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.

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

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.

‘In our hearts, these students will remain forever young’

Fifty years after a collision involving a school bus and freight train took five young lives and changed safety regulations nationwide, the Rockland County, N.Y., town where the tragedy occurred is marking the date with a memorial.

From Civil War soldiers to suburbanites, this saloon has hosted them all

From the days of the Civil War, the various owners of this saloon have been welcoming visitors from near and far. Photo by Robert Brum