County Executive Announces 41st Annual Westchester Senior Hall of Fame

Westchester County Executive George Latimer announced that the achievements of 61 senior citizens from throughout the County will be honored at the 41st Annual Senior Citizens Hall of Fame Awards Celebration. The […] Read more »

City of Peekskill Launches Peekskill Day with the Declaration of Blondie Day

The City of Peekskill launched Peekskill Day on Friday, November 17th, declaring it Blondie Day. The launch of Peekskill Day was held a/t Blondery, located at 922 Main Street in […] Read more »

Medical Cannabis: A Natural Alternative to Opioids and Antidepressants

Are you aware that every day, more than 300 people die in the United States from drug overdose, and most of them involve opioids? Or that about 13% of Americans […] Read more »

A Vision of What School Can Be

By Stephen Walker Superintendent of Schools Croton-Harmon Union Free School District Every one of us has been to school. We have the shared experience of having been to Kindergarten, to […] Read more »

In Praise of ‘A Warm and Affectionate Personality’

Marisol Jimenez, friend and volunteer to many, has been duly recognized of late for her contributions to the Peekskill community. On Nov. 12 at the organization’s annual Freedom Fund Award […] Read more »

Nature Reserve Sets Sights on New Website

The Jane E. Lytle Memorial Arboretum has a new website that is designed to provide a richer, more interactive experience for visitors and supporters. The following features allow users to […] Read more »

The Municipal Solid Waste Conundrum

By Laura Burkhardt The Westchester Alliance for Sustainable Solutions (WASS) in Westchester County is engaged in a campaign to shut down the Wheelabrator Westchester Waste-to-Energy (WTE) facility in Peekskill, which […] Read more »

Briarcliff High School Presents: She Kills Monsters

Briarcliff High School is putting on a show for the inner geek in all of us. Whether or not you are a self-professed geek who is into Dungeons and Dragons, […] Read more »

Mapping a Path to Community Involvement

To local artist and Croton-on-Hudson resident Eleanor Kwei, art serves as a bridge in connecting the community. Growing up with diplomat parents from the Republic of China, Kwei’s upbringing led […] Read more »

Drawing on Passion to Fashion a Vocation

Interview translated by Marisol Jimenez Artist Maria Tavares feels like she’s finally found a home for her art — and, lucky for us, that home is the Hudson Valley. Tavares, […] Read more »