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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 »

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Saturday, August 24 from 4:00 to 7:30 pm Philipsburgh Manor Visitor Center 381 North Broadway Sleepy Hollow, New York PEOPLE NOT PROPERTY (An Interactive Documentary) – Stories of Slavery in the Colonial North Presented by The 400 Years Project of the Greenbur... More »

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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 »

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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 »