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An astounding 45% of teenagers report being online “almost constantly” including while crossing the street.

HeadsUp Rivertowns Aims to Better Inform Community

by Clara Firpo-Cappiello –  HeadsUp Rivertowns is a committee that aims to inform local parents and kids about safe ways to utilize technology in our ever-changing world.  Dobbs Ferry, Irvington, Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow, and Hastings-on-Hudson are all members ... More »


Toll Increases Announced for Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge

By Rick Pezzullo The New York State Thruway Authority Board of Directors approved a proposal Thursday to begin the toll adjustment process on the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, starting in 2021. Beginning January 1, 2021, NY E-ZPass rates will increase by 50 cent... More »

German Martinez burglary suspect

Alleged Tarrytown Serial Burglar Apprehended

They got him. The suspect in five Tarrytown burglaries that took place between Christmas and New Year’s Eve was tracked down and arrested in Yonkers by Tarrytown Police, with the help of the Greenburgh Drug and Alcohol Task Force. Tuesday afternoon, January 7,... More »

General Motors Plant - Sleepy Hollow - North Tarrytown - photo by

State Community Development Resources Awards Include the Rivertowns

By Barrett Seaman Tis the season. Governor Cuomo has announced the awarding of more than $761 million in economic development aid to communities all across the state—and just in time for Christmas. Some of these grants were previously known and some will take ... More »


Russia/Ukraine Policy Expert Enters Race for Lowey’s Seat

By Barrett Seaman It’s unusual when a primary candidate in a congressional district well outside the Washington beltway gets a chance to announce her entry into a crowded field on a national news show. Yet Dr. Evelyn Farkas of Chappaqua had just that opportuni... More »


Feiner wins 14th term as Greenburgh Town Supervisor

By Barrett Seaman By a two-to-one margin, incumbent Paul Feiner beat out challenger Lucas Cioffi Tuesday and held on to his seat as Greenburgh Town Supervisor, a job he has held since 1991. Cioffi, a West Point graduate, software engineer and business consulta... More »


iPic Theater in Dobbs Ferry to Close Monday

By Rick Pezzullo The iPic Theaters Westchester will screen its last film this weekend as the Dobbs Ferry theater will close as part of a company restructuring. The official closure will be on Monday, November 11 and follows parent company, iPic Theaters, filin... More »

Tarrytown proposed building

Transit-Oriented Development Planned Across from Train Station

by Rick Pezzullo  –       A mixed-use project and a brewpub/restaurant are being planned across from the Metro-North train station in Tarrytown. Located at 29 Depot Plaza, the mixed-use project includes a 20,000-square-foot warehouse that will be renovated int... More »


Tarrytown Y in Talks to Sell Main Street Building to Developer

by Barrett Seaman –  Having operated out of its current building on West Main Street for more than a century, the Tarrytown YMCA announced earlier this year that it was putting the 41,537 sq. ft. space on the market and looking for a new home.  Last month, it ... More »

Electric Car Charging Stations

Tarrytown to Double Its Free Electric Vehicle Chargers

by Alexander Roberts –  Twelve years ago when they were installed at the train station on the west side of the tracks, Tarrytown’s three electric vehicle chargers were state-of-the-art. Heavily subsidized by the New York State Energy Research and Development A... More »


Women Take Action at Irvington Theater October 18

by James Miranda –  The Irvington Theater (IT) Commission will host its first 2019-20 Diversity Series event on Friday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m. The event, “Women Take Action: An Evening About Women Activists, Advocates and Women’s Causes,” will feature a panel... More »


Congresswoman Lowey Will Not Seek Reelection in 2020

By Rick Pezzullo Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY17/Westchester and Rockland) announced Thursday that she will not seek reelection next year. Lowey, 82, chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee, is currently serving her 16th term. “After 31 years in t... More »


Dr. Gregg Semenza, Sleepy Hollow High Grad, Wins Nobel Prize

Dr. Gregg L. Semenza, a 1974 graduate of Sleepy Hollow High School, was one of three researchers awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their groundbreaking work on how cells sense and adapt to changing levels of oxygen around them. He credits h... More »


Tarrytown Purchases Parking Spaces at Former Citibank Lot

by Robert Kimmel –  Recent negotiations with Citibank have resolved Tarrytown’s quest to purchase, for metered public use, approximately half of the parking lot space adjacent to the bank’s long-vacant building at 1 South Broadway. Last December, a leasing arr... More »


Residents to Vote on $19.7M Dobbs Ferry School Bond October 22

by Rick Pezzullo –  Residents in the Dobbs Ferry School District will be heading to the polls on October 22 to weigh in on a $19,977,378 capital project bond referendum that officials maintain will fund necessary building improvements and safety issues without... More »