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Irvington Sees Another Black Lives Matter Rally

The Irvington Activists hosted another Black Lives Matter rally on the steps of Village Hall on Sunday. Led by the indefatigable Kelli Scott, the rally’s speakers included Democratic Congressional candidate Mondaire Jones, State Senate Majority Leader Andrea S... More »

Irvington High Seniors Recognized

  The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has recognized 12 Irvington High School seniors as Commended Students in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. Commended Students are honored annually for achieving exceptional scores on the Preliminary SAT/N... More »

Sunday Morning Pro-Trump Vehicle Parade Through Irvington

By Barrett Seaman Supporters of President Donald Trump mustered an array of vehicles on the south side of Irvington for a motorcade up Main Street Sunday morning. There were no big trucks, as there had been the day before at neighboring Tarrytown’s “Back the B... More »

River City Grille Killer Sentenced to Minimum 17 Years

Rosa Ramirez, who pled guilty last February to the stabbing death of Bonifacio Rodriguez in April of 2018, was sentenced to a minimum of 17 years in prison as per her plea agreement. Ramirez, now 29, was a dishwasher at Irvington’s River City Grille for only a... More »

Irvington High School Basketball Standout Commits to Yale

By Rick Pezzullo– Grace Thybulle, an Irvington High School rising senior and standout basketball player, has committed to continue her academic and athletic career at Yale University in the fall of 2021. “Making my decision was extremely difficult because I ha... More »

Irvington Schools Launch Search for Equity and Inclusion

By Annie Rubinson— The growing momentum of the Black Lives Matter movement has spread to the rivertowns, prompting community members of all ages and backgrounds to share their experiences with racism and injustice. Nearly 200 Irvington residents gathered virtu... More »

LOOK OUT FOR STORYWALKS—AND TUNE IN

By Kira Ratan The Irvington Public Library has created “storywalks” along trails and sites around Westchester, including the Croton Aqueduct and the Blue Hill Heritage Trust trails. These storywalks are signs posted along the trails with a variety of different... More »

Irvington High School Class of 2020

Valedictorian: Sarah Garcia Salutatorian: Zoe Jacobs   Leo Abbattista Nicole Abbattista Adama Ahmed Alexandra Alvarado Jason Anderson Jordan Anderson Isai Andrade Santiago Arango Cameron Asadi Ricardo Baez Grullon Payton C. Bailey Jacob Berg Benjamin Birkhahn ... More »

Hundreds Participate in Black Lives Matter Rally in Irvington

Children, teenagers, and adults of all ages demonstrated their support for racial justice at a Black Lives Matter rally organized by Nathan Bernstein outside of Village Hall on Sunday, June 7th in Irvington. Hundreds of participants knelt for eight minutes and... More »

LOCAL SUNNYSIDE COMES TO THE RESCUE

When some rivertowns businesses wracked by the coronavirus pandemic applied to their banks for loans from the federal Payroll Protection Program, they found a cold shoulder rather than a helping hand. Despite some having longtime relationships at their banks—i... More »

Irvington High’s 2020 Scoreboard Graduation

Like all schools, Irvington High will not be holding a traditional cap-and-gown graduation this year. In order to give departing seniors at least a sense of this erstwhile milestone, the school lit up the scoreboards at Meszaros Field/Oley Track and in the Cam... More »

Irvington District Appoints Two New School Administrators

By Rick Pezzullo —The Irvington School Board of Education appointed two new administrators — John Buonamano as director of physical education, health and athletics, and Liza Greenspan as assistant principal at Dows Lane Elementary School — at a special meeting... More »