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Irvington Named a Tree City—Again

by Barrett Seaman For the 33rd year in a row, the Village of Irvington has been cited by the Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree City. The honor recognizes the village’s commitment to “effective urban forest management,” which may sound like a contradiction in terms until you look around and see how many trees there are in Irvington and how ... Read More »

Irvington Homeowners Stunned by Tyler Reassessments

by Barrett Seaman The couple, independent writer/actors, had moved from Brooklyn to Irvington because the public school system would cover much of the cost of educating their special needs child. They bought a cozy 1,200-square-foot house on one of Irvington’s side streets and settled into the life of the village. “We’re part of the community. I do lots of volunteer ... Read More »

Greenburgh Property Reassessment Triggers Many Residential Appeals

by Robert Kimmel The after effects of Greenburgh’s recently completed property reassessment continue to resonate at the Town Hall with discontented property owners attending meetings there to appeal the new evaluations which translate to higher real estate taxes. At the same time, the Town is searching for ways to mitigate the burdens on property owners who will face hefty increases ... Read More »

Brightview Downsizes Irvington Senior Housing Proposal, Eliminates Independent Living Units

by Barrett Seaman When the Brightview Corporation, managers of a regional chain of senior and assisted living facilities, presented its revised plan for a combination of independent living, assisted living and memory care units on eight acres off North Broadway in Irvington on February 1, its executives had hopes that changes made to what had been a 150,000-square-foot structure would ... Read More »

Parking and Traffic – Your Ideas

Parking and traffic are persistent concerns in the Rivertowns. From Tarrytown’s efforts to acquire public parking in a lot behind a business row on North Broadway to its moves to reacquire public parking behind the now closed Citibank, to Irvington’s proposed new set of parking regulations, and Sleepy Hollow’s rule changes for a portion of Beekman Avenue, parking is a ... Read More »

Irvington Metro North Station Stabber Sentenced

by Barrett Seaman It was during the evening rush hour on April 8 last year when Irvington Fire Chief Chris DePaoli spotted a man assaulting a woman alongside the Irvington train station. Using his daughter’s baseball bat, DePaoli intervened, though the assailant, later identified as Sidney Brown of Mount Vernon, was in the process of stabbing Deborah Henry, 36, of ... Read More »

Irvington Ponders a Wholesale Revision of its Parking Rules

by Barrett Seaman Parking has sometimes been called (a bit facetiously) the third rail of Irvington politics. In a village where finding a parking space has been a headache for generations, a village that has had on its books since 2003 a comprehensive ban on any kind of parking structure, and a village that knows it needs more places than ... Read More »

Greenburgh Town Council Rejects Homestead Act Following Property Reassessment

by Robert Kimmel Condominium owners across the Town of Greenburgh, the villages of Irvington and Tarrytown included, had much to be relieved about following a work session by the Town Council in late February. The Council members rejected enacting the Homestead Act following Greenburgh’s recently completed property reassessment. Had the town voted to approve the Act, it could have meant ... Read More »

Revisiting The Tiffany Reading Room

By Ginny Read A little more than three years have passed since the unveiling of the restored Tiffany Reading Room, the peaceful sanctuary tucked within Irvington Town Hall. If, today, you were to stop by the room on any given weekday, you might come upon someone reading, in quiet study, or even meditating. You might walk in on a weekly ... Read More »

Malina Joins Houlihan Lawrence

A people person who loves putting deals together, Francie Malina is the latest to join Houlihan Lawrence’s Irvington Brokerage as a Real Estate Salesperson. A Woodbridge Connecticut native, Francie now calls Irvington home, and is excited to bring people to the unique and amazing Rivertowns. Drawn to Houlihan Lawrence’s position as a market leader, Francie, who previously worked at a ... Read More »