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
Garden stools have long been a decorator favorite for their versatility, functionality, and beauty. These drum or barrel-shaped stools have been a part of Chinese tradition for over 1000 years, have been imported to the West for over 300 years, and continue to be a useful, attractive addition to homes today. The humble garden stool is just as at ease in a student’s studio apartment as it is in a vast, vaulted-ceilinged room, can be easily moved around within a home or from apartment to apartment, and adds style and color wherever it’s placed.
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.
From River Journal...
This column used to be a regular feature, but like a favorite Uncle of mine was fond of saying, “Used-to died.” For the purposes of this Winter Issue we shall resurrect it.
I want to invite our readers near, far and in-between to a special performance of a one-man show I wrote and have fine tuned over the past two years. Entitled “Aging – a Bad Rap” this stage performance is about life in its myriad of stages and conditions.
Sleepy Hollow’s LDC...Where’s the Development?
Sleepy Hollow’s Local Development Corporation (LDC) is the owner of 27 acres of land referred to as the East Parcel of the former General Motors site. The lion’s share of the site is rigorously being developed by Edge-on-Hudson, with fill being delivered from barges and trucks along with the demolition of the entire existing concrete base.By comparison, the Chairman of the LDC, David Schroedel, has requested an extension from the Sleepy Hollow Planning Board for beginning to bring in fill. On January 19, the Board granted a one-year extension to Mr. Schroedel, who was initially granted approval for fill in January of 2016.