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Kumon of Tarrytown Honors Local Students at Annual Awards Ceremony

Local resident, Riya Raina was recently awarded the “J by 6” achievement award at the Kumon of Tarrytown center in recognition for studying advanced algebra before the end of sixth grade. Riya, a sixth grader, is currently studying factorization, irrational numbers, quadratic equations, simultaneous equations, theorems, and proofs. “Riya is a role model for the other students at the center,” says her Instructor, Lillian Brijeski. “She faces the challenge of new concepts with confidence and enthusiasm.”

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Tarrytown Child Care Center Celebrates 50 Years of Service

Fifty years ago, Elizabeth Mascia founded the Day Care Center of the Tarrytowns. Now renamed in her honor, the Elizabeth Mascia Child Care Center is celebrating their 50th anniversary with a Gala and Casino Night at Abigail Kirsch at Tappan Hill Mansion on November 15. The Gala will include casino games, a silent auction, a 50/50 raffle, great food and stunning views.

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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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