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Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow To Vaccinate 500 on March 20

Pop-Up Sites Proliferate as the Supply Stream Opens Up By Barrett Seaman— Working with the Rite Aid chain of pharmacies, the villages of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow announced today that they will hold a one-day “pop-up” vaccination site at the Sleepy Hollow Mi... More »

Tarrytown Police Chief John Barbelet

Pandemic Cause of Major Drop in Tarrytown Police Arrests     

By Robert Kimmel – – Tarrytown’s Police Department has reported a significant drop in total arrests during 2020, attributed mainly to the COVID-19 pandemic. While arrest numbers for the past four years in the village have shown small declines each subsequent y... More »

Tarrytown government - election 2021

Brown Heads Tarrytown Dems/Tarrytown United Slate

By Rick Pezzullo— Tarrytown United and the Tarrytown Democratic Committee recently endorsed a slate of candidates for this November’s village election. At the top of the ticket is Trustee Karen Brown, who is running for mayor. Current Mayor Tom Butler is not s... More »

Sleepy Hollow new park along the Hudson River in Westchester County - Riverwalk will continue

Sleepy Hollow’s Stretch of the RiverWalk to Feature Park

By Barrett Seaman— Where once Chevrolet, Pontiac and Olds minivans rolled off the assembly line at the old GM plant, a jewel of a park will lie between the Hudson and the condominium complex known as Edge-on-Hudson. It will be part of the link that bridges Kin... More »


COVID Update: The Tarrytown-Sleepy Hollow Pop-Up Campaign

By Barrett Seaman— Every other day or so, the governor announces the opening of another “pop-up” vaccination site, where a medical team shows up, sets up shop and invites the neighbors in for a shot. Residents of the village or neighborhood can just drop by an... More »

Sleepy Hollow team captains (L-R:) Kevin Sullivan, Zach Rudder and Ben Good.

High School Basketball Teams Ready to Hit the Hard Court

By Tom Pedulla— The Hudson Independent examines the prospects of local schools for the varsity basketball season. Due to the pandemic, Hackley School in Tarrytown and The Masters School in Dobbs Ferry will not field basketball teams this winter. GIRLS DOBBS FE... More »

Vanda Ficolora

Doris Friedman, 88

Doris Toltz Friedman, a resident of Tarrytown and former village justice, died suddenly February 3. She was 88. Born on December 16, 1932 to Frances z’l and Harry Toltz z’l in Chelsea, Massachusetts, she grew up surrounded by an extended family in a city she l... More »

Winter storm on streets

Tarrytown Moves to a Full State of Emergency

The Village has upgraded our snow emergency to a full state of emergency, given the ongoing conditions of the storm, and the emergency declarations by County and State. The emergency will remain in effect until 6 p.m. Tuesday unless extended or amended. The up... More »


Tarrytown Police Reform Process Continues

By James Carsey– Tarrytown continues to work towards fulfillment of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Order requiring police jurisdictions in the state to review their policies and relationship with the community. The latest step came on Tuesday, January 26, w... More »


Tarrytown Trustees To Host Town Halls On Police Reform

By Barrett Seaman– With a draft version of the Police Reform & Reinvention plan available to the public on the village web site for about two weeks, the Tarrytown Board of Trustees has scheduled two “Town Hall” hearings intended to elicit public opinion of the... More »

Jane Kang Lawrence (left) and Monica Carrier with their current show at Peep Space

Stop By for a Peep Into Tarrytown’s New Art Space

By James Carsey— On any given day we make small talk with strangers. It’s usually inconsequential and helps us pass time, fill voids of silence, and show politeness in social situations. On rare occasions, the conversation alters the future. That’s what happen... More »


Woman Rescued from Hudson By Tarrytown Police, EMTs And Firemen

At 10:18 a.m. Wednesday, Tarrytown police were notified by a resident that a woman had jumped into the Hudson River from the RiverWalk adjacent to the Hudson Harbor townhouse complex. Police, Ambulance and Fire Department personnel were dispatched to the scene... More »


Tarrytown Police Reform Group Issues Draft Report

By Barrett Seaman– Residents of Tarrytown are getting their first look at the findings and recommendations of the Police Reform and Reinvention Committee. The group was formed last summer in response to a mandate by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo that every co... More »

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