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Dobbs Ferry Seeking Proposals for Affordable Housing Projects

By Rick Pezzullo— The Dobbs Ferry Board of Trustees is seeking proposals for the development of so-called affordable workforce housing on several village-owned properties. An affordable housing task force was created a few years ago to look into how the villag... More »

Dobbs Ferry Library 2023 October Programs (Adults)

Adult Programs October 2023 Virtual Program: Dreaminar — Understanding Our Dreams Wednesday, September 27 6:30 – 8:30 PMDo you have strange dreams and want to learn more about them? Join us for this “Dreaminar” with author and Dream Analyst Layne Dalfen. Regis... More »

Dobbs Ferry Library 2023 October Programs (Children)

Children’s Programs October 2023 Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration Saturdays, September 30 & October 7 3:00 – 5:00 PM All Ages Join us for an international fair celebrating Spanish-speaking countries with crafts, foods, books, music, dance, and more! On Octo... More »


High School Football Players Nominated for Prestigious Award

By Rick Pezzullo—  Two local high school football standouts are in the running for a prestigious award championed by the Hospital for Special Surgery and the New York Giants. Marcus Canton of Irvington High School and Jahniya Witters, an All-League Honorable M... More »


Masters Senior Chosen for National Debate Team

By Aurora Horn– Talk about multitalented! Alexa Murphy, Sleepy Hollow resident and current senior at The Masters School, in addition to being Youth Poet Laureate of Westchester County, has also been named to the USA Debate Team in World Debate. Of the 12 high ... More »


Knicks Help Refurbish Basketball Court at Children’s Village

By Rick Pezzullo—-  The New York Knicks, the Garden of Dreams Foundation and the NBA teamed up to refurbish an outdoor basketball court at Children’s Village in Dobbs Ferry. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Sept. 6 with Knicks legend John Starks, Senate Majo... More »


Dobbs Ferry Confident of Continuing Winning Tradition on Gridiron

By Tom Pedulla— Dobbs Ferry has not one but two tremendous running backs to replace in bruiser Brian Dann and breakaway threat Brandon Holman. The Eagles are confident they can meet that stiff challenge. “We have guys ready to fill those spots and they’re goin... More »

Adult Programs September 2023 at Dobbs Ferry Library

  Adult Programs September 2023 LIBRARY CLOSINGS THIS MONTH: The Library will be closed on: Monday September 4 for Labor Day Hudson River School of Painting — Lecture and Q&A Wednesday, September 13 6:30 – 7:30 PMJoin Dashiell Jordan, head librarian at The Aca... More »


Local College Rebrands as Mercy University

By Rick Pezzullo—  With the arrival of a new president and the addition of a sixth school of learning, Mercy College announced Tuesday it was making another major move by changing its name to Mercy University. “Today is monumental in Mercy’s history,” said Joe... More »

Dobbs Ferry Library 2023 August Mid-Month Programs Update

August 2023 Mid-Month Programs Update Manga & Anime Club Tuesday, August 15 4:00 – 5:00 PM Teens Join other teens to have snacks, talk all things anime & manga, choose our next read, and check out the anime streaming service Crunchyroll! No knowledge or famili... More »


State-sponsored Bike Tour Makes Dobbs Ferry One of its Stops

Throughout Friday, they came from out of the north, in packs of 20 or more, in smaller clutches and alone. Altogether, 300 cyclists descended upon the rivertowns, streaming off the North-South Trail segment of the Empire State Trail onto village streets on the... More »


Dobbs Ferry Appoints New Principal at Springhurst Elementary

By Rick Pezzullo— The Dobbs Ferry Board of Education this week appointed Dr. Tashia Brown as the new principal at Springhurst Elementary School. Brown, who most recently served as an elementary school principal in the Scarsdale School District, was selected fr... More »


Dobbs Ferry Chosen for County Downtown Improvement Grant 

By Rick Pezzullo— Dobbs Ferry has been chosen as one of five municipalities to receive a Westchester County grant crafted to help stimulate revitalization of downtown areas. Each of the selected communities, which also includes Bedford, Mt. Kisco, Pelham and P... More »

Summer Reading for Children, Tweens, & Teens!

Summer Reading for Children, Tweens, & Teens! Summer Reading is June 26 through August 18! This year’s theme is All Together Now, and we will be exploring activism and making the world a better place. We’ll be fighting climate change, learning about race and L... More »


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 <> Date: May 31, 2023 at 8:30:15 AM EDT To: Subject: Dobbs Ferry Library 2023 June Programs (Teens/Tweens) Reply-To: Dobbs Ferry Library <> 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 »


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