Halloween on Hudson

Tarrytown School Budget Well Under State Tax Cap

|  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 this year, carries a districtwide average tax hike of .88%. The state tax cap for the district ... Read More »

Mexican Students Visit EF School at Inter Cultural Fest

|  by Fabienne Schneuwly  | The EF International Language School in Tarrytown was recently home to more than 200 students from different regions in Mexico. The delegation, which came for the first EF IQUF Inter Cultural Fest in New York, arrived on March 30 and stayed on campus for two weeks full of new experiences. During their period of residence ... Read More »

Inaugural TEDx Tarrytown Women Event Scheduled

Pamela Barkley

One hundred rivertown residents will come together on Thursday, May 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., for the inaugural TEDxTarrytownWomen event, a day of networking and dialogue. The independently produced event, operated under a license from TED, was organized by community volunteers and is aimed at creating dialogue as well as giving people a forum to share their passions, ... Read More »

 Angelina Burns, 86

Angelina J. Burns, a lifelong resident of Tarrytown, died March 30.  She was 86. She was born on September 17, 1928 to Thomas and Rachel Fasolino Tucci.  She was a graduate of St. Teresa Elementary School and Washington Irving High School. She was an Executive Secretary for General Foods Corporation in Tarrytown for 30 years.  She was a parishioner of ... Read More »

Gandolfo Replaced as Village Attorney in Sleepy Hollow

|  by Elaine Marranzano  | Long-time village attorney Janet A. Gandolfo was replaced by the Sleepy Hollow Board of Trustees in a unanimous vote during its annual reorganization in April. During the recent campaign, Mayor Ken Wray, who defeated Trustee Karin Wompa in March to retain his seat, said he would look to replace Gandolfo, who served as village attorney ... Read More »

Three Uncontested for Seats on Tarrytown Board of Ed

|  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, who has served on the board since 1996, is looking forward to continuing serving the community where she ... Read More »

James R. Kane, 78

James R. Kane, a resident of Tarrytown, died April 15 at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. He was 78. Mr. Kane was a graduate of Fordham Preparatory School and Manhattan College. His degree in electrical engineering prepared him to share in the development of the Atlantic Missile Range System at Cape Canaveral and on the island of Aruba. In later years, he ... Read More »

Taxes to Rise 3.5% in Irvington School Budget

|  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’s tax bill. Spending in the budget is up $1.37 million (2.4%) from this year and it ... Read More »