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Tarrytown Y to Host Abbott House Refugees June 9th

In many ways reflecting the values of the community that it serves, the Family YMCA at Tarrytown will be reaching out to refugee children currently in the care of Irvington’s Abbott House. On June 9th, the Y will host 40 to 50 Abbott House children at its Main... More »


Local School Budgets, Irvington Bond Referendum Approved

by Rick Pezzullo – Budgets for the 2019-2020 school year in the Tarrytown, Dobbs Ferry, Irvington and Pocantico Hill school districts and a bond referendum in Irvington were approved easily Tuesday. More than 70 percent of the budgets in each district are allo... More »

Falcon Cam

Born on the GMC Bridge – Falcons!

by Robert Kimmel Four yet-to-be-named, recently hatched baby Pere­grine Fal­cons exist in a nest box high atop the Gov­er­nor Mario Cuomo Bridge, 419 feet above the Hud­son River. The neona­tal apart­ment is cour­tesy of the New York State Thruway Au­thor­ity,... More »


A New Novel Featuring the Rockefellers

Former Exxon Mobil executive Bob Davis has taken his knowledge of the oil business and turned it into a novel due out this month. In Gusher: A Novel of the Rockefeller Oil Empire, Davis inserts a fictional character into the heady world of big oil at the birth... More »


Priest Brings Ash Wednesday to Irvington Commuters

Gareth Evans, newly installed Rector of the Church of St. Barnabas, Irvington’s Episcopal congregation, took a proactive approach to the tradition of marking the beginning of Lent with a cross of ashes on the foreheads of Christians: during both morning and ev... More »


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 »


College Dreams – Kid’s Club of Tarrytown & Sleepy Hollow

Helping to Make College Dreams a Reality: Kids’ Club of Tarrytown & Sleepy Hollow, Inc. hosted its 5th Annual Breakfast for Bedding on June 19 at the home of Board President, Jennifer Green. More than 50 guests donated new dorm room bedding and gift cards for ... More »


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 »


From Out of the Ashes, the Ardsley Country Club Reopens

by Barrett Seaman   In the wee hours of December 14, 2014, random individuals—a woman in Dobbs Ferry having trouble sleeping, a state trooper across the Hudson—reported seeing flames shooting skyward on the hilltop straddling the border between Irvington and D... More »

New Bridge

Westbound Lanes on New Bridge to Open in August

by Rick Pezzullo  Rockland-bound motorists will soon be the first to experience the new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge. Current Governor Andrew Cuomo announced last week that the westbound lanes of the 3.1-mile, state-of-the-art twin span will be open to traff... More »