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Sleepy Hollow Named Safest Small ‘City’ in the U.S.

By Rick Pezzullo– The Village of Sleepy Hollow was recently named one of the safest places to live in the United States. AdvisorSmith, which dubs itself as a leading information resource for small business owners, studied crime data from a federal database to ... More »

left to right: Burns Patterson, Laura Rey, Craig Tompkinds, Ken Wray, Stephanie Rodnick, Anthony Giaccio, Kathleen O'Connor, Peter Tartaglia, George Latimer, Mary Jane Shimsky, Ken Jenkins
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Latimer Signs Legislation to Fund Tarrytown Lighthouse Restoration

By Barrett Seaman— Ten years ago, former Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino looked at cost estimates of more than a million dollars to restore the iconic Tarrytown lighthouse and saw a number that was just too big. This past year, when his successor, Ge... More »

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Arrest Made in Fatal Shooting in Sleepy Hollow

By Rick Pezzullo– A Mount Vernon teen was charged Wednesday in the fatal shooting Monday night of an Irvington man in Sleepy Hollow. Emmanuel Valentin Perez, 18, a student at Mount Vernon High School, pled not guilty in Westchester County Court to first-degree... More »

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Godwin, Lillis Reflect on Years on Tarrytown Board of Ed

By Linda Viertel– Long-time Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow residents are familiar with two dedicated public servants, Mimi Godwin and Joe Lillis, who collectively served on the Tarrytowns Union Free School District (TUFSD) Board of Education (BOE) for 58 years. B... More »

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LGBTQ+ Event At Patriots Park

By Hannah Lustyik-- PRIDE made its way to Patriots Park in Tarrytown on Saturday, where the first annual Greenburgh Human Rights Pride Rally was greeted by a substantial turnout. Despite inconsistent weather overhanging the weekly TaSH farmers market beforehan... More »

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Sleepy Hollow High Class of 2021 Graduates

The Sleepy Hollow High School Class of 2021 received their diplomas Thursday night on the football field in front of family, friends and school officials. The following is a list of the names of all the graduates: Nashali E. Adames Sandra  Yetunde Aderemi Kevi... More »

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Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow Girl Scouts Win Silver

Seven Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow girls from two local Girl Scout troops were awarded the Silver Award by the Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson council on Saturday, June 5, 2021.  The Girl Scout Silver Award is the highest award that Girl Scout Cadettes can earn... More »

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Sleepy Hollow High Girls’ Lacrosse Squad Makes School History

By Tom Pedulla– The success of the Sleepy Hollow High School girls’ lacrosse program, which closed the regular season with a 13-1 record that is the best in its history, has been years in the making. According to 11th-year head coach Blair Moynahan, the initia... More »

DeCicco's Edge on Hudson, rendering, in Sleepy Hollow
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New DeCicco & Sons at Edge-on-Hudson Raises The Retail Grocery Bar

By Barrett Seaman— Food shoppers in the rivertowns have long recognized the DeCicco & Sons supermarket in Ardsley as being a cut above the average grocer. Known particularly for its gourmet food section and beer department, the store, which opened in 2006, was... More »

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Kelly, Nelson Lead SH Lacrosse to Undefeated Season

By Tom Pedulla— Will Kelly and Dylan Nelson provide shining examples of the level of student-athletes Sleepy Hollow High School wants to develop in abundance in the future. Kelly, the first four-year captain in the history of the lacrosse program, joined Nelso... More »

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Village Tax Rates to Rise Modestly for 2021-22

By Brianna Staudt Village tax rates will rise modestly heading into the new fiscal year June 1 as local governments take measures to blunt the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic economic downturn on taxpayers. Tax rates are rising between two and three percent fo... More »

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Racial Slur in Sleepy Hollow Schools Under Investigation

By Rick Pezzullo— Officials in The Public Schools of the Tarrytowns are investigating messages containing a racial slur that were posted Thursday in the Google Classrooms of one Sleepy Hollow Middle School class and one Sleepy Hollow High School class. In a le... More »

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School Budgets Approved in Local Districts

By Brianna Staudt and Rick Pezzullo Voters overwhelmingly approved the 2021-22 school budgets yesterday proposed by Dobbs Ferry public schools, Irvington public schools, the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns and Pocantico Hills. All board of education (BOE) tru... More »

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Fred Astaire Studios Resumes Practice Parties after 15-Month Hiatus

By Alexander Roberts— In another sign of economic progress as the COVID-19 pandemic eases, Fred Astaire Dance Studios resumed their practice parties on May 14. About 20 students ventured out from social isolation to once again participate in a tradition at the... More »

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Two Local Students Win National Merit Scholarships

By Rick Pezzullo— Two local seniors were among 2,500 National Merit Scholarship winners named this week that were chosen from a pool of 16,000 students. Nicholas G. Papapanou of Irvington High School and Owen M. Dugan of Sleepy Hollow, who is home schooled, wi... More »

Debbie Brand New TT HS Principal
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New Principal at Sleepy Hollow High School Named

By Rick Pezzullo— A new principal has been chosen to lead Sleepy Hollow High School. Deborah Brand will succeed Dr. Tracey Smith at the start of the 2021-22 school year. Brand joins Public Schools of the Tarrytowns from the Highland Falls-Fort Montgomery Centr... More »

Gold Star Mother Dedication in Sleepy Hollow
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Gold Star Mother Margaret J. Horan Memorial Unveiled in Sleepy Hollow

By Rick Pezzullo— The Margaret J. Horan Gold Star Mothers’ Memorial was unveiled Sunday, May 9th at Horan’s Landing Park in Sleepy Hollow. The Memorial is a project initiated by Armando “Chick” Galella, a 100-year-old Sleepy Hollow resident and decorated WWII ... More »

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Mayor Wray Describes Transformation in Sleepy Hollow

By Robert Kimmel— During a recent optimistic appraisal of the progress Sleepy Hollow is making on several fronts, Mayor Ken Wray described two projects as “very important” to the village. Speaking at a virtual meeting of the Rotary Club of the Tarrytowns, Wray... More »

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