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Greenburgh Donates Shelter to Paws Crossed Animal Rescue

by Robert Kimmel Dormant for many months, the former Pets Alive Animal Shelter in Elmsford is expected to be home again for some animals before the summer is over, or perhaps before it begins. The Town of Greenburgh has agreed to donate the property to Paws Cr... More »

Village Budgets at a Glance

Irvington At its April 4 meeting the Irvington Village Board was scheduled to hold a public hearing on its tentative budget for 2016-17—a budget that totals just under $17 million and represents a 1.68% increase in expenditures over the year past. The all-impo... More »

Residents Looking Forward to Bike/Pedestrian Path on New Bridge

by Rick Pezzullo Outdoor enthusiasts expressed satisfaction with plans for Shared-Use Path and Bicycle/Pedestrian Connections when the replacement crossing for the Tappan Zee Bridge is built. A handful of bicyclists, runners and walkers offered a few suggestio... More »

Full Property Tax from Development for Sleepy Hollow

by Robert Kimmel “I believe we ended up in a very good position, “ is the way Sleepy Hollow Mayor Ken Wray described the outcome of a vote taken by the Mount Pleasant Industrial Development Agency which approved a payment in lieu of taxes, (PILOT) requested by... More »

Irvington Homeowners Stunned by Tyler Reassessments

by Barrett Seaman The couple, independent writer/actors, had moved from Brooklyn to Irvington because the public school system would cover much of the cost of educating their special needs child. They bought a cozy 1,200-square-foot house on one of Irvington’s... More »

Tax Payments See-Saw for Sleepy Hollow Residents

by Robert Kimmel Property owners in Sleepy Hollow are facing variable school tax payments for the current and subsequent tax year because of a miscalculation by the Town of Mount Pleasant when it assessed Edge-On-Hudson, the planned riverside development in th... More »

Solutions May Be on the Way for Tarrytown’s Parking Woes

by W.B. King Tarrytown business owners, residents and visitors share a love for the village and angst for its lack of parking, a vexing issue dating back decades. But early last month, a silver lining appeared during a closed meeting of the Tarrytown Merchants... More »

Workshop Next Step in Station Study

Tarrytown’s station area continues to be under study by a steering committee of the Village’s Planning Board and local residents, with a public workshop to discuss its progress scheduled at the Tarrytown Senior Center, Sunday, May 1, at 1 p.m. Public input fro... More »

Tarrytown First/GOP Slate Running to Offer Choice to Voters

by Rick Pezzullo Three volunteer firefighters and longtime village residents are running on the Tarrytown First and Republican party lines on March 15 to offer voters a choice in the race for three seats on the Board of Trustees. “We’re hoping to give the peop... More »

Sleepy Hollow Village Board Race Uncontested

by Rick Pezzullo Unlike neighboring Tarrytown, voters in Sleepy Hollow will only have one slate of candidates to choose from in the general election on March 15. The Unite Sleepy Hollow ticket will feature Rachelle Gebler, Sam Gonzalez and Sandra Spiro. They w... More »

Tarrytown United/Dem Slate Aims to Build on Accomplishments

by Rick Pezzullo The slate endorsed by the Village of Tarrytown Democratic Committee and Tarrytown United have a combined 30 years of experience in elected office and government service in the village and are looking forward to building on their accomplishment... More »

Parking and Traffic – Your Ideas

Parking and traffic are persistent concerns in the Rivertowns. From Tarrytown’s efforts to acquire public parking in a lot behind a business row on North Broadway to its moves to reacquire public parking behind the now closed Citibank, to Irvington’s proposed ... More »

Irvington Ponders a Wholesale Revision of its Parking Rules

by Barrett Seaman Parking has sometimes been called (a bit facetiously) the third rail of Irvington politics. In a village where finding a parking space has been a headache for generations, a village that has had on its books since 2003 a comprehensive ban on ... More »

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