Parenting a Child on the Spectrum Brings Moms Together 

One in 54 children is identified as having an autism spectrum disorder. That suggests most reading this will have some familiarity with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) — as a relative, neighbor, friend, or through some other association. ASD occurs across... Read more »

Peekskill Museum 75th Anniversary: Fundraiser Spotlights a Favorite Son

Throughout 2021, the Peekskill Museum has been celebrating its 75th Anniversary via various programs and events.  On Oct. 20 a key event was held — a Cocktail Gala held at the Factoria honoring former Governor George E. Pataki.  Pataki is a former Mayor of Peekskill and past Vice President... Read more »

The Hudson Room Takes a Final Bow in Peekskill

"So sorry to hear this—such a cool, classy place," commented one of the venue's legion of fans. Read more »

Four Local Hispanic Women Receive Senate Proclamations for Outstanding Achievement 

New York State Senator Pete Harckham marked Hispanic Heritage Month this week by honoring four outstanding Latinas in the 40th Senate District during a special ceremony at Village Hall here hosted by... Read more »

Lincoln Depot Museum to Host Vietnam Veteran and Author John Fratangelo

Author to Discuss his book “The Last Goodbye” – A Personal Memoir of Life and Service in the Vietnam War The Lincoln Depot Book and Lecture Series continues on Saturday, November 6th... Read more »

Congratulations to the October 2021 River Journal North Pet of the Month

Meet Jolene.   Jolene is a 1½-year-old spicy & whip smart mix of Border Terrier & Yellow Lab who’s 100% fun! She is originally from Georgia, was adopted at 2 months from Trina &... Read more »

Finding Dignity and Salvation in Education 

Two local non-profits have taken to heart the business maxim “think local, act global.”    Peekskill resident Daisy Jopling, a celebrated classical/rock violinist and composer, promotes local and global connections through her Daisy Jopling Music Mentorship Foundation (DJMMF).   She, in turn, works closely with Croton-on-Hudson resident Richard Snow, Treasurer of Croton-based African Women’s... Read more »

Peekskill’s Eduardo Ramirez One of Three Stepinac Students Named National Hispanic Scholars

Announcement Coincides with National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration Three Stepinac High School students, including Eduardo Ramirez of Peekskill, have abeen recognized by the College Board as National Hispanic Scholars, joining a select... Read more »

HELP WANTED  (Understatement of the Year) 

Covid-19 has rocked the world in many profound ways. Millions of Americans were sickened by the disease, hundreds of thousands died. Personal lives and businesses were turned upside down overnight.  The impact on employers and... Read more »

Peekskill Prepares to Future Proof its Public Library  

The Field Library and Board of Trustees have entered into an agreement with the City of Peekskill to lease space in the lower level of Peekskill Neighborhood Center to expand The Library.   The approximately 2,100 square feet will create... Read more »