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July 4th 2015 Fireworks Locations!

Fireworks will brighten the night skies above Irvington, Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow, on Saturday, July 4. Beginning at about 9 p.m. when the sky darkens, Irvington will begin its fireworks presentation from the north end of Matthiessen Park. Entry to the park... More »

Washington Irving Boat Club Still Going Strong 60 Years Later

|  by Janie Rosman  | When the sun begins to set, the view from the Washington Irving Boat Club (WIBC) can take your breath away with its unobstructed view of the river and the Tappan Zee Bridge, where President Obama and Governor Cuomo addressed Tarrytown and... More »

How Being Part of the SHADE Program Has Shaped My High School Years

|  by Heather Colley  | As a junior midway through the third quarter of my third year in high school, I can reflect on the time I’ve spent in high school in terms of “Before” and “After.”  Before, I had been a part of many community service programs, most of t... More »

Tarrytown’s Melody Maker: Rock Island Sound

|  by W.B. King  | Two hundred miles North West of Buenos Aires, Argentina, on the western shore of the Paraná River, sits the city of Rosario. It was there that Paul Bessolo, owner of Rock Island Sound, first became enchanted with music. “My father played pia... More »

Henry F. “Hank” Bucci, 82

Henry F. “Hank” Bucci, a lifelong resident of the Tarrytowns, died June 16. He was 82. Born in Tarrytown on June 14, 1933, he was the son of Natale and Mary Smercak Bucci. He graduated from North Tarrytown High School and went on to serve in the United States ... More »

Heather’s Work With Pioneer Team

Our practices were beginning to amount to progress, and a lot of it. The team was growing in strength, ability, and recognition. Every time I walked or talked with one of my new friends on the Pioneer Team, one of my friends from my classes in school would int... More »

Irvington Stage Door Welcomes Original Scripts from Playwrights

Last year, the Irvington Town Hall Theater (ITHT) introduced two new series:  Irvington Stage Door, which presents readings of original works in progress followed by “talkbacks” between the creative team and audience, and Cabaret on the Hudson, which brings pr... More »

Greg Lobato Among Four Police Officers Hired by SH

|  by Robert Kimmel  | Four new recruits are learning the basics this month as officers in the Sleepy Hollow Police Department. Among the four is Greg Lobato, the decorated war veteran and highly rated candidate who was turned down for the job a year ago by a ... More »

July 2015 – Heard Around the Watercooler

WON Sleepy Hollow resident Jeffrey Friedkin won first prize in the 6th Annual 2015 Westchester County Amateur Photo Contest with his photo “Family Passage” taken in Prospect Park, Brooklyn. The exhibit is on view at the Howard and Ruth Jacobs Family Gallery in... More »

Inquiring Photographer: “What are your plans for the Summer?”

|  by Alexa Brandenberg  |  Sophie Mancini, 19 Tarrytown “My plans are to work at Mrs. Green’s, hang out, and take care of my Dad who has recently developed Myeloma.”           [divider] Mike McAuley, 52 Tarrytown “I’m going to walk some every day. I like to b... More »

Visit Dobbs Ferry and Ossining for New Dining Experiences

|  by Linda Viertel  |  An easy, short drive north or south of our river towns provides diners with a variety of culinary options during summer’s leisurely pace. Your trip along Broadway to new casual destinations is sure to offer the adventurous an engaging m... More »