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After 13 years, Tarrytown’s A NU Toy Store To Close

By Brianna Staudt– It immediately catches the eye of any child walking down Main Street in Tarrytown: a Ferris wheel, as tall as a grownup, built out of K’NEX spinning in a window. Soon, the iconic hook for A NU Toy Store will be gone, sent home to the winner ... More »

Irvington Police Car

Here’s How The Rivertowns Envision Police Reform.

By Barrett Seaman— By the first of April, a passel of reports from some 500 New York State municipalities with their own police departments will have accumulated in some office in Albany, near to that of Governor Andrew Cuomo. He asked for it. Last June, in th... More »

Revolutionary War painting

Dr. W. Describes Tarrytown’s Role in the Revolutionary War

By Barrett Seaman– Erik Weiselberg, PhD, known by his Irvington High School students as Dr.W., also the Principal Historian for the Revolutionary Westchester 250 project, gave a presentation on Sunday, November 15 on Tarrytown’s role in the Revolutionary War. ... More »


Westchester Needs Mail-In Ballot Tracking

To the Editor: Thousands of Westchester voters will be casting their ballots for President of the United States for Congress and for State Legislative positions by absentee (mail-in) ballots.  With the postal service being very unreliable, voters have no way o... More »


Car Thefts in Westchester On the Rise

By Robert Kimmel–    The number of car thefts in Westchester is rising at a rate which County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino Jr. describes as “staggering.” Sleepy Hollow and Irvington are among the top five communities, other than the County’s four major c... More »


Changes in NYS STAR program Likely to Cause Angst

By Barrett Seaman– When property tax bills go up in Westchester, people notice. They have—and they have. School tax bills mailed out by Greenburgh in recent weeks show an increase that varies according to district but isn’t due solely to higher property assess... More »


Reggie Lafayette Bows Out of Race for County Democratic Party Chair

By Barrett Seaman– Not a week after declaring in a television interview his intention to run as the incumbent chair of the Westchester County Democratic Committee (WCDC), Reginald “Reggie “Lafayette informed county District Leaders that he was withdrawing from... More »


Irvington Resident Captures Best Birding Memory in Children’s Book

By Annie Rubinson— Lester Feldman describes himself as a “life-long birder,” having dedicated much of his 91 years to exploring North America and its plethora of unique bird species. Recently, the long-time Irvington resident brought his most memorable birding... More »


Message on T-Shirts Causing Concern In Dobbs Ferry

By Robert Kimmel – The “Welcome to Dobbs Ferry” emblazoned on the front of T-shirts left anonymously at the homes of three Black families in Dobbs Ferry didn’t foretell the full message that the shirts conveyed. On their backs was a longer message, which, whil... More »

Trees down in Tarrytown

Con Ed Storm Aftermath: And the Beating Goes On

By Barrett Seaman— Westchester County Executive George Latimer was one of the witnesses testifying before a joint Senate/Assembly public hearing on the performance of utilities in the wake of Hurricane Isaias earlier in August, and he continued the drumbeat of... More »

Tree on power lines in Sleepy Hollow

New York Fines Con Ed for Poor Response to 2018 Storms

By Robert Kimmel– Con Edison, under fire for its response to this month’s hurricane Isaias from state, county and local officials, has gotten another heavy whack; a total of $10.75 million in fines against the company and an affiliated utility, imposed by the ... More »


Local School Districts Unveil Plans for Reopening in September

By Rick Pezzullo– With Governor Andrew Cuomo giving the go-ahead earlier this month for school districts to reopen in September, local school officials have submitted plans on how students, faculty and staff can function safely during the coronavirus pandemic.... More »

Coned in Westchester County storm damage

Isaias’ Mess Was Bigger Than at First Sight

By Barrett Seaman– A cloudless and windless sky looked down on the destruction left by Tropical Storm Isiais the day after the storm swept through the Hudson Valley and on into New England. Initially modest reports of power outages exploded like some of the tr... More »


A 3.6-Mile Art Gallery

By Annabelle Allen– The new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, the largest infrastructure project in the nation, now has another claim to fame as the Highline of the Hudson Valley.  At 3.6 miles long, the bicycle and pedestrian path is home to the largest permane... More »

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