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Massive Crane Arrives to Help Dismantle Tappan Zee Bridge

It passed through the Panama Canal and crossed two oeans photo: Janie Rosman

| by Janie Rosman | Two days after its ceremonial arrival at the project site, the massive I Lift NY crane completed the final leg of its journey: passing under the bridge it will eventually help to dismantle. The only topic to upstage its journey from lower Manhattan was one word: tolls. Governor Andrew Cuomo addressed that straight on when he joined ... Read More »

$4.6M Fields, Facilities School Bond Approved in Irvington

The third time did prove to be the charm in the Irvington School District as a much debated $4.6 million fields and facilities renovation referendum was approved by voters Tuesday. The bond, which includes building maintenance projects in all district schools and the installation of artificial turf at Meszaros Field on the Irvington High School/Middle School campus, passed 1,095 to ... Read More »

Construction on New Bridge Begins New Phase

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Construction on the New NY Bridge project has entered an exciting new phase with the installation of pile caps and the first vertical steel sections of the new span’s piers starting to rise above the Hudson River. The team’s focus for the past year has been on installing the pilings below the river to form the strong base needed for ... Read More »

Tiffany Tourism Trail to Open Next Fall in Irvington

The Village of Irvington has something exciting to look forward to next fall. In August, the Hudson River Valley Greenway awarded Irvington $2,500 for the creation of a Tiffany Tourism Trail. The Hudson River Valley Greenway is a program that promotes projects that help improve communities, whether economically, culturally, or environmentally. Irvington hopes the creation of the trail will do ... Read More »

SH Trustee Asked to Resign Denies Allegations by Mayor

A Sleepy Hollow trustee, asked by Mayor Ken Wray to resign her post, has denied she violated ethics in pursuing a village housing code change that the mayor alleges benefited her financially. Trustee Evelyn Stupel said last week at a meeting the charges against her were a politically motivated attempt to remove her from the board. Wray contended at a ... Read More »

Halloween Season an Economic Boom for Area

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Last year’s media frenzy around the television show Sleepy Hollow is fueling this season’s tourism in its namesake village and Tarrytown. Greater Sleepy Hollow Tarrytown Chamber of Commerce co-president Theresa McCarthy, who tended bar this time last year at Tarry Tavern, said, “We had extra staff, ordered extra inventory, and couldn’t keep up with the crowds.” She added that the ... Read More »

Bridge Outreach Center Helps Keep Residents Informed on Project

Outreach Center in Tarrytown is located at 2 North Broadway. photo: Janie Rosman Everyone has questions about the new bridge that is scheduled to open in 2018. “When will the new bridge be finished?” “How many lanes will it have?” “What will happen to the old bridge?” are most often-asked questions at Thruway Authority’s Community Outreach Centers, which opened February 2013 ... Read More »

Communication Issues Surface with Housing Reassessment

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Grace Carr, standing in front of her house on McKeel Avenue in Tarrytown, where data collectors have already paid a visit. photo: Tess Weitzner  The Town of Greenburgh is now two months into a comprehensive residential tax reassessment, a complicated and time-consuming effort that was last conducted in 1956. For residents asking, “Is it necessary?” and “Can we trust the town ... Read More »