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Public Hearing Addresses Local Concerns About Indian Point's Closure

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.

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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.

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Astorino Reassures Local Jewish Community

Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino, along with Public Safety Commissioner George Longworth, met today with more than 20 executive directors of local synagogues in an effort to reassure the large Westchester Jewish community unnerved by a recent spate of bomb threats and swastika graffiti locally and nationwide. The intimidation, hate and threats of violence directed at our Jewish community is absolutely wrong, hateful and disgusting and we will not stand for it,” said Astorino.

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Yoo's Martial Arts of Tarrytown Hosts Martial Arts Competitors from Seven Tri-State Schools

Over 250 competitors and spectators filled Yoo’s Martial Arts on Saturday, February 11, to watch and compete in the 7th Annual Hong Ik Martial Arts Festival – an annual tournament for ages six and up showcasing martial arts skills and energy cultivation. Individuals and teams from seven schools across the tri-state area chose to compete in Board-breaking, Form (Form or Poomse is a routine of blocks and attacks performed in fluid movement), and several students were invited to compete in Olympic-style sparring.

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