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Cold and Gray But Definitely Green

The snow was gone but the air was damp and raw as thousands–marchers, watchers, family members–gather along Main Street and up and down Broadway for the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade on Sunday. More »

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Dobbs Kids Doc Offers Free Care for Furloughed Fed Families

Like most Americans, Dr. Nitin Gupta, the Dobbs Ferry pediatrician whose Direct Primary Care, or “concierge” practice, was first publicized in The Hudson Independent, was deeply touched by the stories of federal workers and their families struggling to make en... More »

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Community Voices Heard Concert Fundraiser at Jazz Forum: January 31

  Increased political activism in the lower Hudson Valley has resulted in activists from different communities working together to support a wide range of initiatives.  Community Voices Heard (CVH)’s Jazz and Soul Night, on January 31st at Tarrytown’s Jazz For... More »

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New Parking Spaces Available—and Just in Time!

By Barrett Seaman Just as the holiday shopping season is coming to a peak, Tarrytown Village Administrator Richard Slingerland announced that 35 additional parking spaces were available. Following lengthy negotiations, the village signed a stipulation agreemen... More »

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Playhouse on Rockefeller Estate Donated for Historic Preservation

by Elaine Marranzano –  What kid didn’t have a playhouse growing up? Mine was nestled in the space between four trees where I cooked pretend meals using chunks of broken asphalt and mimosa seed pods as stand-ins for hamburgers and string beans. But perhaps no ... More »

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Panel Assesses Sleepy Hollow’s Needs and Offers Suggestions

by Robert Kimmel –  Among a special panel’s recommendations to the Sleepy Hollow business community and government was a “need to strengthen its outreach efforts to the new largely South American and Caribbean immigrant community and integrate them more fully.... More »

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Commercial Real Estate Projects on the Rise in Rivertowns

by Alexander Roberts –  The trend towards new urbanism has entered the rivertowns, with each village charting its own path on its various commercial real estate projects. Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown and Irvington are all struggling to accommodate the trend, which... More »

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United Way 2-1-1 Service Provides Valuable Help to Those in Need

by Rick Pezzullo – Most people are familiar with the 911 Emergency System, but many may not be aware of the 2-1-1 service provided by the United Way. Launched in 2005, 2-1-1 is a free, confidential referral and information helpline and website that connects pe... More »

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Local Teens Gain Valuable Experience with Summer Jobs

by Tom Pedulla –  For teenagers facing an array of summer options, life can become complicated. For every lifeguard, there may be someone traveling with peers domestically or abroad on a Teen Tour. For every camp counselor sweating beneath the mid-day sun, the... More »