11-Year-Old Westchester Steakhouse Sells To New Owner

After 11 years, the Croton Falls steakhouse -- it won our 2017 DVlicious "Best Steakhouse in Westchester" contest --- will end its run on Sunday, Oct. 29. To celebrate its hold in the neighborhood --- and to thank its customers -- Owners Liam Harvey and Jim Stake will host a special customer appreciation party on Sunday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. The new owner will keep the space a restaurant but most likely change the vibe, name, and menu, according to Stake.

Somers Duo Bands Together To Bring New Music To Westchester

Somers residents -- and music lovers -- Adam Bernier and Jacque Roche have joined forces to co-produce a four-hour community music event on Friday, Oct. 27 that will feature performances by several other locals. The first of the series is presented by The Schoolhouse Theater & Arts Center in Croton Falls and will feature three individual acoustic performances.

Tallyho! A Suburban Fox Hunt Endures

... and many wandered the local roads watching the chase unfold. The Rev. Timothy Wagner, the pastor of the nearby Croton Falls Community Church, handled the traditional blessing of the hounds by asking the Lord to bless the horses, the hounds, the ...

Popular Westchester Steakhouse Announces Sale, Closing

The beloved Croton Falls steakhouse -- it won our 2017 DVlicious "Best Steakhouse in Westchester" contest - - will end its run on Sunday, Oct. 29 but not before serving its regular brunch and hosting a special customer appreciation party. Brunch is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m; the customer party will be from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. At that time, said Co-Owner Jim Stake, he and Liam Harvey, his business partner, will announce the new owner.

Somers Family Is Behind New Pizzeria In Croton Falls

That's because this three-month-old pizzeria -- it opened on West Cross Street June 7 -- is family owned with Frank Lulgjuraj, his wife Suzana, and kids Alex and Ava, often behind the counter. Lulgjuraj, who previously owned a pizzeria/restaurant in Brookfield, Conn., said he's happy to finally be able to serve his own community -- he lives in Somers.

‘Croton Falls Gang’ Eager For Reunion

Once upon a time, there was a group of kids who all lived in a small North Salem neighborhood where they called themselves the "Croton Falls Gang," and played outside until dark before running home for dinner. Today, those same "kids" are in their 50s and 60s, and some have stayed in touch, but most haven't seen each other in years.

Senate Passes Legislation For Medal Of Honor Day

... the 2nd New York Cavalry at Appomattox in 1865, capturing the engineering flag of the Army of North Virginia. Croton Falls native Private Howard Buckley received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Philippine-American War. Buckley was ...

Schoolhouse Theater In Croton Falls Ready For Spring Season

The first features Alan Sklar reading two stories from Neil Gaiman, "We can get them from you wholesale," and 'The Price." Sklar's readings are set for Saturday, March 25 at 3 p.m. Early next month, there will be several renditions of the play, "The Mask of the Jaguar King," which is by Stuart Warmflash.

North Salem Supervisor Suggests Changes For Busy Croton Falls Intersection

North Salem Supervisor Warren Lucas is working to help residents and commuters from throughout the area who fight the daily backup of traffic headed southbound on 202 coming into Croton Falls. Lucas said on Facebook that numerous residents had complained about the problem with driver's taking a right on Route 22 near the Baptist Church, and then a left at the light on Route 202 to bypass the backup on Route 202 coming south.

Menorah Lighting Planned In Croton Falls

... of its town hall (the historic Elephant Hotel) on Sunday, Dec. 25 at 6 p.m. An interfaith gathering at the Croton Falls Community Church is scheduled to include a menorah lighting on Saturday, Dec. 24 at 4 p.m., according to a report in The North ...

North Salem Historical Society Brings Croton Falls Past To Life

The North Salem Historical Society held its annual meeting at the new Croton Falls Firehouse recently, focusing the event on the hamlet's deep history. Described as a "unique venue" for the meeting that's "indicative of how far Croton Falls has progressed," the firehouse hosted talks from Cynthia Curtis, president of the Historical Society, and several longtime residents, according to a statement from the historical organization.