“The founders and original supporters of the development of The Hudson Independent continue to demonstrate strong commitment to the issues upon which we base the criteria for the Laurance S. Rockefeller Award,” stated Gerry Riera, CEO of the Tarrytown YMCA, in announcing this newspaper as the 2014 recipient of the prestigious tribute.
A climbing wall, carnival games, hundreds of little rubber duckies raring to race, live music, entertainment and more await the children and adults attending the combined Rotary’s Duck Derby and the Family YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day this month in Tarrytown. The event, marking its seventh year, is scheduled to kick-off with the Y’s activities at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 26, at Patriot’s Park on North Broadway.
Hundreds of runners are scheduled to leave the starting line on Beekman Avenue as the annual Sleepy Hollow Half Marathon gets underway at 9:30, a.m.Saturday, March 22. Rivertown Runners is hosting the event for the fourth consecutive year.