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Former Mayor Fixell Endorses Brown in Tarrytown Mayoral Race

By Rick Pezzullo — One of the three candidates running for mayor in the Village of Tarrytown recently received a major endorsement. Trustee Karen Brown, who is heading the Democratic and Tarrytown United ticket, is being supported by former Mayor Drew Fixell. ... More »

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Tarrytown Mayoral Candidates Share Positions on Key Issues

The Hudson Independent asked the three candidates for mayor of Tarrytown — Karen Brown, Paul Janos and Doug Zollo — the same five questions about key local issues. Read below for their responses, ordered randomly. Janos did not answer the questions by the publ... More »

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Sleepy Hollow Tarrytown Chamber Endorses Latimer for Re-Election

By Brianna Staudt — In a first, the Sleepy Hollow Tarrytown Chamber of Commerce endorsed  Westchester County Executive George Latimer for re-election this afternoon. The chamber has never before endorsed a candidate for public office. It announced the endorsem... More »

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Greenburgh Petition Aims To Slow Edgemont Incorporation Campaign

By Sue Treiman— Greenburgh officials fired off the latest salvo in the battle over Edgemont’s proposed incorporation Saturday when political leaders unveiled a petition calling for assurances that creating a new village won’t harm other Town of Greenburgh unin... More »

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Greenburgh Agrees To Pay Millions To Settle Property Dispute

By Barrett Seaman– A case involving an opportunistic real estate developer, a clerical error by the Town of Greenburgh, its insurance company and four cloistered nuns came to an end on Friday after all parties signed a settlement and a judge dismissed the rema... More »

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Westchester Democrats of Asian American Descent Officially Organize

By Barrett Seaman– Drawn together of late by the spate of physical attacks on members of their community but also cognizant of their growing influence in American politics, Asian Americans are organizing and asserting their clout. This week in Westchester, the... More »

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Zollo Looking to Run for Tarrytown Mayor on Independent Line

By Rick Pezzullo— Longtime Village of Tarrytown Trustee Doug Zollo is trying to secure an independent line to run for mayor in November. Zollo, 71, who has been on the Board of Trustees since 2005, has been collecting signatures since April 14 in an effort to ... More »

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Legislator Williams Not Seeking Reelection to County Board

By Rick Pezzullo— Westchester County Board of Legislators Vice Chair Alfreda Williams will not be seeking a seventh two-year term in November. Williams, who represents District 8, which encompasses part of Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, Elmsford, northern Greenburg... More »

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GOP Challenger Looks to Make History in Run vs Latimer

By Rick Pezzullo— Westchester County Executive George Latimer will have a Republican challenger after all as he seeks a second term in office in November. Doug Colety, chairman of the Westchester Republican Committee, has announced that Christine Sculti, who h... More »

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Indy Talks 27 – Dobbs Ferry Mayor Rossillo – July 2021

Dobbs Ferry Mayor Vincent Rossillo talks about the state of his village coming out (one hopes) of the pandemic and the issues it faces--including whether or not to allow marijuana dispensaries, now that cannabis is legal in New York State. Indy Talks Ep 27 - D... More »

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Indy Talks 26 – Feiner and Young Debate – Mar 2021

Indy Talks hosts a short debate between the two candidates for Greenburgh Town Supervisor, incumbent Paul Feiner and challenger Tasha Young. Indy Talks Ep26 - Feiner and Young - Mar 2021Watch this video on YouTube More »

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Local Democratic State Leaders Call for Governor to Resign

By Rick Pezzullo— Three local Democratic state representatives have called for Governor Andrew Cuomo to resign amidst sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior allegations from five women. At the head of the growing chorus of officials who have lost confide... More »

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Sleepy Hollow Trustee Candidates Participate in Virtual Public Forum

By Robert Kimmel – On Wednesday, March 10th, Sleepy Hollow residents had an opportunity to see and hear from each of four candidates running for the village’s three open Board of Trustees seats in this month’s election. The four contenders participated in a ca... More »

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Brown Heads Tarrytown Dems/Tarrytown United Slate

By Rick Pezzullo— Tarrytown United and the Tarrytown Democratic Committee recently endorsed a slate of candidates for this November’s village election. At the top of the ticket is Trustee Karen Brown, who is running for mayor. Current Mayor Tom Butler is not s... More »

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County Executive Latimer Addresses Black History Month

By Rick Pezzullo— Westchester County Executive George Latimer addressed the kickoff of February as Black History Month. “Each year we designate this month to recognize, celebrate and honor the extraordinary history and accomplishments of African-American cultu... More »

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