Tarrytown to Take Part in Program to Lower Utility Rates

Tarrytown has joined Irvington and many other Westchester municipalities to participate in Community Choice Aggregation (CCA), a program aimed at lowering utility costs and promoting greater use of renewable energy sources such as wind and solar. If all goes as planned, more than 100,000 homes and numerous small businesses in the county will get their gas and electricity provided through the program beginning in January 2016.

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Pets Alive in Elmsford Closes Its Shelter

Pets Alive Westchester’s no-kill animal shelter is no longer operational in Elmsford despite community efforts to keep it from closing. As of mid-September the last of 61 dogs and cats had been transferred to Pets Alive’s Middletown shelter, and the animal sanctuary shut its doors.

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Sleepy Hollow LDC Pursues Varied Village Projects

Created about a year ago, the Sleepy Hollow Local Development Corporation is looking at a number of potential projects in the village, but its most immediate task deals with the land it acquired from GM at the automaker’s former riverfront site. The east parcel, as it is known, was designated for village use in the agreement that permitted GM to sell its vacated 96 acre property to a developer.

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Tarrytown Station Area Study Leads to Project For Economic Strategy

Two associated projects that will impact Tarrytown are picking up momentum. A study dedicated to finding ways of revitalizing the area on both sides of Tarrytown’s railroad station has led to a broadened mission encompassing parts of the village beyond that location.

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Hank’s Alley to Close after 60 Years in Tarrytown

After nearly 60 years, Hank’s Alley, Tarrytown’s premier antique and used furniture store, is closing. Janet Falasca, sister of proprietor Hank Bucci, who died on June 17 at age 82, was in the store on a September weekend, along with Hank’s wife, Nancy, selling the remainder of the curiosity shop’s inventory at steep discounts.


Tarrytown Resident Thankful for Support Received Battling Cancer

Tarrytown resident Lauren Novotny firmly believes in life everything happens for a reason, but when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in May 2010 at the age of 31, she didn’t feel prepared to tackle the new hurdle in front of her.