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High School Females Learn About Running for Political Office

by Charlene Weigel –  The list of reasons why I shouldn’t be here is staggering. People say you are too dumb. Too shy,” State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins confided to 43 female high school students from around Westchester County. She reflected on her challen... More »

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Rivertown Teens Talk Politics and Engagement

by Charlene Weigel –  You see something on social media. You look at it more. You get riled up, and want to take action,” said Emma Sylves-Berry, a senior at Sleepy Hollow High School. “Now, more than ever, students are involved.” With Jamie Kramer, a junior a... More »

Tarrytown Music Hall - photo by Tim Thayer
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Tarrytown Music Hall to Launch Summer Programs for Youth

  by Rick Pezzullo –  The Tarrytown Music Hall is teaming up with theater educator Peter Royston to offer summer workshops to aspiring youth. The Music Hall Academy, utilizing traditional concepts of creative mentorship, will help youngsters develop vital life... More »

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Teen Travel Camp Being Offered in Sleepy Hollow

by Kevin Brown –  Seizing on a missing opportunity for local kids who are too old for summer camp but too young to work over the summer, Matt Arone, Sleepy Hollow Recreation Superintendent, is trying out a something new in town.  For kids entering 7th, 8th or ... More »

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Anti-Gun Violence Demonstration Planned by Rivertown Students

By Robert Kimmel –  Hundreds of students in the rivertowns will demonstrate their support for tougher gun laws and their sympathy for the victims of the Parkland, Florida school massacre last month, when clocks read 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 14. Sleepy Hollo... More »

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Summer Camp Directory

Shames JCC on the Hudson Summer Camps RIVER FRIENDS DAY CAMP- Ages 2-6 371 S. Broadway, Tarrytown 914-366-7898 www.shamesjcc.org/summercamps Dates: June 25 to August 10 A jam-packed day on the JCC’s Tarrytown campus with age appropriate activities. Kids will m... More »

Irvington Boys Hoops “All In” Theme Pays Off with 17-3 Record

By Tom Pedulla –  The Irvington boys’ basketball team adopted the theme “All In” for the season. And the coaches and players were, indeed, all in. Dedication that extended to participation in a summer league and regular work in the weight room led to a breakou... More »

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Grappler Andrade Prevails in Section 1 Tourney

by Tom Pedulla –  When was a freshman at Irvington and assistant coach Ben Karol approached him about joining the wrestling team, he was intrigued enough to give it a try. When he reported for his first practice, doubt replaced curiosity. He was barely five fe... More »

JCC on the Hudson to Hold Camper/Counselor Reunion

By Barrett Seaman –  Isabel “Izzie” Simon will be going back. So will one of her former teachers at Sleepy Hollow, Joe Gentile. Both are veterans of the Shames JCC on Hudson summer camps. They will be among dozens who share the experiences of being both camper... More »