Greyston Bakery

104 Alexander Street, Yonkers “Bad for the hips, good for the soul” is the usual maxim used to discuss brownies. But Greyston Bakery, a company located on Yonkers’ waterfront, is adding a new one to the mix: “We don’t hire people to bake brownies; we bake brownies to hire people.” This is the guiding principle… Continue reading Greyston Bakery

Hudson River Maternal Health Center

173 North Broadway, Yonkers In June 1939, a women’s group at St. John’s Riverside Hospital founded the Hudson River Maternal Health Center. The organization included a committee of medical professionals in Westchester Country dedicated to providing women with information about and access to birth control. The Hudson River Maternal Health Center hosted educational programs about… Continue reading Hudson River Maternal Health Center