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Open Door Celebrates Launch in Sleepy Hollow

Local political leaders and health officials were on hand when Open Door Family Medical Center officially celebrated the launch of its new facility in Sleepy Hollow at 300 North Broadway. The 12,500 square foot facility provides primary and preventive medical ... More »

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Latimer First State of the County Address Focuses on Moving Forward

by Rick Pezzullo Westchester County Executive George Latimer delivered his first State of the County Address on April 16 with a message of moving the county forward and getting a handle on its finances. “What I am here to deliver tonight is news that it is a n... More »

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River City Grille Murder Case Moves to County Grand Jury

by Barrett Seaman –  April 16  Her hair pinned back and her hands cuffed, a subdued Rosa Ramirez, 27, made a brief re-appearance in Irvington’s courtroom Monday before Village Judge Desmond Lyons. Her court-appointed legal aid attorney, Jessica Hugel, told the... More »

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NYC Woman charged with Murder in Irvington Restaurant Kitchen

by Barrett Seaman – Shortly before 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, Rosa Ramirez, 27, of 5 Allen Street, New York City, was arraigned by Irvington Village Judge Desmond Lyons on one count of Murder Two following the death of Bonifacio A. Rodriguez, 39, of Yonkers.... More »

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March for Black Women Fails to Access Mario Cuomo Bridge

-by Barrett Seaman –  Long before protesters gathered in the shopping center parking lot at the intersection of South Broadway and Route 119, law enforcement was ready. Local, county and state police were already deployed at both entrances to the Mario C. Cuom... More »

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Continued Vigilance Urged on Hudson Anchorage Issue

by Robert Kimmel –  The Coast Guard has shelved its proposal to add 43 barge anchorage locations on the Hudson River, but environmental organizations are keeping a watchful eye on how the plan might be resurrected in the future. The controversial concept, purs... More »

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David Rockefeller’s Art to be Auctioned in May

For many years, David Rockefeller, along with his wife Peggy, lived surrounded by great art in their 11,343-square-foot mansion, Hudson Pines in Pocantico Hills. Peggy died in 1996, and after David died on March 20 a year ago, the house went on the market for ... More »

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Thousands Attend Anti-Gun Violence Rally in White Plains

by Pascaline Comas –  Arms are for hugging,” “Gun rights do not equal the right to endanger our children,” “USA or NRA?,” and “Throw them out” were some of the protest signs waved March 24 in White Plains as thousands of protesters of all ages gathered for an ... More »

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Tarrytown Comprehensive Plan Draft to Go Online for Review 

by Robert Kimmel –  Tarrytown residents will have their first opportunity to review a draft of the village’s long awaited Comprehensive Plan next month when it is posted online. The plan, defining how the village develops for the years ahead, will be the resul... More »

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Latimer Signs Immigrant Protection Act after County Board Support

by Rick Pezzullo –  Flanked by legislators, law enforcement officials and immigration advocates, Westchester County Executive George Latimer signed the Immigrant Protection Act on March 20, a measure crafted to improve trust between police and residents and pr... More »

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Plans to Install Cellular Antennas in SH Withdrawn

by Rick Pezzullo – A telecommunications company withdrew its plans last month to seek a special permit to install cellular antennas in three residential neighborhoods in the Village of Sleepy Hollow. Mobilitie, the largest privately-held telecommunications inf... More »

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March Madness: A Parade of Storms Wreaks Havoc on Region

by Barrett Seaman – March came into the Hudson Valley like a lion—a lion on steroids. Less than a week after a powerful “bomb cyclone” swept up the eastern seaboard on March 2nd, a second storm, laden with wet, heavy snow, moved over a landscape still littered... More »