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Those Golden Years for Pets

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by Dr. Brian Green, DVM –  Although no one can be sure, it is widely believed that dogs and cats reaching retirement age do not often succumb to the temptations of their owners: a condo in a warm climate, golf or shuffleboard, travel to exotic lands, a visit t... More »

Commentary – George Washington’s Viewpoint

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by Robert Kimmel Given the current controversy over our government’s policies concerning immigrants coming to our shores and across our borders, it might be useful to go back in history to determine how our nation’s first President viewed similar issues. As an... More »

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The 40th Anniversary of an Annual Outing for Longtime Friends

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by Donald H. Whitely    If you’re walking around Tarrytown during the remainder of the summer and see some folks wearing a blue t-shirt with “Thompson’s Jazz Posse” on the back, stop and ask them about it. They’ll be happy to tell you about their recent outing... More »

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COMMENTARY – The Lessons of Thanksgiving

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Given the divisiveness sowed by this year’s approaching presidential election, it may be beneficial to contemplate another occurrence this month — Thanksgiving, and several historical moments in its evolution as a national holiday. The small gathering of Pilgr... More »

Making Our Streets Safer for Pedestrians

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by Lionel Beehner Guest Commentary The car entered the crosswalk, oblivious to me and the stroller full of my two toddlers I was pushing. It was the corner of Franklin Street and Route 9 – right next to a school, of all places. The driver – a blonde woman in h... More »

Our Mission and Our Gratitude

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Service to the Community. That was the primary motivation behind the formation, just over 10 years ago, of the Hudson Valley News Corp., the parent company of this newspaper.  Our decade of publishing was recently recognized by the Greater Sleepy Hollow Tarryt... More »

Local Restaurant News

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| by Linda Viertel | The Taco Project has recently obtained its liquor license and will now be serving Mexican beers, predominantly Spanish red, white and rose wines, plus Argentinian chardonnays and red and white sangrias. Owner Nick Mesce is excited about th... More »

Saying Goodbye to My Hometown, For Now

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| by Katy Kachnowski | In April, I happily decided to attend Ohio State University this coming fall. A university with an undergraduate population double that of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow combined offers me endless opportunities. I could not be more thrilled... More »

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How My Stay in New York City Profoundly Changed Me

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By Fabienne Schneuwly – I visited the United States of America for the first time at the age of 16. My trip led me from my home in Switzerland to a place called Menlo Park in California. I traveled on my own and stayed for a month. Everything was huge and exac... More »

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What Happens if Indian Point Closes?

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Commentary |  by Bhavya Reddy  | An official from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) described the recent incident at Indian Point as “a day-to-day event” in the Westchester Guardian. While local residents and politicians alike have been campaigning ... More »