A Peekskill man was struck and killed by an Amtrak express train Monday night at the Peekskill station. The victim was identified as Steaven Paige, 71, Metro-North Railroad officials. For more on the story, read the lohud article here.
Author and Peekskill native T.C. Boyle will appear at the Paramount Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 17. Boyle will be giving a reading from his short story, “The Lie,” and will participate in a Q&A session as well as autograph signing. This will be Boyle’s first… Read More →
Trinity Episcopal Church in Ossining is hosting its annual “Spirit of the Community Dinner” at 6 p.m. on Oct. 17. The event honors a person or organization for outstanding community service. This year’s honoree is the Ossining Prison Ministry, a program that serves Sing Sing inmates and their families on… Read More →
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will sponsor the Out of the Darkness Community Walk on Oct. 25 at Croton Point Park from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The 3-to-5-mile scenic walk takes place in more than 200 communities throughout the nation. Proceeds benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention,… Read More →
The Ossining Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Halloween window painting contest for downtown merchants. The event will take place Oct. 17 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Call the chamber office at 914-941-0009 to participate. Also, check out the chamber’s Web site for more information: www.ossiningchamber.org
Westchester County Legislator George Oros and Yorktown Councilman Nick Bianco have endorsed Republican Town Board candidate Mark Drexel in next month’s election. “Mark Drexel is a man of impeccable integrity and honesty,” Oros said in a press release. “From my work with Mark to protect Yorktown taxpayers, I know he… Read More →
Yorktown police Lt. Richard Malan made more money last year than the town supervisor and every department head, including his chief. To view the salaries of every Yorktown municipal employee, click here: Yorktown salaries, 2008. Related story: “Other pay ” drives up Yorktown wages.
Retiring Westchester County Legislator George Oros, R-Cortlandt, has announced the official opening of offices for his newly formed Political Action Committee, Common Sense Now PAC. Here’s the press release… New Organization to Restore Common Sense in Government is Up and Running Common Sense Now PAC, a recently formed Political Action… Read More →
View 4,000 pumpkins on the grounds of the historic Van Cortlandt Manor in Croton-on-Hudson. The Blaze goes beyond the traditional triangle-eyes and crooked grins. To Purchase tickets, go to www.hudsonvalley.org or call 914-631-8200.
Ossining Town’s highest municipal wage earner was police Lt. Mark E. Busche who received $156,00 in salary last year. To view a list of top earners in the town, click here: Ossining Town’s top earners, 2008. Related story: Ossining police remain chief earners. <b>Ossining Village </b> Manager Linda Cooper earned… Read More →