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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 »

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Pollinator Pathways 101

by James Carsey, TEAC –  Whether you are a seasoned gardener with a yard full of head-turning peonies or you are a rookie that just learned the difference between annuals and perennials, chances are you’ve heard the term pollinator pathway this gardening seaso... More »

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Where We Worship – The Union Church of Pocantico Hills

by Barrett Seaman –  A visitor to this bucolic, pin-neat hamlet would find it hard to believe that the official population of Pocantico Hills is as many as 23,000. In the village center, there are no commercial establishments but instead clusters of charming h... More »

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Point/Counterpoint – Matthiessen Park

  Make Irvington Parks Friendly to All by Thom Thacker and Lisa Genn –  We are Irvington residents who are proud to live in a welcoming and friendly community and believe it is time for the policies governing our parks to reflect these fundamental Village valu... More »

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Local Doulas Working to Keep Women Safe During Childbirth

by Katherine Cain –  Amidst a still rising maternal mortality rate that has more than doubled from 1991 to 2014, there is a growing need to tackle the issue and keep mothers healthy and safe during childbirth and the months that follow. Various initiatives hav... More »

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Women Take Action at Irvington Theater October 18

by James Miranda –  The Irvington Theater (IT) Commission will host its first 2019-20 Diversity Series event on Friday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m. The event, “Women Take Action: An Evening About Women Activists, Advocates and Women’s Causes,” will feature a panel... More »

Armando “Chick” Galella - Photo by: Margaret Fox Photography
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Honoring Veterans

World War II veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor Armando “Chick” Galella (right), 98, a resident of Sleepy Hollow, helped honor veterans from North Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow September 8 at the Morse School. He also met with Sleepy Hollow Middle School students in ... More »

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The Reformed Church of the Tarrytowns and The Old Dutch

by Linda Viertel –  One congregation and two churches: The Reformed Church of the Tarrytowns and the “Old Dutch,” the oldest church in New York, possesses a rich history and cultural heritage. Expanding from this storied past, the Church’s current vision bring... More »