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PATHMARK AND A & P CLOSING=WHAT'S NEXT...SHUTTLE SERVICE SCHEDULE...MORTON WILLIAMS REDUCING PRICES.
Release Date: April 15, 2011

The A & P ON 119 AND PATHMARK ARE SCHEDULED TO CLOSE TODAY. WHAT’S NEXT?
SHUTTLE SERVICE FROM MANHATTAN AVE TO SHOPRITE…REDUCED PRICES AT MORTON WILLIAMS…A NEW TENANT EXPECTED SOON AT PATHMARK LOCATION…SUPERMARKET POSSIBILITY AT A & P PROPERTY IF TOWN ALLOWS EXPANSION OF SPACE
 
Every Wednesday starting on April 20, 2011 the town will provide shuttle service to Shop Rite at 12 noon. The next stop will be 100 Manhattan Ave. and the next stop will be public housing Oak St. and Maple St.  We will then journey down Central Ave. to Shop Rite.  We will return at 2:30 pm and will drop people off in reverse order of the above.  The schedule and stops are what will be done initially and we will adjust according to the needs of those who take advantage of the service. Shop Rite has been working with the town on numerous initiatives – contributing funds to town programs and providing substantial food donations to town programs at the Theodore Young Community Center, Town Hall and to the Greenburgh Nature Center. If those who take advantage of the shuttle service request that we make stops at other supermarkets along the route we will try to accommodate their request.   If we did not provide shuttle service to residents of Manhattan Ave to an area supermarket it would have created significant hardships. Some residents don’t have cars and have walked to the supermarket on Route 119 for many years.
 
MORTON WILLIAMS REDUCING PRICES—APPLYING FOR WIC LICENSE  NOW THAT PATHMARK IS CLOSING
Morton Williams Supermarket, in the Christmas Tree shopping center, has lowered prices across the board. Savings are clearly marked in every aisle, with 200 items on sale every week. Every department has introduced larger sized family products, and they continue to prepare fresh food daily. The store also accepts EBT and has applied for a WIC license. If there is something a customer would like to see, he/she should should let the store manager know, or email hartsdale@mortonwilliams.com. The sales circular may be found each week at www.mortonwilliams.com.  Morton Williams is located in the same complex as Pathmark.
 
LANDLORD OF PATHMARK SUPERMARKET NEGOTIATING LEASE WITH NEW TENANT—I have been advised that the landlord of the supermarket that had housed PATHMARK is close to an agreement with a new tenant. We anticipate that an announcement could be made within the next month. The good news: We don’t expect the store to stay vacant for a significant period of time.
 
WE’RE WORKING HARD TO HELP OWNER OF PROPERTY THAT HOUSED THE A & P ON ROUTE 119 TO REPLACE SUPERMARKET WITH ANOTHER SUPERMARKET.  Earlier this month I met with the  owners representative of the landlord that currently leases to the A & P on Route 119 (Crossroads Shopping Center). I have been advised that the landlord would be receptive to renting the space to another supermarket --provided the town allows for the expansion of the existing building. The A & P is going to close down the A & P on Route 119 in the middle of April. There is at least one supermarket that is very interested in relocating to Crossroads provided that they be allowed to expand from 38,000 square feet to approximately 55,000 square feet.  Modern day supermarkets require more space than the supermarkets of the 20th century.  The owner of the property is reaching out to potential supermarket tenants. Hopefully, the landlord will give us some good news soon and we can work with them to help them lease the space to another supermarket.
PAUL FEINER
 
FUN EVENTS FROM WWW.RIVERTOWNSGUIDE.COM & THE HUDSONINDEPENDENT.COM
 
http://www.rivertownsguide.com 
 
 
WEEKEND HIGHLIGHTS
Tarrytown Third Friday Main Street, Tarrytown
Friday, April 15 from 5pm - 9pm
We'll be out on Main Street and Broadway celebrating Earth Day and all things spring, so come on out, do a little shopping, get a bite to eat, and enjoy your town. Music, Activities, and more.
- The 3rd Annual Sausage Festival, Half Moon, Dobbs Ferry
Saturday, April 16 from 12 – 3. Come and enjoy great company, food and beverages on the Hudson River at the fabulous Half Moon restaurant in Dobbs Ferry, NY. It is located just steps from the Dobbs Ferry Train Station which is on Metro North's Hudson Line from Grand Central Station.  All proceeds of the Sausage Fest are given to the Abangoh Children's Project. Learn more here: http://www.abangoh.org/
Comedy on Central
Friday, April 15 @ 7:30pm
Music Conservatory of Westchester, White Plains
The Music Conservatory of Westchester hosts Jon Chattman's thecheappop.com for an evening of humor with the area's brightest comedians. Lineup includes Regina DeCicco (Rockland), Mills the Comedian (NY), John Miele of Mamaroneck, Amy Carlson of New Rochelle, and more! Hosted by Yonkers' favorite Dante Mercadante. Part of the proceeds benefit the Music Conservatory of Westchester.
LEGO® FUN 
Saturday, April 16 & Sunday, April 17 from 10am - 4pm, Lyndhurst
All ages are invited to this fun filled weekend of all things LEGO.  Admission: $8 for Adults, $7 for Children 3-12. No reservations required. For info, call Judy Beil (914) 631-4481,ext 43231.
- Earth Day Westchester 2011 @ Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla
Sunday, April 17 from 10am - 4pm
A celebration of green, sustainable living. Get there early for some amazing give-aways. The first 200 families to arrive will receive a free gift, of either a composting bin, curbside recycling bin, dogwood sapling or inflatable EarthBall globe. In addition, the first 500 people to arrive will automatically receive one free raffle ticket. This year's raffle prizes include two mulching lawn mowers, a unisex children's bicycle, a free home energy audit and other items related to the Earth Day theme.
 
