Proving there is strength in numbers, elected officials, business owners, union representatives and members of the community jammed the Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 21 meeting hall in Peekskill to the rafters Thursday night for a public hearing on the closure of Indian Point. The hearing, hosted by Senator Terrence Murphy, who represents the area directly impacted by the closure, featured nearly 20 speakers who provided information and informed opinions about the effect losing Indian Point will have on the community.Read more...
Irvington’s 2017 Comprehensive Plan is underway. The committee had its first meeting with the public to discuss the process of the 2017 plan update in mid-February. In an effort to involve Irvington residents, the committee has been delegated into five Working Groups, each with its own general range of issues, and will be comprised of residents ready to work through those issues and potentially come up with solutions.
This article is Part II concerning Ossining’s proposed “Roundabout.” Last month River Journal (RJ) discussed the local opposition to Mayor Victoria Gearity’s proposal for a roundabout in the historic business district. Recently, RJ sent a number of questions to the Mayor, and listed below are her responses.
RJ: What problem or problems does a roundabout correct in the downtown business district?
As we slide into February and enjoy our first solid dumping of snow, students in the region have lots to celebrate aside from snow days. This month we Talk Science, introduce a mobile book display, come in third at FIRST, and correctly locate the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument.
Middle School Lego Robotics Team Enjoys Home-Field Advantage
April Programs For Adults At The Ossining Public Library
Main Gallery: “Birds & Butterflies” by photographer, Lewis Bogaty. April 1 – 29.
Opening reception – Sunday, April 9th at 2-4 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome to attend and meet the artist in person.
A One-Man Show Written and Performed by Robert Bonvento
Prior to founding River Journal in 1997, a monthly publication mailed extensively throughout Irvington, Tarrytown, Sleepy Hollow, Briarcliff Manor and Ossining, NY, Robert Bonvento worked professionally in theatre, television and film as an actor and writer. He appeared regularly in the 1980s on “All My Children,’ and also wrote and hosted a segment of PM Magazine for Metromedia TV (Channel 5), both filmed in New York City. He also appeared theatrically Off-Broadway before moving to Los Angeles for additional television and film work. One film “Private Wars” took him to Yugoslavia at the time the country was still an eastern bloc country.
Traffic Alert - from Tarrytown Village Clerk
Foundation Celebrates Local Businesses at Annual Benefit
On Saturday, April 22, the Foundation for the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns will host its Annual Benefit, this year named, “A Tale of Two Towns.” The event will be held from 7pm to midnight at Sleepy Hollow Country Club. The gala event is one of the largest fundraisers for the Foundation, featuring live and silent auctions, a raffle, as well as additional giving opportunities.