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Hackley Senior to Pursue Career in Cyber Security at Stanford

by Pascaline Comas –  Jasmine Bayrooti Jasmine Bayrooti is an outstanding young woman distinguished by her spirit and her life goals. At only 18 years old, the senior high school student, at Hackley School in Tarrytown, passionate about computer science, has b... More »

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Dobbs Ferry Valedictorian Taking Year Off Before Harvard

by Anna Young –  Rebecca Cadenhead Dobbs Ferry High School valedictorian Rebecca Cadenhead has experienced more in her academic career than most have in a lifetime. Cadenhead has spent her adolescent years strictly focused on school and her many extra-curricul... More »

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Irvington High Valedictorian to Further Her Education at Brown

by Ruby Hanna –  Rachel Sklar Rachel Sklar, Irvington High School’s valedictorian, is the perfect representative of the motivation and passion for learning that best characterizes her generation. National Honor Society member, winner of the Harvard Book Award,... More »

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Heard Around the Watercooler – June 2018

by Maria Ann Roglieri –  Tarrytown Resident Honored Tarrytown residentJames W. Cobb was recently honored by the Westchester Region NAACP ACT-SO Coalition at its 35th Annual Community Service Award Breakfast. The event was held at The Riverview at Hastings-on-H... More »

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Irvington Baseball Standout to Play on Ireland Junior National Team

  by Tom Pedulla –  Liam Toolan’s passion for baseball will take him far this summer after the Irvington High School standout earned a place on Ireland’s Junior National Team. The team, for players 18 and under who were born in Ireland or whose parents or gran... 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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Heard Around the Watercooler – May 2018

    by Maria Ann Roglieri –  Congratulations Sleepy Hollow High School Students Sophia Meyer and Natalie Smith both scored their 100th goal in varsity women’s lacrosse. Hannah Lustik made her 300th save. Meanwhile, performing arts students at SHHS presented an... More »

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“Paulie” Gives Rocky Fans a Thrill at Music Hall

by Rick Pezzullo –  Fans of the epic Rocky film series received a treat on April 14 when one of the beloved characters in the boxing saga made a special appearance at the Tarrytown Music Hall. Actor Burt Young, who played Paulie Pennino, brother of Adrian, Roc... More »

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Ellman-Raiselis Passive House Residence in Tarrytown

Several years ago, when her sons went off to college, Tarrytown Planning Board member, architect, and passionate environmentalist, Joan Raiselis, decided that reducing the family’s environmental footprint was her paramount ambition. She and her husband, Fred E... More »

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Tarrytown’s 6-6 Named “Flotilla of the Year” by Coast Guard

by Alexander Roberts –  At a Change of Watch Ceremony in Ossining on March 18, Tarrytown’s Flotilla 6-6 was named “2017 Flotilla of the Year” by the U.S. Coast Guard. The honor singled out Tarrytown’s volunteer Coast Guard Auxiliary from among all of the floti... More »