History

Reflecting on the Newsroom of Yesteryear at a Westchester Newspaper

The author remembers what it was like working the overnight shift in the sports department of the old Westchester Rockland Newspapers.

25 Years After GM’s Closure, Sleepy Hollow Welcomes New Developments

A quarter of a century since the GM plant shutdown in what was then known as North Tarrytown, Sleepy Hollow is ready for a comeback.

A Lost 17th Century Baroque Masterpiece Was Uncovered in Westchester

An Iona college professor identified an Italian Dandini that had been missing for more than 50 years — hanging in a Westchester County church.

Westchester Families Remember the Loved Ones They Lost on 9/11

We check in with three Westchester County locals to honor their loved ones and the life-changing work done by Tuesday’s Children.

The Greatest Show: Inside Barnum & Bailey’s Westchester Connection

After a 146-year run, the American circus mainstay with Westchester ties took its final bow. But they say an elephant never forgets...
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A Look Back a Yankee Slugger Lou Gehrig’s Legacy in New Rochelle

Did you know that the New York baseball icon once called a charming spot in Westchester County his home sweet home?

The History of Carvel Ice Cream in Westchester County

Digging into the cold, hard facts about the company that invented soft-serve custard, franchises, and even the BOGO offer.

The Grand Ghost of the Hendrick Hudson Hotel Still Haunts Yonkers

The luxurious hotel burned to the ground weeks before its 1901 opening. 120 years later, its bones still dot the landscape.

A Native History of the Hudson Valley

Long before Henry Hudson “discovered” the Hudson Valley, the Mohican and Munsee Native American tribes were living a rich life in the region we now call home. Here is their story.

The History of Trying to Connect Westchester and Long Island

Here’s the interesting history of why, despite the greatest of ambitions and the best of intentions, the attempt at connection never works.
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Our Westchester Home Design Awards event is June 26!

Our Wine & Food Festival returns June 4-9!

Our Wunderkinds event takes place on May 23!

Our Best of Business Ballot is open through May 15!

Our Healthcare Heroes Awards event takes place on May 9!

Our Westchester Home Builders Awards take place on April 4!

Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Forum is March 14!

Unveiled: A Boutique Bridal Brunch is February 25!

Our Best of Westchester Elimination Ballot is open through March 6!

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