Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner addresses Town Hall meeting about Pets Alive animal shelter

Pets Alive Facility Expected to Stay in Westchester

Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner is optimistic about keeping the Pets Alive animal shelter in operation locally, either at its present facility in Elmsford or elsewhere. Following a meeting with the board leadership of Pets Alive Thursday morning, he told The Hudson Independent that, “I would be surprised if the shelter closes.”

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Sustainable Westchester Project Aimed at Lowering Utility Costs for Residents

Tarrytown and Irvington residents and small businesses may soon be able to participate in a project that will trim down their utility bills. Called Community Choice Aggregation, it will assemble the buying power of consumers within the Town Of Greenburgh to bypass Con Edison  and collectively purchase natural gas and electricity from a single energy supplier, known as an ESCO.

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Irvington Business Owner Strives to PUSH Clients to Improve Fitness

Having worked as a union carpenter for many years, Joseph Frisenda decided to switch gears and try to make a living doing something he really enjoyed. The clear field for Frisenda to pursue was fitness since he had been dedicated to working out since he was a teenager. He worked as a personal trainer in several clubs and smaller facilities before three years ago opening PUSH Training Studio at 50 South Buckhout Street on the third floor in the Trent Building.

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Irvington Superintendent of Schools Kristopher Harrison

Computer Security Breach in Irvington

A criminal investigation into an internal breach of security within the Irvington School District’s computer network is ongoing. Superintendent of Schools Kristopher Harrison issued a letter to district parents on June 19 stating “significant evidence pointing to specific students who gained access to the district’s network through the theft of an authorized login credential” had been discovered on June 18.

2015 HI July Liz Karkoff Lyme Disease Story

Ticked Off! A Small Bug Looms Large in Summer Season

These things are certain: death, taxes…and, here in the Northeast add to this dreadful list: ticks. Judging from the fast and abundant feedback I got when I started asking who’s out there in our midst suffering from Lyme Disease, these tiny critters have had a huge impact on the lives of so many here, and in many of these cases, for years on end.


Lighthouse Celebration Focuses on Coming Riverfront Development

“It is a beacon that signals a new beginning here,” Mayor Ken Wray asserted during a June ceremony that celebrated the newly lit Lighthouse on Sleepy Hollow’s Hudson River shoreline. The occasion served not only to herald the restoration of the Lighthouse’s lens following more than five decades of darkness…