Weekend Quick Takes….
Links and info here http://www.rivertownsguide.com 
- On Site Shredding & Mulching Training
- Tarrytown Third Friday
- Opening Reception: Peter Clark, Enrico Giordano & Setsuya Kotani
- Supertonic Songwriters Circle
- Anne of Green Gables
- Comedy on Central
- Gato Barbieri
- Daddy-O
- Chappaqua Farmers Market
- LEGO® FUN
- Awaken Wellness Fair
- Sheep-to-Shawl
- Wave Hill History Walk
- The 3rd Annual Sausage Festival
- Community Easter Egg Hunt!
- Poetry Walk: Fiber Plus
- Urban H2O & Tribes Hill presents Ina May Wool and Rob Morsberger 
- Trio Shalva’s “Riding Alone” 
- Jeremy Denk Performs
- The Leighton Brothers Band
- Free-a-Tree
- Earth Day Westchester 2011
- Annual Egg Hunt
- Science Sundays: “Solar System Exploration - What’s Next?”
- Songs from Shakespeare, Vocal Quartet & Lute "The Good Pennyworths"
- "Muse Uprising" Live Music, Art, and a Hudson River Sunset!
 
New Business in Hastings!
Grand Opening is on April 23 from 10am - 8pm
Hastings Velo, 45 Main Street, 914-478-2453
http://hastingsvelo.com/ 
 
Upcoming 
Wednesday, April 27 from noon - 7:30pm 
Japan Fund Raising Event  
Greenburgh Town Hall, 177 Hillside Avenue| A fundraising event to support the Japan Earthquake Relief Fund of will be held in the lobby of Town Hall.  Live music and entertainment will be provided by local talented musicians and singers. 
 
Friday, April 29 from 10am- 5pm, Saturday, April 30from 10am - 6pm, and Sunday, May 1 from 10am- 5pm
Spring Crafts @ Lyndhurst
A Festival Fine Craft, Food & Fun. Just in Time for Mother's Day! With Mother's Day just around the corner, SPRING CRAFTS AT LYNDHURST, a Festival of Fine Craft, Food and Fun, offers shoppers the chance to find unique gifts that show mom just how special she is.
 
April 30 & May 1
RiverArts 2011 Studio Tour
Preview Shows are now open: Irvington Public Library and Hastings Municipal Bldg. 

Sunday, May 1 from 1pm - 5pm 
SHARE the Project, Inc. first annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser
Hastings Waterfront | Come help raise funds for the local community outreach not-for-profit organization, known to most as Project SHARE. The basic premise is simple, local high schoolers and craftspeople have donated handmade ceramic bowls and each guest is asked to keep a bowl as a reminder of all the empty bowls in the world. The money raised will go directly to SHARE the Project so they can continue to help end hunger and break social barriers. Local vendors have also donated soup for all to sample. As well, there will be a clay project for kids to do and a local band to enjoy.  *Rain date: May 14th
 
Friday May 6 @ 8pm
Ed Kowalczyk of LIVE and Graham Parker will perform at the Irvington Town Hall Theater on in a special benefit concert
As the lead singer and songwriter of the group LIVE (Lightning Crashes, I Alone,  etc.) which sold over 20 million CDs worldwide, Ed Kowalczyk  enjoys a huge international following. LIVE has been one of the most successful and enduring alternative rock bands of the 1990s & 2000s. One of the main things that have enabled LIVE to maintain a devoted fan base is the substantial and durable nature of their lyrics, which have often reflected Kowalczyk's personal & spiritual concerns.
 
