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Abbott House Names New CEO

The Board of Directors of Abbott House has named Ms. Justine Christakos as incoming CEO and President of Abbott House, effective July 1, 2024. Ms. Christakos will succeed James L. Kaufman, who is retiring after serving more than 11 years as CEO and President. ... More »

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Irvington Girl Scouts Honor Their Past at a Fundraising Luncheon

By Barrett Seaman– The ongoing centennial celebration of the founding of the Irvington Girl Scouts wound its way on Sunday, April 14th, to the Ardsley Country Club, where a fundraising luncheon drew more than 150 guests, including families, supporters and loca... More »

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Mambo Italiano Opens in Irvington’s Competitive Market

By Shana Liebman–  That Family Feeling (the Main Street, Irvington sandwich spot with a mean Reuben) has been replaced by a new Italian restaurant, Mambo Italiano — opened by two former employees. Dani Berarducci, the weekend cook at That Family Feeling, says ... More »

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In Irvington, Citizens Rise Up Against a Burgeoning Deer Population

By Jeff Wilson– Across the rivertowns, war between residents and a proliferating deer population may be imminent. The latest indicator is in Irvington where local, vocal citizens packed a special March 21 meeting, called by the village’s Board of Trustees, to ... More »

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Irvington Flag Football Catching on with Players

By Tom Pedulla— Justin Myers was not sure what to expect when he became head coach of the Irvington-Bronxville girls’ flag football team. He had never coached girls before. He has considerable experience with high school tackle football, with 11 players to a s... More »

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Irvington High Senior Wins $80K in Science Talent Search

By Rick Pezzullo— Irvington High School senior Christopher Zorn earned an $80,000 award after finishing in sixth place in the 2024 Regeneron Science Talent Search competition. Zorn, who was among 40 finalists out of 2,162 entrants who were selected to advance ... More »

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Irvington High Band Performs Outside Islanders Game

By Tom Pedulla— Let’s get this show on the road! The Irvington High School band did exactly that when it strutted its stuff outside the main entrance to UBS Arena March 16 to entertain fans attending that afternoon’s game between the New York Islanders and the... More »

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Irvington Girl Scouts Honor Their Centennial

It was a momentous week for Girl Scouts in Irvington, as they celebrate 100 years since Isabel K, Benjamin, daughter of the longtime Rector of the Church of St. Barnabas, founded the first troop back in 1924. The celebrating began with a Maple Sugar harvesting... More »

Kate Farley and her husband David Imamura with their host, NY Senator Chuck Schumer
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A Birdseye View of the State of the Union

Kate Farley, 35, who happens to be the wife of Westchester County Legislator and Irvington native David Imamura, got a personal invitation from Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to attend President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address on Thursday night. R... More »

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Irvington senior named National Merit Scholarship Finalist

Irvington High School senior Maxwell Ma has been named a finalist in the prestigious 2024 National Merit Scholarship Program. He is among the top high school students nationwide to continue competing for scholarships that will be offered in the spring. Ma ente... More »

Spring and Summer News from the Rec Department

Online brochure (available here). Registration continues for the below spring programs and summer TEENSCAPE Session Two Registration opens April 3rd for Summer Day Camp. Register at: register.capturepoint.com/villageofirvington A one-time new account verificat... More »

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Land Trust Solicits Grant Applications

The Greater Irvington Land Trust (GILT) is soliciting applications for up to three financial grants available to residents, including students, with proposals for community-based projects “that support the preservation and protection of open space and promote ... More »

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Irvington Democrats Nominate Two Newcomers

This story has been updated By Barrett Seaman— Well over 200 residents of Irvington, 175 of them registered Democrats, braved a rainy night to show up at the Main Street School auditorium on February 27 to choose two candidates out of three contenders to fill ... More »

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Teenscape Registration

TEENSCAPE 2024 – 7th & 8th Grade Summer Travel Camp Click here to view flyer and critical registration information Families that plan on registering for TEENSCAPE on Tuesday, February 27th, please read the registration information and be prepared with the requ... More »

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Irvington Police Crack String of Auto Burglaries

By Barrett Seaman— A recent string of thefts from unlocked cars, mainly on Dogwood and Sycamore in Irvington, had yielded little evidence until the frigid night of January 18th. At around 3:00 a.m., a village officer on overnight patrol spotted an individual i... More »

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Harrison to Retire from Irvington School District

By Rick Pezzullo—- Dr. Kristopher Harrison, who has led the Irvington School District for the last 12 years, is retiring for health reasons. The Board of Education recently accepted the resignation of Harrison, effective Aug. 8, 2024. Harrison has been on medi... More »

TEENSCAPE 2024 – 7th & 8th Grade Summer Travel Camp

TEENSCAPE is a travel camp for current 7th & 8th graders. The program includes two sessions that are varied enough for campers to choose from joining us for one session or for the full program. We visit exciting venues within the tri-state area with our camp h... More »

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Goodbye River City; Hello Club Car Grille

By Shana Liebman– After 25 years, River City Grille in Irvington closes on February 10 — making way for a new restaurant, to be called Club Car Grille when it opens in March. Bobby Manzi, who opened River City Grille in 1998, says that he decided to close the ... More »

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