Denied Mayor’s Support, Brightview Withdraws Its Senior Living Proposal in Irvington

IMG_2080“At the end of the day,” said Mayor Brian C. Smith, the last of the Irvington board members to opine on Brightview’s latest revised Senior Living plan, “a 100,000 square foot building, three times the size of the existing one, is just too big for me, and I can’t support this.”

Those words, in spite of a 3-2 majority among the five board members willing to go forward with the project, put the nail in the coffin of an effort that began 20 months ago.

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Greenburgh Property Reassessment Triggers Many Residential Appeals

Chris Borsari, the newly hired superintendent of the Tarrytown Union Free School District, does not assume his duties officially until July 1, but at the end of March, he was making his presence known already in the schools.

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Irvington Synchronized Skaters Win Gold at Nationals

Two students in the Irvington School District were recently crowned National Champions at the 2016 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships in Michigan as members of the Skyliners Intermediate Synchronized Skating Team.

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Irvington Homeowners Stunned by Tyler Reassessments

The couple, independent writer/actors, had moved from Brooklyn to Irvington because the public school system would cover much of the cost of educating their special needs child. They bought a cozy 1,200-square-foot house on one of Irvington’s side streets…

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Daffodils Bring Cheer to Tarrytown Area

Each April, our area is awash with over 200,000 daffodils, some yellow, some white, some pink—and all gorgeous. You see them when you walk by the visitor’s center at the Rockefeller State Preserve, drive on Neperan Road, hike near the O’Hara Nature Center, enter Warner Library or…

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Man of La Mancha at the Westchester Broadway Theatre A Musical Fable of Love, Innocence, and Chivalry

Man of La Mancha, a musical masterpiece evoking a world not as it is, but as it ought to be, is being presented at the Westchester Broadway Theatre for the entire month of April.

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