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Fall Opening Set for Bridge Ramp

  by Robert Kimmel –  Motorists driving south on Broadway in Tarrytown will find it easier to access the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge beginning this fall. The long-closed ramp on South Broadway to the bridge will be reopened, according to the New York Thruway Authori... More »


Ongoing Concern about Hudson River Sturgeons

by Char Weigel –  The Hudson River Valley is renowned for its history. One could say it is swimming in it – Washington slept here, British spy Major John André was captured here. The rivertowns are alive with ancient history as well. The sturgeons of the Hudso... More »


Sleepy Hollow Receives $250,000 to Restore Devries Park

by Rick Pezzullo –    Devries Park in the Village of Sleepy Hollow will undergo extensive restorations, thanks to a $250,000 grant secured by State Senator Peter Harckham (D/40th Senate District). The planned restorations at the park include clearing and resto... More »

Post Office USPS - Tarrytown NY photo by Tim Thayer

Mail Delivery to Tarrytown Apartment Complex Suspended

by Robert Kimmel –  A United States Postal Service policy that is designed to keep postal carriers from harm had harsh consequences late last month for residents of a Tarrytown residential complex. Some 200 tenants of the Sleepy Hollow Garden apartments at 177... More »


Landmark Diner Consumed by Fire

A landmark that was literally a Landmark went up in flames Thursday morning, as a kitchen fire spread quickly through the diner, a local favorite on Route #9 opposite the Arcadia Shopping Center on the border with Briarcliff Manor. Erupting around 9:45 am, the... More »

photo by Tim Thayer - Tarrytown Nearly New Shop closes

Nearly New Shop Closes Doors

The Hudson Independent expresses heartfelt gratitude to The Nearly New Shop in Tarrytown for its indispensable service to the community.  The shop, which opened in 1942 as a part of the Junior League of Westchester-on-Hudson, closed its doors at 35 South Broad... More »


Tarrytown Changes Village’s Peddler Rules After Claim

by Robert Kimmel –  Tarrytown has altered its Village Code on door-to-door sales solicitations following a recent claim by a pest control company that the existing village rules regarding time restrictions violated the United States Constitution. The Village C... More »


Sleepy Hollow Receives $375,000 Grant from State DEC

by Rick Pezzullo –  The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has awarded the Village of Sleepy Hollow a $375,000 grant, which is provided by funding though the New York State Environmental Protection Fund 2019 Hudson River Estuary Prog... More »