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Ara Mantarian, 88

Ara Mantarian, a longtime resident of Irvington, died May 7. He was 88. Born in Newburyport, MA, he graduated from the University of New Hampshire. He then went on to Columbia University and received his Doctorate in Education. In 1958, he married his love Adelaide and moved to Irvington to start their life together. He was a teacher and retired ... Read More »

Jean Marie Moon, 91

Jean Marie Moon, a resident of Sleepy Hollow, died May 22. She was 91. She was born in North Tarrytown on March 1, 1924 and graduated from North Tarrytown High School in 1942. She married Willis C. Moon, Jr. in November 1953. He predeceased her in 1993. Mrs. Moon worked at Eastern Aircraft during WWII, at Goldberg’s Supply and then ... Read More »

How My Stay in New York City Profoundly Changed Me

Fabienne

|  By Fabienne Schneuwly  | I visited the United States of America for the first time at the age of 16. My trip led me from my home in Switzerland to a place called Menlo Park in California. I traveled on my own and stayed for a month. Everything was huge and exactly like in the movies: the houses, the ... Read More »

Tarrytown Director Films Documentary on Investing in Humanity

Sherry Saturno

  |  by Stefanie Sears  |   Inspirational. That is one way to describe social worker Sherry Saturno’s new documentary Human Investment. Educational is another. The 20-minute film consists of individual interviews with a group of social workers in the healthcare field that were all participants and speakers at the Care Management Summit at Binghamton University last year. They each ... Read More »

YMCA Fund Raising Aimed at Changes in Main Street Facility

Renovations will be done at Main Street facility.
Photo: Alexa Brandenberg

|  by Robert Kimmel  | Looking to its membership and the community for assistance, the Family YMCA at Tarrytown has embarked on a major money raising campaign to help fund the renovation of its existing Main Street location where work has already begun. The Y is relocating its Early Learning Center to the Main Street building, following its departure from ... Read More »

Second Annual Horseman Color Run is on!

HORSEMAN-RACE-GIRL

|  by Dorothy Conigliaro  |   The Foundation for the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns will hold its 2nd Annual Horseman Color Run 2015 on Saturday, June 20. The Foundation seeks to augment the school’s budget by raising funds for special projects to benefit the schools and students. Not only the Foundation, but so many others, work together to ensure ... Read More »

Ceremony at Lighthouse to Celebrate New Beacon

Exact replica of original lens has been installed in the Lighthouse.

|  by Robert Kimmel  | Without its light since the 1960’s, the Lighthouse by night has been a murky silhouette in the Hudson River off the Sleepy Hollow shoreline. But that is about to change. Originally labeled the Tarrytown Light when it was built in 1883, the structure was decommissioned in 1961, and its valuable lens was removed and sold ... Read More »

SH Trustees Consider Restaurant, Pool at River’s Edge

|  by Elaine Marranzano  | Sleepy Hollow is considering allowing the addition of a restaurant and a private swimming pool at the new River’s Edge condominium complex nearing completion at the bottom of Beekman Avenue. Neither the restaurant nor the pool was in the original special permit for the 60-unit, 60-foot-high building on the former Castle Oil site. A stop ... Read More »