Hurricane Sandy Approaches Irvington, Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow

Two trucks carefully drive through a flooded parking lot in Irvington on Monday before Hurricane Sandy. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
Irvington's Bridge Street parking lot saw flooding Monday morning ahead of Hurricane Sandy. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
Irvington's Bridge Street parking lot saw flooding Monday morning ahead of Hurricane Sandy. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
Irvington's Bridge Street parking lot saw flooding Monday morning ahead of Hurricane Sandy. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
Irvington's Bridge Street parking lot saw flooding Monday morning ahead of Hurricane Sandy. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
Irvington's Bridge Street parking lot saw flooding Monday morning ahead of Hurricane Sandy. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
Irvington's Bridge Street parking lot saw flooding Monday morning ahead of Hurricane Sandy. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
Tarrytown Honda taped its windows and closed up shop ahead of Hurricane Sandy. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
Lefteris Gyro in Tarrytown stowed away its outdoor seating ahead of Hurricane Sandy. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
Several Main Street businesses in Tarrytown put sandbags out to prevent flooding during Hurricane Sandy. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
Mint Premium Foods secured its outdoor seating ahead of Hurricane Sandy. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
The Tarrytown Music Hall prepared for Hurricane Sandy. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
The Philipse Manor Beach Club and Marina was closed Monday, but several boats remained in the water. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
The Philipse Manor Beach Club and Marina was closed Monday, but several boats remained in the water. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
The Ashford Court Condominiums in Ardsley secured its outdoor benches and warned residents to stay inside during Hurricane Sandy Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
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TARRYTOWN, N.Y. – Hurricane Sandy loomed large over the area Monday morning, as businesses closed up shop, the Hudson River churned angrily and officials prepared for the worst.

Several areas had already reported flooding from the storm, including the Bridge Street parking lot in Irvington. Village officials warned residents not to venture near the waterfront.

“There are countless underground utilities in this area including sewer, gas and electric (the salt water of the Hudson acts as a very good conductor of electricity)!” an update on the Read More

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