Past Issues

-Letter from the president

-Women's Rights In Irvington Goes to the HoopAlong With 400 Fans by Scott Mosentha[ 

Roost Issue
Winter
2021

- The life and loves of John Brisben

- 2019 Annual Meeting

- The trains right on time

Roost Issue
Special Winter
2020

-Honoring our Legacies 

Roost Issue
Special Fall
 2019

-Our Town and Slavery by Cathy Sears and Sarah Cox

-IHS/Main Street School Partnership by Scott Mosenthal

-Holiday Model Train Exhibit

-The Legacy Project

-Stars of the Harlem Renaissance

Roost Issue
Winter 2019

- IVAC: Past, Present, and Future

- The 2019 Peter K. Oley and Historical Society Scholarship 

- Chocolate in Hudson Valley

Roost Issue
Summer 2019

-  Memories of Irvington 

- Main Street School Students Visit the McVickar House 

Roost Issue
Winter 
2018

- A Profile of Andrew Christopher Lyons

- A tip of the hat to Barbara Sciulli

- Bernice Marks Sterns: An early vanguard for equal rights

Roost Issue
Fall 
2018

- Fall benefit

Roost Issue
Special Fall 
2018

- The Remarkable Matthiessens

- Fall Fundraiser

- Annual Meeting

Roost Issue
Winter
2017

- A Profile of Constance Messerly Kehoe

- Irvington H istorical Society Fall Fundraiser

- Down by the Riverside

Roost Issue
Fall 
2017

-A Profile of Cromwell George Smith by Barbara Kerr Carrozzi

-Tomorrow’s Historians

-Who Will Tell Your Story?

-Upcoming Events

-Save the Date

Roost Issue
Spring
2017

-The Barneys of Irvington by Patrick Gilmartin

-The Gilligan Family by Barbara Kerr Carrozzi

-Spring Events

-“Tomorrow’s Historians”

Student Research Symposium

by Dr. Erik Weiselberg

-Celebrate Irvington Day

Roost Issue
Fall
2016

-Letter from the President

-Photo Contest

-A Profile of Monica Silfverskiold Getz by Barbara Karr Carrozzi

-Bannerman's Island Arsenal and Irvington High School by Thom Johnson

-Celebrate Irvington Day

-Save the Date

Roost Issue
Spring
2016

-Cub Scouts Visit Exhibit by Amy P. Sherwood

-Ardsley Country Club by Francis by D. Campbell

-Irvington Unfolds...Further by Ginny Read

-Curator’s Corner by Barbara Sciulli

-iPhone Photography Course

Winter 2015
Roost Issue

The Fall Benefit at the Armour-Stiner Octagon House 

Special Fall
 2015
Roost Issue

-The Creation of the History Center by Earl Ferguson

-A Profile of Betsy Griggs Wilson by Barbara Kerr Carrozzi

-A Profile of Doug Wilson by Barbara Kerr Carrozzi

-McVickar House Tenth Anniversary by Frank D. Campbell

-Photo Contest Winners

Roost Issue
Fall
2015

-A Profile of Fannie O’Hara by Nina Caporal-Dawson

-Peter K Oley Tomorrow’s Historians Symposium

-No Flinching from Fire by George Adams

-The Morrison Family by Louis and Camille Morrison

-Save the Date − Fall Benefit

Summer 2015
Roost Issue

- Letter from the President

- A View from Backstage

- Recollections

- A Profile of Agnes Foley O’Neill

- Doug Wilson Talk and Book Signing

Roost Issue
Winter 2014

- Letter from the President

- Irvington Historical Society Photo Contest Winners!

