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Tarrytown First/GOP Slate Running to Offer Choice to Voters

by Rick Pezzullo Three volunteer firefighters and longtime village residents are running on the Tarrytown First and Republican party lines on March 15 to offer voters a choice in the race for three seats on the Board of Trustees. “We’re hoping to give the people an opportunity to make a choice and see what happens,” said Terence Murphy, current chief ... Read More »

Sleepy Hollow Village Board Race Uncontested

by Rick Pezzullo Unlike neighboring Tarrytown, voters in Sleepy Hollow will only have one slate of candidates to choose from in the general election on March 15. The Unite Sleepy Hollow ticket will feature Rachelle Gebler, Sam Gonzalez and Sandra Spiro. They will be replacing current trustees Jennifer Lobato-Church, Dorothy Handelman and Karin Wompa, all of whom decided not to ... Read More »

Tarrytown United/Dem Slate Aims to Build on Accomplishments

by Rick Pezzullo The slate endorsed by the Village of Tarrytown Democratic Committee and Tarrytown United have a combined 30 years of experience in elected office and government service in the village and are looking forward to building on their accomplishments. Trustees Robert Hoyt and Mary McGee are running for their sixth two-year terms on March 15, while 10-year Zoning ... 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 »

Development on Waterfront Increases Demand for Housing in Villages

by Henry Naccari When Henry Steiner thinks about the future of housing in the Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow region, he sees two villages with tremendous potential for growth. Steiner, the managing broker at Steiner Real Estate Associates, recently told The Hudson Independent that demand for housing in the region is increasing even though existing housing inventory is relatively low. The demand, he ... 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 »