This Fall, the Catcher Isn’t the Only Player with a Mask 

Dining out isn’t the only leisure activity the pandemic has brought to its knees.   It’s only recently that we are seeing the long-awaited, yet still restricted, return to action of recreational and... Read more »

New Ossining Trail Aims to Boost Young Learners’ Language, Engagement

There will be a lot more skipping, hopping, wiggling, looking and learning in Nelson Sitting Park, thanks to a “Born Learning Trail” the Ossining School District and the United Way installed Sept.... Read more »

Pocantico Hills Tennis Court Project Moving Forward

After overwhelming community approval in June for new tennis/pickleball courts, the plans are now under review by the state Education Department. It is only a matter of time before the disused courts... Read more »

Regeneron’s REGN-COV2 Antibody Cocktail Reduced Viral Levels and Improved Symptoms in Non-Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Greatest improvements in patients who had not mounted their own effective immune response prior to treatment Tarrytown-based Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the first data from a descriptive analysis of a seamless... Read more »

Ossining-Based Stepinac High School Senior Scores Exemplary Academic Achievements

Here’s a snapshot of recent exemplary academic achievements by Nicholas DeSanctis of Ossining, a senior at Stepinac High School: “A” grades in two college-level Harvard summer courses in math and science; the... Read more »

NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital Holds Impromptu Wedding for Yorktown Couple

Yorktown resident Ron Loscri married his fiancé Lisa on September 13th at NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital in Cortlandt Manor. Ron was admitted to the hospital for a suspected stroke the day before his... Read more »

Harckham Releases Taxes, Calls on Astorino to Do the Same

“Hiding information from the public always turns things into a mess—just ask Trump!” New York State Senator Pete Harckham, running for re-election in the 40th Senate District, released a copy of his... Read more »

Scholar Athlete of the Month – Lauren Rogers

Stress Injury Didn’t Stress Out Resilient Runner Lauren Rogers  Briarcliff High School track star Lauren Rogers had a stress reaction early in her sophomore year of spring track and was out for the remainder of the season. She  entered the fall of her junior... Read more »

Congratulations to the September 2020 River Journal Pet of the Month 

Meet Jack. Jack came to the Matos family on January 15, 2020. He was picked up from the Bronx. He came from a home that had to give him up and was rescued... Read more »

Clean and Healthy New York Honors New York Businesses with a “Bold Vision for a Healthy Future”

Ossining’s Good Choice Kitchen Receives Bold Vision Award. Clean and Healthy New York celebrated its 14th anniversary Thursday night. The celebration theme was a “Bold Vision for a Healthy Future.” Recognizing how... Read more »