Friday, May 6
Hastings Friday Night Live: Dancing in the Streets 
with Warburton Closed to Traffic! Details to be posted shortly on the website 
http://www.rivertownsguide.com/fnl 
 
From WWW.THEHUDSONINDEPENDENT.COM
Saturday 16
Sheep-to-Shawl: From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. explore each step of turning wool into cloth using 18th-century techniques at Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow. Call 631-8200 or visit www.hudsonvalley.org. Also April 17.
Book Sale: From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Warner Library in Tarrytown. Call 631-7734 or visit www.warnerlibrary.org. Also April 17.
Lego Fun: Join the Lego frenzy from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lyndhurst in Tarrytown. Call 631-4481, ext. 43231 or visit www.lyndhurst.org. Also April 17.
Easter Egg Hunt: At 11 a.m. for children ages 1 thru 8 at Patriot’s Park in Tarrytown. Call 631-8347.
Garden Readiness: At 10 a.m. get tips and techniques for greening your grounds at Teatown Lake Reservation in Ossining. Call 762-2912, ext. 110 or visit www.teatown.org.
Earth Day Celebration: Meet at Morse School playground from noon to 3 p.m. to help clean up Beekman Ave, plant new seedlings in the park and enjoy entertainment and snacks. Children from grades K-12 are invited to submit artwork, using at least one piece of recyclable material, to be displayed in Morse Park. Call (845) 230-8749 or visit www.destinationsleepyhollow.org.
Jazz Concert: At 3 p.m. Ted Daniels and his International Brass and Membrane Corps will perform at the Ossining Public Library. Call 941-2416 or visit www.ossininglibrary.org.
Music: Enjoy Josh Keller’s 1930s Review from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Black Cat Café in Irvington. Call 231-9060 or visit www.joshkeller.com.
Chamber Music: At 8 p.m. Friends of Music present American pianist Jeremy Denk at Sleepy Hollow High School. Call 861-5080 or visit www.friendsofmusicconcerts.org.
Comedy Night: Jackie Mason will perform at 8 p.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall. Call 877-840-0457 or visit www.tarrytownmusichall.org.
Sunday 17
Spring Egg Hunt: At 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Greenburgh Nature Center in Scarsdale. Pre-registration required. Call 723-3470 or visit www.greenburghnaturecenter.org.
“Having the Conversation”: At 1 p.m. pastoral counselor Adrian Stizhak will lead a discussion on the issues confronting us as we and our parents age at JCC on the Hudson in Tarrytown. Call 366-7898 or visit www.jcconthehudson.org.
Bach and Poetry: At 2 p.m. cellist Robert Kogan will perform with Westchester Poets Express at the Ossining Public Library. Call 941-2416 or visit www.ossininglibrary.org.
Literary Afternoon: At 4:30 p.m. Elena Gorokhova and Jennifer Natalya Fink will read from their work at Hudson Valley Writers’ Center in Sleepy Hollow. Call 332-5953 or visit www.writerscenter.org.
Concert: The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band will perform at 7 p.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall. Call 877-840-0457 or visit www.tarrytownmusichall.org.
Monday 18
Vacation Nature Camp: Through Thursday 21 for grades K-3 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at at the Greenburgh Nature Center in Scarsdale. Pre-registration required. Call 723-3470 or visit www.greenburghnaturecenter.org.
Spring Minicamps: Through Friday 22 from 9 a.m. to noon for ages 4-5 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for ages 6-12 at Teatown Lake Reservation in Ossining. Pre-registration required. Call 762-2912, ext. 110 or visit www.teatown.org.
Family Story Time: For children ages 3 and up at 11 a.m. at the Irvington Public Library. Registration required. Call 591-7840.
Tuesday 19
Little Poets Corner: At 2:30 p.m. children ages 2 ½ -3 ½ will celebrate National Poetry Month creating and reciting rhymes at the Warner Library in Tarrytown. Call 631-7734.
Teen Movie: At 3 p.m. “Tron: Legacy” will be shown at the Warner Library in Tarrytown. Call 631-7734.
Wednesday 20
Movie: At 2 p.m. for elementary school children at the Irvington Public Library. Registration required. Call 591-7840.
Thursday 21
Earth Month Film: “My Father’s Garden” will be screened at 7 p.m. at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in Pocantico Hills. Call 366-6200, ext. 111 or visit www.stonebarnscenter.org.
Craft Table: Adult beading class with Karen Ringen at 7 p.m. at the Warner Library in Tarrytown. Call 631-7734.
Friday 22
“The Illusionist”: This adaptation of Jacques Tati’s final script will be shown at 8 p.m. at Irvington Town Hall Theater. Call 591-6602 or visit www.irvingtontheater.com.
Earth Day Concert: Celebration to benefit Clearwater featuring Pete Seeger, Peter Yarrow and others at 8 p.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall. Call 877-840-0457 or visit www.tarrytownmusichall.org.
Saturday 23
Sheep Shearing Day: From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in Pocantico Hills. Call 366-6200, ext. 111 or visit www.stonebarnscenter.org.
Earth Day Celebration: From 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Greenburgh Nature Center in Scarsdale. Call 723-3470 or visit www.greenburghnaturecenter.org.
Sunday 24
Toadlily Poetry: From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. poetry reading by the adult Toadlilly Poetry group at JCC on the Hudson in Tarrytown. Call 366-7898 or visit www.toadlillypress.com.
Tuesday 26
 
 

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