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Kim Seeking First Full Term on Tarrytown Village Board

By Rick Pezzullo — Of the four incumbents on the ballot November 2, Tarrytown Trustee David Kim has the least government experience under his belt (having only served since September 2020, when he was appointed to fill a vacancy), but he brings a broad range o... More »

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Weinstein Looks to Rely on Past Gov’t Experience to Help Village

By Rick Pezzullo — Mark Weinstein is no stranger to the inner workings of government. Weinstein, who is running for one of three available trustee seats in Tarrytown on Nov. 2 as part of the Preserve Our Village team, served as legal and legislative counsel fo... More »

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Rotary Club of the Tarrytowns To Celebrate 100th Anniversary

By Robert Kimmel — With an extensive history of supporting a multitude of philanthropical activities, the Rotary Club of the Tarrytowns celebrates its 100th anniversary this November.  It was on Nov. 9, 1921, that 17 charter members gathered for a luncheon mee... More »

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Longtime Planner Friedlander Hopes to Make a Difference as Trustee

By Rick Pezzullo — As chairman of the Tarrytown Planning Board for 48 years, Dr. Stanley Friedlander helped shape the growth of the village for nearly five decades. Despite being removed as chair in a controversial move by the Board of Trustees in April, Fried... More »

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Community Food Pantry Raises More Than $35,000

By Barrett Seaman— For the first time in the dozen years it has existed, the Community Food Pantry of Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown held a fundraiser — an open bar event on Sunday at the Kathryn W. Davis RiverWalk Center at the entrance to Sleepy Hollow’s Kingsl... More »

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McGovern Looks to Remain on Board to Complete Unfinished Business

By Rick Pezzullo — Becky McGovern has been a member of the Tarrytown Board of Trustees for the last 14 years but still has the zeal to tackle the many issues facing the village. “First, let me start off by saying it has been an honor and privilege to have serv... More »

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Tarrytown Police Unveil Memorial

By Brianna Staudt — The Tarrytown Police Department unveiled a memorial over 20 years in the making late this afternoon before a large crowd of police department families, local officials and community members. The memorial is located under a tree to the right... More »

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Murphy Maintains Village He Grew Up In Needs a Leadership Change

By Rick Pezzullo — Lifelong Tarrytown resident Terence Murphy ran unsuccessfully for a seat on the Board of Trustees in 2016. Five years later, he’s giving it a shot once again. Murphy, a 28-year member and past Chief of the Tarrytown Fire Department, is one o... More »

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Phillips-Staley Seeks to Involve Community to Improve Tarrytown

By Rick Pezzullo — Village of Tarrytown Trustee Candidate Effie Phillips-Staley is the only non-incumbent on the Democratic and Tarrytown United ticket, but she has gotten a good perspective of some of the needs of the village through her role as director of t... More »

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Experiences with Village Motivated Bartolacci to Seek Office

By Rick Pezzullo — When Peter Bartolacci submitted plans to construct two-tiered retaining walls in the rear and side yards of his property on Miller Avenue in 2012, he had no idea nine years later that he would still be seeking approval —  and pursuing electe... More »

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Former Mayor Fixell Endorses Brown in Tarrytown Mayoral Race

By Rick Pezzullo — One of the three candidates running for mayor in the Village of Tarrytown recently received a major endorsement. Trustee Karen Brown, who is heading the Democratic and Tarrytown United ticket, is being supported by former Mayor Drew Fixell. ... More »

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Five Express Interest In Developing Property Leased by Boat Club

By Barrett Seaman— The Washington Irving Boat Club was joined by four other parties in submitting RFQ/RFI (Request for Qualifications/Request for Interest) responses promulgated by the Village of Tarrytown last July. The deadline was Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 11... More »

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Tarrytown Mayoral Candidates Share Positions on Key Issues

The Hudson Independent asked the three candidates for mayor of Tarrytown — Karen Brown, Paul Janos and Doug Zollo — the same five questions about key local issues. Read below for their responses, ordered randomly. Janos did not answer the questions by the publ... More »

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Sleepy Hollow Tarrytown Chamber Endorses Latimer for Re-Election

By Brianna Staudt — In a first, the Sleepy Hollow Tarrytown Chamber of Commerce endorsed  Westchester County Executive George Latimer for re-election this afternoon. The chamber has never before endorsed a candidate for public office. It announced the endorsem... More »

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Hackley Football Team Aiming to Harness Talent 

By Tom Pedulla — Vic Quirolo, Hackley’s new football coach, calls it a “crazy scenario” that he inherited. And it is all of that. Although Quirolo comes with excellent credentials as the former head coach at Iona Prep, he has never coached in the Ivy League be... More »

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Boat Club Competes to Keep its Tarrytown Waterfront Home

By Barrett Seaman— For 65 years, the Washington Irving Boat Club (WIBC) has provided dockage for Tarrytown boaters, as well as food, drink and entertainment at a popular riverside restaurant/bar on its premises. The club is located on a four-acre patch of land... More »

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Inside Last Week’s Rivertowns Power Outage

By Brianna Staudt — The phone rang at 6:40 a.m. on Monday morning. Retiring Public Schools of the Tarrytowns Transportation Director Cy Hughes reported he was in the district transportation building, and the power was out. Tarrytowns Superintendent Christopher... More »

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