The Village of Sleepy Hollow held its first tax lien sale in 20 years last month to collect approximately $400,000 in unpaid property taxes.
In the board room at village hall, five investors bought liens on 27 commercial and residential properties for a total of $358,000. The largest lien sold was against 48 Beekman Ave. for $67,000.
EF Students from six nationalities participated in a bake sale fundraiser and “walk to water” from the EF campus to the Hudson River on May 30, to raise awareness for the predicament of villagers in Southern Sudan. They were inspired by the book “A Long Walk to Water” by Linda Sue Park, and by their EF teacher, Dr. Jasmin Bey Cowin, of Tarrytown.
A sixth grade student from Irvington Middle School was in an induced coma at Westchester Medical Center after being struck by a passing motorist on Route 9 (North Broadway) on June 19 while exiting the school campus.