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Halloween 2018
Irvington

The Halloween scene on North Dutcher Street in Irvington The street is packed long before the 7:00pm start time for the band, made up of local residents. The post trick-or-treat fest has become a big village tradition.   More »

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2018 Halloween Happenings

Friday 5 Tony Winner Performs: Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow will host Bill Irwin inside a specially-built tent for The Unsilent Picture, which will feature a screening of an original black-and-white silent film accompanied by live musicians and a special... More »

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Sleepy Hollow Lore: Did You Know?

by Barbara Moroch –  Okay, we all know that Sleepy Hollow is the Halloween Capital of the World, but just how much do you know about the legends and lore that have fueled its reputation? Here are some little-known facts about the area we call home that just ma... More »

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Futurescape at Lyndhurst to Compliment Scarecrows

by Linda Viertel –  From October 8 through the 31st, Lyndhurst’s fall landscape will be transformed by local sculptor Malcom MacDougall’s futuristic metal sculptures in conjunction with student-created scarecrows – an exciting new way to experience the traditi... More »

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Unsung Heroes Behind the Scenes of Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze

by Rick Pezzullo –  It’s become the must-see Halloween event in the Hudson Valley for the last 13 years, with the star attractions being more than 8,000 illuminated jack o’lanterns. Each pumpkin and “funkin” are individually hand-carved by a dedicated group of... More »

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Are There Ghosts and Witches in Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow?

by Maria Ann Roglieri According to Sara Mascia, Executive Director of The Historical Society, Inc. of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow, there have always been rumors about “spooky people and spooky happenings” in our two villages. In the 18th and 19th centuries, to... More »

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Just Where Was That “Sleepy Hollow,” Actually?

by Barrett Seaman    It is, of course, the name of a village in Westchester County—arguably the county’s most famous. It used to be North Tarrytown until administrators decided they’d get better recognition by taking advantage of that famous short story by Was... More »

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Rock n Roll Halloween Masquerade Ball

  Masquerade Ball Honorees: The Family YMCA at Tarrytown held the Rock n Roll Halloween Masquerade Ball and honored long time donors and Y volunteers Edward and Christine Napoleon with the Laurance S. Rockefeller award on September 30. (L-R:) Andrea Stewart-Co... More »

Blessing of the Headless Horseman

Halloween season kicked off on October 2 at the Old Dutch Church with Reverend Jeffrey Galgano’s blessing of the Headless Horseman and his horse – a fitting ceremony, since, without the “The Old Dutch” our river towns would not have the opportunity to celebrat... More »