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Irvington Cross-Country Team Committed to Building on Recent Success

By Tom Pedulla— Tradition matters. There is no stronger testament to that than the success Irvington is enjoying following its first state Class C cross-country championship in the fall, the latest accomplishment following recent resounding triumphs in the win... More »


Irvington Girls Roll Over Dobbs Ferry on Hardwood, 50-31

By Tom Pedulla Two girls’ basketball teams in search of their better selves met when visiting Irvington rolled past Dobbs Ferry 50-31 on Jan. 13. Although perennial power Irvington won for the sixth time in eight games, the pandemic has so far hindered the Bul... More »

Brooke Dunefsky

Irvington Senior Among Regeneron Science Award Semi-Finalists

By Barrett Seaman— Each year, Tarrytown-based Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. rewards top science students from across the country. This week, the company’s Science Talent Search identified 300 students out of more than 1,800 applications from across the countr... More »


Irvington Planning Board Close to A Deal On Halsey Pond Development

By Barrett Seaman– After more than 30 years of on-again/off-again plans and disputes, a picture is nearly complete of what three acres of currently wooded property on the northern border of Irvington’s Halsey Pond will eventually look like. At its January meet... More »


Chutney’s Masala’s New Street Food Menu

By Shana Liebman– Irvington’s Chutney Masala, one of Westchester’s top Indian restaurants, just launched a new Indian street food menu that features delicious and authentically informal dishes like chaat and kati rolls. Starting December 1, the street food men... More »


Former Irvington Resident Wins Pepsico Scholarship

Tiffany Patton, formerly of Irvington, is one of 25 inaugural recipients of a $25,000 scholarship from the Pepsico Foundation, the philanthropical arm of the Purchase-based food and beverage giant. The S.M.I.L.E (Success Matters In Life and Education) scholars... More »


Top-Ranked Bulldogs Cruise to Cross Country Championship

By Brianna Staudt — The Irvington Boys’ Cross Country team easily won its first Class C state championship Saturday in a rainy, foggy Chenango Valley State Park. The Bulldogs’ score of 50 was 30 points better than the performance of runner-up Southwestern. The... More »


One Hundred Fifty-Nine Items on Back Order

By Barrett Seaman— The Hud­son In­de­pen­dent pre­sents “The Sup­ply Chain Cri­sis Is­n’t Just Global; It’s Lo­cal,” a se­ries de­scrib­ing how in­ter­na­tional man­u­fac­tur­ing and ship­ping woes af­fect every­day life in the river­towns. Read on for the fif... More »


Irvington Dems Brush Aside Write-in Votes To Sweep Village Offices

By Barrett Seaman— Incumbent Mayor Brian C. Smith and two first-time trustee candidates, Arlene Burgos and Mitchell Bard, sailed to victory in Irvington Tuesday. Smith accumulated 1,207 votes without any opposition. Burgos and Bard each surpassed a thousand vo... More »


Candidates Run Unopposed in Dobbs Ferry and Irvington

By Barrett Seaman — While the hot races for mayor and three trustee seats head into the final stretch in Tarrytown, unopposed candidates — all Democrats — are virtually assured election on Nov. 2 in Dobbs Ferry and Irvington. (Sleepy Hollow’s cycle calls for e... More »


Irvington Board Decides To Opt Out of Selling Cannabis in 2022

By Barrett Seaman — At its Oct. 18 regular meeting, the Irvington Board of Trustees agreed informally that it would officially opt out of selling — either in a dispensary or a consumption facility — marijuana — at least in the first round, which would permit s... More »

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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 »

Spotted Lanternfly

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

Editor’s Note: 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 Penn... More »

Irvington players raised their helmets to salute victims of 9/11 and first responders. (photo by Jim Waters)

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 »

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