Mount Vernon

Bridging Cultures in Mount Vernon

Bridging Cultures in Mount Vernon

The National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association Public Programs Office have announced that Mount Vernon Public Library, one of only five awards in Westchester County, has been included among a select number of nationwide sites to receive a copy of the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys. The program aims to familiarize […]

5 Ways to Spread the Holiday Cheer

5 Ways to Spread the Holiday Cheer

1. Dicken’s “Christmas Carol” at Old Dutch Church: Nestle in to the cozy confines of the Old Dutch Church and let master storyteller Jonathan Kruk, complete with musical accompaniment, regale you with his adaptation of this Charles Dickens classic. Enjoy complimentary hot chocolate, cider, and cookies while you browse for holiday gifts for everyone on your list at […]

Marc Cohn

Walking in Memphis? Nope, Walking in Pleasantville.

On Saturday, July 9, 2011, the rock radio station, 107.1 The Peak, the Village of Pleasantville, and Westchester Medical Center present the 7th Annual Pleasantville Music Festival. This is one of the greatest music festivals around, because it combines the small-town and friendly feel of the Village of Pleasantville with premium, world-class musicians and bands. 

Shop Local and Effect Global!

Shop Local and Effect Global!

When is the last time you stopped into a local, small business to buy a shirt, some soap, or a pair of fashion earrings?  Most of us in Westchester are often so busy that we like to shop in the department stores to hit all birds with one stone.  We are constantly on the go, […]

LET FREEDOM RING!  Westchester County 4th of July Guide 2011

LET FREEDOM RING! Westchester County 4th of July Guide 2011

The July 4th holiday is our National Independence Day.  It is a day Americans celebrate with pride, pomp and circumstance.  Did you know that two of the most important battles of the Revolutionary War were fought in Westchester?  Our county saw more fighting and battle than any other location in the country.  It was our […]