Mark Morganelli’s move from Manhattan to Westchester was about the best possible outcome for local jazz fans. This trumpeter/producer/impresario has brought the music to the parks, the riverfront and the concert halls for years. For the past five-plus years, he and his wife, Ellen Prior, have been building a backstreet success story with their JazzContinue reading “Jewel of a jazz club hits a high note”
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Fall for cycling in the Hudson Valley
Minnewaska State Park Preserve in Ulster County, NY, is a prime spot to soak in the fall colors during a ride on the park’s carriage trails. Photo by Carrie Yale/The Journal News
Rockland’s most famous home can’t hide from history
A high brick wall and towering trees can’t obscure the notoriety of this Nyack mansion from curious onlookers.
Odds are, she’ll become a star
Ariel Epstein, the Rockland County native who has risen in the sports betting world to become the Prop Queen. Submitted photo
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
Who will become RCC’s 8th president?
The two-year college is seeking the eighth president since its founding in 1959.
Their fate was sealed. Or was it?
Eminent domain is usually the end of the story for most towns. Not this time. As this hamlet celebrates its 125th anniversary, here’s a tale of resourcefulness and survival in the face of catastrophe. https://hudsonvalley.town.news/g/white-plains-ny/n/79723/how-town-wouldnt-drown-survived-nyc-takeover
Music fest stays true to its roots
Veteran DJ Bruce Figler has curated another strong lineup for the Pleasantville Music Festival, mixing A-listers with locally grown talent.