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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 »

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Rotary’s Duck Derby, Y’s Healthy Kids Day Set for Patriots Park

By Robert Kimmel  – – Spectators and fun-seekers will be welcomed at Patriot’s Park for the 14th annual Rotary Club of the Tarrytowns’ Duck Derby and Family YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day on Sunday, June 27. Following the loosening of pandemic restrictions for outdoo... More »

Jacob Moon and Harry Dann, Jr. Dobbs Ferry
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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 »

Rubber Duckies at the Duck Derby in Tarrytown's Patriot Park
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Rotary’s Duck Derby Racers Readied for Adoptions

By Robert Kimmel – The little ducks are back, ready for adoption! It was in April 2008 that the Rotary Club of the Tarrytowns conducted its first Duck Derby, an event that has now become a community tradition. This year’s 14th annual Derby is scheduled for Sun... More »

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Tarrytown to Hold Arbor Day Ceremony Friday, April 30

 By Linda Viertel— The Village of Tarrytown plans to celebrate its 39th year as a Tree City USA on Friday, April 30 at 1 p.m. at the McKeel Avenue parking lot with a hybrid person/Zoom event (see below for details). A popular Chinese proverb states: “The best ... More »

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They’re Back! Students Return To Rivertowns Public Schools

By Brianna Staudt– Second grader Emersyn Phelps could hardly wait for April 7. After nearly seven months, that was the day she would finally meet her new friend — a classmate at W. L. Morse School in Sleepy Hollow whom she had only known through a computer scr... More »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Rotary’s Duck Derby, YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day Planned for June

by Robert Kimmel— For the 14th consecutive year, the Rotary Club of the Tarrytown’s’ will be conducting its Rubber Duck Derby and, as it has traditionally, it will be sharing Patriots Park with the Family YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day, to offer an action-packed, and... More »

YMCA in Tarrytown New York to close this month
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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 »

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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 »

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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
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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 »

Moms Organic Market in Dobbs Ferry
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Mom’s Organic Market Opening Feb. 19 in Dobbs Ferry

by Anne Jaffe Holmes– Mom’s Organic Market opens for business on Friday, February 19 on Stanley Avenue in Dobbs Ferry, just off the Saw Mill River Parkway. It’s their first store in New York, and Mom’s is an extraordinary business with a mission: “To protect a... More »

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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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