Local Authors: Briarcliff Author Reveals Father’s Nazi Escape, Spy Adventures 

Briarcliff Manor resident Audrey Birnbaum has published a retelling of her father’s escape from Nazi Germany that’s also an immigration tale, a family drama and a coming-of-age story.    After the […] Read more »

Jessica Lynn’s Christmas Show Returns to the Paramount

Local music fans have enjoyed watching Jessica Lynn’s Christmas extravaganza, A Very Merry Country Christmas, grow into a local tradition. As it expands across the land, the intimate nature of […] Read more »

Making a Career Out of Helping People

New York City in recent months has hosted several “Hiring Halls,” offering interviews for over 12,000 government jobs. It began in response to the overwhelming number of vacancies in the […] Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Response to “The Municipal Solid Waste Conundrum”

My name is Marilyn Lynch, and I serve as the Executive Director of the Waste-To-Energy Association. The Association appreciates the November 16 opinion piece in the River Journal.  “The Municipal […] Read more »

The Importance Of Comprehensive Travel Insurance When Leaving Australia For Foreign Shores

Travel insurance is understandably easy to overlook in the fun, hectic days before taking any overseas trip. As exciting and varied as Australia is, there is nothing like heading overseas. […] Read more »

Westchester County Health Department Observes World AIDS Day – Offers Tests & Preventive Services

On World AIDS Day, the Westchester County Department of Health joins with other community partners united in the fight against HIV to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Westchester Community Health Center, […] Read more »

Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley Partners with Silver Star Transportation to host Holiday Light Express for Wish Kids

Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley is excited to announce a partnership with longtime chapter supporter, Silver Star Transportation, for a special kickoff to the holiday season with a Holiday Light Express bus […] Read more »

Westchester IDA Votes Approval of Incentives for 100% Affordable Senior Housing Project in Ossining

The Westchester County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) has voted final approval of financial incentives for the construction of a $44.5 million 100% affordable housing project for seniors 62 and older […] Read more »

Briarcliff Senior Angelina Meng Makes History in Winning Prestigious Award

When Briarcliff High School senior Angelina Meng received a standing ovation for her speech as the recipient of an Honorable Mention, Youth Advocate for the 2023 NCTE National Intellectual Freedom […] Read more »

Chilmark and the Macy Family Legacy Live On

I imagine many of those reading this will be familiar with the name “Chilmark” but I wonder how many know where it comes from.   Chilmark was the name of the […] Read more »