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  • On October 18, 20-year-old Tarrytown resident Charles Riley was arrested in his Hamilton Place home by members of the Tarrytown Police, the Greenburgh Drug and Alcohol Task Force and the New York State Police. A search of Riley’s home found marijuana, concentrated cannabis oil and cannabis edibles, an undisclosed amount of money, drug paraphernalia and assorted ammunition.

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  • Irvington resident, Elias Hyams, MD, has been named a Westchester County Doctor of Distinction by Westfair Communications. Hyams received an award under the ‘Cutting Edge’ category, which recognizes doctors who have spent endless hours working on research and clinical trials to save lives.

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  • Seven years ago, John Mezzatesta, a beloved member of the Briarcliff Manor community, died suddenly after a very brief illness at the age of 38. Although his family and friends were devastated by their sudden loss, out of that tragedy was born an organization that has since raised over $250,000 for families in Briarcliff who were in need of support following a life-changing event.

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  • The holidays are nearly here and, for many of us, that means houseguests are as well!  While being surrounded by friends and family is one of the greatest joys of the season, so much togetherness can also, at times, feel a bit overwhelming for hosts and guests alike.

    Read more...

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Ossining Village and Chamber of Commerce Launch 2nd Annual “Ossining Bucks” Shopping Program

Holiday shopping just got easier for local residents in the Ossining community this season through the 2nd Annual “Ossining Bucks” program which offers shoppers coupons worth $5.00 off any purchase at a wide-range of participating Ossining stores and businesses.  The program was created through a partnership with the Village of Ossining and the Greater Ossining Chamber of Commerce to make it fun and easy to SHOP LOCAL and keep business in Ossining.

Read more: Ossining Village and Chamber of Commerce Launch 2nd Annual “Ossining Bucks” Shopping Program

 

EF Academy Welcomes Kenyan Chief to Speak on Education

This year, a small group of students at EF Academy New York have created a speaker series called “EF Talks,” where interesting thought leaders who are experts in a variety of compelling topics visit campus to give an interactive presentation to our students. The students behind EF Talks created the series with several goals in mind: to provide a space for students to learn from industry leaders in several fields by giving students a chance to ask questions, practice networking, and discuss our rapidly-changing world.

Read more: EF Academy Welcomes Kenyan Chief to Speak on Education

   

Briarcliff Resident Is New Owner – River Journal Is Here to Stay

Hello neighbors. In the last issue of River Journal, founder and long-time Publisher Robert Bonvento, announced that after 21 years he planned to move on from the publication and return to writing and performing. As Robert said, “River Journal will either continue under new ownership . . . or River Journal can move on as well.” Well as you can see from the issue you are reading, River Journal is here to stay. I purchased the publication from Robert and will continue to publish in print and online.

Read more: Briarcliff Resident Is New Owner – River Journal Is Here to Stay

 

November 2018 Education Roundup

Once again, our schools are creating ever-evolving ways to help our students grow and develop. A new flexible learning space sparks creativity and engagement. A program in yoga and mindfulness helps children balance mind and body and deal with life’s stresses. Painting a mural that focuses on pride in who we are and celebrates diversity gives students a sense of accomplishment and improves their sense of self.

Read more: November 2018 Education Roundup

   
If you always thought your son or daughter could be the next David Beckham, now’s your chance to find out. The Fox Soccer Academy, started by English Premier League player Christian Fuchs is holding tryouts in Dobbs Ferry this month for their 2019 Soccer... Read more..

Fifty years ago, Elizabeth Mascia founded the Day Care Center of the Tarrytowns. Now renamed in her honor, the Elizabeth Mascia Child Care Center is celebrating their 50th anniversary with a Gala and Casino Night at Abigail Kirsch at Tappan Hill Mansion... Read more..

Phelps Hospital held an interfaith Blessing of Hands ceremony in their new surgical unit on October 30.  The unit was recently upgraded using soothing aesthetics with state of the art technology. The hospital awaits approval from the Department of Health... Read more..

Our days are filled with alerts and notifications that bring the world right to our fingertips. For investors, it’s natural to consider the investment implications of headlines like trade disputes, political uncertainty and global business decisions.... Read more..

For lovers of Jazz Age music and swing dancing, the place to be on the afternoon of Sunday, November 18, is the “Sing Sing Swing Up-the-River Cruise,” from Yonkers to Ossining and back. A benefit for the Sing Sing Prison Museum, this Hudson cruise... Read more..

On October 18, 20-year-old Tarrytown resident Charles Riley was arrested in his Hamilton Place home by members of the Tarrytown Police, the Greenburgh Drug and Alcohol Task Force and the New York State Police. A search of Riley’s home found marijuana,... Read more..

