On September 14, about 30 eager people gathered in front of Tarrytown Village Hall to begin the first stage of a walking audit. The ultimate goal of the volunteer-organized movement is to make the streets of Tarrytown more pedestrian-friendly by assessing bike and pedestrian access and public spaces.
After years of asking New York State to improve safety on a dangerous section of Route 9 in Sleepy Hollow, residents and elected officials got their wish last month when the Department of Transportation repaved and added a turn lane to the road between Philipse and Sleepy Hollow Manors.
Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow will have a new farmers market in 2015. Rivertowns Village Green (RVG), Inc., a Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow-based non-profit run by residents of the two river towns, has been granted a contract by the Tarrytown Board of Trustees for the 2015 market season.