Though he retired as pastor of South Presbyterian Church in 2013, Rev. Joseph H. Gilmore, who died last month at age 76, remains a leading light in Dobbs Ferry.
Site plans for the development of properties at 13 English Lane and 181-195 Ashford Avenue, both owned by Andrew Cortese of Cortese Construction in Dobbs Ferry, are in different stages of the approval process. Christina Griffin of CGA Studio in Hastings is the architect for both projects.
Zion Episcopal, the church that has sat atop the hill at 55 Cedar Street in Dobbs Ferry since 1833, has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The Register is the nation’s official list of properties worthy of preservation. It also recognizes Zion’s importance to the history…
A lawn sign stating “Black Lives Matter” was defaced last month outside the home of an interracial family in Dobbs Ferry. Between Saturday, Dec. 12, and Sunday, Dec. 13, the word “Black” was covered with the word “All” printed on a strip of white paper.
Twenty households in the Price Street area successfully called the Dobbs Ferry Village Board’s attention to unsafe traffic conditions in their neighborhood. On Nov. 24, the board authorized Phil Grealy of Maser Consulting to conduct a study and make recommendations for improvements.
Brittany “Bret” Bucci of Sleepy Hollow is a novelist and playwright who also happens to be secretary to Springhurst Elementary School Principal Julia Drake in Dobbs Ferry.
Public hearings on proposed changes to the Village of Dobbs Ferry’s parking permits schedule, and on the establishment of downtown loading zones, will be held at the village board’s meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 6:30 p.m. The proposals were first presented during the board’s Nov. 24 meeting.
Three sweetbay magnolias were planted at the south end of Waterfront Park on Friday, Nov. 20. Two of the three replaced trees that were dedicated to Dobbs Ferry residents Ricky White, who died in 2009 at age 33, and Joey Omboni, who died in 2012 at age 27.
Dobbs Ferry resident Mavis Cain, president of the Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct (FOCA) since 2000, is being doubly honored today (Dec. 4).
Sándor Szabó, the new music director, principal organist, and choirmaster of the Dobbs Ferry Roman Catholic parishes, will launch a new concert series this Sunday afternoon, Nov. 22, showcasing works by Bach, Saint-Saëns, and Rimsky-Korsakov, among others, at Sacred Heart Church.
The birding world was atwitter last week as word spread over the internet that birder and nature photographer Tom Warren, a 15-year resident of The Landing in Dobbs Ferry, had spotted a rarity: a Tropical kingbird.
Three former residents of The Children's Village in Dobbs Ferry appeared Oct. 21 in front of the Westchester County Courthouse in White Plains with their attorneys to announce that 10 men have filed individual lawsuits alleging physical and sexual abuse by former CV employees and residents.
The Dobbs Ferry Volunteer Ambulance Corps (DFVAC) has received an emergency infusion of cash, allowing it to resume operations after being sidelined for two months.
There is a new twist in the lawsuit brought by The Landing against the Town of Greenburgh, its assessor, board of assessment review, and the Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District, in an effort to change its 103 units from single-family homes to condominiums, and thus be entitled to a lower …
Kyle Morales is living his dream, even though it’s virtual.
The Landing Homeowners Association (HOA) wants to be reimbursed about $2.2 million in property taxes paid since it applied to change the status of its 103 units from single-family homes to condominiums two years ago.
At an Oct. 7 joint board meeting, architect Steve Tilly and Historic District Task Force chair Sonya Terjanian walked Dobb’s Ferry’s trustees, members of the planning, zoning, and architectural and historic review boards, and representatives of the building and public works departments throu…
The Dobbs Ferry Historical Society is breaking with tradition this month for its signature annual event, Road to Freedom Day.
Peter Soboroff, a veterinarian and owner of New York Cat Hospital on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, will run a marathon all by himself on Halloween — and declare himself the winner. He’s starting early, and intends to be back home in Dobbs Ferry by dinner.
Dog owners often face exorbitant veterinary bills, even with pet insurance. For those who are jobless, the financial burden can be overwhelming. Rebecca Axelrad of Dobbs Ferry, who’s been in that situation, is holding an online auction, “Buddy’s Healing Paws,” named for her new nonprofit org…
By Kris DiLorenzo
On Sept. 8, architect and preservation expert Stephen Tilly of Dobbs Ferry presented the Dobbs Ferry Board of Trustees with guidelines for creating historic districts.
Social media posts about T-shirts left outside the homes of families of color this week triggered a police department investigation, reports to the Westchester County Human Rights Commission, a fundraiser to counter the shirt’s message, and a protest planned for this weekend.
For the first time since 2002, the annual Ferry Festa in Dobbs Ferry has been cancelled — a casualty of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Social distancing would have proved challenging this fall for Dobbs Ferry’s Springhurst Children’s Center, if not for The Children’s Village.
Suzanne Berger, chair of the Greenburgh Democratic Committee, is challenging 16-year incumbent Reginald Lafayette for the position of Westchester County Democratic Committee chair. Mount Kisco Democratic Chair Bill Serratore is also running. County Legislator Chris Johnson of Yonkers dropped…
Texas gospel and blues musician Blind Willie Johnson died of pneumonia in 1945. Seventy-five years later, author Gary Golio is spreading the word about the enigmatic performer through his new children’s book, “Dark Was the Night,” illustrated by E.B. Lewis.
The Dobbs Ferry School District’s fall reopening plan, posted on the district website, describes three potential instructional models and how reopening Springhurst Elementary, the middle school, and the high school would be handled.