Irvington resident, Elias Hyams, MD, has been named a Westchester County Doctor of Distinction by Westfair Communications. Hyams received an award under the ‘Cutting Edge’ category, which recognizes doctors who have spent endless hours working on... Read more..

Seven years ago, John Mezzatesta, a beloved member of the Briarcliff Manor community, died suddenly after a very brief illness at the age of 38. Although his family and friends were devastated by their sudden loss, out of that tragedy was born an organization... Read more..

The holidays are nearly here and, for many of us, that means houseguests are as well!  While being surrounded by friends and family is one of the greatest joys of the season, so much togetherness can also, at times, feel a bit overwhelming for hosts... Read more..

Fall is always a busy season in Sleepy Hollow, New York, the village known as the inspiration for Washington Irving’s famous Legend of Sleepy Hollow. This fall, however, is especially memorable, as several milestones have been reached at Edge-on-Hudson,... Read more..

Will and Anthony Nunziata are back at The Westchester Broadway Theatre for a special hometown Columbus Day concert! The brothers bring their signature two-part harmonies, soaring tenor voices and comic wit to fresh takes on the greatest songs ever written... Read more..

Polluted habitats and beaches spanning from Kingston to New York Harbor… Explosions causing significant human injury and fatalities... Toxic vapors that could pose serious health threats... A new scientific study of oil spill risks on the Hudson River... Read more..

Mark Voeltz is on a mission to honor lost police officers, one name at a time. When Mark Voeltz isn’t working as the owner of Mark’s Towing in Thornwood, he’s patrolling the streets of Fishkill as a member of this Dutchess County town’s police... Read more..

The season is turning and clients are clamoring for ways to simply and affordably  “fall-i-fy” their homes with richer hues, cozy fabrics, and autumnal accessories. Rather than styling homes with the standard ceramic pumpkins and fall-themed throw... Read more..

Halloween in Sleepy Hollow Country just got a little more spooktacular. Historic Hudson Valley is adding to their roster of fall events with The Unsilent Picture, a curiosity of live music and movie mystery at Philipsburg Manor. This all-new original... Read more..

Warner Library Back to Basics Helping children succeed in school is one of the core missions of any library. Warner is partnering with the Foundation for the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns to get the word out to parents of young children about the... Read more..

River Journal posted the following release from Mayor Lori Sullivan which was verified by Village Manager Phil Zegarelli earlier this summer at RiverJournalOnline.com. We recently met with Mr. Zegarelli to discuss how the Village has moved forward to... Read more..

For an increasing number of investors, investing is not just about selecting opportunities that do well in their portfolio. It’s about owning investments that also make a positive social impact. Sustainable investing is a growing niche of investment... Read more..

Most of us would not want to go back to eighth grade for any reason.  It was around then that I was described by a cute boy on my block as “pretty, I guess, in her own way.”  Ouch.  I think I did grow out of that description at some point, but... Read more..

Hunger Doesn’t Take a Vacation. That was the inspiration for Julian Mueller of Tarrytown, a Stepinac High School sophomore and recent inductee into the school’s Honors Academy, when he organized an online fundraiser to help feed hungry children in... Read more..

Artist Claudy Jongstra at Stone Barns Dutch artist Claudy Jongstra's monumental sculptural installation WOVEN SKIN will be presented at Stone Barns this fall. WOVEN SKIN features an assemblage of sixty hand-felted textile artworks that evoke a primal... Read more..

River Journal wrote a cover article entitled “Troubled Treasure” in June, concerning the smaller of the Tarrytown Lakes. It was being overrun with algae and milfoil grasses. For the past two weeks workers from Aquatic Analysts in New Jersey have been... Read more..



The most beautiful month of the year is here. October’s got it all! – Spectacular colors, the smell of wood fires, pumpkins on doorsteps, flannel shirts, Halloween and so much more! I mean, really, does it get any better than that? The only negative... Read more..

Remember when summer really was all about those “lazy, hazy days?” Squeaky screen doors in wooden frames, big glasses of Kool-Aid and those crazy, uncomfortable, metal chairs that would burn your bare legs when you tried to sit on them in the summer... Read more..

Everyone ages at a different pace. Genetics play a huge role, of course, but so does attitude. The person with the upbeat, “can-do” attitude who has approached all aspects of their life with this outlook will obviously handle aging in the same manner.... Read more..

Working in the area of senior living and healthcare, my thoughts often turn to my own aging and how I will manage when I am less independent. Of course, there are no crystal balls to let us know exactly what is coming down the pike for each of us, or... Read more..

God knows it’s hard to eat right. It’s not that we don’t know how to or want to, it’s just sooo difficult. We grasp the importance of taking care of our bodies now so will be stronger and healthier as we begin to get older. Working in aging services,... Read more..



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