Apple Farm Opens in Peekskill

Joining anchor tenants CVS and McDonald’s, Apple Farm, a grocery store, opened November 6 in Blue Mountain Plaza shopping center at 20 Welcher Avenue in Peekskill . With successful stores already in White... Read more »

New Boot Brush Station Installed at Blue Mountain Reservation as Part of “PlayCleanGo” Initiative

Westchester Parks Foundation is helping to raise awareness of the “Play Clean Go” initiative to protect valuable natural resources while encouraging folks to enjoy the great outdoors by installing a boot brush... Read more »

Peekskill School District Receives $500K from NYS Integration Grant

The Peekskill City School District was named one of nine school districts to receive the New York State Integration Program’s Professional Learning Community (“NYSIP-PLC”) Award. This allocates $503,829 of the grant’s total... Read more »

Nardone Funeral Home Hosts Trunk-or-Treat Event in Peekskill

Peekskill-based Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home, along with partners Manzer’s Landscaping and The Road Knights Auto Club, hosted a trunk-or-treat event Halloween Day to the delight of neighborhood kids. Masks were required... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: The Case for Affordable Housing in Peekskill

Dear Editor, Westchester County doesn’t offer the same housing opportunities as it did thirty years ago. Now, between substantial student loan debt and low-paying entry level positions, the majority of my generation... Read more »

Peekskill Police Reform Task Force Elects Chair, Creates Committees, and Sets Calendar of Public Meetings

The City of Peekskill Police Reform Task Force recently met to review its purpose, establish committees, appoint officers and create a schedule of public and confidential meetings. The purpose of the Task... Read more »

Legislators Borgia & Smith Jointly Request Funding for Three Projects in 2021 Capital Project Budget

In advance of the release of County Executive George Latimer’s 2021 Capital Project Budget, Legislators Catherine Borgia and Colin Smith requested the inclusion of three projects. The projects are: $2M for the... Read more »

Harckham Honors Hispanic Residents for Outstanding Achievement

First Hispanic Judge in Peekskill, Business Owners Honored New York State Senator Pete Harckham marked Hispanic Heritage Month 2020 by honoring three outstanding Latinx residents of the 40th Senate District, including the... Read more »

Balter Partners’ Workforce Housing Has Deep Roots in Peekskill 

On Sept.9, Mayor Andre Rainey, County Executive George Latimer and other officials gathered for the ceremonial groundbreaking of a new affordable housing project in Peekskill. Strategically located midway between the city’s downtown and waterfront districts, 645 Main Street will offer 82 rental apartments and is scheduled for completion by summer 2022.  In... Read more »

Municipalities Roll-out Welcome Mat for New Business

It’s not hard to find warnings and bad news about the future of small business in New York State. Still, some see a silver lining.   The recent influx to Westchester County of new residents is good news... Read more »