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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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Eligibility Threshold Drops to 50-Year-Olds in NY State

By Barrett Seaman— As of 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 23, New Yorkers 50 and older are eligible to make appointments for a COVID vaccine, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday. That comes on the heels of Sunday’s announcement that residents with comorbidities ... More »

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Pharmacies Now Able To Vaccinate Comorbid Adults

By Barrett Seaman– The State continues to expand both the population of those eligible to receive a COVID vaccine and the vehicles for delivering it. The latest group, already eligible at state-run vaccine sites, are residents over 16 years of age with comorbi... 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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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Sleepy Hollow Trustee Candidates Convey Views on Village Issues

By Robert Kimmel- Each of the four candidates competing for the three open seats on the Sleepy Hollow Board of Trustees in next Tuesday’s elections have provided residents with broad views on where they stand on a variety of issues facing the village. The cand... More »

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Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow Vaccine Pop-Up Seeks Volunteers

By Barrett Seaman– After lowering the age limit from 65 to 60 and adding teachers to the list of residents eligible for a one-day vaccination clinic on March 20th, officials at the two villages were able to fill their appointment schedules and even add an addi... More »

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Local Democratic State Leaders Call for Governor to Resign

By Rick Pezzullo— Three local Democratic state representatives have called for Governor Andrew Cuomo to resign amidst sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior allegations from five women. At the head of the growing chorus of officials who have lost confide... More »

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Appointments Still Available for March 20 COVID Vaccinations

WHAT TARRYTOWN COVID-19 VACCINE POP-UP CLINIC WHO Requirements for participating in the pop-up clinic: •    You must be 65 or older & a New York Resident. Unfortunately, Rite Aid is only able to administer vaccines to those OVER the age of 65 at this time. •  ... More »

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Sleepy Hollow Trustee Candidates Participate in Virtual Public Forum

By Robert Kimmel – On Wednesday, March 10th, Sleepy Hollow residents had an opportunity to see and hear from each of four candidates running for the village’s three open Board of Trustees seats in this month’s election. The four contenders participated in a ca... More »

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Hastings Man Sentenced for Fatal Hit-and-Run in Dobbs Ferry

By Rick Pezzullo— A Hastings-on-Hudson man was sentenced Thursday to one year in jail in connection with a 2019 hit-and-run accident that left a 91-year-old Dobbs Ferry man dead. Johnny David Machado, 28, pled guilty in November to Leaving the Scene of an Acci... More »

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900-Plus Apply For Dobbs Ferry’s One-Day Vaccine Pop-Up

By Barrett Seaman— Area residents who called in early enough to be among the first 500 to apply for a shot of the Moderna vaccine on Saturday, March 6 are getting phone calls Tuesday telling them that they made the cut. More than 900 applied, said Dobbs Ferry ... More »

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Pandemic Cause of Major Drop in Tarrytown Police Arrests     

By Robert Kimmel – – Tarrytown’s Police Department has reported a significant drop in total arrests during 2020, attributed mainly to the COVID-19 pandemic. While arrest numbers for the past four years in the village have shown small declines each subsequent y... More »

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COVID Update: Pop-Ups Popping Up All Over

By Barrett Seaman— If the state can do it, why not individual communities? Somewhat frustrated with New York State’s seemingly arbitrary decisions as to where to set up so-called “Pop-Up” vaccine sites, village officials, including those in the rivertowns, are... More »

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COVID Update: A Tip On How To Score A Vaccine Appointment

By Barrett Seaman— There are literally tens of thousands of Westchester residents who are eligible to receive a COVID vaccine but have been unable to land an appointment going by the book through the state’s authorized system. And then there are anecdotes by t... More »

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