Letter to the Editor: Campaign Finance Laws

The Public Campaign Financing and Election Commission issued it report on December 2, and its decisions will become law unless the Legislature acts to change them in the next two weeks. That... Read more »

Letter to the Editor – Justin Sweet Announces Campaign for New York State Senate

​It has been a great honor and privilege to serve as Clarkstown Town Clerk and Receiver of Taxes for the past nine years. We have accomplished a lot in that time from... Read more »

Pocantico Hills School Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 

Students at Pocantico Hills School celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 through October 15) with Cumbia for Kids, performers of Colombian music and dance, and Peruvian singer/storyteller Flor Bromley.  Cumbia for Kids performed songs... Read more »

Irvington Police Officer Recognized as Recipient of 2018 Lifesaving Award

Presented by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, the Award Recognizes Police Officers Who Perform Courageous and Unselfish Lifesaving Acts While Off-Duty Irvington Police Officer Arcangelo F. Liberatore today... Read more »

Union Church of Pocantico Hills—A Humble Church Housing Artistic Masterworks

Visitors driving past the Union Church of Pocantico Hills on Bedford Road could be excused for viewing the village’s house of worship as a charming local building and not much more. Its sweet but modest façade scarcely hints at the world-class works of art inside.   But the... Read more »

Local Organizations Help Feed the Hungry This Holiday Season 

Two area organizations have set up efforts to help feed hundreds of hungry Westchester residents for Thanksgiving. Both need support from the local community to feed as many of the county’s 200,000 people... Read more »

The Race to Replace Lowey Quickly Heats Up – Meet the Candidates

Congresswoman Nita Lowey’s retirement announcement quickly sparked what already looks to be a competitive race to fill her seat in New York’s 17th Congressional District. Several candidates have already filed with the Federal... Read more »

Congresswoman Lowey Speaks to the River Journal about Leaving Congress

Congresswoman Nita Lowey on October 10 announced she will retire at the end of her current term and not seek reelection in 2020. The Democrat and House Appropriations Chairwoman will leave behind a... Read more »

Feiner Wins Re-Election In Greenburgh Supervisor Race

Election results from last night Paul Feiner 10,974  68% Lucas J. Cioffi  5,190  32%  (unofficial results from Board of Elections website) Below is a letter from Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner on... Read more »

Retirement and Anniversary Banquet Held for Rev. Donna Lyn Smith-Taylor

On Sunday, November 6, 1994, Rev. Donna Lyn Smith-Taylor was installed as the first female Pastor of the historic Shiloh Baptist Church in Tarrytown.  Now after 47 years of preaching and teaching,... Read more »