Working Families Party Endorses Progress 4 Peekskill Candidates

The Westchester/Putnam Chapter of the Working Families Party has announced their endorsement for the Progress 4 Peekskill slate of candidates for Mayor and Council of Peekskill. Progress 4 Peekskill released a statement... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Democratic Process in Peekskill

From the moment the local Democratic Party found they were facing a primary, instead of embracing the democratic process they have denounced it and insisted that parties make the decisions not the... Read more »

Peekskill Democratic Committee Calls on Challengers to Accept Primary Results

This morning, Peekskill Democratic Chair Drew Claxton sent a letter to a slate of candidates challenging Peekskill’s endorsed Democratic candidates asking that they pledge to support the winner of the Democratic Primary in June for... Read more »

Westchester County Legislators Catherine Borgia and Colin Smith Endorse Vivian McKenzie for Peekskill Mayor

Westchester County Legislators Catherine Borgia and Colin Smith today announced their endorsement of Vivian McKenzie for Mayor of Peekskill, calling her hands-down the most accomplished and experience candidate in the race. In... Read more »

Peekskill Democrats Nominate Rob Scott to Fill Sudden Vacancy on Endorsed Slate

Following the withdrawal of candidate Steve Kollias due a family medical emergency, the Peekskill Democratic City Committee unanimously (with one abstention) endorsed downtown business owner, community leader, and longtime Peekskill resident Rob... Read more »

Harckham Hosts Coat Drive, Collects More Than Two Tons of Cold Weather Clothes

New York State Senator Pete Harckham hosted a special Valentine’s Day Weekend Coat Drive at Peekskill High School, and, with more than two dozen volunteers kept busy in the subfreezing temperatures, collected... Read more »

Planting Roots Early to Help Lives Grow and Prosper

By day, Peekskill residents Eduardo Ramirez and Kimberly Alvarez are 11th graders at Archbishop Stepinac High School and Peekskill High School, respectively.  After school, you might call them education entrepreneurs. The pair spends their time managing a team of volunteers for the non–profit venture they co-founded to tackle what... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Community Input Needed

Editor’s Note: On Thursday, February 11, the City of Peekskill Police Reform Task Force will hold a virtual public meeting to discuss their draft plan for police reform recommendations. Chaired by Peekskill... Read more »

Far-Reaching Recommendations Fill Docket for Peekskill Task Force

On Jan. 21, the Peekskill Police Reform Task Force held its fourth public meeting via Zoom video conference to discuss the progress being made by its various subcommittees. The meeting was moderated by Mayor Andre Rainey and organizing committee member Suzie Erdey.  ... Read more »

City of Peekskill Police Reform Task Force Presents Draft Plan for Public Input

On Thursday, February 11, the City of Peekskill Police Reform Task Force will hold a virtual public meeting to discuss their draft plan for police reform recommendations. Chaired by Peekskill Mayor Andre Rainey and Antonio... Read more »