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Student Hosts Forum on Gun Violence

by Anna Young –  With mass shootings a recurring incident nationwide, an Irvington High School student hosted a special gathering at the Irvington Town Hall Theater on May 23 to discuss measures that would put an end to the rash of gun violence and mass shooti... More »

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Running Takes Sleepy Hollow Junior to Record Heights

by Tom Pedulla – Max Cover began competing in track at Sleepy Hollow High School to improve his endurance as a soccer midfielder. He never imagined that running would take him to record heights. Cover broke two school records this year as a junior, demolishing... More »

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Roles Reverse as an EF Host Family Is Hosted Abroad

by Constance Kehoe –  Flying over the Alps for the fourth time in two weeks, heading home to Irvington from Geneva, the tune from “Both Sides Now” came into my head. Our former EF “daughter” Selma Memic whom my husband Kevin and I hosted in our home two years ... More »

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Hackley Senior to Pursue Career in Cyber Security at Stanford

by Pascaline Comas –  Jasmine Bayrooti Jasmine Bayrooti is an outstanding young woman distinguished by her spirit and her life goals. At only 18 years old, the senior high school student, at Hackley School in Tarrytown, passionate about computer science, has b... More »

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Dobbs Ferry Valedictorian Taking Year Off Before Harvard

by Anna Young –  Rebecca Cadenhead Dobbs Ferry High School valedictorian Rebecca Cadenhead has experienced more in her academic career than most have in a lifetime. Cadenhead has spent her adolescent years strictly focused on school and her many extra-curricul... More »

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Irvington High Valedictorian to Further Her Education at Brown

by Ruby Hanna –  Rachel Sklar Rachel Sklar, Irvington High School’s valedictorian, is the perfect representative of the motivation and passion for learning that best characterizes her generation. National Honor Society member, winner of the Harvard Book Award,... More »

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Heard Around the Watercooler – June 2018

by Maria Ann Roglieri –  Tarrytown Resident Honored Tarrytown residentJames W. Cobb was recently honored by the Westchester Region NAACP ACT-SO Coalition at its 35th Annual Community Service Award Breakfast. The event was held at The Riverview at Hastings-on-H... More »

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Irvington Baseball Standout to Play on Ireland Junior National Team

  by Tom Pedulla –  Liam Toolan’s passion for baseball will take him far this summer after the Irvington High School standout earned a place on Ireland’s Junior National Team. The team, for players 18 and under who were born in Ireland or whose parents or gran... More »

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Irvington Policeman Breaks Up Rapid Coyote Attack in Thornwood

by Barrett Seaman – When he first saw the coyote run across the open field at Thornwood’s James Carroll Park, Arcangelo Liberatore didn’t think much of it, as coyotes have become common sights in Westchester. But then the off-duty Irvington police officer hear... More »