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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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Running Takes Sleepy Hollow Junior to Record Heights

by Tom Pedulla – Max Cover began competing in track at Sleepy Hollow High School to improve his endurance as a soccer midfielder. He never imagined that running would take him to record heights. Cover broke two school records this year as a junior, demolishing... More »

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Hackley Senior to Pursue Career in Cyber Security at Stanford

by Pascaline Comas –  Jasmine Bayrooti Jasmine Bayrooti is an outstanding young woman distinguished by her spirit and her life goals. At only 18 years old, the senior high school student, at Hackley School in Tarrytown, passionate about computer science, has b... More »

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Dobbs Ferry Valedictorian Taking Year Off Before Harvard

by Anna Young –  Rebecca Cadenhead Dobbs Ferry High School valedictorian Rebecca Cadenhead has experienced more in her academic career than most have in a lifetime. Cadenhead has spent her adolescent years strictly focused on school and her many extra-curricul... 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 »

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Sleepy Hollow High School Valedictorian and Salutatorian

by Julia Friedman –  Olivia Rudder Olivia Rudder finishes her high school career at the top of her class and with a great attitude regarding her experience at Sleepy Hollow High School. She said she loves the Class of 2018 and the friendly competition that exi... More »

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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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Sleepy Hollow High Softball Team Building for the Future

by Tom Pedulla –  Sleepy Hollow High School hopes its girls softball program rebuilding will eventually take several steps forward after taking one step back. When faced with an extremely young roster comprised of many players still working to master basic ski... 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 »

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Irvington Baseball Standout to Play on Ireland Junior National Team

  by Tom Pedulla –  Liam Toolan’s passion for baseball will take him far this summer after the Irvington High School standout earned a place on Ireland’s Junior National Team. The team, for players 18 and under who were born in Ireland or whose parents or gran... More »

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Three Running Uncontested in Tarrytown Board of Ed. Race

  by Rick Pezzullo –  Two incumbents and a newcomer are running unopposed for the Board of Education in the Tarrytown Union Free School District on May 15. Longtime incumbents Mimi Godwin, who has been on the board since 1996, and B. Joseph Lillis, a trustee s... More »