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Timothy M. Dolan
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Special Visit

Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan celebrated the 5:30 Saturday Mass, November 23, at the Church of the Magdalene in Pocantico Hills. His presence at the Church was the culmination of the Church’s yearlong sesquicentennial celebration. More »

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Irvington Police Officer Recognized with Lifesaving Award

Irvington Police Officer Arcangelo F. Liberatore received the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services’ (DCJS) 2018 Lifesaving Award for his efforts in saving a child attacked by a rabid coyote in 2018. DCJS Executive Deputy Commissioner Michael C.... More »

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Church of the Magdalene Celebrates Its 125th Year Anniversary

By Linda Viertel This year marks the 125th year anniversary of Pocantico Hills’ Church of the Magdalene, founded in 1894. Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s celebration of the Mass at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 23rd will culminate a year of celebratory commemoratio... More »

Rose Nelson
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A Nobel Laureate Cites SH High Biology Teacher as His Inspiration

by Barrett Seaman –  In early October, it was announced that Dr. Gregg Semenza, Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University, won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology, along with fellow scientists Drs. William G. Kaelin Jr. of Harvard Medical Sc... More »

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Tulip Poplar

For more than two cen­turies, the gi­ant Tulip Poplar pro­vided shade for vis­i­tors to Tar­ry­town’s Pa­triot Park. It was there that in 1780, colo­nial mili­ti­a­men cap­tured British Ma­jor John An­dre, find­ing on him pa­pers that re­vealed the treach­ery ... More »

Armando “Chick” Galella - Photo by: Margaret Fox Photography
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Honoring Veterans

World War II veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor Armando “Chick” Galella (right), 98, a resident of Sleepy Hollow, helped honor veterans from North Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow September 8 at the Morse School. He also met with Sleepy Hollow Middle School students in ... More »

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Fred Astaire Tarrytown Celebrates 20 Years and the American Dream

by Alexander Roberts –  They came to the United States with $2,000 and a dream. Dancing partners since the ages of 15 and 13 in the Ukraine, Sasha and Olga Bylim achieved worldwide recognition in 1989 when they were invited to represent the Soviet Union in a b... More »

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Jazz Forum Club in Tarrytown Marks Second Anniversary

One block from Tarrytown Music Hall, another venue, the Jazz Forum, has made a name for itself as Westchester’s only dedicated jazz club. The club just celebrated its second anniversary. Jazz Forum is an 85-seat venue offering patrons an intimate experience wi... More »

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Local Student Hall of Fame Essay Contest Winners Selected

by Robert Kimmel –  A musician and a merchant are the subjects of the two winning essays in the Hall of Fame Essay contest in which Sleepy Hollow High School students compete. The annual contest is part of the curriculum for students at the 10th grade level. S... More »

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Celebrate Graduation Time By Dining Out in the Rivertowns

Food for Thought by Linda Viertel –  What better way to bring family and friends together in honor of your recent graduate than with a celebratory meal at one of our appealing and hospitable local restaurants? Luckily for rivertowns’ residents, there is a plet... More »