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U.S. Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney

House Passes Law Curbing Oil Vessel Anchorage on Hudson

By Robert Kimmel— Legislation passed by the House of Representatives has moved the goal of keeping the lower Hudson River free of oil vessel anchorages a major step closer. Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney’s persistent efforts to have such a law approved has m... More »

Mario Cuomo Bridge in Tarrytown, NY - over the Hudson River with view of Nyack in the background

Toll Increases on Cuomo Bridge Approved by Thruway Authority

By Rick Pezzullo— Toll increases on the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge have been approved by the New York State Thruway Authority. Beginning on January 2, 2021, the toll for motorists using New York-issued E-ZPass will increase from $4.75 to $5.25. The toll will g... More »

Sleepy Hollow resident Rachelle Gebler

Local Food Pantries Serve Hundreds in Need

By Rick Pezzullo— Food insecurity in the rivertowns often goes unnoticed, but it’s an issue that affects hundreds. And with the pandemic raging, and unemployment claims at an all-time high, more residents are in danger of going hungry. Fortunately, residents c... More »

Indian Point

NRC Approves Transfer of Indian Point Despite Lack of Hearings

By Barrett Seaman– The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) went ahead on Tuesday and approved the transfer of licenses for the Indian Point Nuclear Power plant from current operator Entergy to Holtec, a company involved in de-commissioning two other nuclear pl... More »

State Senator Peter Harckham

Harckham Declares Victory in 40th State Senate District Race

By Rick Pezzullo— State Senator Pete Harckham declared victory Tuesday in his re-election bid for a second two-year term representing the 40th District, which includes the Town of Mount Pleasant and Village of Sleepy Hollow. Harckham trailed Republican challen... More »


Hastings Man Pleads Guilty in Fatal Dobbs Ferry Hit-and-Run

By Rick Pezzullo-  A Hastings-on-Hudson man has pled guilty in a 2019 hit-and-run crash that killed an elderly man in Dobbs Ferry.  Johnny Machado, 28, appeared in State Supreme Court Tuesday before Justice Barry Warhit and pled guilty to leaving the scene of ... More »


Share your thoughts about policing in Tarrytown

By Rick Pezzullo – The Village of Tarrytown is seeking input from residents as it works to comply with Governor Andrew Cuomo’s executive order regarding police reform. The village has launched its first ever police “Community Survey” that will help guide offic... More »



Watch short video on the budget here: (White Plains, NY) – In the midst of a crippling pandemic and on the heels of a listening tour around the County, Westchester County Executive George Latimer unveiled his 2021 proposed Operatin... More »

Mondaire Jones

Elsewhere On The Ballot, It Was Easy Sailing

By Barrett Seaman— With all eyes focused on the drama of the presidential race, only passing attention is being paid to the down-ballot competitions, which for the rivertowns include a congressional race, two state senate races, a state assembly seat, the Coun... More »


Astorino Leads Harckham in 40th State Senate District Race

By Rick Pezzullo– Former Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino leads incumbent State Senator Pete Harckham in the 40th Senate District, but the race is far from being decided. Following Election Night tallies in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties, A... More »


Former Children’s Village Residents Allege Sexual, Physical Abuse

By Rick Pezzullo  Ten former residents of The Children’s Village residential treatment center in Dobbs Ferry have taken legal action, accusing staff, administrators and older residents at the home for troubled boys of sexual and physical abuse over a 25-year p... More »

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