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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 »

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 »