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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 »

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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 »

Governor Andrew Cuomo waves to onlookers at opening of westbound span of new bridge. —Photo by Barrett Seaman
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Politics Aside, the Mario Cuomo Bridge is Finally Up and Running

by Barrett Seaman –  With the cordite-like smell of election politics thick in the September air above, the Mario C. Cuomo Bridge has finally grown by small fits and big starts into a full two-span, eight-lane conduit across the Hudson, while the old Tappan Ze... More »

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Mayor Wray Responds to Residents’ Concerns

Sleepy Hollow Mayor Ken Wray has issued a message to village residents to address the unease  expressed by some over gas main replacements by Con Edison. It follows: Dear Residents, Many of us are concerned about the ongoing work by Con Edison in our Village, ... More »

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Panel Assesses Sleepy Hollow’s Needs and Offers Suggestions

by Robert Kimmel –  Among a special panel’s recommendations to the Sleepy Hollow business community and government was a “need to strengthen its outreach efforts to the new largely South American and Caribbean immigrant community and integrate them more fully.... More »