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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 »

Castle Hotel & Spa: A Place of Peace and Tranquility

Right: Thann Sanctuary Spa Operations Manager Ryoko Ado (photo by Fabienne Schneuwly)

|  by Fabienne Schneuwly  | On a Tarrytown hilltop, with a breath-taking view of the Hudson River and surrounded by acres of manicured gardens, sits a picturesque castle built in the 19th century. The majestic building, formerly belonging to General Howard Carroll, a respected playwright and businessman, known as “The Castle,” has been newly renovated and refurbished. Continuing its tradition ... Read More »

Spring Into NaturalFit Pharmacy in Irvington

Anna Donkin, owner of NaturalFit, plans to serve customer’s individual needs. Photo: Dylan Etzel

|  by Dylan Etzel  | It’s been almost eight months since NaturalFit Pharmacy opened at 104 Main Street in Irvington. Spacious shelves now brim with new products, ranging from cold remedies to locally crafted candles. Customers fill and refill prescriptions, as NaturalFit serves the health requirements of not only Irvington but also patrons of surrounding towns seeking a local solution ... Read More »

King Garden Designs Transforms Landscapes into Paradise

King-Garden--Index

|  by Dorothy Conigliaro  |   Just when you thought there would be no end to winter, along comes an early breath of spring.  Since it first opened its doors in 2012, King Garden Designs has become a staple in the community, a full service garden design and care practice founded by Irvington resident Charles King Sadler, a leader in ... 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 »

Incumbent Tarrytown Trustees Feel Board Cohesiveness is an Asset

Doug Zollo, Mayor Drew Fixell, Becky McGowan and Tom Butler.

| by Rick Pezzullo |   The three incumbent village trustees running unopposed for reelection in Tarrytown have been working together on a bipartisan board that hasn’t seen any personnel changes in the last eight years, an accomplishment the trio believes has served residents well. “I think we’ve done a good job getting a lot done,” said Trustee Becky McGovern ... Read More »