless of Peekskill (CHHOP) received a $6,000 grant from the Westchester Community Foundation (WCF).... Read more »

At Historic Fort Hill, Ginsburg Came, Saw, Conquered

ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH, PEEKSKILL-STYLE When you talk with developer Martin Ginsburg about his newest development in Peekskill, his excitement is apparent. He talks about how it will help make the city a... Read more »

Coping with Coronavirus: Juggling Home Life and Home Work

An interview with Dr. David Mauricio, Superintendent of Schools, Peekskill City School District  Serving the students of the City of Peekskill in a virtual environment, while we all socially distance during the... Read more »

Cafecito Con . . . Francisco Calderon

The “Cafecito Con . . .”  (Coffee with…) interview series spotlights the stories, challenges and successes of Latino entrepreneurs and business owners.  If you know someone we should consider profiling, please contact ... Read more »