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911 LIVING HISTORY COMMITTEE Oct 17

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Kids’ Club of Tarrytown – And the Winner is….

And the Winner is….Everyone!: Kids’ Club of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow was honored on Saturday, September 8 to receive a generous donation from Tarry Crest Swimming & Tennis Club from funds raised at their Ladies’ Member/Guest tennis tournament. Despite some ... More »

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Storm Surge Meeting – Wed Oct 3

Westchester County Executive George Latimer is hosting a presentation by the Army Corps of Engineers on a proposed storm surge management study affecting residents along the Hudson River, Sound Shore communities and the greater NYC area. The study evaluates se... More »

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Heard Around the Watercooler

by Maria Ann Roglieri –  National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalists Congratulations to Luca Brown (Sleepy Hollow High School), Ethan Chang, Braden Donoian and Chrysmine Wong (Irvington High School), and Henry Lin and Annika Braun (Hackley School) for joining th... More »

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Remembering 9/11

Remembering September 11, 2001: Tarrytown and Irvington offi cials held solemn ceremonies on September 11 to mark the 17th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States. — Photos by Debbie Allen and Barrett Seaman More »

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Aging in Place—and Eating Well, Thanks to Phelps

by Barrett Seaman –  Volunteers for ITAV (It Takes a Village) 10591, Tarrytown’s non-profit agency that is part of a nationwide “Aging in Place” movement, were invited last month to Phelps Hospital for a treat: a meal prepared under the medical center’s new ex... More »

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Longtime Local Publisher Stepping Away from Newspaper

by Robert Kimmel –  The longtime publisher and owner of the River Journal is stepping away from the newspaper, potentially bringing an end to its publication which began 21 years ago. “Tis’ time to move on,” Robert Bonvento wrote last month in the ‘Fall Issue’... More »

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“In many ways, we never felt more American”

Irvington was one of the many villages, towns and cities throughout the nation that paused on the morning of 9/11—a Tuesday, just as it was the day the twin towers were struck by hijacked airlines. Standing on the southern shoreline of the village’s Scenic Hud... More »