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“In many ways, we never felt more American”

Irvington was one of the many villages, towns and cities throughout the nation that paused on the morning of 9/11—a Tuesday, just as it was the day the twin towers were struck by hijacked airlines. Standing on the southern shoreline of the village’s Scenic Hud... More »

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Irvington Fire Chief Resigns Over Funds Irregularities

Barrett Seaman – A routine internal check of the Irvington Fire Company’s books revealed that during the month of July, nearly $1,000 had been charged to the company’s Wells Fargo credit card. Further investigation revealed that Joe Trama, who had been elected... More »

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Irvington’s Salon Zinie Changes Locations on Main Street

by Linda Viertel –  Master hair stylist and shop owner Zinie Shemen has been the proprietress of a highly successful unisex hair salon on Irvington’s Main Street for over 26 years. But, when faced with her landlord’s request to take over her current space, she... More »

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Irvington Schools Reduce Waste with Expanded Program

When Irvington Union Free School District students return to school in the fall, they will have a renewed sense of commitment and deeper responsibility to care for their environment, thanks to an expanded district wide recycling and waste reduction program. “T... More »

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Irvington Pitcher Overcoming Setback to Pursue His Dream

by Tom Pedulla – Right-hander Jake Weintraub of Irvington seemed to have everything going for him in his pursuit of a college baseball scholarship. With a mid-80’s fastball, he had the arm strength to accompany his imposing 6-foot-7, 195-pound presence on the ... More »

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Irvington’s Vibrant Sunday Farmer’s Market Delights Shoppers

by Linda Viertel –  Sunday farmer’s markets are thriving, and Irvington’s bustling scene at the Main Street School parking lot is no exception. Whether you are shopping for just-picked produce, fresh fish, artisanal cheese or enjoying a pizza-piping hot from D... More »

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Irvington Takes a Day to Celebrate its History, Culture and Eateries

by Barrett Seaman –  In the end, the rain never came, though the mere threat of it no doubt deterred some who would otherwise have taken part in the village’s long-planned and well-executed Celebrate Irvington Day. About 10 of the anticipated 30 cars expected ... More »

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Celebrate Irvington Festival

June 23 Join us at the 5th annual “Celebrate Irvington Festival” from 10:00am – 5:00pm on Main Street in Irvington, NY. Enjoy food, music, art, and lots more! Free admission! https://celebrateirvington.com At 1:00pm (at the Recreation Department’s lawn at 71 M... More »

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Student Hosts Forum on Gun Violence

by Anna Young –  With mass shootings a recurring incident nationwide, an Irvington High School student hosted a special gathering at the Irvington Town Hall Theater on May 23 to discuss measures that would put an end to the rash of gun violence and mass shooti... More »