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Tranquility Spa in the Midway Shopping Center on Central Avenue is celebrating 30 years of continuous operation in the Scarsdale/Hartsdale area. Stephanie Hershkowitz, general manager and a principal of Tranquility Spa , said “Our current location is 6,030 square feet,” said Hershkowitz, “wi…

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Clocktower Players is returning to the stage next Saturday, Oct. 23, and doing so with pizzazz. “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert in Concert: A Fun-Raiser Disco Ball” has it all: drag queens, sequins, production numbers, disco hits, and a “road movie” story line. The company is even inviting t…

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In the midst of the considerable loss caused by Hurricane Ida, a life was saved by Dobbs Ferry police officers Andres DeJesus and Dylan Luzon, and Hastings Fire Department assistant chief John Lindner. 

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In the 1920s, Samuel Untermyer's estate, Greystone, was called “America's most spectacular garden” in the national press. That fact drives Stephen Byrns, president of the Untermyer Gardens Conservancy, as he leads the restoration of the 43 acres that remain from Untermyer's original 150.

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The New York Independent Redistricting Commission (IRC) is charged with redrawing district borders for the U.S. House of Representatives and for the state Senate and Assembly after each census.

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Sofia Bator finally managed to get a good night’s sleep. The 38-year-old Ossining mother-to-be had spent a tense two weeks worrying about whether her cousin Freshta Nazari, 24, had escaped Kabul, where she lived and worked, as the Taliban poured into the city during their takeover of Afghanistan. 

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The Friends of Odell House Rochambeau Headquarters will host a Colonial Day on Saturday, Sept. 18, from noon to 5 p.m., at Ridge Road Park, 287 Ridge Road, Hartsdale. The park is next to the house that served as the headquarters for French soldiers, who supported the Continental Army in its …

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The New York State Education Department (NYSED) released its Health and Safety Guide for the 2021-22 academic year on Aug. 12, based on recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

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With Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigning amid accusations of sexual harassment, it was only a matter of time before there would be calls for the Cuomo name to be removed from the bridge between Nyack and Tarrytown. 

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A third squad of Angels has appeared in the Town of Greenburgh. The Landscaping Angels program, introduced on Aug. 1, offers services for elderly, disabled, low-income, or other residents unable to maintain their properties.

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Using a free online tool called Westchester GeoPossibilities, homeowners and commercial property owners can now evaluate whether their property is suitable for ground-source (geothermal) heat pumps to provide what is essentially central heating and air conditioning.

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Commissioners of the Greenville Fire District pushed back against claims made in a complaint filed by Formation-Shelbourne Senior Living Services in Westchester Supreme Court in March, asserting that the developer’s newest legal action was a strategic litigation against public participation …

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“When I start a painting, I have no idea what it is going to look like,” Yonkers-born artist and entrepreneur Jack Stuppin said. “It is a journey, with one discovery after another. I get lost in the process, and disappear in the work.”

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A Covid-19 vaccination clinic for students age 12 to 17 was held in the library of Irvington’s middle school/high school campus on Tuesday, July 13. The event — open Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry, Hastings, and Irvington — attracted about 20 students. All had made appointments in advance, as required. 

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The four Rivertowns school districts will receive a windfall of government funding to help recoup unexpected outlays incurred during the pandemic and to help students recover academically from months of distance learning and hybrid education.

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The grounds of Lyndhurst had the feel of a military campaign taking shape on June 8, as an army of workers and their heavy equipment erected tents, pavilions, and even a Big Top with a show ring designed to mimic the floor of Madison Square Garden. It was three days before the opening of the…

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Incumbent Paul Feiner and challenger Tasha Young, who both want the Democratic Party’s nomination for Greenburgh town supervisor, participated in an online forum sponsored by the Rivertowns League of Women Voters on June 2.

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One hundred and fifty teenagers received their first doses of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine on Wednesday, May 19, during a clinic organized by the four Rivertowns school districts in cooperation with the Westchester County Department of Health (DOH).

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For nine hours, music will fill the Rivertowns on Saturday, June 5, during the largest in-person cultural event in this area since before the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

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A group of women handy with a needle and thread gathered on Sunday, May 23, at Dobbs Ferry Waterfront Park for a unique picnic lunch. They were celebrating their accomplishment and meeting one another in person, some for the first time.

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Common Ground, which presents concerts at the Irvington Theater and at the First Unitarian Society of Westchester in Hastings, will celebrate its 20th anniversary next year. In the lead-up to that milestone, Carter Smith, Common Ground’s producer and co-founder, has published “The Common Gro…

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“‘Imprint of Light’ is a unique collaboration of music and dance celebrating the wonder of the human body and our relationship to the elements of nature,” RiverArts’ artistic director Kate Ashby said. “The combination of music, dance, and visual images inspires us to see the dance and the wo…

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Rivertowns residents vented on social media last week after receiving letters about the assessed values of their homes, which were higher than expected. The letters were from Tyler Technologies, the firm hired by the Town of Greenburgh, which collects taxes for the villages and school districts.

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The Edgemont Incorporation Committee (EIC) announced April 15 it will draft a new petition in an effort to incorporate as the Town of Greenburgh’s seventh village. It will be the group’s third attempt to incorporate in the last four years.

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Friends, family, artists, and collaborators will celebrate the achievements of RiverArts’ former executive and artistic director during “Up Close & Virtual: Honoring Doug Coe,” on Saturday, April 24, at 7 p.m.

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The April 12 virtual face-off between town supervisor candidates Paul Feiner, a three-decade incumbent, and challenger Tasha Young, wasn’t framed as a debate. The event’s sponsor, a student-run activist organization called the Westchester Youth Congress, had provided questions in advance, al…

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Sustainable Westchester is bolstering its push for “green” energy by promoting incentives for municipalities to enroll residents in its free Community Solar program. So far the villages of Hastings and Dobbs Ferry are on board. In addition, the Village of Ardsley plans to join, according to …

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Hastings Mayor Niki Armacost threw down the gauntlet, and her fellow Rivertowns mayors — Nancy Kaboolian of Ardsley, Vincent Rossillo of Dobbs Ferry, and Brian Smith of Irvington — were eager to pick it up. 

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In the wake of the Feb. 18 convention during which neither town supervisor candidate received the more than 50 percent of the vote necessary to be endorsed by the Greenburgh Democratic Committee, there will be a primary election on June 22. 

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The New York Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) is suing the Town of Greenburgh for $10 million, alleging the Town pressured the chapter into selling the Revolutionary-era Odell House in Hartsdale.

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“The Emperor Jones” — the first mainstream American film to star an African American — will be the subject of a free discussion hosted by RiverArts, together with the Dobbs Ferry and Hastings public libraries, on Wednesday, March 24, at 7:30 p.m.