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Woman Charged with Four Counts in Irvington Restaurant Murder

by Barrett Seaman –  Rosa Ramirez, the pregnant 27-year-old woman arrested for the April 10 murder of River City Grille prep chef Bonafacio “Boney” Rodriguez, was formally charged May 25 in Westchester Criminal Court with four counts, including Second Degree M... More »

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Tarrytown Sets Rules For Watering During Storage Tank Repairs

by Robert Kimmel –  Major repair work on Tarrytown’s four-million gallon water tank has resulted in the Village imposing firm rules on watering  lawns and gardens for what could be as long as the next three months. Residential and commercial water users are pr... More »

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Murder at  River City Grille Stuns Irvington

  by Barrett Seaman  – Bonifacio “Boney” Rodriguez, 39, was a happy guy by all accounts. Married and the father of two girls, 15 and 12, he had worked at Irvington’s popular River City Grille restaurant for nearly 20 years. He was the “prep chef” who had his o... More »

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Where the Bus Stops Matters, Depending on Where You Live

by Barrett Seaman –  Wrapped into the overall New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) plan to update and streamline regional transportation is a new trans-Hudson express bus service, known as the Lower Hudson Transit Link, or LHTL. With a goal of ent... More »

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Three Running Uncontested in Tarrytown Board of Ed. Race

  by Rick Pezzullo –  Two incumbents and a newcomer are running unopposed for the Board of Education in the Tarrytown Union Free School District on May 15. Longtime incumbents Mimi Godwin, who has been on the board since 1996, and B. Joseph Lillis, a trustee s... More »

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Three Running for Two Seats on Irvington Board of Education

by Rick Pezzullo –  Three candidates will be vying for two available seats on the Irvington Board of Education when district voters go to the polls on Tuesday, May 15. Board President Michael Hanna is the lone incumbent in the race as Trustee Catherine Palmier... More »

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Irvington Policeman Breaks Up Rapid Coyote Attack in Thornwood

by Barrett Seaman – When he first saw the coyote run across the open field at Thornwood’s James Carroll Park, Arcangelo Liberatore didn’t think much of it, as coyotes have become common sights in Westchester. But then the off-duty Irvington police officer hear... More »

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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 »