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Teen Benefit for Australia Slated February 8 in Dobbs Ferry

Local teens are hosting a fundraiser for fire-relief in Australia on Saturday, February 8, at 7 p.m. at South Presbyterian Church, 343 Broadway, in Dobbs Ferry. Proceeds will help the Cobargo Wildlife Sanctuary in New South Wales rebuild after bushfires devast... More »

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Community Coalition Celebrates 10 Years

by Charlene Weigel –  Fifteen people gathered on a cold January morning for an unusual 10th anniversary celebration. It was 8:30 a.m. on the first Monday of the new year. Congratulations were toasted with coffee rather than champagne. The group spent a moment ... More »

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The Family YMCA at Tarrytown: A Valued Community Resource

by Barbara Moroch –  Any time there is a community need, we have been there to lend a hand and help our neighbors,” said Lesa Dalton, Associate Executive Director of the Family YMCA at Tarrytown. Indeed, the Y’s roots go back to 1903, and since that time, the ... More »

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Curbside Food Scrap Pickup Coming

The Town of Greenburgh and its five villages are slated to get a new service starting later this year or early next: curbside pickup of food scraps. It will start as a pilot program and hopefully expand to all residents. But the town needs to gauge the level o... More »

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Build a Bigger Table February 23 at Irvington Theater

by Clara Firpo-Cappiello –  On February 23rd (from 2 to 4 p.m.), the Irvington Theater will host “Build a Bigger Table,” a free event designed to offer audience members an opportunity to hear from neighbors who have personally experienced the presence of homel... More »

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 »