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Irvington High School Teacher Publishes Book About Civil War

by Clara Firpo-Cappiello  — Christopher Barry, a Westchester resident and history teacher of 21 years at Irvington High School, recently published his first book, No Flinching From Fire: The 65th New York Volunteers in the Civil War.  The 65th New York Volunte... More »

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Tulip Poplar

For more than two cen­turies, the gi­ant Tulip Poplar pro­vided shade for vis­i­tors to Tar­ry­town’s Pa­triot Park. It was there that in 1780, colo­nial mili­ti­a­men cap­tured British Ma­jor John An­dre, find­ing on him pa­pers that re­vealed the treach­ery ... More »

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Revisiting The Founding Era: Video of Oct 16 Panel Discussion

Understanding the issues that confronted Americans during the nation’s Founding Era and how those same issues influence life in our country today was the focus of a scholarly panel discussion with audience participation held at the Warner Library on October 16... More »

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New Tulip Tree Honors Tarrytown’s Patriots

By Barrett Seaman For more than two centuries, the giant Tulip Poplar provided shade for visitors to Tarrytown’s Patriot Park. It was there that in 1780, colonial militiamen captured British Major John Andre, finding on him papers that revealed the treachery o... More »

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If You See Something, Say Something. Right?

by Barrett Seaman –  So this guy walks into the Irvington Police Station on a Sunday afternoon carrying a plastic bag with what appears to be a cannonball inside. The guy gives his name as Adam Stein. He says he was walking his dog on North Dutcher Street, whe... More »

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What The Legend Means to Me

by Lynn Moffat –  North Tarrytown was grappling with profound change when Ken and I, the three kids, the two cats and the dog arrived from Brooklyn in August 1996. The GM assembly plant was closing. We attended our first meeting in the village that September t... More »

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Looking Back: Snowball

Looking Back: Up on his hind legs is Snowball, the horse known to many local residents in the 1950’s as having participated in parades and other events in the Rivertowns. Shown with Snowball is his trainer, and North Tarrytown resident during that time, John J... More »

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Lyndhurst’s Lower Landscape Restoration Has Begun

by Linda Viertel –  What you have here, in many ways, is a private Central Park,” explained Howard Zar, Lyndhurst’s Executive Director, as we strolled along the new pathways on the property’s lower landscape overlooking the Hudson River. This park-like setting... More »