Cortlandt ‘Ides Of Trump’ Postcard Party Produces Many Missives

Dozens of folks in the Peekskill/Cortlandt Manor area have put pen to paper to tell Donald J. Trump precisely how they feel about his administration’s policies and the direction the country is going. About 30 members of CD17Indivisible gathered Sunday to do their bit to help the national “Ides of Trump” campaign reach its goal of sending 1 million postcards to the new president.

Islamic art expert links times and places

… Study Circle at the Bruce Museum on Monday afternoon about his journey, drawing in aficionados from Greenwich to Peekskill, N.Y. and other parts of the tri-state area. “For centuries nobody knew about them,” Denny said of the 160 hidden, dusty rugs …

Peekskill Schools Employee Debra McLeod Honored As ‘Outstanding Citizen’

Peekskill City School District’s Debra McLeod was honored as an “Outstanding Citizen” at a City Council meeting on Feb. 14. The City of Peekskill celebrates Black History Month each February by honoring outstanding African-American members of the community for their personal and/or professional achievements, civic contributions, and general good deeds that have favorably impacted local citizens, according to a release from the school district. McLeod works as a senior office assistant to the superintendent of Peekskill Schools, and has served as the Peekskill City School District’s clerk for the past 12 years.

Village of Chester Police blotter

… vehicle, a misdemeanor. He is scheduled to appear in village court on March 9 at 5 p.m. Randall Rivera, 57, of Peekskill, N.Y., was arrested on the charge of use of other vehicles, a misdemeanor. He is scheduled to appear in village court on March 9 …

Peekskill Woman Scares, Scratches Child, Yorktown Police Say

A 29-year-old Peekskill mom is facing charges of child endangerment after she was accused of chastising an 8-year-old Yorktown boy, police said. Tiffany Costa turned herself in and was arrested at police headquarters in Yorktown on Tuesday, Feb. 28, in connection with an incident in Jefferson Valley the week before, police said.

Peekskill meeting addresses Indian Point closure

A hearing was held in Peekskill Thursday to address how the impending closure of the Indian Point nuclear power plant will impact the community. Residents attending the meeting at the McKinley Street Union Hall said they’re concerned about how the closure will affect jobs and the local economy.

Peekskill City School District Provides Info On Lockout

Officials at the Peekskill Middle School received an early morning scare on Thursday, following a police investigation that resulted in a “suspicious individual” being taken into custody on trespassing charges. At approximately 9:30 a.m., a suspicious individual was spotted on the middle school campus, prompting administrators to enter its precautionary lockout protocol, district communications specialist Laura Belfiore said.

Peekskill Middle School Lockdown Lifted After Suspicious Male Apprehended

A temporary lockout has been lifted at the Peekskill Middle School after police apprehended a “suspicious individual” that is currently in custody. At approximately 9:30 a.m. on Thursday morning, a suspicious individual was spotted on the middle school campus, prompting administrators to enter its precautionary lockout protocol, district communications specialist Laura Belfiore said.

Kids’ Music Superstar Laurie Berkner’s ‘Greatest Hits…

Best-selling children’s recording artist and preschool television favorite Laurie Berkner is coming to Westchester County! Laurie will bring her Greatest Hits Solo Tour to the Paramount Hudson Valley Theater, 1008 Brown Street, Peekskill, NY at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 8. Says Laurie Berkner, “I’m really excited about performing at the historic Paramount Hudson Valley Theater. This Westchester County landmark is such a beautiful venue and a fantastic place to share my music with local families!” A pioneer in children’s music over the last twenty years, the legendary Laurie Berkner will bring such well-loved hits as “Bumblebee ,” “Victor Vito,” “We Are The Dinosaurs,” and “Pig on Her Head” to her Peekskill show.

QUEST10NS: Adam Rapp

… south of France, right on the Mediterranean, which has the clearest, bluest, most buoyant water I’ve ever been in. Peekskill, New York. Some years ago I spent an afternoon there trying to find the Accountant who was doing my taxes. Burnt out …

Purchase College To Honor Lake Peekskill Theater Legend Joseph B. Forbes

Purchase College, State University of New York’s Broadway Technical Theatre History Project, will present the Sixth Annual Broadway technical “Backstage Legends and Masters Award” to esteemed theater legend and Lake Peekskill resident, Joseph B. Forbes on Monday, April 24, at the Performing Arts Center on the college’s campus. Forbes joins previous Backstage Legends and Masters honorees Artie Siccardi , Arnold Abramson , Fred Gallo , Gene O’Donovan , and Pete Feller, Sr. .

Police Uncover Organized Property Theft Ring In Peekskill

Peekskill police investigating a string of property thefts from local vehicles throughout the city have uncovered a much larger and more organized ring, with the arrest of a second man, said Peekskill police. Detectives investigating the case served a search warrant at the home of John Maxwell, 23, on Buena Vista Ave., on Tuesday and arrested the Peekskill man on felony identity theft and stolen property charges after finding a credit card reported stolen from a vehicle in Peekskill in late November, police said.

Meteor seen across midwest early Monday morning

… morning, this one courtesy of the @MGPD1895 ! At least 16 witnesses captured the 1992 Peekskill, NY, meteor on video, ” making it one of the best-documented meteor strikes in history .” Pretty sure that record just turned …