5 Off the Beaten Path Places to Spend Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, there’s a chance to do something extra special for your sweetheart. While some may opt to shower their special someone with roses and gourmet chocolates,... Read more »

Ossining Businesses Launch New Alliance and Announce a Public Design Competition

The Ossining Business Alliance (OBA) was formed by a core group of village brick and mortar businesses with a shared vision to cultivate a supportive business community by providing a forum for... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Everytown for Gun Safety

To the Editor: From February 1-8, 2020 Everytown for Gun Safety will honor the second annual National Gun Violence Survivors Week, to mark the approximate time that gun deaths in the United... Read more »

Local Artist Donates Proceeds to Make-A-Wish Foundation 

Ashna Rastogi, a twelve-year-old artist from Briarcliff Manor, NY, has always loved to express herself through artwork. Ashna finds her inspiration within nature, as well as outer-space and its galaxies. Conveying themes of friendship and... Read more »

Nearly 800 Attend Community-Wide Program to Learn About Initiatives to Combat Anti-Semistism And Hate

Nearly 800 members of the Westchester community attended “Anti-Semitism: What We Face and How We Fight It,” a discussion about the rise of anti-Semitism in the United States and abroad, and Westchester’s... Read more »

Local Teen Rock Band Connects with Jewish Musicians from Around the Globe

The Shames JCC on the Hudson in Tarrytown, NY was awarded a generous Ignition Grant from the Covenant Foundation to kickstart a new music education program for teens aimed at encouraging Jewish... Read more »

Lawmakers Present Mother & Daughter With the Signed Bill They Inspired

Dream’s Law will require New Yorkers with a Central Venous Line to have access to safe and continued care when discharged from a hospital This week, Assemblywoman Sandy Galef and Senator David... Read more »

Rock climbing on the rise in Westchester

Amalia Wompa is a junior at Sleepy Hollow High School. She is a competitive rock climber and writer. She’s been climbing since she was 6 years old and competing in the USA... Read more »

Sleepy Hollow Middle Students Become Scientists for the Day

Samuel Guzman’s eyes widened with wonder as he looked at his own cells under a microscope. Guzman is one of the seventh-grade students from Sleepy Hollow Middle School who took on the... Read more »

Evelyn Farkas and Allison Fine Enter the Race for Congress

The Two Candidates Talk to the River Journal  The field continues to widen for the soon-to-be open congressional seat in NY-17, a district encompassing Rockland County and parts of Westchester County. Dr.... Read more »