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Residential Construction Begins at Edge-on-Hudson Development

by Robert Kimmel –    Construction of the first of 1,177 housing units in the Edge-on-Hudson project in Sleepy Hollow, a collection of luxury brownstones, is underway. Infrastructure work on Phase Two of the 70-acre mixed-use development has also begun, follow... More »

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Resident arrested in
Tarrytown Drug Bust

by Barrett Seaman –  Following numerous citizen reports of drug activity in the village, Tarrytown Police, along with members of the Greenburgh Drug and Alcohol Task Force, arrested 20-year-old Charles D. Riley of Hamilton Place on October 16. A warranted sear... More »

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TVAC Calls for Volunteers to Ease Financial Stress

by Robert Kimmel –  When the Tarrytown Volunteer Ambulance Corps (TVAC) was created in 1967 its members reflected its name; they were all volunteers. Today, that is not the case. The availability of volunteers able to meet the corps’ needs has fallen to the po... More »

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Tarrytown to Fight Cell Tower on MTA Land Near River

by Alexander Roberts –  In the wake of the sudden appearance of a 150-foot cell tower on Metro North Authority (MTA) land near the Hudson River waterfront, the Village of Tarrytown is gearing up for a fight. The monopole sprouted on Saturday, September 15. “I’... More »

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Storm Surge Barriers on the Hudson Under Review

by Charlene Weigel –  Tarrytown resident Glenn Butler knew that the hurricane headed his way just before Halloween in 2012 was no trick and certainly no treat. Butler grounded his boat at the Washington Irving Boat Club, making sure the plug was in and the mot... More »

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Longtime Local Publisher Stepping Away from Newspaper

by Robert Kimmel –  The longtime publisher and owner of the River Journal is stepping away from the newspaper, potentially bringing an end to its publication which began 21 years ago. “Tis’ time to move on,” Robert Bonvento wrote last month in the ‘Fall Issue’... More »

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Mayor Wray Responds to Residents’ Concerns

Sleepy Hollow Mayor Ken Wray has issued a message to village residents to address the unease  expressed by some over gas main replacements by Con Edison. It follows: Dear Residents, Many of us are concerned about the ongoing work by Con Edison in our Village, ... More »

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Cuomo Announces Opening of the Second Span This Weekend

by Barrett Seaman –  It was only a week ago that Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the second, eastbound span of the new Mario M. Como Bridge would open sometime in the month of September—ahead of most projections. Then, on the day after Labor Day, the gove... More »

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Irvington Fire Chief Resigns Over Funds Irregularities

Barrett Seaman – A routine internal check of the Irvington Fire Company’s books revealed that during the month of July, nearly $1,000 had been charged to the company’s Wells Fargo credit card. Further investigation revealed that Joe Trama, who had been elected... More »

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Developer Under Orders to Remove Pier on Sleepy Hollow Riverfront

by Rick Pezzullo A prominent area developer is being pressured by federal officials to remove unauthorized work on a pier on the riverfront at 11 River Street in Sleepy Hollow. The Regulatory Branch of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a strongly worded ... More »

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Surprise! Second Span to Open This Month

by Barrett Seaman –  It has been widely assumed that the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge would not fully open until later this year—and there were some who doubted that. But after a quick inspection, accompanied by Project Manager Jamey Barbas, Governor Andrew Cuomo let... More »