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Wray Leads Unite Sleepy Hollow Ticket to Election Sweep

Victorious Unite Sleepy Hollow Ticket (L-R:) Mayor Ken Wray and trustees John Leavy, Denise Scaglione and Glenn Rosenbloom. (photo: Sunny McLean)

|  by Rick Pezzullo  | Sleepy Hollow Mayor Ken Wray was reelected to a fourth term last month with a convincing win over Trustee Karin Wompa. The three trustee candidates on Wray’s Unite Sleepy Hollow ticket also won handily, giving the mayor a 5-2 edge on the village board. “The voters listened to what our positions were in general and ... Read More »

Fixell Elected to Sixth Term as Tarrytown Mayor

Tarrytown Mayor Drew Fixell enjoys his victory at The Tapp on election night.  (photo: Sunny McLean)

|  by Rick Pezzullo  | Tarrytown Mayor Drew Fixell wasn’t sure what to expect in his bid for a sixth term. Despite helping keep the village on solid financial footing and running against an opponent who he unseated 10 years ago, Fixell admitted he had a few butterflies when residents went to the polls on March 18. As it turned ... Read More »

Sleepy Hollow Exceeds Cap Rule: Villages’ Tentative Budgets Vary With Adhering to Tax Cap

|  by Robert Kimmel  |   Tentative budgets prepared by the financial officers and administrators of Irvington, and Tarrytown, will fall within the state’s tax freeze  requirements, making it likely that many homeowners will receive small tax rebate  checks later this year.  However, Sleepy Hollow’s tentative budget places that village over the tax levy cap, Albany’s incentive to have local ... 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 »