Heard Around the Watercooler – May 2018

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by Maria Ann Roglieri – 

Congratulations Sleepy Hollow High School Students

Sophia Meyer and Natalie Smith both scored their 100th goal in varsity women’s lacrosse. Hannah Lustik made her 300th save.

Meanwhile, performing arts students at SHHS presented an outstanding production of Beauty and the Beast.

Congratulations Irvington  Marathoners

Two Irvington residents completed the Boston Marathon: Stefan Bohdanowycz, 41, 3:32:04, and Todd Juenger, 50, 3:38:40

Sleepy Hollow Named as  Westchester’s Most Beautiful Spot

Sleepy Hollow was named as Westchester’s most beautiful spot, according to a report released by newyorkupstate.com, which took a look at each county statewide and determined some of the state’s most desirable locations.

Gov. Announces Plan to Recycle Tappan Zee Bridge Materials

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that more than 40,000 cubic yards of cleaned and recycled material from the TZB will be dumped into coastal waters off of Long Island to construct artificial reefs. The material will be used to create six artificial reefs (Smithtown, Shinnecock, Moriches, Fire Island, Hempstead, and Rockaway) which will foster a stronger and more diverse marine ecosystem.

New Director for Tarrytown Arts Camp

Congratulations to the newly-appointed Camp Director Anna Povich de Mayor.The local arts camp offers a multi-arts camp, Latin Music and Dance, Clay Camp, Architecture for Kids, and the new Hudson Valley Rising Writers Creative Writing Camp. For more information about the Tarrytown arts camp, see http://tarrytownartscamp.com.

Tarrytown Resident Wins Recognition

Tarrytown resident Sherry Saturno has won 2018 National Healthcare Practice recognition for outstanding and enduring service in social work from the National Academies of Practice. Saturno is the Director of Social Services at Sprain Brook Manor in Scarsdale.

Family YMCA at Tarrytown Receives Grant/Donation

The Family YMCA at Tarrytown received a grant from Kids Club of Tarrytown & Sleepy Hollow, and an in-kind donation from Sign Extreme, to design and install a large awning over the Y Early Learning Center outdoor play area, protecting the children from sun exposure while they play.

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