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Soon, You Will Need Ten Digits For Every Call In Westchester

By Barrett Seaman– Starting April 24, making a local call in Westchester County is going to get more complicated—by three numbers. As things are now, if you live in the 914 area and you want to call your neighbor down the road in Dobbs Ferry (693-1234) or your... More »

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Hope And Help Mark The Beginning Of The End

By Barrett Seaman– Pale green buds are peeking out. Children are running around neighborhood streets and school playgrounds. Vaccine distribution sites are popping up all over—notably in disadvantaged communities. Empress Ambulance Services of Yonkers is worki... More »

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Greenburgh COVID Angels Get A Shout-Out From Chuck Schumer

The work of Greenburgh’s host of 260-some COVID Angels who volunteered their time, computer skills and persistence to get vaccination appointments for over 5,000 area seniors has come to the attention of U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. In a video me... More »

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Volunteer New York! To Mark 2020’s Record High Volunteerism

The worst of years brought out the best in us. That is the message that will be conveyed this Friday as Volunteer New York! celebrates six local citizens with its annual Volunteer Spirit Awards. They will be honored at a free “virtual” breakfast on Friday, Apr... More »

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Celebrating a Soldier, Senior and All-Around Amazing Guy

By Kevin Brown– Have you ever walked by Washington Irving School on Broadway in Tarrytown and noticed a pair of immense oak trees gracing the front lawn? One was planted by Anthony Pircio and his classmates in 1932. Pircio just turned 100 on March 5 and has be... 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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Legislator Williams Not Seeking Reelection to County Board

By Rick Pezzullo— Westchester County Board of Legislators Vice Chair Alfreda Williams will not be seeking a seventh two-year term in November. Williams, who represents District 8, which encompasses part of Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, Elmsford, northern Greenburg... 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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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 »

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Irvington High School Names Co-Valedictorians

Two students strong in the sciences were named as Irvington High School’s co-valedictorians for the Class of 2021. Henry Demarest, a founding member and captain of the school’s Robotics Team, and Esha Shenoy, president of the Science Olympiad and Academic Chal... More »

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Ardsley Rally In Support of Asian-Americans Draws 500

Ardsley Police had said they expected about 50 to show up at a rally in the village’s Louis Pascone Memorial Park on Saturday that was organized to show support for Asian- and Pacific Islander-Americans who appear to be the targets of recent violence across th... More »

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Gullotta House Receives United Way Grant

United Way of Westchester and Putnam announced that 30 local nonprofits were collectively awarded $500,000 from Phase 38 of the Emergency Food and Shelter Program. These grants are the fourth round of funding administered by United Way, which has cumulatively ... More »

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Sleepy Hollow Pop-Up Vaccine Site Tops Expectations

By Barrett Seaman— The initial response to the first call for 65+ seniors to get one of the 500 doses of Moderna vaccine supplied by Rite Aid was slower than expected but picked up steam as teachers and those 60 and older were invited. By the time the sign-up ... More »

Standing Up Against Anti-Asian Racism

Joint Statement Opposing Anti-Asian Racism; From the Town of Greenburgh Human Rights Advisory Committee, The River Towns Civil Rights Forum, Tarrytown-Sleepy Hollow Human Rights Action, and the Westchester Black Women’s Political Caucus  The Town of Greenburgh... More »

Rivertown schools - Dobbs Ferry, Irvington, Sleep Hollow, Tarrytown classrooms
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Rivertowns School Districts Cash in on Federal Rescue Plan Funds

By Rick Pezzullo— Local school districts will be receiving a chunk of the more than $2.5 billion set aside for New York State schools in the federal American Rescue Plan recently signed by President Joe Biden. “Everyone wants schools to reopen completely and f... More »

Summer camp dance camp - Westchester this summer 2021
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Yes, There Will Be Summer Camps This Year!

By Kira Ratan– After one long, cold and isolated winter, summer 2021 is looking better than ever, especially for day camps around Westchester. But, as the coronavirus pandemic continues on for what might be a second summer, children’s camps have had to make to... More »

Covid Angels in New York
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Feiner’s COVID Angels Work The System For Greenburgh’s Seniors

By Barrett Seaman– Because they were medical professionals, friends and friends of friends would ask Dr. Roger London and his wife Loretta, residents of Tarrytown’s Wilson Park, for advice on how to get an appointment for one of the newly approved COVID-19 vac... More »

Trustee Denise Scaglione was elected to a third term
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Unite Sleepy Hollow Candidates Roll to Victory in Village Election

By Rick Pezzullo— The Unite Sleepy Hollow Party candidates swept all five seats on the ballot in Tuesday’s village-wide election. Mayor Ken Wray, who was unopposed, was reelected to a seventh two-year term, while Village Justice Katherine Baldwin was also retu... 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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