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College Dreams – Kid’s Club of Tarrytown & Sleepy Hollow

Helping to Make College Dreams a Reality: Kids’ Club of Tarrytown & Sleepy Hollow, Inc. hosted its 5th Annual Breakfast for Bedding on June 19 at the home of Board President, Jennifer Green. More than 50 guests donated new dorm room bedding and gift cards for ... More »

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Rivertowns Touched by Separated Families Controversy

by Barrett Seaman – Local protests and public condemnations of the Trump Administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy of detaining and separating refugee children from their families along the Mexican border continued even after the President’s so-called “reversal... More »

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TSO Raises Awareness for Life Saving Organ Transplant Donations

by Robert Kimmel –    Faced with serious health problems, Sleepy Hollow resident Len Andrew’s resolve to undergo kidney transplantation twice led him to successfully overcome those problems. These experiences also inspired him to become an active member of the... 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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Hudson Independent Forum Examines Current State of Journalism

by Robert Kimmel –  It was clear from the beginning of The Hudson Independent’s Warner Library forum, entitled “Invasion of the Truth Snatchers: American Journalism in an Age of Bubbles, Tweets and Fake News,” that the state of the news business is not good. “... More »

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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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1. Winners of the Sleepy Hollow Recreation Easter Egg Hunt pose with their goodies. 2. The Black Women’s March on April 8, organized by 100Sistas and Black Lives Matter Hudson Valley, drew hundreds of participants to Tarrytown. 3. Tarrytown Mayor Drew Fixell j... More »

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Riverkeeper’s “Sweep” Cleanup Campaign Scheduled for May 5.

By Robert Kimmel –  Two thousand volunteers are expected to participate in the 7th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep, Saturday, May 5, cleaning up the shorelines of the Hudson River at more than 100 locations along the river and its tributaries.  The sweep this year in... More »