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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 »


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 »

George Latimer

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 »


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 »


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 »