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Regeneron Plans $1.8 Billion Expansion of Tarrytown Site

By Rick Pezzullo–  Regeneron is planning to invest approximately $1.8 billion over six years to expand its research, preclinical manufacturing and support facilities at the company’s Tarrytown campus and create 1,000 new full-time, high-skill jobs over the nex... More »

Leonard Andrew
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Leonard Andrew, Stellar Community Contributor, Dies at 79

By Robert Kimmel – Leonard Delessio Andrew was often honored for his numerous services and commitments to the community during his lifetime, and the tributes have continued following his death. Andrew died Saturday, July 10, at his residence, Kendal on Hudson ... 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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Work On The Tarrytown Y Begins In Earnest

By Barrett Seaman– Residents of Tarrytown might be forgiven for misinterpreting the message sent by the village Tuesday morning: “YMCA Demolition to Start.” The word “demolition” could suggest an earthshaking detonation that would take down the historic YMCA b... More »

Drew Bordeaux
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Tarrytown Musician Lets His Impulse/Instinct Lead the Way

By Rich Monetti– Tarrytown resident, Drew Bordeaux, recently released a new CD titled “Impulse/Instinct,” and, of course, he’s got the songs cued up on Spotify. However, the Fox Lane High School graduate is pretty succinct when it comes to expecting any moneta... More »

Manuel Salazar - murdered in Sleepy Hollow
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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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You Had To Have Been There

By Barrett Seaman— For nearly a year and a half, public meetings in the rivertown villages have been conducted by Zoom, with board members, whether Trustees, Planning, Zoning or Architectural Review Boards, appearing on Hollywood Squares-like panes, while memb... More »

Mimi Godwin and Joe Lillis
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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 »

Sleepy Hollow High School graduates
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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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John Hill, Jr., 66

John P. (JP) Hill, Jr., a former longtime resident of Tarrytown, died June 13. He was 66. Known as the kindest, friendliest, most thoughtful and fun-loving person anyone could know, he was born in Amityville, NY on October 18, 1954 to John P. and Gloria Barry ... 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 »

Ground breaking for old YMCA site for affordable housing in Tarrytown
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Groundbreaking Held for Affordable Housing Project at YMCA Facility

By Rick Pezzullo—  A ceremonial groundbreaking was held Wednesday for an affordable housing development on the grounds of the YMCA facility in downtown Tarrytown. The $53 million project, known as 62 Main, will consist of 109 rental units for tenants aged 55 a... 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 »

Christopher Borsari
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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 »

Robert Rachlin
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Robert Rachlin, 96

By Linda Viertel– Robert Rachlin, a 62-year resident of Gracemere in Tarrytown, died April 25. He was 96. Born in the Bronx in 1925, he was raised poor in the Depression and moved every six months for rent concessions. By age 13, when he was already six feet t... More »

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