Her brush with prison was a breakout experience

The work she does “is meant to give them a resource so that, especially when they get out, they will know that when they’re feeling very anxious or depressed or angry, they can go to their art supplies, even if it’s just a pad and a pen.”

She never thought twice about breaking ground with the Boy Scouts

“As expected with any big project you take on, there were many bumps in the road,” said Nicole Riad of her Eagle Scout project. “And leadership was key, quite literally, to fix all these bumps.”

One last ride through God’s country

The Tour de Goshen, billed as the Hudson Valley’s longest-running charity bicycle ride, winds through the towns and villages of Chester, Montgomery and Goshen; and the town of Warwick. The routes feature rolling terrain and pass through the county’s fertile Black Dirt Region, with Mount Eve as a backdrop in Warwick.

Dancing with, and to, The Dead

A faded 19th century mansion where ghosts of the past are close at hand seems just the right place to pay tribute to The Dead.

Riverfront villages plug into e-bike craze

No parking? No car? No problem. Just hop on an electric bike and go, if these Westchester County riverfront villages have their way.

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Will urban sprawl claim this historic treasure?

Descendants of this tiny village’s founding family are putting up a fight against encroaching urban sprawl and a disregard for historic preservation. Photo by John Meore for The Journal News