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Interfaith Service Urges Solidarity in Fight Against Anti-Semitism

by Steve Gosset A rabbi would ordinarily be ecstatic to have more than 300 people inside his sanctuary on a Sunday afternoon. But the spiritual leader of Temple Beth Abraham in Tarrytown greeted this crowd with mixed emotions. “I am thrilled to see all of you.... More »


Sleepy Hollow Scouts Place Flags on Veterans’ Grave Sites

For many years, the local chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) marked Veterans Day by planting American flags at the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery grave sites of those who served in the U.S. military. That practice ended with the closure of the VFW chapter. ... More »


Women Take Action at Irvington Theater October 18

by James Miranda –  The Irvington Theater (IT) Commission will host its first 2019-20 Diversity Series event on Friday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m. The event, “Women Take Action: An Evening About Women Activists, Advocates and Women’s Causes,” will feature a panel... More »


Sleepy Hollow Craft and Street Fair Draws Thousands

Thousands of people, from near and far, attended Sleepy Hollow’s 23rd annual Craft and Street Fair on Beekman Avenue on Saturday, October 12. Sleepy Hollow Mayor Ken Wray said it was by far the largest turnout in memory. Dozens of vendors, food, music and ente... More »


Local Couple Starts Innovative Theatre Company

by Susan Tolchin –  He is an accomplished tap dancer and stage actor who performed at Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center and in various Off Broadway productions before turning to arts and administrative management at CCNY. She started her acting career perform... More »


Summer Soccer Horsemen Give Back to Sleepy Hollow

by Barrett Seaman –  This year’s Horseman Summer Soccer Tournament, with 26 teams playing over eight weeks, was notable for several reasons. While the teams are made up largely of boys, girls and men from Sleepy Hollow’s Hispanic communities, organizers were p... More »


Saturday, August 24 from 4:00 to 7:30 pm Philipsburgh Manor Visitor Center 381 North Broadway Sleepy Hollow, New York PEOPLE NOT PROPERTY (An Interactive Documentary) – Stories of Slavery in the Colonial North Presented by The 400 Years Project of the Greenbur... More »


County Launches Online Mental Health Service List and Map

By Barrett Seaman Westchester County has just unveiled a new internet-based service that provides easily-accessible information on where to find help when behavioral health problems arise. The Department of Community Health, working with the county IT departme... More »


Planned ICE Raids Discredited By Congresswoman Lowey

by Robert Kimmel Congresswoman Nita Lowey takes a dim view of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement, (ICE,) nationwide raids scheduled to begin this weekend to apprehend and deport undocumented immigrants.  She is also offering some advice to those who might... More »


Lights of Liberty Shine at Sleepy Hollow’s Kendal on Hudson

On the eve of a weekend when federal immigration enforcement officers were poised to apprehend thousands of undocumented immigrants in ten American cities, opponents of the Trump administration’s hard-line policies expressed their displeasure in various ways. ... More »


Rotary Club of the Tarrytowns Assists Ronald McDonald House   

by Robert Kimmel The staff at the Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley was in for a surprise this last week in June when three cars loaded to capacity with about $1,000 worth of snacks and other food items drove up to the House’s premises.  The H... More »


Indy Talks With Dr. Gupta – Ep.6, Dec. 2018

Dobbs Ferry-based pediatrician Dr. Nitin Gupta has opened a “concierge” practice in which he charges a flat monthly fee and then makes himself available to his patients 24/7. More »


Irvington Icon Barbara Denyer Honored for Decades of Service

Barbara Denyer — artist, activist, and Irvington resident for 58 years — was honored on May 31 at Clocktower Players’ spring fundraiser gala with a 2019 Bravo Award. For over half a century, Denyer’s creative vision, energy, and dedication to the arts have sig... More »


You’re Going to College! But Where?

By Bettina Weil You survived the college application process, waited patiently for replies, and you got in—to several good colleges. Now it’s time to commit. Inevitably, questions arise: Will I fit in? Am I good enough to succeed there? Is it worth the financi... More »


  With eight cases of measles documented in Westchester children, the County Health Commissioner Sherlita Amler, MD, is urging residents to check their own vaccination status and that of their children and then, if unvaccinated, get the MMR vaccine that protec... More »


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 »