Edge-On-Hudson Developer’s Request for Tax Breaks Sets Off Alarms in Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow Village Trustee John Leavy (photo by Sunny McLean)

Relations between the Village of Sleepy Hollow and Lighthouse Landing, LLC, took on a frosty tone during the past two months when it appeared the developer of the former GM site might be seeking property tax abatements. The developer of the 66-acre riverfront project, Edge-On-Hudson, applied to the Town of Mount Pleasant Industrial Development Agency in November for specific tax relief, exemptions from sales tax, use tax and mortgage recording taxes.

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Owen Kelly

Friends, Family Celebrate the Life of Sleepy Hollow Teen

“Owen was my first close friend and really helped me become a more well-rounded and confident person,” said Hudson Schumacher, 16, who attends Sleepy Hollow High School. “He always talked to me about my problems and was always there to help me if I ever needed anything.”

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State Assemblyman
Thomas Abinanti

Tarrytown Shortchanged by Hotel Occupancy Tax Veto

State Assemblyman Thomas Abinanti (D/Tarrytown), who sponsored the legislation, said mostly out-of-town visitors would have paid the tax, as is done in such municipalities as White Plains, New Rochelle, Yonkers, Rye and Peekskill.

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Dr. Gunter Lorenz (Photo by Alexa Brandenberg)

106 Years Young!

Dr. Gunter Lorenz, the oldest and most active member of the Men’s Club at the JCC on the Hudson in Tarrytown, celebrated his 106th birthday

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Ex-Irvington Trustee Walter Montgomery, acting chair
of the village’s Traffic Calming Committee, discussed
the Slow Down Irvington Initiative at the January Third
Thursday event at the Sunnyside Federal Savings &

Traffic Safety Discussed at First Thursday Event in Irvington

Traffic and pedestrian safety in Irvington was the topic at the most recent program in the ongoing Third Thursdays series held January 21 at the Sunnyside Federal Savings & Loan.

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EagleFest on Feb. 6 will allow participants to get up close and personal with bald eagles.

EagleFest Celebrates the Return of the Bald Eagles

Each year more than 150 bald eagles, our national bird that was once an endangered species, spend the winter along Hudson Valley waterways. They come down from Canada, northern New York and New England to the lower Hudson Valley to feed on fish and waterfowl in unfrozen waters.

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Construction is a meticulously planned and devised effort today when it comes to putting up a bridge, and that applies specially to a project as complicated and large as building the New New York Bridge across the Hudson River from Tarrytown, New York to Nyack, New York. This video describes some of that work as the bridge construction is progressing:  (Video: compliments of the New York State Thruway Authority.)