Stick Up to Cancer

Local Student Collects Hockey Sticks to Raise Money for Cancer

Brian Jaeger, a local student in Hastings-on-Hudson, has raised over $1600 by collecting used hockey sticks he is donating to local youth organizations. Brian is an avid ice hockey player. His parents... Read more »
Friends of the Rockefeller State Park Preserve’s

Friends of the Rockefeller State Park Preserve’s 2019 Gala to Honor President Bill Clinton and Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton with Historic Award

Friends of the Rockefeller State Park Preserve announced today that the inaugural John D. Rockefeller Jr.  Park Preservation Award will be presented to President Bill Clinton and Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton at... Read more »

Main Street School Custodian Named Finalist in National Contest

Angel Aviles, a custodian at Main Street School, has been named a finalist in a nationwide Custodian of the Year contest, which is sponsored by Cintas Corp. He is one of 10... Read more »

United Way and Girl Scouts Partner on United2Read Literacy Program for Ossining Pre-Schools

Volunteers from Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson in Ossining collected 3,000 books and helped build reading kits for low-income children as part of the United Way of Westchester and Putnam’s United2Read... Read more »
Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Shames' Susan Tolchin

Shames JCC’s  1920’s Gala Celebration a Roaring Success

Over 200 guests had a Roaring good time at the Shames JCC’s  1920’s Gala, held on April 6, celebrating the JCC’s 90th anniversary. Many dressed in 20’s attire, they dined on a... Read more »
Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley

Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley Makes Local Kids’ Wishes Come True 

In 1980, Chris Greicius, a terminally ill boy in Arizona, was granted a wish to become a police officer for a day. That wish became a global movement that we know today as Make-A-Wish. “Chris was such... Read more »
Acorn and Oatmeal, Scattered Books

Rabbits & Reading – Easter Book Recommendations 

Not all rabbits have the pleasure of living in a bookstore like we do. Not only do we have a chance to read, but we love to share our thoughts on books too,... Read more »

RJ Eats – Mancora Restaurant 

As my travels have only taken me as far south as Costa Rica, I was not sure what to expect from Peruvian cuisine. I entered this unassuming restaurant looking forward to a new palate... Read more »

Amazing Moms, Amazing Shops – Mother’s Day Sweepstakes

Visit any of our Amazing Partners for your chance to win over $500 in prizes. And while you’re there, check out all their Mother’s Day gift ideas. Amazing Moms. Amazing Shops. Happy... Read more »

Real Estate Q&A – Mortgage Broker Advice for New Home Buyers 

When I meet a new home buyer client, the first thing I ask is “are you pre-approved for a mortgage?”  If not, I tell them to get their pre-approval right away. You need to know what you... Read more »