RiverWalk May Get More Maintenance Money; New Pipes for Tarrytown

Find out what's happening this week in Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow.

Volunteers may get more help on the RiverWalk.
Volunteers may get more help on the RiverWalk.

Get involved and stay informed with this round-up of the week's events in our villages.

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Monday, Jan. 13

_Bakery Boss, the new show from Cake Boss Buddy Valastro (who once helped kids decorate cupcakes at the Tarrytown Music Hall) is visiting Dobbs Ferry in Monday's episode to help out a baker in distress. Check it out! 

_Oral history and honoring our veterans this morning at the JCC with this special program: "Debbie Field, a twenty year Westchester County resident who has traveled the country interviewing and filming veterans, will discuss the Hudson Valley Honor flights that are designed to take World War II veterans to Washington DC for the day to thank and honor them for their service at no charge.  She will also share excerpts of her interviews with World War ll veterans." More here.

_Spend an evening with the President of Riverkeeper tonight at the Warner Library.

Wednesday, Jan. 15

_Tarrytown's Board is holding their work session tonight with some major points on the agenda: possible rezoning for Tappan Zee Constructors to continue operations on the riverfront, going out to bid for RiverWalk park maintenance, and the county's plans to replace Tarrytown's force main line. 

Bridge: The board will be reviewing draft legislation to allow for the TZC's operation out of Hudson Harbor headquarters. There are working out a zoning text amendment that would sunset when the bridge is completed and TZC leaves, allowing for them to park and get on boats as well as have office trailers situated there.

RiverWalk: Village Administrator Mike Blau said the volunteer Friends of the RiverWalk weren't the only ones weeding and grooming the park, but the one hired man the village offered wasn't sufficient. "The Village hired someone last year whose sole responsibility was the RiverWalk. However the work is beyond what one person can do," Blau explained. "If the Board approves the bid, the company we would hire would maintain all of the RiverWalk and the volunteers would perform a number of projects on the RiverWalk and they would work directly with the Village and our contractor."

New Pipes: The County is planning to replace the force main in Tarrytown and leave the old main in the ground.

Thursday, Jan. 16

_The Greater Tarrytown-Sleepy Hollow Chamber of Commerce extends a welcome to area small business owners, corporate figures and other chambers to attend the next riverfront food, wine, beer, networking and dining event in Tarrytown's Hudson Harbor. Read more here.

_W@tercooler offers this seminar tonight with a "surprisingly hopeful way to look at cancer.

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Clarice January 13, 2014 at 11:03 AM
Where will the money come from to pay a company to maintain the Riverwalk?


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