Category

Local News

Home » Local News

675 posts
Bookmark?Remove?

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 »

Bookmark?Remove?

Groundbreaking Held for Affordable Housing Project at YMCA Facility

By Rick Pezzullo—  A ceremonial groundbreaking was held Wednesday for an affordable housing development on the grounds of the YMCA facility in downtown Tarrytown. The $53 million project, known as 62 Main, will consist of 109 rental units for tenants aged 55 a... More »

Bookmark?Remove?

Greenburgh and COVID’s Disparate Impact

By Daniel R. Weinfeld— Greenburgh’s active COVID cases are plummeting and approaching the lowest number reported since the pandemic began. Masks are starting to come off, restaurants are beginning to fill, and Metro North is getting busier. Admittedly the pand... More »

Bookmark?Remove?

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 »

Bookmark?Remove?

Greenburgh Petition Aims To Slow Edgemont Incorporation Campaign

By Sue Treiman— Greenburgh officials fired off the latest salvo in the battle over Edgemont’s proposed incorporation Saturday when political leaders unveiled a petition calling for assurances that creating a new village won’t harm other Town of Greenburgh unin... More »

Bookmark?Remove?

Kelly, Nelson Lead SH Lacrosse to Undefeated Season

By Tom Pedulla— Will Kelly and Dylan Nelson provide shining examples of the level of student-athletes Sleepy Hollow High School wants to develop in abundance in the future. Kelly, the first four-year captain in the history of the lacrosse program, joined Nelso... More »

Bookmark?Remove?

Village Tax Rates to Rise Modestly for 2021-22

By Brianna Staudt Village tax rates will rise modestly heading into the new fiscal year June 1 as local governments take measures to blunt the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic economic downturn on taxpayers. Tax rates are rising between two and three percent fo... More »

Black Lives Matter posters in Irvington, NY
Bookmark?Remove?

BLM Sign Defacement in East Irvington Breeds More BLM Signs

On the eve of the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder, Roger Burkhardt and Jane Fankhanel put a fresh Black Lives Matter sign at the end of their driveway on Taxter Road in East Irvington. In the dark of night, someone spray-painted the sign with whi... More »

Latimer Greets Alfreda Williams
Bookmark?Remove?

Latimer Declares State of Westchester is Strong in Annual Address

By Rick Pezzullo— Westchester County Executive George Latimer delivered his fourth State of the County Address in the Legislative Chambers of the Board of Legislators Thursday night, issuing an optimistic message and a vow to rebuild the county from the toll C... More »

Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament - Greenburgh
Bookmark?Remove?

Greenburgh Agrees To Pay Millions To Settle Property Dispute

By Barrett Seaman– A case involving an opportunistic real estate developer, a clerical error by the Town of Greenburgh, its insurance company and four cloistered nuns came to an end on Friday after all parties signed a settlement and a judge dismissed the rema... More »

Vaccine incentive - Metro Card
Bookmark?Remove?

COVID Update: Get A Shot, Get A Freebie

By Barrett Seaman– Those who managed to get their COVID vaccinations earlier in the year have the peace of mind that they are protected from a deadly virus. But there is a downside: they are now missing out on a whole bunch of giveaways designed to entice peop... More »

Christopher Borsari
Bookmark?Remove?

Racial Slur in Sleepy Hollow Schools Under Investigation

By Rick Pezzullo— Officials in The Public Schools of the Tarrytowns are investigating messages containing a racial slur that were posted Thursday in the Google Classrooms of one Sleepy Hollow Middle School class and one Sleepy Hollow High School class. In a le... More »

School bus
Bookmark?Remove?

School Budgets Approved in Local Districts

By Brianna Staudt and Rick Pezzullo Voters overwhelmingly approved the 2021-22 school budgets yesterday proposed by Dobbs Ferry public schools, Irvington public schools, the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns and Pocantico Hills. All board of education (BOE) tru... More »

Subscribe for Free!
Get Local News

* indicates required

SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS

Advertisement
Andrea Martone Sleepy Hollow, Irvington and Tarrytown Real Estate Salesperson


Advertisement
TASH - Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow Farmers Market


Advertisement
Friends of the Riverwalk - Tarrytown, New York


Advertisement
  • Jazz Forum Tarrytown
  • Alland Block Insurance in Tarrytown, NY
  • Mt. Pleasant OddJobs
  • Kids Club


Advertisement
  • Irvington Theater
  • On The Hudson by Tom Sobolik


Advertisement
  • Advertise in The Hudson Independent - Community Newspaper
  • Eyebuzz Design - Westchester Web Design
  • Hud Indy salesperson ad