Op-Ed: Money Changes Everything: Why an Accurate Census Count Matters 

It is in the collective interest of everyone in Westchester County for all households to complete the census questionnaire in 2020. That is not likely to happen, however, if a question about citizenship is included... Read more »

Op-Ed: Opposition to Family Separation and Indecent Conditions in Children’s Detention Centers

What is happening to children at our borders is unacceptable.  A few months ago the news reported that children were being forcibly torn from their families when they crossed the border into... Read more »

Letter to the Editor – Leaf Blower Noise Level Concerns

The use of gas powered leaf blowers reminds me of second hand smoke. We used to smoke in our homes, restaurants, air planes, hospitals…anywhere. Then we discovered the danger of second hand... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: In Praise of NY Leadership

To the Editor and readers of River Journal: I write in praise of our New York State government leaders. Where other states pass laws that force women to endure unnecessary pelvic exams... Read more »

Op-Ed: Planet Earth Needs Our Help. Here’s One Way to Take Action Now! 

“We Do Not Inherit the Earth from Our Ancestors; We Borrow It from Our Children” Native American Proverb  Are you troubled by the climate crisis but not sure where to begin? If... Read more »

Hastings School Working to Bring Nature to Seniors

In Hastings on Hudson, there is a project-based school called Hudson Lab School (our school) and we have an Intergenerational Program. That is because we are located in the Andrus on Hudson skilled... Read more »

Letter-to-the-Editor: Kevin Miller Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow BOE Candidate

Dear Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow Residents, My name is Kevin Miller and it is with pride that I announce my candidacy for the Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow Board of Education. My family moved to... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Briarcliff School Board Candidate

Hello Briarcliff Residents, My name is Michelle Woerner, and it is with much enthusiasm that I announce my candidacy for the Briarcliff School District Board of Education. As a teacher of mother... Read more »
Tarrytown Sleepy Hollow Bike Lanes

Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow Bike Lane Debate — Bring Balance to Broadway 

Op-Ed: Daniel Convissor, Bike Tarrytown    Most trips we take are short: school, friends, library, activities, shopping. When picking how to get places, we quickly calculate the best choice based on time, safety, enjoyment... Read more »
Tarrytown Sleepy Hollow Bike Lanes

Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow Bike Lane Debate — Balancing the Needs of the Villages

Op-Ed: By Drew Fixell, Mayor of Tarrytown and Ken Wray, Mayor of Sleepy Hollow  We both support efforts to increase walkability and biking in Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow.  Where we differ with... Read more »