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iana Loja, Village of Sleepy Hollow Community Liaison, coordinated a Census 2020 media event February 23 for Spanish-language media outlets and many other print and social media entities.
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Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown Join Forces on Census 2020

by Char Weigel  –      The first mailing of Census 2020 may not reach households until mid-March, but the villages of Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown are already at work to ensure a successful and complete count. The Sleepy Hollow-Tarrytown Census 2020 Committee i... More »

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Sleepy Hollow’s New Amenity at Horan’s Landing

by Kevin Brown –  The summer of 2019 marked the completion of a new rack built at Horan’s Landing that will hold up to 24 kayaks, canoes, and paddle boards. The slips will be available on a first come, first served basis to Sleepy Hollow residents first. Matt ... More »

New Police Officers - Sleepy Hollow, NY
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Community Policing Remains High Priority for SH Force

by Rick Pezzullo –  When Sleepy Hollow Police Chief Anthony Bueti was promoted to lead the village force in May 2016, one of his primary goals was to foster a tighter bond with residents through community policing initiatives. Nearly four years later, Bueti re... More »

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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 »

Sleepy Hollow Mayor Ken Wrey
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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 »