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Local Students Named Finalists in Major Science Competition

By Robert Kimmel  Three local students were among 300 students named as semifinalists in the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2020, described as “ the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors.” Tess Kaplan and Sa... More »

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Tarrytown Waterfront Zoning Woes and Misunderstandings

by W.B. King –  In November, Tarrytown’s Planning Board received a proposal from a developer calling for a hotel, marina and residential complex on the waterfront causing considerable outcry from concerned residents. A few weeks later, the Board of Trustees he... More »

1868 map of Tarrytown by By http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/beers.txt - This file was provided to Wikimedia Commons by Geographicus Rare Antique Maps, a specialist dealer in rare maps and other cartography of the 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, as part of a cooperation project., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=14690145
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Residents Invited to Help Plan Tarrytown’s Sesquicentennial

The year was 1870.  Ulysses S. Grant was President.  The country was recovering from the Civil War and had recently passed the 15th Amendment prohibiting state and federal governments from denying the right to vote based on race.    New York City’s first subwa... More »

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Alleged Tarrytown Serial Burglar Apprehended

They got him. The suspect in five Tarrytown burglaries that took place between Christmas and New Year’s Eve was tracked down and arrested in Yonkers by Tarrytown Police, with the help of the Greenburgh Drug and Alcohol Task Force. Tuesday afternoon, January 7,... More »

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Cuban Cuisine Finds a Familial Home on Tarrytown’s Main Street

by W. B. King –  While walking the streets of Cuba in 2015, Bebe Gonzalez was so inspired by the food and culture of his ancestral homeland that he had an epiphany. “I always wanted to open a restaurant that would keep the Cuban traditions and recipes alive th... More »

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Tarrytown Housing Task Force Takes a Comprehensive View

by Alexander Roberts –  With a number of projects on the drawing board or in the approvals process, Tarrytown has established a committee to use a comprehensive approach to housing development and affordability. The Housing Affordability Task Force grew out of... More »

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Tarrytown Discloses Cost of Parking Space

The price tag for Tarrytown’s purchase of more than half of the parking lot space adjacent to Citibank’s still vacant building at 1 North Broadway was $475,000, village officials have disclosed. The recent acquisition has allowed the village to continue to mai... More »

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The Swan’s House Opens in Tarrytown

by Barbara Moroch –  Home is where your story begins,” author Annie Danielson once said, and that’s something Arthur Gandy and Sara Swan have taken to heart. She made a career out of studying fine art and fashion design. He made a career in carpentry. Together... More »

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Tarrytown’s New Asst. Village Administrator Fulfilling Tasks

by Robert Kimmel –  Tarrytown’s newly appointed Assistant Village Administrator, Joshua Ringel, now within his fourth month on the job, appears to be seamlessly accomplishing the work for which he was employed. Ringel was chosen from a large list of candidates... More »

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Transit-Oriented Development Planned Across from Train Station

by Rick Pezzullo  –       A mixed-use project and a brewpub/restaurant are being planned across from the Metro-North train station in Tarrytown. Located at 29 Depot Plaza, the mixed-use project includes a 20,000-square-foot warehouse that will be renovated int... More »

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Tarrytown to Double Its Free Electric Vehicle Chargers

by Alexander Roberts –  Twelve years ago when they were installed at the train station on the west side of the tracks, Tarrytown’s three electric vehicle chargers were state-of-the-art. Heavily subsidized by the New York State Energy Research and Development A... More »

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The Swan’s House Opens in Tarrytown

by Barbara Moroch “Home is where your story begins,” author Annie Danielson once said, and that’s something Arthur Gandy and Sara Swan have taken to heart. She made a career out of studying fine art and fashion design. He made a career in carpentry. Together, ... More »

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Tarrytown Purchases Parking Spaces at Former Citibank Lot

by Robert Kimmel –  Recent negotiations with Citibank have resolved Tarrytown’s quest to purchase, for metered public use, approximately half of the parking lot space adjacent to the bank’s long-vacant building at 1 South Broadway. Last December, a leasing arr... More »

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Unopposed Incumbent Tarrytown Trustees Ready for Challenges Ahead

by Rick Pezzullo –  Seven-term Tarrytown Mayor Drew Fixell heads a Democratic Committee-endorsed team of four running unopposed on November 5 for four seats on the Village Board of Trustees. Fixell, an executive of a family-owned financial investment firm, who... More »

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »