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It’s All Going To The Dogs

By Barrett Seaman— At the top of Cedar Street in Dobbs Ferry, surrounded by restaurants, gift shops and salons is a new store that defies description—at least a brief one. Three Dogs Artisan Collective is a book store, except the books aren’t for sale; they’re... More »

Dobbs Ferry Library 2023 June Programs (Teens/Tweens)

From: Dobbs Ferry Library <dobref@wlsmail.org> Date: May 31, 2023 at 8:30:15 AM EDT To: editor@thehudsonindependent.com Subject: Dobbs Ferry Library 2023 June Programs (Teens/Tweens) Reply-To: Dobbs Ferry Library <dobref@wlsmail.org> Teen/Tween Programs June 2... More »


Dobbs Ferry Library 2023 June Programs (Children)

Teen/Tween Programs June 2023 Manga Book ClubTuesday, June 64:00 – 5:00 PMJoin other manga lovers to have snacks, talk all things manga, and choose our next read! No knowledge or familiarity with manga required.Manga are comics or graphic novels originating fr... More »


Adopted 2023-24 Village Budgets Reflect Conservative Planning

By Rick Pezzullo—  The 2023-24 budgets recently adopted by local villages reflect a conservative approach to financial planning as revenues remain below pre-COVID19 pandemic levels. Tarrytown’s $38.3 million budget includes an overall spending increase of 7.8%... More »


Rivertowns Rotary Worked to Fill the Dobbs Food Pantry

During the month of May, more than 500 Rotary clubs and 14,000 Rotarians across 5 states and 3 countries, from Rhode Island to New Jersey in the U.S., plus Bermuda and Brazil, will volunteer in their communities for an unprecedented Day of Service.  Our local ... More »

Dobbs Ferry Library 2023 May Mid-Month Programs Update

May 2023 Mid-Month Programs Update LIBRARY CLOSINGS THIS MONTH: The Library will be closed on: Monday May 29 for Memorial Day Summer Sundays — Closed through September! Meet the Raptors Wednesday, May 31 3:45 – 4:45 PM Ages 6 and UpTeatown Reservation visits t... More »

Special Event: FerryCon 2023!

FerryCon 2023! Saturday, May 6, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM FerryCon is our all day, yearly FREE “Comic Con” style flagship event for all ages! Participate ahead of time: buy Raffle Tickets, Chalk the Walk, and sign up for the Cosplay Contests (Pets and Humans)! Visit ... More »

Dobbs Ferry Library 2023 May Programs (Children)

Children’s Programs May 2023 LIBRARY CLOSINGS THIS MONTH: The Library will be closed on: Monday May 29 for Memorial Day Summer Sundays — Closed through September! Make a Mother’s Day Card Wednesday, May 3 6:00 – 7:15 PM Grades 5-12Learn to create a digital des... More »

Dobbs Ferry Library 2023 May Programs (Teens/Tweens)

Teen/Tween Programs May 2023 LIBRARY CLOSINGS THIS MONTH: The Library will be closed on: Monday May 29 for Memorial Day Summer Sundays — Closed through September! Make a Mother’s Day Card Wednesday, May 3 6:00 – 7:15 PM Grades 5-12Learn to create a digital des... More »


Multicultural Magic On Display In Dobbs Ferry Fair

By Jeff Wilson–      Culture and cuisine carried the day on April 15 as Dobbs Ferry Schools’ PTSA International Fair showcased the wide range of ethnic diversity in the Village. Held in the Springhurst Elementary School gym, festooned with mini-replicas of int... More »


Three Charged in Residential Burglaries in SH, Dobbs Ferry

By Rick Pezzullo– Three men from Queens were charged last month in connection with residential burglaries in Sleepy Hollow and Dobbs Ferry. The arrests were announced by Westchester County District Attorney Mimi Rocah as part of a crackdown on burglaries and r... More »


Dobbs Ferry Voters Reject Cannabis Dispensaries

by Rick Pezzullo— Voters in the Village of Dobbs Ferry overwhelmingly rejected allowing adult-use retail cannabis dispensaries in a special referendum Tuesday. By a convincing margin of 1,453 (67%) to 720 (33%), residents who flocked to the polls sent a clear ... More »

Jessica Galen in front of her new Dobbs Ferry store

Say Cheese! It’s Time for the Rivertowns to Get Cultured

By Shana Liebman– On March 2, Bloomy Cheese & Provisions will cut the ribbon on their new Dobbs Ferry store, bestowing the Rivertowns with a much-needed shop for well-curated, artisanal cheeses. The cozy boutique sells cut-to-order cheeses which span a wide ra... More »

Ken Slentz

Dobbs Ferry Schools Super Outlines State of the District

By Rick Pezzullo— The first ever community forum in the Dobbs Ferry School District was held earlier this month. The initiative was spearheaded by Superintendent of Schools Ken Slentz, who outlined a “State of the District” presentation for those in attendance... More »


Irvington Boys Pound Dobbs Ferry in Class B Playoffs

By Tom Pedulla As the seconds wound down on Irvington’s 59-42 victory against nearby rival Dobbs Ferry, some Bulldogs fans rose to their feet to salute their team. It was well deserved. The lopsided outcome represented Irvington’s first win in the Section 1 Cl... More »


Public Vote Ahead for Cannabis Dispensaries in Dobbs Ferry

By Rick Pezzullo— Residents in the Village of Dobbs Ferry will have the final say as to whether to embrace or ban cannabis dispensaries in the village. Village officials announced this week that a petition had been submitted to the village clerk containing eno... More »


New President at Mercy College

Dr. Susan L. Parish, whose academic specialty is Health Administration, has been named to succeed Dr. Tim Hall as the 13th President of Mercy College, whose main campus is in Dobbs Ferry. Dr. Parish comes from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) where she i... More »


Dobbs Ferry Senior Honored as Region’s Premier Swimmer

By Tom Pedulla— Passion and talent allowed Lucy Walker to emerge as state champion in the 200-yard freestyle and to be honored as the region’s premier swimmer. The Dobbs Ferry senior is part of a combined team with Ardsley High School in addition to competing ... More »


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