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Rivertowns Food Market, And the Winners are…

An occasional bout of drizzle was not enough to dampen either enthusiasm or turnout at Saturday’s second annual Rivertown Public Market at Dobbs Ferry’s Waterfront Park. With plenty of food and drink for all, there were winners everywhere, but two in particula... More »


Transfiguration School in Tarrytown Celebrates its 70th Year

by Rick Pezzullo –  While many Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of New York have closed their doors in recent years, The Transfiguration School in Tarrytown is thriving as it celebrates its 70th year. Founded by the Carmelite Friars in 1949, Transfiguration... More »


Peabody Preserve Outdoor Classroom Enhanced by Garden Shed

by Elaine Marranzano –  The Tarrytown School District Peabody Preserve Outdoor Classroom (PPOC) just keeps getting better. A donated garden shed is the most recent enhancement to the 40-acre learning center, located along Route 9 opposite the Sleepy Hollow Cem... More »


Dobbs Ferry’s Bill Florin is Committed to Service

by Barrett Seaman –  Some folks in town call him “Captain America.” He is often dressed in a uniform, which makes sense for someone who has been in one uniform or another since he was in high school. Even when he’s not, he’s almost certain to display red, whit... More »


Seaman Speaks to Rivertowns Rotary

At the group’s August 20th meeting, Jean Sears, president of the Rivertowns Rotary, introduced Barrett Seaman, chairman of the editorial board of The Hudson Independent, who spoke on his experiences as White House correspondent for Time Magazine during the Rea... More »


Saturday, August 24 from 4:00 to 7:30 pm Philipsburgh Manor Visitor Center 381 North Broadway Sleepy Hollow, New York PEOPLE NOT PROPERTY (An Interactive Documentary) – Stories of Slavery in the Colonial North Presented by The 400 Years Project of the Greenbur... More »


New Fireboat is Christened in Tarrytown with Fanfare

by Kevin Brown –  Due to the important location of Tarrytown to the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge and the work that village firefighters have done on the river during past emergencies, the brave and dedicated troupe now will be working with state-of-the-art e... More »

photo by Tim Thayer - Tarrytown Nearly New Shop closes

Nearly New Shop Closes Doors

The Hudson Independent expresses heartfelt gratitude to The Nearly New Shop in Tarrytown for its indispensable service to the community.  The shop, which opened in 1942 as a part of the Junior League of Westchester-on-Hudson, closed its doors at 35 South Broad... More »