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Two Men Plead Guilty in Tarrytown Mail Theft

By Rick Pezzullo –  Two men pled guilty in Westchester County Court Thursday to possessing stolen property in connection with the theft of mail in Tarrytown last May. Sean Dash, 21, and Jade Williams, 19, both of the Bronx, were arrested by Tarrytown Police on... More »


Irvington School Administrator Resigns over Discrepancies

by Rick Pezzullo –  An administrator in the Irvington Union Free School District resigned in January following what was described as “discrepancies” with his records. Jesse Lubinsky, director of technology and innovation in the district since August 1, 2017, s... More »


Rockefeller Estate Makes Land Donation

by Rick Pezzullo –  Governor Andrew Cuomo announced, last month, a 346-acre donation to Rockefeller State Park Preserve in Pocantico Hills by David Rockefeller’s estate. The acquisition brings the Preserve’s total acreage to 1,771 acres, stretching from the Hu... More »


Coming Soon: The Final Act of the Disappearing Tappan Zee

by Barrett Seaman –  Sorry boys and girls: no more fireworks. The Ides of January blast that rattled windows and drew cheering crowds to the banks of the Hudson as it brought down the 6,500-ton eastern truss of the Tappan Zee is to be the last blast. Tappan Ze... More »


Dobbs Ferry Man Indicted in Death of Son

by Rick Pezzullo –    A Dobbs Ferry man has been indicted on manslaughter and other charges in connection with the death last year of his eight-week-old son. Kevin Holloway, 41, was indicted by a Westchester Grand Jury and arraigned in Westchester County Court... More »

Tarrytown housing

Marketing of Affordable Apartments in Tarrytown to Begin

by Alexander Roberts –  It has been nearly 13 years since the developer of Hudson Harbor in Tarrytown committed to building 12 affordable apartments on Wildey Street, but it appears marketing of the units could begin as early as mid-February. Tarrytown Village... More »


Dobbs Kids Doc Offers Free Care for Furloughed Fed Families

Like most Americans, Dr. Nitin Gupta, the Dobbs Ferry pediatrician whose Direct Primary Care, or “concierge” practice, was first publicized in The Hudson Independent, was deeply touched by the stories of federal workers and their families struggling to make en... More »


T-Town Arrest of Drug Dealer, Caught in the Act

On Wednesday, January 16, Tarrytown Police, working with officers from the Greenburgh Drug and Alcohol Task Force, caught a drug dealer in the act of selling heroin on the streets of the village. David Diaz, 42, of Walden NY was in possession of 312 wax envelo... More »


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 »


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 »


Community Voices Heard Concert Fundraiser at Jazz Forum: January 31

  Increased political activism in the lower Hudson Valley has resulted in activists from different communities working together to support a wide range of initiatives.  Community Voices Heard (CVH)’s Jazz and Soul Night, on January 31st at Tarrytown’s Jazz For... More »


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 »