Letter to the Editor: Everytown for Gun Safety

To the Editor: From February 1-8, 2020 Everytown for Gun Safety will honor the second annual National Gun Violence Survivors Week, to mark the approximate time that gun deaths in the United... Read more »

Local Artist Donates Proceeds to Make-A-Wish Foundation 

Ashna Rastogi, a twelve-year-old artist from Briarcliff Manor, NY, has always loved to express herself through artwork. Ashna finds her inspiration within nature, as well as outer-space and its galaxies. Conveying themes of friendship and... Read more »

Nearly 800 Attend Community-Wide Program to Learn About Initiatives to Combat Anti-Semistism And Hate

Nearly 800 members of the Westchester community attended “Anti-Semitism: What We Face and How We Fight It,” a discussion about the rise of anti-Semitism in the United States and abroad, and Westchester’s... Read more »

Local Teen Rock Band Connects with Jewish Musicians from Around the Globe

The Shames JCC on the Hudson in Tarrytown, NY was awarded a generous Ignition Grant from the Covenant Foundation to kickstart a new music education program for teens aimed at encouraging Jewish... Read more »

Lawmakers Present Mother & Daughter With the Signed Bill They Inspired

Dream’s Law will require New Yorkers with a Central Venous Line to have access to safe and continued care when discharged from a hospital This week, Assemblywoman Sandy Galef and Senator David... Read more »

Rock climbing on the rise in Westchester

Amalia Wompa is a junior at Sleepy Hollow High School. She is a competitive rock climber and writer. She’s been climbing since she was 6 years old and competing in the USA... Read more »

Sleepy Hollow Middle Students Become Scientists for the Day

Samuel Guzman’s eyes widened with wonder as he looked at his own cells under a microscope. Guzman is one of the seventh-grade students from Sleepy Hollow Middle School who took on the... Read more »

Evelyn Farkas and Allison Fine Enter the Race for Congress

The Two Candidates Talk to the River Journal  The field continues to widen for the soon-to-be open congressional seat in NY-17, a district encompassing Rockland County and parts of Westchester County. Dr.... Read more »

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 »