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Sleepy Hollow Boys Hoops Team Make Memories on NBA Court

by Tom Pedulla The pizza was great, the lights were bright at Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, and rarely have fans of the Sleepy Hollow boys’ basketball team felt better about the Horsemen than they did Wednesday, January 15. No, Sleepy Hollow did not win, stagi... More »

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Local Students Named Finalists in Major Science Competition

By Robert Kimmel  Three local students were among 300 students named as semifinalists in the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2020, described as “ the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors.” Tess Kaplan and Sa... More »

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Sleepy Hollow Board Considers Zoning Changes to Spur Development

by Elaine Marranzano –  The Sleepy Hollow Board of Trustees has proposed a novel zoning tactic that gives it power to make zoning changes on village-owned property in the inner village. Zoning variances are typically made by the Zoning Board of Appeals. While ... More »

Asociación de Familias Hispanas de los Tarrytowns
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Asociación de Familias Hispanas de los Tarrytowns

The Public Schools of the Tarrytowns’ Asociación de Familias Hispanas de los Tarrytowns (AFHT) held their annual Holiday Celebration on December 12th at John Paulding School. Families gathered for a festive evening, enjoying a potluck dinner, holiday crafts, m... More »

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First 2020 Baby (at least at Phelps)

At 2:14am on the first day of the new decade, Sandra Gomez of Sleepy Hollow gave birth to a baby girl, Samantha. She weighed in at eight pounds, four ounces and was 21 inches long at birth. She joins an older sister, Lizbeth. Samantha was not the first baby bo... More »

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Sleepy Hollow Scouts Place Flags on Veterans’ Grave Sites

For many years, the local chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) marked Veterans Day by planting American flags at the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery grave sites of those who served in the U.S. military. That practice ended with the closure of the VFW chapter. ... More »

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Dr. Gregg Semenza, Sleepy Hollow High Grad, Wins Nobel Prize

Dr. Gregg L. Semenza, a 1974 graduate of Sleepy Hollow High School, was one of three researchers awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their groundbreaking work on how cells sense and adapt to changing levels of oxygen around them. He credits h... More »

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A New Hal­loween Ghost Story: Mostly True as Far as You Know

by Elaine Mar­ran­zano –   It was a weird Hal­loween. For one thing it was snow­ing. The “white Hal­loween” of 2011 blew in on a Nor’easter which dumped 12 inches of snow on Westch­ester. Trees that still had their leaves caught the snow and snapped un­der the... More »

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Summer Soccer Horsemen Give Back to Sleepy Hollow

by Barrett Seaman –  This year’s Horseman Summer Soccer Tournament, with 26 teams playing over eight weeks, was notable for several reasons. While the teams are made up largely of boys, girls and men from Sleepy Hollow’s Hispanic communities, organizers were p... More »

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Sleepy Hollow Receives $250,000 to Restore Devries Park

by Rick Pezzullo –    Devries Park in the Village of Sleepy Hollow will undergo extensive restorations, thanks to a $250,000 grant secured by State Senator Peter Harckham (D/40th Senate District). The planned restorations at the park include clearing and resto... More »

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Sleepy Hollow Blaze Burn It Up in Soccer Tourney

by Kevin Brown –  While many kids were enjoying August weekends at the beach or pool, the Sleepy Hollow Football Club, Blaze, traveled to Hershey, Pennsylvania to take on all comers in the Hershey Cup, U-13 Girls Soccer Division. Even though Blaze has already ... More »

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Sleepy Hollow Receives $250,000 to Restore Devries Park

by Rick Pezzullo –  Devries Park in the Village of Sleepy Hollow will undergo extensive restorations, thanks to a $250,000 grant secured by State Senator Peter Harckham (D/40th Senate District). The planned restorations at the park include clearing and restori... More »

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Interim SH High Athletic Director Looks to Revive Sports Programs

by Tom Pedulla –  Michael Gulino, who became the interim athletic director at Sleepy Hollow High School on July 1, is thinking big while admitting he has relatively little time to revive some of the school’s sagging sports programs. Gulino spoke of his desire ... More »

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Sleepy Hollow Receives $375,000 Grant from State DEC

by Rick Pezzullo –  The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has awarded the Village of Sleepy Hollow a $375,000 grant, which is provided by funding though the New York State Environmental Protection Fund 2019 Hudson River Estuary Prog... More »

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Lights of Liberty Shine at Sleepy Hollow’s Kendal on Hudson

On the eve of a weekend when federal immigration enforcement officers were poised to apprehend thousands of undocumented immigrants in ten American cities, opponents of the Trump administration’s hard-line policies expressed their displeasure in various ways. ... More »

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After 107 Years, The “Y” Will Be Leaving 62 Main Street

By Barrett Seaman For more than a century, the Tarrytown Y has been operating on south Main Street, where over the years it has worked to keep up with changing times–new trends in fitness, new demands for child care, which has become one of its largest program... More »

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Installment Two: The Sketch Book Itself

Editor’s Note: Admit it, few of us –  beyond the Legend that puts us on the map –have actually read The Sketch Book collection it lives in. Here’s a primer on The Sketch Book itself in this second installment excerpt from a new introduction for the collection ... More »