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Taking the Plunge

The Fourth Annual Penguin Plunge, sponsored by F.A.C.E. (Fundraising and Community Events of Irvington), was held April 26 at Matthiessen Park Beach. Among those taking a dip in the Hudson River was Irvington Trustee Christina Giliberti.  —Photos by Sunny McLean Read More »

Inaugural TEDx Tarrytown Women Event Scheduled

One hundred rivertown residents will come together on Thursday, May 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., for the inaugural TEDxTarrytownWomen event, a day of networking and dialogue. The independently produced event, operated under a license from TED, was organized by community volunteers and is aimed at creating dialogue as well as giving people a forum to share their passions, ... Read More »

New Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow Market to Open in May

Come and support the river towns’ new, vibrant, and abundant farmers market! An invigorated Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow Market (TaSH) will have a grand opening on Saturday, May 23, from 8:3 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Patriot’s Park; parking is available across the street at the Paulding School, and giveaways will be distributed on opening day. With music, kids activities and around ... Read More »

May 2015 — Heard Around the Watercooler

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HONORED Irvington residents Ronda Billig and Patricia Ryan, along with White Plains resident Sheila Klatzky, were honored by The Westchester Women’s Agenda (WWA) at WWA’s Celebrating Women’s Achievement Award Breakfast on April 21 at the Eileen Fisher Learning Lab in Irvington.  Highlighting “unsung heroes who have made substantial contributions on behalf of women in Westchester County,” Billig, Ryan, and Klatzky ... Read More »

What’s Happening – April 2015

Thursday 2 Jewelry and Beading Workshop:  At 3 p.m. for teens at the Warner Library in Tarrytown.  To register call 631-7734 or the Reference Desk. Saturday 4 “Someone Must Wash the Dishes”:  At 2 p.m. actress Michele LaRue performs this anti-suffrage satire at the Irvington Public Library.  To register call 591-7840 or visit www.irvingtonlibrary.org. Concert:  Robby Krieger of The Doors ... Read More »

Rubber Duck Derby and Y’s Healthy Kids Day Brings Hundreds To Patriot’s Park

Credit: Margaret Fox Photography |  by Robert Kimmel  |   The weather cooperated for the eighth consecutive year, as the Rotary Club and the Family YMCA at Tarrytown combined their resources for a day of fun, entertainment and excitement at Patriot’s Park, Saturday, April 25. Under sunny skies, crowds of kids and grownups  enjoyed both the Y’s Healthy Kids Day activities ... Read More »

April 2015 Heard Around the Watercooler

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WON Irvington High School science research student Ethan Tardio won first place in the molecular biology poster session category at the 30th Annual Upstate New York Junior Science and Humanities Symposium at the University at Albany on March 12. This symposium represented 41 high schools across New York State. Ethan presented his research on “The Role of Macrophages in Metastatic ... Read More »

Events at Irvington Town Hall Theater

|  by Gregory Allen  | Irvington Town Hall Theater Manager I can’t believe I’ve been at the Irvington Town Hall Theater (ITHT) for almost a year already. What an incredible time it has been working with so many people who share a common goal of bringing artistic expression to Irvington and the surrounding rivertowns. Nestled into the third floor of ... Read More »

A Sheepish Festival in Sleepy Hollow at Historic Hudson Valley

| by Fabienne Schneuwly  | Hats and gloves keep us warm during every winter. Why not welcome spring by learning more about everything woolly and sheepish? Historic Hudson Valley invites everyone to Philipsburg Manor, in Sleepy Hollow for the annual Sheep-to-Shawl Festival on April 18-19. Visitors can explore the exact process of turning wool into cloth using techniques from the ... Read More »

March 2015 — Heard Around the Watercooler

PLACED 450 science research students from the Westchester region presented their studies at the Westchester-Rockland Junior Science and Humanities Symposium on February 7.  Sleepy Hollow High School senior Elizabeth Sobolik placed first in the Cellular and Molecular Biology category, and senior Colin Atkinson placed fourth in Computer Science in the Power Point Division. Elizabeth and Colin will advance to the ... Read More »

Irvington Author Offers Guidance in The New Health Rules

| by Linda Viertel |   Adopting a healthy lifestyle can be daunting, as anyone knows who has tried. Eating well, exercising, and reducing stress are all invaluable, but changing one’s habits can become overwhelming. Many of those New Year’s resolutions may have gone by the wayside already– and it’s only March! But, help is on the way in The ... Read More »