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Donations for the Needy

Drop-Off at Greenburgh Town Hall The Greenburgh Town Hall lobby is functioning as a repository for charitable holiday donations of food, clothing, and toys to several organizations collecting for the less fortunate. The Town Hall is located at 177 Hillside Ave... More »

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Mercy College Opens Veterans Center on Dobbs Ferry Campus

by Barrett Seaman –    With the presentation of the colors by a Marine Corps honor guard and a singing of The Star Spangled Banner (twice), Mercy College opened a Veterans Center on its Dobbs Ferry campus, designed to provide a resource and a haven for some 15... More »

Patrick Straub eludes a tackle.
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Dobbs Ferry Quarterback Embraces School’s Rich Tradition

by Tom Pedulla –  Patrick Straub, in his third year as quarterback at Dobbs Ferry, could not have had a more appropriate word on the back of the blue shirt he wore during a recent practice: Tradition. Straub, aiming to lead the Eagles to the Section 1 Class C ... More »

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Lombardo’s “Authentic Italian Eats”

Food for Thought by Linda Viertel –  With super-friendly service and a large menu featuring a host of traditional Italian selections from pizza, to sausage-and-peppers or veal milanese, to any number of pasta dishes, Lombardo’s offers freshly prepared down-hom... More »

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New Rivertowns Chamber Spreads Its Wings and Begins to Show Its Clout

by Barrett Seaman –  Nick Campbell has trouble saying “No.” Having only just opened his insurance business in Irvington last year, he went to an event put on by the irrepressible Maggie Segrich, who was promoting the idea of forming a new four-village chamber ... More »

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Dobbs Ferry Valedictorian Taking Year Off Before Harvard

by Anna Young –  Rebecca Cadenhead Dobbs Ferry High School valedictorian Rebecca Cadenhead has experienced more in her academic career than most have in a lifetime. Cadenhead has spent her adolescent years strictly focused on school and her many extra-curricul... More »

“It’s a War Zone Out There!”

By Barrett Seaman –  Friday was not a good day in the Rivertowns—nor anyplace else along the eastern seaboard, as a brutal nor’easter ripped its way from the Carolinas through Maine throughout the day and into the evening. Winds clocked at over 60 m.p.h. downe... More »

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Tomatillo Reopens

Tomatillo, David Starkey’s popular Mexican restaurant in Dobbs Ferry, has reopened after a small electrical fire in the building knocked out power and forced closure for nearly 4 ½ months. Con Ed required the apartment building to redo all of the electrical me... More »

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Rivertowns Residents Weigh In on Broadway Corridor Bike Lane

by Barrett Seaman –  The bicycles are coming, they’re coming to town. If you believe the Route 9 Active Transportation campaign pitch, they will be coming over the new Mario Cuomo Bridge or up from the city by the thousands—and the rivertowns will need to prep... More »

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Local High School Football Teams Fail to Hit Pay Dirt

by Tom Pedulla –  DOBBS FERRY Dobbs Ferry completed the regular season with a 6-2 record, a fine accomplishment for a team that depended heavily on underclassmen. The Eagles carried six seniors, only half of whom received significant playing time. “We’ve been ... More »

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Luxury Tile Showroom Opens in Dobbs Ferry

Before September 6, rivertowns architects, interior designers and their clients looking for a broad selection of high-end tiling had to go either to a large and intimidating showroom on Central Avenue or into New York City. No longer. Since then, Sideli Tile &... More »