Halloween on Hudson

Make Your Opinion Count on Wednesday, March 18

Journalism is frequently put to a test during an election campaign. During the political skirmishes that accompany an election, articles may appear on the pages of a newspaper that prompt one side or the other to cry “partisanship.” That holds true whether the setting is national or local, such as the mayoral and trustee races now taking place in two ... Read More »

Food Drive Planned

Teachers and students are collaborating for a community wide event collecting food items Saturday, March 7 to give to those less fortunate in the community. The participating volunteers will be stationed at Stop & Shop in Tarrytown, Mrs. Green’s and other locations around the villages, according to Anne McGee, a first grade teacher at the W.L. Morse School and one ... Read More »

Privileged Document on Officer Should Not Have Been Made Public

To the Editor:  As the Mayor of Sleepy Hollow, I was surprised to see a story in the February Hudson Independent that was based on a privileged work document written by the Village’s labor attorney. The public has been demanding for months that Trustees Wompa, Campbell, Stupel and Handelman explain their actions in voting not to hire a highly qualified ... Read More »

Mayor Fixell Has Demonstrated His Dedication to Tarrytown

To the Editor: As a seventeen year resident of the Irving Neighborhood, I would like to give thanks to Mayor Drew Fixell for the years of consistent involvement, expertise and wisdom he has given Tarrytown. I attending various village board meetings in 1999, because I was concerned about how the construction of a new Tappan Zee Bridge would affect my ... Read More »

Tarrytown Lakes Committee Presents Progress Report

To the Editor: In the recent edition of The River Journal, candidate Paul Janos makes an uninformed and false assertion that the lakes we all love have suffered from neglect under the current Village of Tarrytown administration lead by Mayor Drew Fixell. Nothing could be further from the truth. The Lakes Committee was appointed by Mayor Fixell in 2005 to ... Read More »

Vote for Decency over Deceit

To the Editor: The humorist Mark Twain said “a lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting its shoes on.” So true, so sad and so fitting of the current Sleepy Hollow village elections. Over the past few months, The Hudson Independent  has published stories based on allegations against sitting trustees accusing them of discrimination, ... Read More »

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Third Thursday at Sunnyside Federal

At Sunnyside Federal’s Third Thursday January 2015 Local Authors Night in Irvington, left to right: Alan Richardson, DeLauné Michel, Fran Claro, Marcie Cuff, David Van Osdol, Assistant Vice President-Business Development at Sunnyside Federal, Carrie Barron, M.D., Sonya Cobb, Allison Gilbert and Staton Rabin.

—Photo by Jon Marshall

At Local Authors Night at Sunnyside Federal in Irvington, Alan Richardson, DeLauné Michel, Fran Claro, Marci Cuff, David Van Osdol, Assistant Vice President-Business Development at Sunnyside Federal, Carrie Barron, M.D., Sonya Cobb, Allison Gilbert and Staton Rabin. Read More »

Bridge Construction Mishap Caused Temporary Delay

Vertical pier towers for new bridge have become noticeable to passerbys. Photo courtesy of NY State Thruway Authority

| by Janie Rosman | A mid-December accident involving one of the two floating concrete batch plants, needed for the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge, resulted in Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) shutting down both batch plants while it continues to assess the situation. “One of our floating concrete batch plant silos had a structural failure that caused ... Read More »

Camp Directory 2015

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| by Janie Rosman |   If the winter blues have you down, then now’s the time to plan for summer. AYSO Soccer Camp Kingsland Point Park, 299 Palmer Ave., Sleepy Hollow Phone: 914-560-6067 or email: rc@aysotarrytown.com http://www.aysotarrytown.com/camp.html Dates: August 10 to 14, and August 17 to 21 (two sessions) Now in its 16th season, AYSO and Sleepy Hollow Football ... Read More »