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Tappan Zee: Demolition Video Commentary, Images

Additional views…    At Last, The Bridge Came Falling Down  By Barrett Seaman It could have been the Fourth of July—except that it was bathed in sunlight on a frigid mid-January day. Cars pulled off roads near vantage points and people streamed from their hom... More »

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State Grant Aids East Parcel    

by Robert Kimmel –  The development of the East Parcel, a 29-acre segment of the former GM assembly plant off Sleepy Hollow’s waterfront, into a Commons for the village, received a hefty financial boost last month from Governor Cuomo’s Regional Economic Develo... More »

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New Owner Outlines Plans for Irvington’s Villa Lewaro

by Barrett Seaman –  Most applicants for non-traditional uses of prominent properties in Irvington can expect to be greeted by skeptical regulators and nervous neighbors worried about disruption of their placid village lifestyle. But not Richelieu Dennis. The ... More »

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MTA Cell Tower in Tarrytown is Removed

by Alexander Roberts –  The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s 150-foot cell tower, erected over a weekend on Tarrytown’s waterfront in September, was taken down over the weekend before the Christmas holiday. MTA spokesman Aaron Donovan told The Hudson In... More »

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Solar Farm Proposed for East Irvington as Clean Energy Source

by Robert Kimmel –      The Town of Greenburgh is anticipating a formal application within the next several months from a company that has proposed building a solar farm in East Irvington. Representatives of the company, Cap Vert Energie (CVE), met preliminari... More »

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BANG, BANG, THE BRIDGE IS GONE!

by Barrett Seaman – Those who were betting from the outset of the New New York Bridge Project on a Bridge Over the River Kwai-type massive implosion of the old Tappan Zee Bridge will finally get a little bang for their buck. It will, however, be modest. Last w... More »

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Dobbs Ferry Credit Card Theft

Westchester District Attorney Anthony Scarpino Jr. has charged a New Rochelle man with two felonies related to the theft of credit cards from out of the lockers of New York Sports Club members at Dobbs Ferry’s Rivertowns Square complex off the Saw Mill River P... More »

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Community Helps Sleepy Hollow Families Left Homeless by Fire

by Robert Kimmel –  Following a ravaging fire that forced residents to flee from their Sleepy Hollow home during Christmas Eve, the public’s generosity was quickly marshalled to aid a village DPW employee’s extended family, and other tenants, occupants of the ... More »

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New Parking Spaces Available—and Just in Time!

By Barrett Seaman Just as the holiday shopping season is coming to a peak, Tarrytown Village Administrator Richard Slingerland announced that 35 additional parking spaces were available. Following lengthy negotiations, the village signed a stipulation agreemen... More »

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New County Budget Adds Fraction To Property Tax 

By Robert Kimmel –      In an effort to get Westchester back to what one county official described as “solid fiscal footing,” the Board of Legislators has passed an operating budget of nearly $2 billion dollars, raising county property taxes by two percent.  T... More »