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By Barrett Seaman- Homecoming weekend is a big deal, and Irvington High School students were geared up for a big one, with a Homecoming Parade to be followed by a Saturday night under the lights football game against Poughkeepsie. The Bulldogs (1-1) were looki... More »

2022 National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalists

Sixteen Local Students Named 2022 National Merit Semifinalists

By Brianna Staudt — Dobbs Ferry, Irvington, Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow combined to double their number of National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalists this year. The villages claim 16 of the 16,000 total 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalis... More »


If You See This Invasive Pest, ‘PLEASE, PLEASE, DESTROY IT’

A notice from the Village of Irvington: “And when you do, notify your local Recreation and Parks Department as well as the New York State Department of Environment; Conservation (NYS DEC). Spotted Lantern Flies (SFL) have devastated areas of Pennsylvania and a... More »


Irvington Pounds Peekskill, 34-14, in Season Opener

By Tom Pedulla— Minutes before Irvington’s Tommy Flanagan led the charge onto Meszaros Field bearing an American flag, minutes before a moment of silence to salute 9-11 victims, new coach Jeff Michael left his football players with one last thought. “To turn t... More »

Irvington Football Players

Bulldogs Plan More Balanced Approach on Gridiron 

By Tom Pedulla— Irvington’s varsity football players may not have expected a crash course before the start of the school year. That is what they are getting. New coach Jeff Michael was hired a fairly short time ago, giving him relatively little time to install... More »


Wins and Losses Not Top Priority for New Irvington Football Coach

By Tom Pedulla— Jeff Michael, Irvington’s new varsity football coach, wants the success of his program to be measured far beyond wins and losses. Since Michael launched his career as a volunteer coach at Fordham Prep in 1997, he has viewed football as a means ... More »

crime tape

Teen Indicted in Shooting Death of Irvington Man

By Rick Pezzullo— An 18-year-old Mount Vernon man was indicted Monday for the shooting death of an Irvington man at Margotta Courts Park in Sleepy Hollow in June.  Emmanuel Valentin Perez could face up to 25 years in state prison if convicted of the felony cha... More »

Abbott House staffers

Abbott House Meets International Accreditation Standards

By Barrett Seaman– Irvington-based Abbott House, long known as a refuge for foster care children, unaccompanied minors and others with developmental disabilities, has received official accreditation by CARF International, the Commission on Accreditation of Reh... More »

Villa Lewaro photo from Wikipedia Commons - Dmadeo

Irvington Board Gets Preview Of Villa Lewaro Plans

By Barrett Seaman— It was more than two-and-a-half years ago that Richelieu Dennis strolled before a packed Trustee meeting room in Irvington, mike in hand, painting an inspiring, if somewhat gauzy picture of his plans for the 34-room Villa Lewaro, which he ha... More »

Just one of designer Kerby Jean-Raymond's creations on the catwalk at Irvington's Villa Lewaro

Villa Lewaro Fashion Show Resurrected In Sunshine

By Barrett Seaman— Harlem high fashion returned to Irvington Saturday, July 10th. The rains did not. The extravagant show highlighting the designs of Kerby Jean-Raymond, literally drowned out on Thursday, returned to Villa Lewaro with most of the glamorous gue... More »

Guests were patient, despite the incessant rain

Storm Postpones Livestream Fashion Event from Historic Villa Lewaro

By Barrett Seaman— Had only the low rumblings been the sound of a drum roll signaling the start of the event. But no, they were the sound of approaching thunder cells coming up and across the Hudson. Almost exactly at 2 p.m. when the fashion show at Irvington’... More »

Hugh Landy

Hugh Landy, 88

Hugh T. Landy a longtime resident of Irvington, died July 2. He was 88. He was born October 30, 1932 in the Bronx to Richard and Mary Landy. He attended St. Raymond’s grammar school in the Bronx, DeLasalle H.S. in Manhattan and graduated from Iona College with... More »

Lynn Lutomski

Irvington Bids Farewell To A Modern-Day Maria Montessori

By Barrett Seaman— Working parents in the rivertowns have choices as to where to send their children while they are on the job, but there are day care centers and there are day care centers. And then there is the Irvington Children’s Center, the ICC. Over the ... More »

Manuel Salazar - murdered in Sleepy Hollow

Arrest Made in Fatal Shooting in Sleepy Hollow

By Rick Pezzullo– A Mount Vernon teen was charged Wednesday in the fatal shooting Monday night of an Irvington man in Sleepy Hollow. Emmanuel Valentin Perez, 18, a student at Mount Vernon High School, pled not guilty in Westchester County Court to first-degree... More »


Irvington High School Celebrates Class of 2021

By Rick Pezzullo— Irvington High School celebrated its Class of 2021 graduates during an in-person commencement ceremony at Scenic Hudson Park on June 19.  Irvington High School Principal Juliet Gevargis-Mizimakoski welcomed the guests and honorees before seni... More »


The Red Hat Hosts A Celebrity Interview

In its 18 years of existence, Irvington’s Red Hat on the River has had its share of celebrity diners. The restaurant has also made cameo appearances in three of James Patterson’s books—and may be due for more. A recent arrival in the village, actor Michael Dou... More »


Juneteenth In The Rivertowns 2021

By Barrett Seaman and Hannah Lustyik- It seems this year that more people in the Hudson River villages know what Juneteenth is. It may have helped that President Biden declared it a national holiday. It may also be that civil rights and voting rights are a mor... More »

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