Same Game, New Name

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other word would smell as sweet. — Romeo and Juliet Although hardly a tragedy, the Irvington Democratic candidates will be... Read more »
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A Highlight of Great Community Service: Don Marra

While Irvington will soon be welcoming a new group of elected officials, it will shortly afterwards say goodbye to its much-revered Village Administrator, Don Marra. Read more »
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Marymount Gone, Fordham Goes On

Despite rumors that Fordham University plans to sell the Marymount College property after the Class of 2007’s graduation, Father Reedy, Dean of Marymount College, assures that, as of now, no such action... Read more »

Artificial Turf & Real Money

For those who have been in hibernation this winter, field renovation is the "big to-do" in the Rivertowns. This December, Irvington narrowly voted down a proposed $4.85 million bond that would have... Read more »
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Bernice Gottlieb: Finding Homes

A good realtor can find you a house. A great realtor can find you a home. For hundreds of foreign-born orphaned children, there are few greater "realtors" in this world than Bernice... Read more »
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Home Field Advantage, Understanding Irvington’s New School Bond

The constant flooding and deterioration of Meszaros Field, the inability for athletic competition to be held on East Field, and the inadequate amount of tennis courts are issues that the Village of... Read more »
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Photographer John Leavy

When John Leavy opened River Photo Studios on Main Street in Tarrytown, he felt he was not just filling a local void, but one present in all of Westchester County. Read more »
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Peter Derby: The Bridge Street Way

For years, the idea of developing Bridge Street property has been informally discussed in the Village of Irvington but has seen very little action in getting things off the ground; however, with... Read more »
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Erin Malloy: Victory in Defeat

A couple of disputed ballots, a few lawsuits, and several months of deliberation are enough to sour even someone with the most ambitious political aspirations and cause him/her to turn away from... Read more »
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Things are Looking Up for Downtown Irvington

Stores and businesses in downtown Irvington have come and gone throughout the years, but the one thing that has always remained the same is its composition of small and privately owned businesses. Read more »