Peekskill Police Reform Task Force Hosts Public Meeting on October 1

The City of Peekskill’s Police Reform Task Force will hold its first public meeting on Thursday, October 1 at 7:00pm with options for in-person and virtual attendance. Chaired by Peekskill Mayor Andre... Read more »

Be Prepared – It’s Never Too Soon for Estate Planning  

Estate planning primarily involves what happens to your assets after you pass away, but what if you become too ill to manage your own life? That too is part of estate planning.  Every estate plan should include the following legal documents …   ... Read more »

Incumbent Peter Harckham and Opponent Rob Astorino Speak with the River Journal

What was destined to be a contentious fight for the State Senate seat in the 40th District has seen both sides throwing harder rhetorical jabs as the November election looms closer. In... Read more »

No Lions, No Tigers, But … Ursus Americanus, Oh My! 

You wanted to live close to nature, and the Hudson Valley was the perfect combination of gorgeous vistas, waterways, nature trails, and wildlife, all within a stone’s throw of the one, the only — New York City.   As the saying goes, “be... Read more »

Local Authors, Local Books: Vernon Hamilton’s Isn’t It Scary?

Nature’s Creatures Teach Kids About Human Nature   With Isn’t It Scary?, Nyack author Vernon Hamilton has written a beautifully illustrated children’s picture book that features an African-American family, and relates natural animal habitats to the comforts of family and home.  A distinctive... Read more »

Greenburgh to Air 9/11 Living History Series

On Friday September 11th and during the 9/11 weekend (September 12 & 13) the town of Greenburgh will air on Optimum channel 76 and Verizon channel 35 21 Living history stories of... Read more »

Harckham and Latimer Honor Two Westchester County Police Officers for Lifesaving Heroics

New York State Senator Pete Harckham and Westchester County Executive George Latimer honored Westchester County Police Captain James Luciano and Sergeant Jeff Slotoroff for their lifesaving heroics last April during a short... 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 thrive and... Read more »

Letter to the Editor Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

To the editor: What an exciting time to celebrate…100 years ago women won the right to vote in the United States. Two years ago, I visited Seneca Falls, New York, for a... Read more »

Irvington High School basketball standout commits to Yale

Grace Thybulle, an Irvington High School rising senior and standout basketball player, has committed to continue her academic and athletic career at Yale University in the fall of 2021. “Making my decision... Read more »