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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 »

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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 »


Where To Go To Get a COVID-19 Test In Westchester (bilingual)

Many testing sites require appointments. Please call the testing site or your health care provider before you go for testing. If you go to a test site run by New York State, there is never any charge for your test. If you go to a test site operated by local go... 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 »


Time is Running Out to Complete the Census

By Linda Viertel–  Following the announcement by the U.S. Census Bureau that the deadline to complete the Census is this Friday, October 16 at 6 a.m. Eastern Time, Westchester’s Complete Count team engaged in a final burst to get as many people counted as poss... 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 »


Early Voting Will Be Available at 17 Westchester Locations

By Robert Kimmel– Prior to the general Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, Westchester’s registered voters will have a variety of times and locations at which they can cast their ballots. Citizens can vote as early as October 24, with polling places offering va... 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 »

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