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An astounding 45% of teenagers report being online “almost constantly” including while crossing the street.
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HeadsUp Rivertowns Aims to Better Inform Community

by Clara Firpo-Cappiello –  HeadsUp Rivertowns is a committee that aims to inform local parents and kids about safe ways to utilize technology in our ever-changing world.  Dobbs Ferry, Irvington, Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow, and Hastings-on-Hudson are all members ... More »

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Local Students Named Finalists in Major Science Competition

By Robert Kimmel  Three local students were among 300 students named as semifinalists in the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2020, described as “ the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors.” Tess Kaplan and Sa... More »

Rotary Club International - Tarrytown, NY
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Rotary Club of the Tarrytowns’ Offers Assistance to Many 

by Robert Kimmel –      “Service Above Self” stands as the core objective of the Rotary Club of the Tarrytowns, and its accomplishments over recent years as well as throughout its 98-year history reflect the success it has had in meeting that criteria. Numerou... More »

Asociación de Familias Hispanas de los Tarrytowns
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Asociación de Familias Hispanas de los Tarrytowns

The Public Schools of the Tarrytowns’ Asociación de Familias Hispanas de los Tarrytowns (AFHT) held their annual Holiday Celebration on December 12th at John Paulding School. Families gathered for a festive evening, enjoying a potluck dinner, holiday crafts, m... More »

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First 2020 Baby (at least at Phelps)

At 2:14am on the first day of the new decade, Sandra Gomez of Sleepy Hollow gave birth to a baby girl, Samantha. She weighed in at eight pounds, four ounces and was 21 inches long at birth. She joins an older sister, Lizbeth. Samantha was not the first baby bo... More »

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Community Holiday Donation Wish List

1) The Community Food Pantry of Sleepy Hollow & Tarrytown welcomes food and monetary donations so they may continue to serve local families each month who are food insecure. To find out more, please visit their website at http://www.communityfoodpantryshtt.org... More »

The Cullens of Ogden Engine: Four Generations
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Two Dobbs Ferry Families, Each with Four Generations of Firefighters

by Barrett Seaman –  John Cullen’s father was the first in his family to join Dobbs Ferry’s Ogden Engine Company and the first to join at age 18. That was in 1921, not long after the first motorized fire truck replaced the old horse-drawn wagons. That put a pr... More »

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Tarrytown Housing Task Force Takes a Comprehensive View

by Alexander Roberts –  With a number of projects on the drawing board or in the approvals process, Tarrytown has established a committee to use a comprehensive approach to housing development and affordability. The Housing Affordability Task Force grew out of... More »

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Panel on Gender Identity, Bullying Held at Main Street School

by Lisa Genn –  An audience of about 60 people, diverse in age, race and sexual orientation, sat entranced in Irvington’s Main Street School auditorium on November 12 as the panelists told their stories, some for the first time. There was Gina, the grandmother... More »

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Irvington About Safe Kids Tackles Teenage Drug and Alcohol Abuse

by Clara Firpo-Cappiello – The iASK (Irvington About Safe Kids) organization formed by the Irvington Community Advisory Board (CAB) presented an informational meeting on November 20 that detailed what every parent should know about teenage drug and alcohol abu... More »

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Dobbs Ferry “Mayor Bob” Bids Farewell–and Thanks

 In a final newsletter to his constituents, outgoing Dobbs Ferry Mayor Bob McLoughlin looks back–with satisfaction: This will be my final newsletter.  I’m honored and humbled that the good people of Dobbs Ferry chose me to serve and represent them as Mayor to ... More »

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Church of the Magdalene Celebrates Its 125th Year Anniversary

[For images with sound taken during Masses at Church of the Magdalene at which Cardinal Dolan was the principal celebrant, please see https://youtu.be/21VYR78tapU and  https://youtu.be/N9f24BdJOG0  ] By Linda Viertel This year marks the 125th year anniversary ... More »

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Irvington Officer Cited Again for Valor

By Barrett Seaman For the second time in a matter of months, Irvington police officer Arcangelo Liberatore was given an award for his April 2018 intervention in a Pleasantville park, where, with his bare hands, he rescued a five-year-old girl who was being att... More »

Donations Needed at Thanksgiving Time
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Donations Needed at Thanksgiving Time

The Community Coalition (C2) was formed by Kids’ Club of Tarrytown & Sleepy Hollow and is a group of local non-profits, religious institutions, community members, and organizations of all types who come together once a month to hear a featured speaker as well ... More »