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Local School Budgets Approved Easily

By Rick Pezzullo— On Tuesday, May 17, voters in local school districts overwhelmingly approved budgets for the 2022-2023 calendar. In Tarrytown, the $86 million spending plan, which carried a 3.18% tax decrease for Tarrytown residents and a slight 1.38% tax hi... More »


Flags Become a Flashpoint in Local Culture Wars

By Barrett Seaman– Every now and again, tensions rise to the surface between the rivertowns’ uniformed police and firefighters on the one hand and an increasingly progressive citizenry and their elected officials on the other. Beginning with the murder of Geor... More »


Pro-Choice Rally Draws 400 to Tarrytown’s Patriots Park

By Barrett Seaman— A line-up of Pro-Choice activists and their political allies stirred a crowd of several hundred sign-bearing residents representing a range of gender preferences at Tarrytown’s Patriot Park on Saturday, May 14. The event was part of a nation... More »


Residents to Vote on School Budgets, Board of Ed Candidates May 17

By Rick Pezzullo— Local residents will have the opportunity to vote on school budgets for the 2022-2023 calendar and Board of Education candidates on Tuesday, May 17. Polls in the four area school districts will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Dobbs Ferry The Do... More »


Len Andrew Honored With Memorial Bench In Patriots Park

By Robert Kimmel – A new bench recently placed in Patriots Park by the Rotary Club of the Tarrytowns honors Leonard Andrew, a Rotarian who passed away last July. Andrew’s service to the community included many altruistic endeavors as reflected in the inscripti... More »


Board of Education Candidates Secure Spots on Ballot

By Rick Pezzullo— The annual school budget votes and Board of Education elections take place on Tuesday, May 17. Last week, candidates for available seats in local school districts had their petitions verified to secure spots on the ballot. In the Tarrytown Sc... More »


Nisco Slugging Sleepy Hollow to Resurgence on the Diamond

By Tom Pedulla– There is no guessing about what the future holds for Sleepy Hollow senior John Nisco. The Mercy College t-shirt the slugging center fielder wore at practice said it all. As much as Nisco is excited about what lies ahead, he is very much taking ... More »


DMV Opens Temporary Office in Tarrytown

By Rick Pezzullo— The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has opened a temporary office in Tarrytown. The short-term location in the Sleepy Hollow Hotel and Conference Center at 445 South Broadway will be open for 60 days while a new office is co... More »


Despite Elevated Chemical Levels, Tarrytown Water Still Safe to Drink

By Robert Kimmel – At week’s end, Tarrytown Village Administrator Richard Slingerland sent out a message to village residents to clarify the status of Tarrytown’s water supply. The message’s major point is that Tarrytown’s water is “safe to drink, wash and coo... More »

Melvin Seals and JBG (L-R: John Kadlecik, John Paul McClean, Melvin Seals and Jeremy Huenig) (photo by Bob Minkin)

Melvin Seals Brings Jerry Garcia’s Spirit to Tarrytown

By W.B. King— Long before playing alongside the likes of Chuck Berry, Elvin Bishop, Charlie Daniels, and his career-defining role in the Jerry Garcia Band, Melvin Seals was enveloped in Gospel music. “My dad was many things in our church,” Seals recalled of hi... More »

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Tarrytown Set to Take Action to Enhance Outdoor Dining

By Rick Pezzullo— Some positive changes for business owners and residents in the Village of Tarrytown are planned as a result of successful trials during the COVID-19 pandemic. On Feb. 22, the Board of Trustees scheduled a public hearing for Monday, March 7 at... More »


Three Tarrytown Police Officers Promoted to Sergeant

By Rick Pezzullo— Three members of the Tarrytown Police Department were recently promoted to the position of sergeant. The village Board of Trustees unanimously approved the appointments of Matthew Toth, Christopher Schettino and Ian Yearwood at its Feb. 7 mee... More »


Family YMCA of Tarrytown to Relocate Daycare Program

By Rick Pezzullo— The Tarrytown Planning Board recently unanimously approved a plan for the Family YMCA of Tarrytown to relocate its daycare program. The YMCA Early Learning Center, which serves about 60 children with 20 adult staff, is moving its facility fro... More »

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