Mondaire Jones Declares Victory in Democratic Primary in  New York’s 17th Congressional District

After the AP called the race and after receiving at least 32,335 votes, comprising over 42 percent of ballots cast compared to his second-place competitor’s 16 percent, Mondaire Jones released the following... Read more »

Op-Ed: BLM and BTB Protests in Tarrytown – A Missed Opportunity for Unity

(Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on Facebook) Yesterday in Tarrytown we had a counter-protest (Back the Blue – BTB), and a counter-counter-protest (BLM). Both took place in Patriot’s Park, within shouting... Read more »

SPCA Pets of the Week – June 20, 2020

This squishy little hippo is Zuzu. Our sweet girl was adopted but it become apparent that she needs someone who works from home full- time or is retired as she gets extremely... Read more »

Mobile Audio Tours for New Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge Path

When Governor Andrew Cuomo opened the new shared use path on the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge on Monday, he announced that free mobile audio tours for walkers and bikers across the... Read more »

On Managing Personal Loss During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the number of COVID deaths decline in NY, it’s little comfort to the families who actually experience losses. Death is always hard and not made better because others experience it too. In the midst of the pandemic, Paul Simon’s lyric came to mind: “nothing but... Read more »

Saluting Our Vals & Sals

We invited Valedictorians and Salutatorians at the eight high schools in the towns we cover to tell us a little about themselves on a questionnaire we provided, which originated with Laura Belfiiore... Read more »

‘Figuring It Out and Making It Work’ 

  What does a typical day in your home office look like?  I go to my school office two to three days a week, but a work–from–home day starts about 7:30 a.m., by setting up my laptop, Chromebook, headphones, and... Read more »

Black Bears Spotted in Westchester – Wildlife Biologist to Speak at Town Meeting

Recently, four black bear sightings were reported in Hastings, Scarsdale, Greenburgh (Boulder Ridge) and in White Plains. The sightings occurred within a period of four days. The New York State DEC will... Read more »

Show Biz Residents Give River Towns Rave Reviews

How did a famous Bollywood actress end up living in Tarrytown?  “We wanted open skies and there was no sky when we were living in Hell’s Kitchen,” says Sweta Keswani, an actress who moved with her family into a five-story Tarrytown waterfront condominium... Read more »

Regeneron Starts First Human Trial in US of a Medicine for Treating and Preventing COVID-19

Tarrytown-based Regeneron Pharmaceuticals announced it started administering an antibody cocktail on patients on June 10 that might treat and prevent COVID-19. The first medicine of its kind tested on humans in the... Read more »