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Where We Worship: The Church of St. Barnabas, Irvington

by Barrett Seaman  – The old joke is that Episcopalians have their own Eleventh Commandment: Thou shalt not eat thine entrée with a salad fork. Once the church of choice for the country’s cultural and political elite, the Episcopal Church, the American branch ... More »

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Roles Reverse as an EF Host Family Is Hosted Abroad

by Constance Kehoe –  Flying over the Alps for the fourth time in two weeks, heading home to Irvington from Geneva, the tune from “Both Sides Now” came into my head. Our former EF “daughter” Selma Memic whom my husband Kevin and I hosted in our home two years ... More »

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Irvington High Valedictorian to Further Her Education at Brown

by Ruby Hanna –  Rachel Sklar Rachel Sklar, Irvington High School’s valedictorian, is the perfect representative of the motivation and passion for learning that best characterizes her generation. National Honor Society member, winner of the Harvard Book Award,... More »

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Woman Charged with Four Counts in Irvington Restaurant Murder

by Barrett Seaman –  Rosa Ramirez, the pregnant 27-year-old woman arrested for the April 10 murder of River City Grille prep chef Bonafacio “Boney” Rodriguez, was formally charged May 25 in Westchester Criminal Court with four counts, including Second Degree M... More »

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Murder at  River City Grille Stuns Irvington

  by Barrett Seaman  – Bonifacio “Boney” Rodriguez, 39, was a happy guy by all accounts. Married and the father of two girls, 15 and 12, he had worked at Irvington’s popular River City Grille restaurant for nearly 20 years. He was the “prep chef” who had his o... More »

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Irvington Baseball Standout to Play on Ireland Junior National Team

  by Tom Pedulla –  Liam Toolan’s passion for baseball will take him far this summer after the Irvington High School standout earned a place on Ireland’s Junior National Team. The team, for players 18 and under who were born in Ireland or whose parents or gran... More »

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Three Running for Two Seats on Irvington Board of Education

by Rick Pezzullo –  Three candidates will be vying for two available seats on the Irvington Board of Education when district voters go to the polls on Tuesday, May 15. Board President Michael Hanna is the lone incumbent in the race as Trustee Catherine Palmier... More »