Category

Rivertowns

Home » Rivertowns

26 posts
Police tape
Bookmark?Remove?

Man Sentenced to 10 Years for String of Holiday Season Burglaries

By Rick Pezzullo— A man who committed a string of holiday season burglaries in Westchester in 2019 and 2020, including residences in Tarrytown, Sleepy Hollow and Dobbs Ferry, was sentenced recently to 10 years in prison. German Martinez, 43, of Yonkers, pled g... More »

Rubber Duckies at the Duck Derby in Tarrytown's Patriot Park
Bookmark?Remove?

Rotary’s Duck Derby Racers Readied for Adoptions

By Robert Kimmel – The little ducks are back, ready for adoption! It was in April 2008 that the Rotary Club of the Tarrytowns conducted its first Duck Derby, an event that has now become a community tradition. This year’s 14th annual Derby is scheduled for Sun... More »

Rebecca Chianese
Bookmark?Remove?

Sleepy Hollow Author to Launch New Novel Saturday for a Good Cause

By Rick Pezzullo— Sleepy Hollow author Rebecca Chianese will be launching her new novel Unspoken on Saturday, April 24 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Scattered Books in Chappaqua. A Zoom event with Chianese will also be held from 3 to 4 p.m. In honor of Sexual Assault Aw... More »

Bookmark?Remove?

The Legacy of Living in Someone Else Through Organ Donation

By Laurie Leavy— The consideration of organ donation may be a difficult decision for some, or not a hard choice at all for others. That same decision could afford someone the opportunity to be called a hero, like Jocelyn “Joy” Pascua, of Tarrytown. After Pascu... More »

Bookmark?Remove?

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 »

Bookmark?Remove?

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 »

Bookmark?Remove?

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 »

Hudson River plunge
Bookmark?Remove?

Headless Horseman Plunge Raises $30,000 for Gullotta House

By Rick Pezzullo— Several dozen brave souls took a frigid dip in the Hudson River Saturday in Sleepy Hollow for a good cause. The 2021 Headless Horseman Plunge at Kingsland Point Park raised more than $30,000 to benefit Briarcliff-based Gullotta House, which w... More »

Irvington, NY Nature Center
Bookmark?Remove?

Irvington Earns Environmental Designation

– By Dean Gallea The Village of Irvington has earned certification as a Climate Smart Community (CSC), a designation in the NY State’s so-named program that rewards municipalities for specific actions they take towards mitigating climate change. Based on a sco... More »

Bookmark?Remove?

Holiday Shopping in the Rivertowns

2019 Gift Guide by Barbara Moroch –  There’s no place like home for the holidays…to celebrate with family and friends, to delight in the festive displays throughout the communities, and to shop for unique gifts from local merchants! Now’s the time to take a br... More »

Bookmark?Remove?

RiverArts Presents Internationally Acclaimed Dancers September 20

by James Miranda –  Dancing sensations Caleb Teicher and Nic Gareiss’s innovative, percussive talents will be on full display at the Irvington Theater on Friday, September 20 at 8 p.m. The performance will be an intimate duet between Teicher and Gareiss, hoste... More »

Bookmark?Remove?

Seaman Speaks to Rivertowns Rotary

At the group’s August 20th meeting, Jean Sears, president of the Rivertowns Rotary, introduced Barrett Seaman, chairman of the editorial board of The Hudson Independent, who spoke on his experiences as White House correspondent for Time Magazine during the Rea... More »

Bookmark?Remove?

Community Voices Heard Concert Fundraiser at Jazz Forum: January 31

  Increased political activism in the lower Hudson Valley has resulted in activists from different communities working together to support a wide range of initiatives.  Community Voices Heard (CVH)’s Jazz and Soul Night, on January 31st at Tarrytown’s Jazz For... More »

Bookmark?Remove?

Final Route 9 Bike Study Moving Ahead

by Barrett Seaman –  Transportation consulting firm Nelson/Nygaard of San Francisco gave their final report on November 17 on a proposal for a bike route along Broadway that would extend from the top of Sleepy Hollow to the Hastings/Yonkers line, that is assum... More »

Stormy water
Bookmark?Remove?

Storm Surge Barriers on the Hudson Under Review

by Charlene Weigel –  Tarrytown resident Glenn Butler knew that the hurricane headed his way just before Halloween in 2012 was no trick and certainly no treat. Butler grounded his boat at the Washington Irving Boat Club, making sure the plug was in and the mot... 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
  • Mt. Pleasant OddJobs
  • Alland Block Insurance in Tarrytown, NY
  • Kids Club
  • Jazz Forum Tarrytown


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