United Way Distributes Backpacks and School Supplies to 600 School Children

Children in Ossining, Yonkers, Mount Vernon, Elmsford, Peekskill and Putnam County benefitted from School Supply Drive that netted $11,750 in donations Approximately 600 students in Yonkers, Mount Vernon, Ossining, Elmsford, Peekskill, and... Read more »

Getting a Head Start – Ossining Students Prep for the Fall  

Ossining students of all ages kept busy all summer in programs designed to boost their skills and prepare them for the new academic year.  To get a head start on high school, fifty-six rising... Read more »

Ossining Book Buddies Foster a Love of Reading

The Ossining School District’s Book Buddy program is part of its campaign to promote summer reading so children don’t lose skills developed during the academic year.  Dozens of elementary school students and volunteers read together at... Read more »

Community Raises Over $14,000 for Diner Staff After Fire 

Following a devastating fire that destroyed the Landmark Diner on the Briarcliff Manor-Ossining border, a local, community-based organization galvanized our neighbors to raise over $14,000 for the families of the diner staff.  Since the August 22 fire, the... Read more »

Ossining School District Builds Community with Summer BLOCK Parties   

Hundreds danced, played games, picked up free books, ate healthy food prepared by chefs, and learned about community services at the Community BLOCK Parties sponsored by the Ossining School District and Police Department... Read more »

Cornell University’s Selects Ossining for Climate-Adaptive Design Studio

The Cornell University announced the fall 2019 Climate-adaptive Design studio, to be held in the Hudson River waterfront community of Ossining, NY. The Climate-adaptive Design (CaD) Studio is a semester-long course created by... Read more »

Strawtown Studios and Teatown Launch “Nature Girls” Art Exhibit

Ecology meets art – a creative synergy. The opening reception for a first-of-its-kind photo exhibit, From the Schoolyard to the River Beach: A “Nature Girls” Art Exhibit, will take place on Sunday,... Read more »

Mark Seiden Real Estate to Hold Client Appreciation Carnival for the Local Community

The Mark Seiden Real Estate Team (MSRET) will be holding a Carnival as a Client Appreciation thank you to their past and present clients with the local community invited to join the... Read more »

Statement from the Landmark Diner Owner – “We Will Rebuild”

Following is a statement from the Thanos Restaurant Group. Today has been a difficult day for the Landmark Diner team and the entire Thanos Restaurant Group family.  This morning, a raging fire... Read more »

Fire Destroys Landmark Diner – Fund Set Up to Help Employees

A fire that started in the kitchen destroyed The Landmark Diner which sits on the Briarcliff Manor and Ossining border. The fire broke out just before 10:00 am this morning. Two volunteer... Read more »