Halloween on Hudson

YMCA Early Training Center to Leave Tappan Hill School

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| by Robert Kimmel |   With the need to vacate the Tappan Hill School by the end of July, The Family YMCA at Tarrytown is pursuing plans to locate its thriving Y Early Training Center elsewhere. The Tarrytown School District has come up with an alternate use for the school, which it rented to the YMCA two and one-half ... Read More »

Fixell Proud of Accomplishments as Tarrytown Mayor

Tarrytown Mayor Drew Fixell

| by Rick Pezzullo |   With the village doing well financially and many projects underway, Tarrytown Mayor Drew Fixell said he was somewhat surprised to be challenged this year, particularly by the person he unseated 10 years ago whose only attempt to return to public service since then was an unsuccessful run for the Irvington Board of Education. However, ... Read More »

Tarrytown Loses Appeal in Manhole Fatalities Case

| by Rick Pezzullo |   The Village of Tarrytown recently lost an appeal of a state Department of Labor ruling that it violated safety regulations in the Labor Day 2010 manhole accident that claimed the lives of a village DPW employee and a volunteer firefighter. However, it remains unclear what the ramifications are of the January 29 decision in ... Read More »

Development Along Tarrytown Riverfront Taking Shape

Developer Joe Cotter is looking at former Striped Bass restaurant site.

| by Janie Rosman |   National RE/sources developer, Joe Cotter, continues to be busy building down by the Tarrytown riverfront. Phase One of the approximately 25-acre Hudson Harbor development (which will ultimately consist of 238 residences north of West Main Street) is complete. Cotter started with 20 condominiums in the Stonehouse, fashioned after Rockefeller’s Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills, ... Read More »

Sleepy Hollow Parents Organize Academic Summer Camp

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| by Elaine Marranzano |   Surprised by the lack of summer school for young children, local parents are organizing something of their own to fill the gap. Sleepy Hollow residents Michael Kampen and Rachel Schroeder are spearheading efforts to create an academic summer camp for children about to enter first grade in the Tarrytown School District. “When our daughter ... Read More »

State Tax Cap Freeze Prompts School Districts’ Fiscal Belt Tightening

| by Robert Kimmel |   Along with maintaining quality educational standards, preserving a small amount of tax relief for homeowners is one of the primary motivators of local school district authorities preparing their budgets for the coming year. As part of the temporary tax freeze for school districts set by state lawmakers, most homeowners in Irvington, Sleepy Hollow, and ... Read More »

State Declares Grant to Attorney Property Okay, But Questions Remain

| by Elaine Marranzano | A state agency has determined that a grant to a property in Sleepy Hollow owned by Village Attorney Janet Gandolfo was handled properly by the village’s Downtown Revitalization Corporation, (SHDRC). New York State’s Main Street grant for work on the residential building on Clinton Street led to a controversy in which it was charged that ... Read More »