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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 »

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Take An App-Guided Historical Tour Of The Rivertowns

By Barrett Seaman– They say there will be an app for everything someday. Now residents of the rivertowns can add one more app that will tell them what of historic significance is right under their noses. This particular app, produced by TravelStorysGPS, a comp... More »

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COUNTY BOARD APPROVES FUNDING FOR ELECTRIC BUSES

By Kira Ratan– Westchester County Executive, George Latimer announced in a press release on July 21 that, by a unanimous vote, the Westchester County Board of Legislators approved a $4,475,000 bond to be used for purchasing a fleet of electric transit buses, a... More »

Asociación de Familias Hispanas de los Tarrytowns
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Asociación de Familias Hispanas de los Tarrytowns

The Public Schools of the Tarrytowns’ Asociación de Familias Hispanas de los Tarrytowns (AFHT) held their annual Holiday Celebration on December 12th at John Paulding School. Families gathered for a festive evening, enjoying a potluck dinner, holiday crafts, m... More »

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County Launches Online Mental Health Service List and Map

By Barrett Seaman Westchester County has just unveiled a new internet-based service that provides easily-accessible information on where to find help when behavioral health problems arise. The Department of Community Health, working with the county IT departme... More »

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Nevis Labs in Irvington Hosts “Science-on-Hudson”

Public Lecture Series by Barbara Moroch –  Galileo Galilei. Isaac Newton. Albert Einstein. All easily recognizable names of renowned physicists who have made quantum leaps in our understanding of the universe and our place in it. Physics is arguably the bedroc... More »

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New Parking Spaces Available—and Just in Time!

By Barrett Seaman Just as the holiday shopping season is coming to a peak, Tarrytown Village Administrator Richard Slingerland announced that 35 additional parking spaces were available. Following lengthy negotiations, the village signed a stipulation agreemen... More »

MTA Finds Monopole Replacement

By Alexander Roberts The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced that it has found a replacement for the 150-foot monopole placed just 30 feet from a Franklin Courts playground.  At a conference call with Tarrytown Mayor Drew Fixell, Administrator Rich... More »

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Phelps Memorial Hospital Acquires Germ Killing Robots

by Barrett Seaman –  Let’s be clear: these robots are a force for good. Phelps Memorial Hospital in Sleepy Hollow, now a part of the Northwell Health System, has two of them. They’ve been busy zapping microorganisms since early May. When idle, the LightStrike™... More »

Ask the Doctor – What Goes Into a Hip Replacement?

by Dr. Jason Hochfelder, Phelps Hospital Close to 1 million hip replacements are performed in the United States every year, but very few patients know how the replacement parts are constructed or what materials are used. Can you provide some details about the ... More »

Phelps Hospital Adds Advanced Robotic Surgical System

By Robert Kimmel The most advanced minimally invasive surgical system is now available at Phelps Hospital. Recently acquired for use in the hospital’s Surgi-Center, the da Vinci Xi Surgical System is a robotic, computerized mechanism that offers major advances... More »

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Milestone Marked in Tarrytown

By Rick Pezzullo The installation of the 100th public electric vehicle charging station by New York State was marked in September during a ceremony at Pierson Park in Tarrytown. The New York Power Authority (NYPA) made the announcement during National Drive El... More »

ASK THE DOCTOR – What is 3D Mammography?

This month’s “Ask The Doctor” is the first in a continuing series planned to keep our readers up-to-date on health issues. Since October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’ve selected a timely first topic. Q. What is mammography? A. Mammography is a... More »

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Commentary – The Truth About Lead in Your Water

by Dean Gallea (on behalf of the Tarrytown Environmental Advisory Council) Recently, Tarrytown was cited by the U.S. EPA for several violations in reporting and following up on certain positive tests for lead in the Village’s drinking water. Village Administra... More »

Advances in Health Care Field Broaden Procedures for Patients

by Robert Kimmel Dr. Har Chi Lau does not hesitate when asked to identify what he considers as the foremost existing medical advance in his field. “Over the past decade, decade-and-a-half the greatest advance is the advent and progression of laparoscopic surge... More »

Public Workshop to Describe How Solar Panels Work

The public is invited to get a close-up look at solar panel technology at a workshop, Sunday, December 6, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Tarrytown Neighborhood House, 43 Wildey Street. Organized by Solarize Tarrytown and the Village, the event will offer attendees... More »

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