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Blue Star Memorial Marker Unveiled in
Patriots Park

by Barrett Seaman The villages of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow held their traditional ceremony honoring veterans on November 11 in Patriots Park. This year’s celebration was notable for two reasons: it was the 100th anniversary of the armistice signing that end... More »


MTA Finds Monopole Replacement

By Alexander Roberts The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced that it has found a replacement for the 150-foot monopole placed just 30 feet from a Franklin Courts playground.  At a conference call with Tarrytown Mayor Drew Fixell, Administrator Rich... More »


Holiday Market Happening: Saturday Dec. 1

In conjunction with Tarrytown’s tree lighting event, TaSH’s expanded holiday market will be held from 2 to 5:30 on December 1st, with the tree lighting ceremony taking place at approximately 5 p.m. This year’s holiday market’s footprint will be increased with ... More »


Halloween 2018

The Halloween scene on North Dutcher Street in Irvington The street is packed long before the 7:00pm start time for the band, made up of local residents. The post trick-or-treat fest has become a big village tradition.   More »


United Against Hate – a community service at Temple Beth Abraham

by Linda Viertel –  An overflow crowd of rivertown residents gathered together at Temple Abraham on October 30th  not only to commemorate the tragedy at the Temple of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh but also to celebrate community, the possibility of renewed life... More »


High School Twins Hold Fundraiser

Twins Isabella and Alexandra Block, who are seniors and varsity swimmers at Ardsley High School, created the idea for a swim-a-thon to help Nursing Beyond Borders, a non-profit organization that sends nurses to some of the most impoverished communities and orp... More »


State, Federal $300 K Grants Announced for Shames JCC Security

by Neal Rentz –  The Shames Jewish Community Center (JCC) on the Hudson in Tarrytown has undergone a major renovation and is becoming increasingly popular with a substantially growing membership now at 5,000. The increasing popularity of the JCC means there ar... More »

David Janes

David Janes: Creating Community Through East/West Relationships

Our Neighbors by Linda Viertel –  In 1999, when David Janes was recruited by the non-profit, International Partnership for Service Learning in New York City, he and his wife, Patty (Vice President, Science, Math, and Art, Scholastic Classroom Magazines), “coul... More »



GREENBURGH 911 LIVING HISTORY COMMITTEE MEETS TO INTERVIEW THOSE WHOSE LIVES WERE TOUCHED BY 911 TERRORIST ATTACK From Paul Feiner, Town Supervisor The Committee will meet for the first time to achieve this goal on Wednesday, October 17, at 7 p.m. at Greenburg... More »


Local AYSO Coach Follows Mother’s Footsteps in Volunteering

Unsung Heroes by Tom Pedulla –  Like mother, like daughter. Like mother, like son. When Patricia Evans saw her mother, Hilda, volunteer on behalf of numerous organizations, she decided to take it to another level. She devoted more than 30 years to the Tarrytow... More »


The Tarrytown Lakes Park—Get Out and Explore It!

by Catherine Ruhland –  Tarrytown’s Lakes are developing into an increasingly exciting venue for aquatic and terrestrial recreation by area residents. The village created the Tarrytown Lakes in 1887 as drinking water reservoirs for Tarrytown.  As Tarrytown vil... More »


TVAC Calls for Volunteers to Ease Financial Stress

by Robert Kimmel –  When the Tarrytown Volunteer Ambulance Corps (TVAC) was created in 1967 its members reflected its name; they were all volunteers. Today, that is not the case. The availability of volunteers able to meet the corps’ needs has fallen to the po... More »