OSSINING, N.Y. -- Here are the top stories from Ossining this week.
- The Village of Ossining announced this week that the Bicentennial Celebration will continue with the first Harborfest on the Hudson River from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 21. Harborfest teams up with the Hudson Rising River Tour to bring Sloop Clearwater, the historic covered barge Pennsy 399, a farm feast, outdoor adventure activities, sustainability exhibits, vendors, live music throughout the day, and fun water-related activities to the shores of Ossining.
- Ossining High School student Arleta Salvati was awarded the 2013 Saint Michael's College Book Award for Academic Achievement with a Social Conscience after demonstrating a commitment to leadership in volunteer service and academic achievement.
- Pleasantville resident and restaurateur Phil McGrath and head chef Roberto Contreras, of Ossining, are turning Wheeler Avenue into Restaurant Row. McGrath opened the Seahorse Seafood Shack last Friday at 30 Wheeler Ave., his third restaurant on Wheeler Avenue. McGrath has The Iron Horse Grill next door, and the recently relocated Pony Express across the street.