Peekskill Remembers 9-11 Heroes

Peekskill residents marked the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center at their annual ceremony held at the memorial at Riverfront Green. Several hundred […] Read more »

Virtual Youth Town Halls – Where Youth Are Heard

The Westchester-Putnam Workforce Development Board (WPWDB), in association with area youth service agencies, is hosting a series of Virtual Youth Town Halls—forums for questions, ideas, and opinions voiced by and […] Read more »

Peekskill’s Dr. Mauricio Named 2020 Superintendent to Watch

The Peekskill City School District announced that Superintendent of Schools Dr. David Mauricio has been named a 2020 Superintendent to Watch by the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA). Dr. […] Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Lack of Affordable Housing in Peekskill

Dear Editor, It’s difficult to find a reasonably-priced apartment in Peekskill if you make $40,000 or $50,000. That isn’t right. A healthy mix of housing is critical for Peekskill to […] Read more »

City of Peekskill Welcomes New Additions to City Hall 

The City of Peekskill announced the appointments of Debra Petrosky as City Clerk, Jeanette Moore as Deputy Clerk and Cassandra Redd as Confidential Secretary to the City Manager, Mayor and City […] Read more »

Review: Peekskill Rises Up Against Racial Injustice – Photographs by Ocean Morisset

“An artist’s duty, as far as I’m concerned, is to reflect the times.” -Nina Simone Ocean Morisset’s unique, Black Lives Matter, Corona sensitive, exhibit is displayed in the large windows […] Read more »

Dining Out–or In? That Is the Question 

When New York State cleared Westchester County restaurants for phased reopening, Brian Doyle, co-owner of J.P. Doyle’s bar and restaurant in Sleep Hollow, was prepared to move quickly.   “When you get the keys to the car, […] Read more »

Police Chiefs Talk Protests and Peaceful Co-existence 

Communities across the nation have recently seen the streets erupt in protest against racial injustice, and the mostly tranquil towns along the Hudson have been no exceptions.    Since the death of George Floyd at […] Read more »

Money Talks, and His Says Black Artists Matter

Prominent Peekskill business owner Bre Pettis this past June announced a charitable initiative, Peekskill Art Grants, to assist local Black artists through financial aid that helps pay for the promotion and presentation of their work.  Throughout his tenure as a technology entrepreneur […] Read more »

Council Approves Peekskill Walks Proposal to Create Public Space on Esther Street

Street will be closed to traffic and opened up to people this summer and fall in downtown Peekskill Peekskill Walks’ proposal to create a new public space in downtown Peekskill […] Read more »