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Ground breaking for old YMCA site for affordable housing in Tarrytown
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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Announcing Season Two of Chef in Residence at Stone Barns

By Linda Viertel– Season Two of the Chef in Residence at Stone Barns program, a collaboration with Blue Hill Restaurant, has just begun. Pitmaster Bryan Furman is bringing his signature pit-smoked barbecue and seasonal side dishes, made from Hudson Valley prod... More »

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Fred Astaire Studios Resumes Practice Parties after 15-Month Hiatus

By Alexander Roberts— In another sign of economic progress as the COVID-19 pandemic eases, Fred Astaire Dance Studios resumed their practice parties on May 14. About 20 students ventured out from social isolation to once again participate in a tradition at the... More »

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