Local Authors, Local Books: Irvington High School Teacher Pens History Book on Civil War

Over the last eight years, Irvington High School history teacher Chris Barry – whose great-great-grandfather fought with the 65th New York Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War – spent most of his summers and... Read more »

Irvington High School Student Earns Second Place at Genius Olympiad 

Elizabeth Lee, a rising senior at the time and member of Irvington High School’s Science Research program, won second place in the prestigious, international Genius Olympiad, held June 17-21 at SUNY Oswego.  ... Read more »

Critically-Acclaimed “Sleepy Hollow Experience” Comes to Washington Irving’s Sunnyside 

With the 200th anniversary of Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” approaching, this fall season promises to offer a wide-range of activities and events to help celebrate the Legend. Perhaps none will... Read more »

Local Resident Combines Love of Teaching and Singing to Help Others Grow 

Very often, the question “What do I want to do for the rest of my life?” can be frustrating, because it’s difficult to choose a career path when it seems as though there are hundreds... Read more »

School Store at Irvington Middle School Renamed After Longtime Volunteers 

Irvington Middle School’s school store has been renamed The John & Mary Bachrach IMS School Store in honor of longtime employee and volunteer Mary Bachrach and her late husband, John. The official... Read more »

Irvington UFSD Welcomes Five Administrators 

Five new administrators have been appointed to the Irvington School District.   Andrea Kantor, who previously served as Dows Lane assistant principal, was named Dows Lane principal. With 27 years of experience in education, Kantor is... Read more »

New Theatre Company’s Inaugural Performance to Benefit Local Charity

River’s Edge Theatre Company, a new professional theatre company in the Rivertowns, is producing a series of staged readings and donating proceeds from ticket sales to charitable organizations. The company’s mission is... Read more »

Unique Art Studio Opens in Irvington: Fostering Creativity in Local Kids

At the end of July, long-time Irvington residents Kristina Schmidt and Melissa Gilbert, opened the doors to their brand new paint and craft studio to inspire kids and adults to explore their... Read more »

Superintendent Q&A: Dr. Kristopher Harrison, Irvington Union Free School District 

How do you feel the current school year went?   In Irvington, we had another great school year that was highlighted by great student growth and accomplishment.  This was seen in our... Read more »

Irvington Fifth Graders See How Robotics Protect the Environment

Irvington Main Street School fifth graders welcomed Westchester County Police Detective Thomas Barker, who brought the department’s Hazardous Devices Unit robot to school on June 7. Detective Barker demonstrated how the 1,000-pound... Read more »