Corporation Withdraws Bid to House Adolescent Eating Disorder Patients in Irvington Residence

Proposal for 16-room home at 65 West Clinton Avenue in Irvington drew ire of neighbors. Photo by: Barrett Seaman

Less than 48 hours after an announcement by Irvington’s Village Board of Trustees that it would hold a public hearing in early August on a proposal by the Malibu, CA-based Monte Nido Corporation to buy a 16-room house at 65 West Clinton Avenue and use it as a residence for adolescent girls in treatment for eating disorders, the company withdrew its offer.

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Pets Alive Considering Alternatives to Elmsford Shelter in Westchester

Mounting objections that followed Pets Alive’s July announcement that it would close its no-kill animal shelter in Elmsford within three months are causing the organization to explore other options to maintain operations in Westchester, or possibly even cede the land to the Town of Greenburgh.

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Tarrytown/SH Fans Salute the Grateful Dead With Trek to Chicago for Final Concerts

July 4, 2015: Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow residents gather at Congress Hotel on Michigan Avenue in Chicago. Front row: Maddy McGovern, Laura Kiss, Joanne Malandrino-Daly, Sharon Bucci-Thomas, Stella Goldstein, Heather Whitaker and Belle Gonzalez. Back row: Myles Birrittella, Kyle McGovern Jr., Tom Kiss Jr., Tom Kiss Sr., John Korzelius, Brad King, Laurie Birrittella, Kyle McGovern, Tom Shumacher, David Thomas and Bebe Gonzalez.

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New Assistant Principal at Irvington High Appointed

Steven Corbett was founding principal of the EastHarlem Scholars Academy II. Corbett was appointed last month by the Board of Education as the new assistant principal at Irvington High School.


New Tarrytown Schools Superintendent McCann Ready to Move District Forward

New Tarrytown Interim Schools Superintendent Dr. Daniel T. McCann recently outlined his vision for the district and goals during his one-year tenure. “My work here really is to move the district forward, and to take care of the kids here and to ultimately make it a safe environment.


Developer Continues Suit Against Tarrytown Brace Cottage Gets a New Lease on Life

A New York State Supreme Court justice in Westchester has ruled against the Tarrytown Planning Board in its effort to dismiss a suit filed by a developer saying that the board’s order to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement five years after site plan approval is illegal. It means the issue will be argued in court.