Scenic Hudson congratulates Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature for making an unprecedented investment through the state budget in protecting and enhancing the Hudson Valley’s environment and economy. The budget includes initiatives that safeguard drinking water quality and protect the open spaces, farmlands and waterfronts that define the region.Read more...
Following the news that a barge carrying 65,000 barrels of gasoline ran aground in the Hudson River, Scenic Hudson renewed its call for the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) to terminate the rulemaking process that would establish 10 new anchorages in the river for 43 vessels carrying gasoline, explosive crude oil and other hazardous materials. The organization also urged the State Legislature and Congress to enact bills that would halt creation of the anchorages.Read more...
Irvington UFSD Announces Gail Krieger as Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Irvington welcomes Gail Krieger as the School District’s new Director of Pupil Personnel Services. On March 7th at the Board ofEducation meeting, superintendent Dr. Kristopher Harrison announced the appointment of Krieger to the position after an expansive search that involved a representative committee.
Award-winning poet Mark Doty will deliver the keynote reading during the 7th Westchester Poetry Festival, to be held on the campus of The Masters School in Dobbs Ferry on Sat., April 8. The Hudson Valley Writers’ Center is co-sponsor of the event, which is open to the public. The festival will open and close with readings by several Masters Upper School students and will also feature the work of six other acclaimed poets.
Get your garden on Earth Day Weekend!
Get your garden on this Earth Day Weekend at Hilltop Hanover Farm, and read on for a list of April's upcoming events and workshops:
Plant Sale - Friday, April 21st 1pm-6pmGet your vegetable starts, potted herbs, and local seed packs to get your garden off to a great start this spring! Find new and exciting heirloom varieties as well as your old favorites.
“Brew at the Zoo” Returns to the Bronx Zoo for Second Year
April Art Exhibit At The Ossining Public Library
Ardsley photographer Lewis Bogaty returns to the Ossining Library following his 2014 all-trains show, with an exhibit titled “Feathers, Manes & Mist.” The exhibit features dramatic images of birds, wild horses, and landscapes suffused with evocative fog and mist.Best known for his photographs of birds and trains, Mr. Bogaty loves to photographer the outdoors. He has photographed the wild horses of Wyoming and Montana over several years and includes some of his favorites in this show.
The Springtime Market...A Real Estate Conversation
River Journal asked four top producers to answer a series of questions about the villages they live in and the allure of our Rivertowns.
Karen Stroub — William Raveis Legends Realty Group
1. You live in Tarrytown. What makes the Village special? Please be as specific as you care to be.Tarrytown is brimming with Old World Village charm and a strong sense of community. A real Norman Rockwell vibe which is contrary to living outside of one of the largest metropolitan cities in the world.