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Irvington High School Seniors Commit to Playing Sports in College

By Rick Pezzullo— Six Irvington High School seniors recently announced their commitment to play sports at colleges across the country in the fall. Max Forte has committed to track and field at Duke University in Division I, which is the highest level of interc... More »

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Shimsky to Run for Reelection on County Board of Legislators

By Rick Pezzullo— MaryJane Shimsky, Majority Leader on the Westchester County Board of Legislators, has announced she will be running for a sixth term in November. A legislator since February 2011, Shimsky represents the county’s 12th Legislative District, whi... More »

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COVID Cases Move Irvington Middle and High Schools To Go Remote

Three new cases of COVID-19 at Irvington’s high school and middle school – complicated by required quarantine for staff members – have led the district to suspend in-school classes until Thursday, January 14th, reported District Superintendent Dr. Kristopher H... More »

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Irvington Business Expands to Offer Holiday Boutique

By Laurie Leavy— At a time when some businesses are downsizing, or even closing, one Irvington business is expanding their offerings, while also collaborating to help other small business owners. Floral designer and owner Minoo Hersini, of Au Ciel Flowers & Mo... More »

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Irvington Board Zooms In Its Officials

In a normal year, the biannual organizational meeting of Irvington’s Board of Trustees has newly-elected trustees and other officials raising their hands to be sworn into office while standing before the public in Village Hall–flash bulbs flashing and observer... More »

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COVID Case Closes Irvington’s Dows Lane School

By Barrett Seaman— On Sunday, after learning that a member of the Dows Lane Elementary School community had tested positive for COVID-19, Irvington District Superintendent Dr. Kris Harrison announced that Dows Lane would close for the next two weeks. On the sa... More »

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Villages’ Tree Lighting Events to be Shown Virtually

By Robert Kimmel— Annual Christmas tree lighting moments will become a virtual festivity in the rivertown villages this holiday season. Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, Irvington and Dobbs Ferry are following the precautionary measures set by New York State because o... More »

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Irvington Bans Future Use of Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers

By Barrett Seaman– At their November 2 board meeting, Irvington trustees enacted a ban on the use of gasoline-powered leaf blowers anywhere in the village. For the owners of such equipment—especially professional landscape firms, that’s the bad news. The good ... More »

Dows Lane Student Recognized
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Dows Lane Elementary School Student Honored for Courage

By Rick Pezzullo— A Dows Lane Elementary School student was honored Friday for helping another classmate. First grader Kaylen Jiang was presented with the New York State Office of the Attorney General Triple “C” Award during an outside ceremony, earning recogn... More »

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Eileen Fisher Employee arraigned for embezzling $390,000

By Barrett Seaman— Catherine Johnson, 56, an accounts payable manager at Irvington’s Eileen Fisher headquarters, turned herself in on Monday, October 26, and was arraigned before Judge Desmond Lyons in the Irvington Justice Court. She was charged with Grand La... More »

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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 »

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Irvington Educator Named Outstanding Teacher of American History

The New York State Organization of the Daughters of the American Revolution announced on September 24, 2020 the recipient of the 2020 Outstanding Teacher of American History (OTAH) award. Three judges unanimously bestowed the highest total points achievable to... More »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Irvington Resident Captures Best Birding Memory in Children’s Book

By Annie Rubinson— Lester Feldman describes himself as a “life-long birder,” having dedicated much of his 91 years to exploring North America and its plethora of unique bird species. Recently, the long-time Irvington resident brought his most memorable birding... More »

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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 »

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