School Cancelled; Buildings and Fields Bond Vote On

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Photo credit: courtesy of the JCC
Photo credit: courtesy of the JCC
1) Whichever way you lean, today marks a big vote for Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow public schools. Parents and residents will be voting at two schools on two major propositions for millions in infrastructure and fields repairs and improvements. However there is no school today in the Tarrytowns due to inclement weather on the way.

For the full outline of what you're voting on today, click here

On our Speak Out Boards, Tom Schumacher explains "Why I'm voting yes for Prop 1 & 2: It's about so much more than the turf. Our children go to school in buildings that are old and in need of upgrades and critical maintenance."

Do you agree? Weigh in on our Boards...and vote! 

Polls are open Tuesday, Dec. 10 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. with Tarrytown residents voting at Washington Irving School and Sleepy Hollow residents voting at Morse School. 

2) Before the pounds of nonperishable food donations went off to feed families, it was put to good use this weekend at the JCC - building a replica of the New NY Bridge. Read more and see photos of the process here.

3) Wet, wintry mix out there today. The only question is snow boots or rain boots? 

4) Stanley Ho, worldly yet humble family man, has passed away at age 100. He fathered 10 and opened the popular Shanghai Inn (now where Capri Pizza & Pasta lives). He was also a U.N. political affairs officer for many years, helping forge a relationship between the U.S. and the China. Read more about this fascinating, and beloved, man here

5) And, 100 years ago today, The Tarrytown-Press Record reports, importantly, on spreading holiday Cheer


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