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Irvington Girls Basketball Coach Maher Notches 700th Career Win

by Tom Pedulla –  Gina Maher recently reached an extraordinary milestone when she earned her 700th victory at Irvington, an unprecedented total for a New York State Athletic Association girls basketball coach. Her remarkable resume also includes five state cha... More »

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SH High Chemistry Teacher Strives to Help Students Succeed

by Maria Ann Roglieri –  The Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow District shines because of many teachers who are unsung heroes. Their above-and-beyond dedication to their students is apparent in many things they do. Jason Choi, chemistry teacher for 22 years and current ... More »

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Sleepy Hollow Senior Makes Name for Himself on Hardwood

by Tom Pedulla –  Daniel Williams is genetically blessed as the son of late heavyweight champion Carl “The Truth” Williams – and it shows. Williams, a 6-3, 200-pound senior at Sleepy Hollow High School, has established himself as one of the area’s finest baske... More »

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A Pediatrician Brings House Calls Back to the Rivertowns

by Barrett Seaman –  Jessica Sullivan’s two-and-a-half-year-old twins, Teagan and Clare, were due for a checkup. Rather than pile into the car and then sit for an hour or more in a crowded waiting room filled with sniffling kids and impatient parents, they sta... More »

Anne Myers and Rita Milo. —Photo by Tom Pedulla
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Beautification Committee Helps Brighten Up Holidays in Irvington

by Tom Pedulla –  Irvington would not have the same festive appearance or the same warm spirit for Christmas and other religious holidays if not for the leadership of Anne Myers and Rita Milo, co-chairs of the village’s Beautification Committee. Myers, Milo an... More »

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Tarrytown Resident Releases New Christmas Album

by Kevin Brown –  Melinda DeRocker, a local Tarrytown resident, performed for a large gathering of friends and supporters celebrating the release of her newest album, “Christmas Time is Here,” on a blustery Saturday night in November. DeRocker grew up in the d... More »

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New Novel by Irvington Librarian, Written for Young Adults

by Barrett Seaman Tom Evans has been living virtually his entire life with the central characters in his new novel, Where Do The Children Play? (Black Rose Writing 2018). Like the twin boys, Wesley and Rory, he and his twin brother spent their early years in f... More »

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Writer Russell Shorto to Speak in Irvington on Latest Book

by Barrett Seaman –  On November 9, narrative historian Russell Shorto returns to the rivertowns as the featured speaker at the Irvington Historical Society’s annual meeting. The author of Amsterdam: A History of the World’s Most Liberal City and The Island at... More »

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High Energy Khan Overcomes Short Stature with Explosive Drive

by Tom Pedulla –  Football, even high school football, tends to be a big man’s game. Do not tell that to Awvise Khan of Dobbs Ferry. Although he hardly strikes an imposing figure as a fullback and defensive nose guard at 5-9, 180 pounds, he found ways to compe... More »