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Irvington Man Accused of Serial Sexual Assaults

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According to several news organizations, New York City Police are investigating more than a dozen accusations of sexual assault by former clients of voice-over coach Peter Rofé, a resident of Irvington. The story, including graphic accounts that fit a pattern ... More »

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Irvington’s Read Aloud Day Draws Celebrity Readers

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Irvington Schools have been participating in Litworld and UNESCO’s World Read Aloud Day to promote literacy for years, but this is the first time the schools have invited outsiders—prominent members of the community—to be their readers. On the morning of Febru... More »

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Irvington: Late in Coming with Comp Plan, but Getting There

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by Barrett Seaman –  The draft report from Irvington’s Comprehensive Planning Committee is late by five months, and it’s still only just a draft. But a copy obtained by The Hudson Independent offers a generally clear picture of the direction the eight-member c... More »

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Food for Thought – Cantonese Cooking Comes to Irvington

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Mr. Koo’s Kitchen, chef/owner Ben Pope’s exceptional creation, features an homage to his family’s Cantonese roots; his menu is neither traditional nor modern, but a delicate blending of Chinese and Western elements. Born in Hong Kong, Pope moved to New Caledon... More »

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Irvington High School Students Recognized

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Five Irvington High School students – Luke Carmosino, Miranda Farman, Jess Greene, Zoe Maxwell and Eric Pastarnack – were recognized for their achievements and dedication to their sports during the fall season when they received certificates at the Dec. 5 Boar... More »

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Recycling Rangers

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Every Tuesday, Dows Lane Elementary School third-graders, also known as the Recycling Rangers, roll up their sleeves and head to work as they spend part of the day handling the entire school’s recycling. More »

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Astorbuck Parking Application Riles Irvington Neighbors

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by Barrett Seaman – There’s an old saw that if you squeeze a balloon, you don’t get any less air; it simply moves elsewhere. That bit of folk wisdom certainly applies when it comes to parking in the rivertowns—most certainly in the Village of Irvington. The la... More »