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Tarrytown Police Make “Strong-arm” Robbery arrest

Tarrytown Police apprehended Junior Maria, a 26-year-old Tarrytown resident and charged him with Third Degree robbery and remanded him to the Westchester County Jail, with bail set at $2,500. Maria is alleged to have robbed a woman of her backpack as she was w... More »

photo by Robert Kimmel

Emergency Training Drill

By Robert Kim­mel – What the Vil­lage de­scribes as an “Emer­gency Train­ing Ex­er­cise” will take place in Tar­ry­town on Thurs­day, Sep­tem­ber 19. A re­lease is­sued by Vil­lage Ad­min­is­tra­tor Rich Slinger­land’s of­fice, an­nounced that Phelps Hos­pi­ta... More »

photo by Barrett Seamen

Fall Opening Set for Bridge Ramp

  by Robert Kimmel –  Motorists driving south on Broadway in Tarrytown will find it easier to access the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge beginning this fall. The long-closed ramp on South Broadway to the bridge will be reopened, according to the New York Thruway Authori... More »

Post Office USPS - Tarrytown NY photo by Tim Thayer

Mail Delivery to Tarrytown Apartment Complex Suspended

by Robert Kimmel –  A United States Postal Service policy that is designed to keep postal carriers from harm had harsh consequences late last month for residents of a Tarrytown residential complex. Some 200 tenants of the Sleepy Hollow Garden apartments at 177... More »


New Fireboat is Christened in Tarrytown with Fanfare

by Kevin Brown –  Due to the important location of Tarrytown to the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge and the work that village firefighters have done on the river during past emergencies, the brave and dedicated troupe now will be working with state-of-the-art e... More »

photo by Tim Thayer - Tarrytown Nearly New Shop closes

Nearly New Shop Closes Doors

The Hudson Independent expresses heartfelt gratitude to The Nearly New Shop in Tarrytown for its indispensable service to the community.  The shop, which opened in 1942 as a part of the Junior League of Westchester-on-Hudson, closed its doors at 35 South Broad... More »


Tarrytown Changes Village’s Peddler Rules After Claim

by Robert Kimmel –  Tarrytown has altered its Village Code on door-to-door sales solicitations following a recent claim by a pest control company that the existing village rules regarding time restrictions violated the United States Constitution. The Village C... More »


Interim SH High Athletic Director Looks to Revive Sports Programs

by Tom Pedulla –  Michael Gulino, who became the interim athletic director at Sleepy Hollow High School on July 1, is thinking big while admitting he has relatively little time to revive some of the school’s sagging sports programs. Gulino spoke of his desire ... More »


After 107 Years, The “Y” Will Be Leaving 62 Main Street

By Barrett Seaman For more than a century, the Tarrytown Y has been operating on south Main Street, where over the years it has worked to keep up with changing times–new trends in fitness, new demands for child care, which has become one of its largest program... More »


RV Blaze Stops New Bridge Traffic—And Then Some—For Hours

by Barrett Seaman A fire broke out onboard a recreational vehicle as it crossed the Mario Cuomo Bridge just before 3:30 p.m. Monday afternoon, heading west. The blaze and black smoke were visible for miles as rush hour traffic built up and eventually stopped d... More »