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30 Left Homeless by Fire in Sleepy Hollow

By Rick Pezzullo— Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a fire Sunday night that destroyed a three-story home in Sleepy Hollow and left 30 people homeless. About 100 firefighters from 15 area fire departments battled the three-alarm blaze at 305 N... More »

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Entities Approve Settlement of Litigation with The Landing

By Rick Pezzullo— A four-year legal battle centering around the conversion of single-family residences to condominiums at The Landing on the Water at Dobbs Ferry for tax savings was recently settled by the entities involved. Last month, the Town of Greenburgh,... More »

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By Barrett Seaman– And after a year’s hiatus forced by the pandemic, it was indeed good to be back. Though chilly (especially for those dressed in kilts), the weather cooperated, with bright blue skies over a sea of green coats, hats, pants and the occasional ... More »


Westchester Holds COVID Commemoration Ceremony

By Rick Pezzullo— Westchester County held a ceremony Thursday in the lobby of the Michaelian Office Building in White Plains to commemorate the two-year anniversary of the county’s first confirmed coronavirus case. The lobby is one of two locations for the cou... More »

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Tarrytown Set to Take Action to Enhance Outdoor Dining

By Rick Pezzullo— Some positive changes for business owners and residents in the Village of Tarrytown are planned as a result of successful trials during the COVID-19 pandemic. On Feb. 22, the Board of Trustees scheduled a public hearing for Monday, March 7 at... More »


A Sharp Decline in the COVID Fear Index

By Barrett Seaman— A little over a month ago in this space, we reported what appeared then to be a significant turning point in Westchester’s battle against COVID-19. The infection rate that had nearly reached 23% a month before began to drop then—all the way ... More »


Sleepy Hollow Wrestling Team Wins Third Straight League Championship

By Tom Pedulla– Kevin Toribio, who captained the Sleepy Hollow wrestling team with fellow seniors Zach Burnett and Nick DelMonaco, described his time with the program as “blood, sweat, tears and glory.” It was the perfect summation – especially the glory part.... More »


Three Tarrytown Police Officers Promoted to Sergeant

By Rick Pezzullo— Three members of the Tarrytown Police Department were recently promoted to the position of sergeant. The village Board of Trustees unanimously approved the appointments of Matthew Toth, Christopher Schettino and Ian Yearwood at its Feb. 7 mee... More »


Ribbon Cutting Held for New Movie Theater in Dobbs Ferry

By Rick Pezzullo— A ribbon cutting ceremony was held February 10 to mark the official public opening of LOOK Dine-In Cinemas in the Rivertowns Square shopping center in Dobbs Ferry. Joining in the festivities with LOOK founder Brian Schultz were Dobbs Ferry Ma... More »


Sleepy Hollow Firefighters Push Back on Flag Display Ban

By Barrett Seaman— The culture wars came to Sleepy Hollow’s Village Hall on Tuesday night, February 8. Some 50 members of the village’s volunteer fire department and their supporters lined the back of the room and used the public comments portion of the meetin... More »


Family YMCA of Tarrytown to Relocate Daycare Program

By Rick Pezzullo— The Tarrytown Planning Board recently unanimously approved a plan for the Family YMCA of Tarrytown to relocate its daycare program. The YMCA Early Learning Center, which serves about 60 children with 20 adult staff, is moving its facility fro... More »


Local Student to Spread Kindness to Dobbs Ferry Residents

By Rick Pezzullo— A second-grade student at John Cardinal O’Connor School (JCOS) in Irvington is taking her school’s motto to heart during Catholic Schools Week. Catholic Schools Week takes place from Jan. 30 to Feb. 5 in schools throughout the Archdiocese of ... More »


Sleepy Hollow Senior Honored with First Alex Adair Leadership Award

By Tom Pedulla– Alex Adair, a football star and the first black hockey player in Westchester when he competed for Sleepy Hollow High School in the early 1980’s, left a legacy too significant to be forgotten. And now it will not be. The Alex Adair Leadership Fo... More »

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