Micro-America the Beautiful

Every so often we hear that there are “two Americas.” It refers to gaps in our politics, in our economy, and in our social justice.    I believe there are two Americas …   There is Macro-America, which we know from media... Read more »

Chamber of Commerce Announces Strong Support for Indian Point Decommissioning Project

The Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday announced its support for the sale of Indian Point by Entergy to Holtec International for the purposes of decommissioning. The announcement comes after... Read more »

How Could We Ever Manage without Zoom? — A Personal Account

I’m dating again.  My faithful new companion is Zoom — my best and only date, my entire social life. One look at my calendar, and you’ll see. We go everywhere together. Zoom... Read more »
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Male Assaulted March 28 in Depew Park

Three to five unknown male subjects proceeded to choke, punch and kick the male victim in the head and face. Read more »

Free Training for Clean Energy Jobs

Town of Cortlandt Councilman James Creighton has been working with members of the community to help bring a worker training event to the area to assist the Indian Point workers who will... Read more »

Lawmakers Tour Pop-Up Vaccine Site in Sleepy Hollow

Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Senator Pete Hackham and Assemblyman Tom Abinanti toured a new pop-up vaccine site in Sleepy Hollow over the weekend. The site offered about 650 residents, 60 years... Read more »

American Rescue Plan Means $188M for Westchester, $250M for Municipalities

The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, which was signed into law by President Biden earlier this month, includes nearly $440 million in direct funding for Westchester County and our municipalities, to help... Read more »

Museum Seeks to Fund its Future by Celebrating Peekskill’s Past 

The Peekskill Museum commemorates its 75th anniversary in 2021, and it is asking the people of Peekskill for help.  The Herrick House, 124 Union Ave., Peekskill, is an authentic 146–year–old Victorian that, since 1946, has been home to the Museum.    The house was... Read more »

Westchester Seeks Diverse Applicant Pool for Upcoming Police Civil Service Examination

Westchester County will be holding a police officer civil service exam for the first time in five years and a special effort is under way to encourage more people of color to... Read more »

Decommissioning Gets Personal — What’s Next for Entergy Employees?  

When the State of New York announced the shutdown of the Indian Point Energy Center in 2017, local officials scrambled to create a task force with the intent of addressing the impact it would... Read more »