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Lee Kennedy: Sleepy Hollow’s Man of Many Flags

by Barrett Seaman –  Drive by Lee Kennedy’s house on Harwood Avenue in the Philipse Manor section of Sleepy Hollow on or around a national holiday, and you’re sure to see the Stars and Stripes flying from the pole in the front yard. If you look carefully, howe... More »

Philipsburg Manor Historic Hudson Valley
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Westchester Seeks to Re-Cast Past Role of Enslaved Africans

by Barrett Seaman –  More than 120 people crammed into the Martucci Gallery at Irvington’s Pubic Library on a weekday evening in mid-June to hear Sarah Cox and Cathy Sears report on their quest to locate a long-lost cemetery in the village for African slaves o... More »

John Quidor - The Headless Horseman Pursuing Ichabod Crane
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Installment Two: The Sketch Book Itself

Editor’s Note: Admit it, few of us –  beyond the Legend that puts us on the map –have actually read The Sketch Book collection it lives in. Here’s a primer on The Sketch Book itself in this second installment excerpt from a new introduction for the collection ... More »

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Irvington Icon Barbara Denyer Honored for Decades of Service

Barbara Denyer — artist, activist, and Irvington resident for 58 years — was honored on May 31 at Clocktower Players’ spring fundraiser gala with a 2019 Bravo Award. For over half a century, Denyer’s creative vision, energy, and dedication to the arts have sig... More »

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Save The Date (May 18) for the First-Ever Sleepy Hollow LitFest

by Linda Viertel –  More than 100 authors, events and vendors in eight venues will join together for a one-day, family-friendly festival in Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow. LitFest is a multi-venue book celebration in both villages spanning locations from the Tarr... More »

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Bicentennial Kick Off for The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

by Char Weigel –  On April 3, the Headless Horseman will gallop into the Old Dutch Church Burying Ground. This time, he’ll be searching for a slice of birthday cake instead of Ichabod Crane. County Executive George Latimer will be on hand to celebrate Washingt... More »