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Irvington Pitcher Overcoming Setback to Pursue His Dream

by Tom Pedulla – Right-hander Jake Weintraub of Irvington seemed to have everything going for him in his pursuit of a college baseball scholarship. With a mid-80’s fastball, he had the arm strength to accompany his imposing 6-foot-7, 195-pound presence on the ... More »

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Irvington’s Vibrant Sunday Farmer’s Market Delights Shoppers

by Linda Viertel –  Sunday farmer’s markets are thriving, and Irvington’s bustling scene at the Main Street School parking lot is no exception. Whether you are shopping for just-picked produce, fresh fish, artisanal cheese or enjoying a pizza-piping hot from D... More »

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Irvington Takes a Day to Celebrate its History, Culture and Eateries

by Barrett Seaman –  In the end, the rain never came, though the mere threat of it no doubt deterred some who would otherwise have taken part in the village’s long-planned and well-executed Celebrate Irvington Day. About 10 of the anticipated 30 cars expected ... More »

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Celebrate Irvington Festival

June 23 Join us at the 5th annual “Celebrate Irvington Festival” from 10:00am – 5:00pm on Main Street in Irvington, NY. Enjoy food, music, art, and lots more! Free admission! https://celebrateirvington.com At 1:00pm (at the Recreation Department’s lawn at 71 M... More »

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Student Hosts Forum on Gun Violence

by Anna Young –  With mass shootings a recurring incident nationwide, an Irvington High School student hosted a special gathering at the Irvington Town Hall Theater on May 23 to discuss measures that would put an end to the rash of gun violence and mass shooti... More »

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Where We Worship: The Church of St. Barnabas, Irvington

by Barrett Seaman  – The old joke is that Episcopalians have their own Eleventh Commandment: Thou shalt not eat thine entrée with a salad fork. Once the church of choice for the country’s cultural and political elite, the Episcopal Church, the American branch ... More »

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Roles Reverse as an EF Host Family Is Hosted Abroad

by Constance Kehoe –  Flying over the Alps for the fourth time in two weeks, heading home to Irvington from Geneva, the tune from “Both Sides Now” came into my head. Our former EF “daughter” Selma Memic whom my husband Kevin and I hosted in our home two years ... 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 »