Main Street School Names Spelling Bee Champions

Fourth and fifth graders competed for the title of Main Street School’s best spellers during the 13th annual Spelling Bee championship, held in January. 83 fourth-graders and 55 fifth graders participated in... Read more »

Briarcliff High School Attends NYSTEA 2020

The New York State Theatre Education Association, a statewide organization of theatre educators, promotes and supports theatre education for students in grades pre-K through 12. On the weekend of January 10-12, NYSTEA... Read more »

Letter to the Editor – Bike Lanes

In less than two months the NYS Legislature will approve the budget. It’s my hope that funding will be included for a bike path on Route 119 from the North and South... Read more »

Sleepy Hollow High/Middle School Lockdown Response

On January 10, there was a lockdown at Sleepy Hollow Middle and High School. The lockdown was implemented due to a teacher and several students entering a classroom to find the words... Read more »

Business Spotlight – Creating Cherished Memories for River Town Families 

When Tarrytown resident Oleksandra Stelmah arrived from Ukraine as a teenager, she chose a typical path of someone trying to improve their life in the United States. After earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees in... Read more »

Briarcliff Launches App and Website to Promote Improved Hiking Trail Network

Whether you’re new to Briarcliff Manor or have lived here a lifetime, chances are you aren’t familiar with all the walking, hiking and biking trails that crisscross our community. They’ve been there... Read more »

Business Spotlight: Where Style and Safety Live in Perfect Harmony  

When Jillian Sherman started her career as a stylist she moved around several times in search of the perfect salon. On her last stop working for others, she landed at an Aveda... Read more »

Business Milestones: Thirty Years of Wondrous Things

In the fall of 1988, Briarcliff Manor native Donald Borho began showing up at a store in Croton-on-Hudson to work without pay. It was his way of convincing the owner that he was the right person to... Read more »

Nobel Prize Winner Shaped by His Experience at Local High School 

When 2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine winner Gregg Semenza was a student at Sleepy Hollow High School, he wasn’t the top student in his 1974 graduating class – he remembered ranking... Read more »

Swan’s House Takes Flight in Tarrytown 

Eight years ago, Sara Swan was planning on moving back to her native Ireland but she met Arthur Gandy, her future husband, at her own going-away party. Six years later, married and... Read more »