Tuesday, September 18, 2018
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Tarrytown 14-Year-Old…Hunger Doesn’t Take a Vacation!

Hunger Doesn’t Take a Vacation. That was the inspiration for Julian Mueller of Tarrytown, a Stepinac High School sophomore and recent inductee into the school’s Honors Academy, when he organized an online fundraiser to help feed hungry children in Westchester this summer.

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Troubled Treasure…Receives Much Needed Attention

River Journal wrote a cover article entitled “Troubled Treasure” in June, concerning the smaller of the Tarrytown Lakes. It was being overrun with algae and milfoil grasses. For the past two weeks workers from Aquatic Analysts in New Jersey have been removing the milfoil. We asked Village Administrator Richard Slingerland to describe what took place after our June reporting.

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A Troubled Treasure

At some point in their education, schoolchildren learn that close to three quarters of the earth’s surface is composed of water. Textbooks also tell students that 97% of the water comes from oceans and seas, and that lakes – those natural and man-made jewels that dot landscapes – comprise less than 1% of the total amount of water on the planet.

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Retail Vacancies In Tarrytown…A Concept Discussion

If Tarrytown has become a “destination” you couldn’t prove that to the retailers and merchants who have closed shop, moved out and moved on. On Broadway, from Main Street to Dixon Street, five businesses have vacated, leaving small and large windows of emptiness for passing pedestrians and motorists.

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Tarrytown Comprehensive Plan Update

Dear Tarrytown Resident,

On behalf of the Village of Tarrytown, we'd like to thank you for your participation in the Comprehensive Planning process this year. The Village released the Draft Comprehensive Plan for public review at the beginning of June.

Read more: Tarrytown Comprehensive Plan Update


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