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Village of Tarrytown Announces Police Community Survey

By Rick Pezzullo – The Village of Tarrytown is seeking input from residents as it works to comply with Governor Andrew Cuomo’s executive order regarding police reform. The village has launched its first ever police “Community Survey” that will help guide offic... More »

New Community Solar Site Unveiled in Tarrytown

By Rick Pezzullo– Westchester County Executive George Latimer joined representatives of Sunrise Solar Solutions and Tarrytown Self Storage for a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday of a solar array at 63 Cortlandt Street in Tarrytown. The solar system, which consi... More »

Westchester Pollinators Newsletter Singles Out Tarrytown

As part of its campaign to promote a superhighway for birds and bees in their quest to build a better world, Westchester Pollinators has this to say about Tarrytown’s role in the campaign: Did you know that Tarrytown is considered one of the prettiest towns in... More »

November News – Tarrytown Environmental Council

    NEWS OF THE MONTH FROM THE TARRYTOWN ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COUNCIL NOVEMBER 2020 WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT _____________________ This month, the birds are passing through – and staying in –  Tarrytown: a new community solar project is cutting the ribbon, D... More »

Three Tarrytown School Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

By Rick Pezzullo– Three employees in the Tarrytown School District tested positive this week for COVID-19, forcing the cancellation of in-person instruction at Morse Elementary School and the Sleepy Hollow Middle School/High School campus. Students are partici... More »

Virtual Meeting Gains Volunteers for Tarrytown Boards

 By Robert Kimmel – Running a virtual meeting, a widely used procedure now because of the pandemic, may have opened the way for the Village of Tarrytown to recruit residents more successfully to serve on its various committees, boards and councils. That is the... More »

October Newsletter – Tarrytown Environmental Council

  NEWS OF THE MONTH FROM THE TARRYTOWN ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COUNCIL Facebook Instagram Website OCTOBER 2020 WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT _____________________ This month, there’s great news for Tarrytown: a new community solar project is on-line. Dean explains w... More »

Departing Mayor Fixell Showered With Accolades

By Robert Kimmel– A stream of tributes for the departing Mayor and congratulations for his successor dominated the Tarrytown Board of Trustees meeting Monday evening.  The accolades flowed for Drew Fixell who resigned the mayoralty six days before, following h... More »

Fixell Resigns as Tarrytown’s Mayor

By Barrett Seaman– After 15 years in office and with 14 months before the next local election, Drew Fixell is stepping down as Mayor of Tarrytown. Only a handful of friends, family and colleagues knew as recently as a week before he submitted an official lette... More »

Tarrytown Back the Blue Convoy Rally Goes Off Peacefully

By Steve Gosset They came to Tarrytown in American flag-draped trucks, motorcycles, military-style vehicles—even on horseback—to show support for police they see as denigrated and dismissed in the current surge in calls for racial justice.   Bob Sanders, a New... More »

Provocative “Back the Blue” Rally Stirs BLM Supporters

By Barrett Seaman Days ahead of an announced “Back the Blue” rally, promoted as a “Flag Convoy” of military-style vehicles parading along Tarrytown’s waterfront and up Main Street, the winds of discontent have begun to blow through the village. More than 600 c... More »

Heroes: Sister Susan Gardella and the LIFE Center

By Annabelle Allen– The RSHM Life Center (Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary), a community center focused on education and social services located in Sleepy Hollow, celebrated its 25th anniversary in June. With the belief that Learning Is For Everyone (LIFE... More »

The American Divide, Patriots Park, June 26

By Annabelle Allen-- Tarrytown’s Patriots Park became just one of many hotbeds of American disunion Friday evening. A police barricade split the park down the middle for a Back the Blue Rally on the north end of the park, counter-protested by a Black Lives Mat... More »

Tarrytown Begins to Grapple with Police and Race

By Robert Kimmel – Tarrytown is acting speedily to meet the conditions of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s recent Executive Order pressing all municipalities in the state to engage their communities in a review of their Public Safety Operations. The Governor’s action w... More »

The Hackley School Class of 2020

Samuel Felix Perlman, Valedictorian Madeline V. Zuckerman, Salutatorian   Andrew Steven Abrons Emily Afriyie Lauren Marie Ahern Roya Foroughi Arjomand Christopher Bentley Arnold III Gabriel Diego Baez Jaewoo Bang Isabella Teresa Barrett David Ben-Ezra Joseph A... More »