Because of procedural delays in sorting out both cause and effect from the December 13 fire that destroyed a quarter of its 88-year-old clubhouse atop North Mountain Drive, the Ardsley Country Club will not return to full operations for another 14 months, the club’s president told members in a letter circulated in mid-January.
All Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow residents are invited to attend an open house on February 22 from 1 to 4 p.m. in Warner Library’s Reading Room to learn more about and participate in the Tarrytown Station Area Strategic Plan. The Plan, which will ultimately create a blueprint for development and amenities surrounding the Tarrytown MetroNorth Station, has been evolving since 2014 under the guidance of a working committee co-chaired by David Aukland and Joan Raiselis, both Tarrytown Planning Board members.
A dozen years ago, six Greenburgh village mayors formed a Village Officials Committee (VOC) aimed at solving common problems, sharing ideas and saving money. Later, Sleepy Hollow was added to the group, which includes the mayors and administrators of Tarrytown and Irvington. The Committee has now become integral to meeting a requirement of New York State’s more recently imposed tax freeze legislation- that of sharing services as cost savings initiatives.