History

A Westchester Photographer Uncovers a Mystery in Lasdon Park

A local photographer uncovers the story of two Vietnam photographers, one with a connection to a Hollywood legend, in Katonah.

Who Was Westchester’s Mysterious and Legendary Leatherman?

Once a beloved staple of towns across Westchester and Fairfield counties, the leather-clad silent vagabond’s true story remains elusive.

A Scarsdale Resident on the Power of Textiles During the Holocaust

Tanya Singer’s Knitting Hope project examines how textiles and clothing represented both resistance and resilience throughout the Holocaust.

Why Do We Observe Daylight Savings Time?

Westchester's favorite meteorologist, Joe Rao, gives us a simple explanation for why we all go along with losing an hour of sleep.

African American History: A Past Rooted in the Hudson Valley

Since the days of Henry Hudson, the African presence in our area has been significant, but some aspects not widely recognized.
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Looking Back on Westchester County’s Comedy-Filled Past

Since the earliest days of television, the county has produced and attracted some of America’s funniest people and hilarious hosts.

Washington Irving: The Great Chronicler of Christmas Cheer

America can also the author of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" for codifying many festive holiday traditions into the modern conception of Christmas.

7 Things to Know About the Feast of the Seven Fishes

Find out what this seafood feast is all about from those who know it best — the owners of Randazzo’s Seafood on Arthur Avenue.

How the Tappan Zee Became the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge

A Westchester photographer documents the journey to replace the Tappan Zee with the Gov. Mario. M. Cuomo Bridge over seven years in the Hudson Valley.

6 Spooky (Sub)Urban Legends of Westchester County

We dive into the real — and surreal — history of the county's most terrifying tales.
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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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