Safety Measures Stressed in Hudson as Boating Season Begins

Tarrytown Harbormaster Kevin Lustyik has been monitoring the Hudson River since 1988. —Photo by Thomas Staudter

It was the lull before the unofficial boating season begins on the Hudson River and Tarrytown. Harbormaster Kevin Lustyik, as usual, had safety on his mind—and for good reason. In March, a tugboat crashed into a barge parked near the Tappan Zee Bridge where a new span is under construction, and three crewmembers lost their lives.

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Underage Substance Abuse Discussed at Irvington High Forum

What are the potential consequences of underage drug and alcohol use?

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Brightview Withdraws Senior Living Plan in Irvington

“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.”

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Ground Breaking

Groundbreaking Heralds Start of Edge-On-Hudson Project

A year’s work lies ahead before the first vertical structure is erected as part of Edge-On-Hudson, the new development along the river in Sleepy Hollow; however, the official Groundbreaking Ceremony May 18 at 11 a.m. …

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Kelly Murphy (center) was sworn in April 8 as fire chief of the Tarrytown Fire Department, flanked by Village Administrator Mike Blau, Frank Morabito (2nd Asst. Chief), Dave Goldstein (1st Asst. Chief), Tarrytown Trustee Doug Zollo, Mayor Drew Fixell and Deputy Mayor Tom Butler.

Murphy Climbs Ladder to Earn Distinction as First Female Fire Chief

Kelly Murphy isn’t one to seek the spotlight, but the historical significance of being sworn in on April 8 as the first female chief of the six companies in the 139-year-old Tarrytown Fire Department is something she takes great pride in.

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Greystone on Hudson home (Photo credit: Williams, New York)

Greenburgh Reassessment Debate Roils On as Deadlines Loom

Aggrieved homeowners, some of whose taxes are scheduled to rise by $30,000 or more, continued to question the validity of the process. Some threatened lawsuits…

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