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Tarrytown School Budget Well Under State Tax Cap

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|  By Rick Pezzullo  | The tax levy increase in the proposed budget for the 2015-16 school year in the Tarrytown School District falls well below the allowable state tax cap. The $72.57 million budget, which increases spending by 1.92% ($1.36 million) from thi... More »

Three Uncontested for Seats on Tarrytown Board of Ed

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|  By Rick Pezzullo  | Two longtime trustees and the treasurer of the district’s Foundation for the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns are running unopposed for three available seats in the May 19 Tarrytown Board of Education race. Board President Mimi Godwin, w... More »

Taxes to Rise 3.5% in Irvington School Budget

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|  By Rick Pezzullo  | School taxes are slated to increase 3.5% in the $57.66 million 2015-16 Irvington School District budget. For the average homeowner in the district, the increase would translate to $585. School taxes make up about 60% of a property owner’... More »

Uncertain State Aid Leaves Irvington School Budget In Flux

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|  by Janie Rosman  |   Uncertainty about state aid has left the Irvington School District with a lot of unanswered questions, according to Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kristopher Harrison. The absence of state aid and unknown savings associated with the refi... More »

Sleepy Hollow Educators Make Requests in New District Budget

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|  by Janie Rosman  |   Educators from the Tarrytown Union Free School District’s elementary, secondary, middle school and high schools discussed needs for next year at last month’s budget workshop. Assistant Superintendent for Business John Staiger said the p... More »

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Irvington Lady Bulldogs Wrap-up Superb Season in State Final Four

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|  by Rick Pezzullo  | One of the battle cries of the Irvington High School girls’ basketball team is “play hard and good things will happen.” Another is “hold the rope,” which reinforces the need for every player to contribute for the team to be successful. T... More »

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Anything Goes Aboard The SHHS Ocean Liner

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|  by Morey Storck  | Anything Goes, is a classic 1930’s Broadway musical comedy; the audience came to the theater to be entertained and to escape, at least for one evening. It was The Depression, after all.  Theatre-goers expected campy jokes, convoluted roma... More »

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Sleepy Hollow High Students Compete in Science Fair

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|  by Katy Kachnowski  |   On March 7, high school students from all across Westchester gathered in the Sleepy Hollow High School gymnasiums to compete in the annual Westchester Science and Engineering Fair (WESEF).  This year’s event hosted 423 projects from ... More »