A revision to the Dobbs Ferry Village Code as of July 14 will enable more seniors and persons with disabilities who live in rent-controlled or rent-stabilized apartments to be eligible for a rent freeze, and their landlords to be eligible for a property-tax reimbursement.
David “Scotty” Shevlin, the “Voice of Dobbs Ferry Football” at Gould Park and one of the most recognizable figures in the village, passed away on July 9 after suffering a stroke. He was 84, and lived in Yonkers before moving to Dobbs Ferry eight years ago.
The postings on an Instagram account called “Black@Dobbs” paint a chilling picture about what life can be like for a person of color in a mostly white school district. The page, which had more than 60 posts as of July 8, is a place for current students and alumni to share anonymous stories a…
The Rivertowns may be dotted with finely groomed lawns and ornate flower beds, but according to a group of local gardeners and environmentalists, many of these suburban plots offer nothing to sustain pollinators, like bees and butterflies. In fact, they can become harmful deserts for pollina…
Dobbs Ferry Village Administrator Charlene Indelicato, who has been on duty since April 2016, retired on June 30.
Village resident Kate Foster will join the Dobbs Ferry Public Library as its new children’s librarian on Monday, June 29. Previously the children’s librarian at Palisades Library in Rockland County, Foster has the distinction of being a children’s book author herself.
Childhood Play-Doh experiments helped Dobbs Ferry High School senior Erika Totoro, 18, win first place last month in the first 2020 Reel Girls Film Festival animation category. Her 2.5-minute claymation short, “Farm to Trash,” starring an apple and a farmer, was up against eight other offici…
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order last week initiating Phase I of his four-phase plan to open businesses in the Hudson Valley. The order permits retail stores to provide customers with curbside or in-store pickup service, and gives store owners the right to refuse entry to anyone n…
Musician Lee Perry Gross of Dobbs Ferry has been a regular entertainer at nursing homes and other senior facilities in Westchester. The Fountains in Tuckahoe, The Osborn in Rye, and Rosary Hill Home in Thornwood are frequent stops on his performance circuit.
The Dobbs Ferry School Board election and budget vote will be by absentee mail ballot only, with a 5 p.m. deadline on Tuesday, June 9.
Instead of hanging out in the actual Commons — the cafeteria at the Dobbs Ferry Middle/High School— all four high school grade levels are connecting, through Instagram, in a “Virtual Commons.”
Regency Centers, owners of Rivertowns Square since April 2018, is proposing changes to the mixed-use development, located off the Saw Mill River Parkway.
Benny Hernandez, a sophomore at Iona Preparatory School in New Rochelle, received a letter last Friday, April 17, from State Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins, asking him to join her Youth Advisory Council.
“Gentle” is the word most often used by family, friends, and neighbors to describe Bruce Platt, who passed away at the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla on April 13, at age 73, of complications resulting from the Covid-19 coronavirus.
The Dobbs Ferry School District entered the second phase of its online “continued learning” process on April 13, as schools remain closed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The schools shut down on March 16.
Dobbs Ferry Middle/High School tech design teacher J.P. Kaminski likes to keep busy. In addition to teaching, he coaches the school’s cross-country team and, over the summer, he works as a counselor at Discover Camp in Hawthorne.
The International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Dobbs Ferry High School has cancelled its diploma and certificate program exams scheduled between April 30 and May 22.
Dobbs Ferry is sending in the angels.
The process of updating Dobbs Ferry’s 10-year-old Comprehensive Plan (also known as the Vision Plan) is underway.
The potential impact of the alternative veterans tax exemption will be the topic of a presentation by the Dobbs Ferry School District’s assistant superintendent for finance, facilities, and operations, Ron Clamser, at the March 24 meeting of the Dobbs Ferry School Board.
At the Rivertowns Pollinator Forum on Feb. 27 at Dobbs Ferry’s South Presbyterian Church, an audience of approximately 75 learned about the birds and the bees — the kind that pollinate plants.