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MTA Finds Monopole Replacement

By Alexander Roberts The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced that it has found a replacement for the 150-foot monopole placed just 30 feet from a Franklin Courts playground.  At a conference call with Tarrytown Mayor Drew Fixell, Administrator Rich... More »

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Tarrytown Takes Action to Acquire Citibank Parking Spaces

by Robert Kimmel –    Almost three years have gone by since Citibank abandoned its branch at 1 South Broadway in Tarrytown and ended the village’s leased use of 21 spaces for public parking in the lot behind its structure. The spaces have remained idle since J... More »

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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 »

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Army Corps Updates Plan for Hudson River Storm Surge Barriers

by Charlene Weigel –  The Army Corps of Engineers is in the midst of a quiet feasibility study with immense implications for rivertowns residents. Congress asked the Corps for a solution to protect regional coasts from storm surge. The Corps proposed six alter... More »

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Federal, State Candidates on Nov. 6 Election Ballot

by Rick Pezzullo –  While the villages of Tarrytown and Irvington have uncontested Board of Trustee races on November 6, there are several federal and state contests on the ballot which should help get voters out to the polls. U.S. Congress District 17 Democra... More »

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Irvington Passes Law to Allow Bed-and-Breakfasts

by Barrett Seaman –  Fulfilling one of the items from their recently updated Comprehensive Plan, Irvington trustees last month passed a law allowing bed-and-breakfasts to operate in the village going forward—albeit with restrictions. Homeowners may convert all... More »

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New Bridge SUP: Animation from NY Gov’s Office

The last element of the new Mario Cuomo Bridge is a 12-ft. wide, barrier-protected “shared use path” (SUP) for cyclists and pedestrians that will run along the north side of the westbound span. It is not expected to be open until sometime next year, but the Go... More »

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Tarrytown to Fight Cell Tower on MTA Land Near River

by Alexander Roberts –  In the wake of the sudden appearance of a 150-foot cell tower on Metro North Authority (MTA) land near the Hudson River waterfront, the Village of Tarrytown is gearing up for a fight. The monopole sprouted on Saturday, September 15. “I’... More »

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Brown, Hoyt, Rinaldi Unopposed for Tarrytown Board of Trustees

by Rick Pezzullo –  Incumbents Karen Brown and Robert Hoyt and first-time candidate Paul Rinaldi have been endorsed by Tarrytown United and the Tarrytown Democratic Committee for three seats on the village Board of Trustees and will be unopposed in the Novembe... More »