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Scams Abound, Exploiting Holiday Buying Concerns

By Dean Gallea– A rash of phone-based scams is hitting mobile and landline phones around the area. Scores of local residents on neighborhood sharing sites like Nextdoor have reported getting the unusually-slick calls from criminal operations posing as banking ... More »

Kids and their moms line up for free ice cream, courtesy of the Tarrytown Police Department


The invitation went out over the weekend for kids and their parents to come down to Pierson Park on Tuesday afternoon from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. for FREE ice cream (“cone with a cop”). It was all courtesy of the Tarrytown Police Department and the local chapt... More »

Leonard Andrew

Leonard Andrew, Stellar Community Contributor, Dies at 79

By Robert Kimmel – Leonard Delessio Andrew was often honored for his numerous services and commitments to the community during his lifetime, and the tributes have continued following his death. Andrew died Saturday, July 10, at his residence, Kendal on Hudson ... More »

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Sleepy Hollow Named Safest Small ‘City’ in the U.S.

By Rick Pezzullo– The Village of Sleepy Hollow was recently named one of the safest places to live in the United States. AdvisorSmith, which dubs itself as a leading information resource for small business owners, studied crime data from a federal database to ... More »


Kelli Scott: Irvington’s Accidental Activist

By Barrett Seaman— When it was announced a year ago this month that there would be a celebration of Juneteenth in Irvington, a not-uncommon reaction amongst those locals who even knew what Juneteenth meant was “Why Irvington?” The commemoration of the proclama... More »

westminster dog show 2021 in Tarrytown, New York - Lynhurst Mansion

The 145th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Visits Lyndhurst

By Steve Sears— The Westminster Kennel Club has selected one of the most beautiful locations in America to hold its prestigious 145th Dog Show event: outdoors at the 67-acre Lyndhurst mansion and property, located on the banks of the scenic Hudson River in Tar... More »

Jacob Moon and Harry Dann, Jr. Dobbs Ferry

Lacrosse Fundraiser in Dobbs Ferry to Benefit Boy with Rare Disease

By Rick Pezzullo— A lacrosse game fundraiser to benefit an 11-year-old Dobbs Ferry boy who suffers from a rare and terminal disease will be held Friday afternoon at the Upper Field at Springhurst Elementary School in Dobbs Ferry. The game between the Dobbs Fer... More »


After 13 years, Tarrytown’s A NU Toy Store To Close

By Brianna Staudt– It immediately catches the eye of any child walking down Main Street in Tarrytown: a Ferris wheel, as tall as a grownup, built out of K’NEX spinning in a window. Soon, the iconic hook for A NU Toy Store will be gone, sent home to the winner ... More »


Pandemic Takes Financial Toll on Religious Institutions

By Tom Pedulla— Buckets of all shapes and sizes can be found at the rear of Transfiguration Church in Tarrytown, serving as a rather wet reminder of the toll the pandemic has taken on many local religious institutions. The buckets are being used to catch the d... More »


Westchester Tennis Ladder Brings Love of the Game to New Heights

By Shana Liebman– Game Set Match! The Westchester Tennis Ladder, which launched last summer with approximately 60 members, is gearing up for its second season. The brainchild of two self-proclaimed tennis nuts, Michael Moshan and David Zuckerman, the ladder pr... More »


Dobbs Ferry Woman Honored for Efforts During Pandemic

By Rick Pezzullo—  A Dobbs Ferry resident was among seven women recognized this week by State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Senator Shelley Mayer for demonstrating exceptional leadership and commitment to serving their communities during th... More »


Learning Together Provides Free Innovative After School Programs

By Shana Liebman– While it’s been a bleak year, there is at least one good thing that came out of the pandemic lockdown: Irvington’s new gem, Learning Together. Created by the same parents who founded Reading Together, a free book service for children, this ne... More »

YMCA in Tarrytown New York to close this month

Family YMCA at Tarrytown Leaving Main Street Location

By Robert Kimmel- – After an occupancy of more than 100 years, the Family YMCA at Tarrytown is ending activities at 62 Main Street this month after selling the building. “The numerous building challenges prompted our Board of Directors to authorize a capital n... More »

Blaine Crawford

A New Young Pastor Comes To Irvington Presbyterian Church

By Barrett Seaman– A lanky, 6’4” and 33 years old, Blaine Crawford looks more likely to be at home on a basketball court than in the pulpit of a church. But a pulpit is where the Reverend Crawford will be as of Palm Sunday, March 28th—or whenever Irvington Pre... More »


Westchester Honors COVID Dead At One Year Anniversary

One year from the day the first case of COVID-19 was reported in Westchester County, clergy, poets, politicians and musicians gathered in the rotunda of the Michaelian Office Building in White Plains to honor the more than 2,100 Westchester residents that have... More »

Sleepy Hollow new park along the Hudson River in Westchester County - Riverwalk will continue

Sleepy Hollow’s Stretch of the RiverWalk to Feature Park

By Barrett Seaman— Where once Chevrolet, Pontiac and Olds minivans rolled off the assembly line at the old GM plant, a jewel of a park will lie between the Hudson and the condominium complex known as Edge-on-Hudson. It will be part of the link that bridges Kin... More »


Westchester Power’s Green Energy Continues Expansion in Villages

By Robert Kimmel – An overwhelming majority of residents and small businesses in the rivertowns of Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, Irvington and Dobbs Ferry are continuing to select renewable, clean energy as a source of their electric power. The four villages are a... More »

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