- Charles Turner Bates, 1932-2014

Roost Issue
Fall
2014

- Letter from the President

- A View from Backstage − Recollections

- Tomorrow’s Historians

- A Profile of Jean Otto Wallace MacIntosh by Barbara Kerr Carrozzi

Roost Issue
Summer 2014

-Letter from the President

-Reflections on the Archive and

Hurricane Sandy

-A Profile of Harriet Gamper by

Barbara Carrozzi

-Eric Foner Lecture by Frank D. Campbell

-Calendar of Events

Roost Issue
Winter
2013

-A View From Backstage

-A Profile of Donald William Seus by Barbara Kerr Carrozzi

-Growing Up in Barney Park by Douglas “Skipper” Carney

-Photo Contest Winners

-Save the Date

Roost Issue
Fall
2013
Roost Issue
Spring
2013

-Letter from the President

-A Profile of Robert (Bob) Joseph Connick by Barbara Kerr Carrozzi

-Ann Hutchinson by Tom Vasti

-Curator's Corner by Barbara Sciulli

-A View From Back Stage by Thom Johnson

-Orton: More Than a Name on A Map by Francis D. Campbell

Roost Issue
Winter
2012

-Letter from the President

-Annual Meeting

-Cyrus Field Honors a President by Charles T. Bates

-History Cab

-Save the Date

-Letter from the President

-Local Women in the Suffrage Movement

-Winter Wraps: Coats, Capes & Shawls

-Curator’s Corner

-A Profile of Joan Lobdell

-Save the Date

Roost Issue
Fall
2012
Roost Issue
Spring 2012

-Letter from the President

-Senior Center Event

-House Tour and Reception

-Hobbies Exhibit

-Curator’s Corner

-Tomorrow’s Historians       -Save the Date

Roost Issue
Fall
2011

-Letter from the President

-Barbara Sciulli Award

-Once Upon a Time by Ginny Read

-The Early History of the Sewer and Water Systems by Eddie Mikus

-Annual Meeting

Roost Issue
Spring
2011

-Letter from the President

-Mayor George Gillen by Barbara Carrozzi

-Irvington Senior Center by Francis D. Campbell

-Things, Ect.

-The Art of Collecting

-Curator's Corner by Barbara Sciulli

-Tomorrow's Historian

-Save the Date

Roost Issue
Fall
2010

-Letter from the President

-Half Moon Apartments: Villager’s

Estate by Francis D. Campbell

-Growing Up in Half Moon in the 1950s by Myra Fisher Saturen

-Curator’s Corner by Barbara Sciulli

-History Cab

Roost Issue
Summer 2010

-Letter from the President

-John J. Irwin: A Remembrance

Coming of Age in Irvington by Jack Irwin

-Children’s Workshop

-Curator’s Corner by Barbara Sciulli

-Bridal Show & Exhibit

-Tomorrow’s Historians

-Save the Date

Roost Issue
Fall
2009

-  Peter Oley-A Retrospective 

- Curator's Corner 

Roost Issue
Spring 2009

-A Message from the President

-Programs at the Children’s Workshop

-An Irvington Childhood by Dorothy Wood Wetjen

-Russell Shorto Program Announcement

-Curator’s Corner by Barbara Sciulli

-Frocks, Frills, Furbelows Reception

-Pie Baking Contest

Roost Issue
Winter 2008

-A Message from the President

-With Heartfelt Thanks Choring Around the House by Joan Labdell

-Curator's Corner by Barbara Sciulli

-We Mourn the Nation's Loss by John Ryan

-A Message from Irvington's Village Historian, Peter Oley

-Second Grade visits the McVickar House

Roost Issue
Fall
2008

-A Message from the President

- Spring and Summer Events at the Historical Society 

- John J. Dinan~ Hero 

Roost Issue
Winter 2007

-A Message from the President

-Fall at the Children's Workshop

-Irvington Pharmacies: A Century of Pharmaceuticals and Paraphernalia

-Curator's Corner

-Irvington Stories

-Local History Sightings

-Fall Programs at the IRvington Historical Society

Roost Issue
Fall
2007

-  Great Adaptations 

Roost Issue
Spring 2007

-A Message from the President

-His Stories and Hers by

Walter Schwartz

-The Gardens of Paradise: Hudson Valley Landscapes

-An Irvington Tale of  Leatherneck

and a Doughboys by Peter Oley

-Fifth Grade visit to the McVickar House

Roost Issue
Summer 2006

-"Off Main" - The Homes in Pictures

Roost Issue
Spring 2006

-A Message from the President

-The Whitehouse Estate by Jack Irwin

-A Distinguished Granddaughter of the Jaffray Family by Carolyn Stifel

-The Historian’s Corner “General Samuel Thomas” by Peter Oley

-The Gray Sisters by Margaret Baird

Roost Issue
Winter 2005

-A Message from the President

-Curator’s Corner by Barbara Sciulli

-Sunrise at the Crossroads by Bob Connick

-Fourth Grade Program - Henry Hudson

-Fourth Grade Program - Native Americans

-Irvington Census Data by Judy Beiss

-Additions to the Wall of Donors and Pledge Form

Roost Issue
Summer 2005

-A Message From the President

-The Children's Workshop

-Miss Isobel K. Benjamin - A Remembrance

-The Curator's Corner

-Documentation Form by Candis Griggs Hakim

-Please Share with Us

Roost Issue
Special
2005

Opening of the McVickar House

Roost Issue
Spring 2004

-A Message from the President

-The Odell Tavern by Peter Oley

-The Irvington Historical Society

Oral History Project

-Baseball Comes Again To Lyndhurst by Paul Luftig, Joseph Epstein, Peg Ellsworth

-Fifth Grade Project

-The McVickar House: A Message from the President

-Curator’s Corner by Barbara Sciulli

-Fifth Grade Program by Pat Ryan

-A Search For The Hermit of Irvington by Peter Oley

-The Wendel Family by July Beiss

-Upcoming Events

Roost Issue
Winter 2003
Roost Issue
Spring 
2003

-  The McVickar House 

- The Beltzhoover-Halsey Castle 

- Rachel Forkill Mann 

Roost Issue
Winter 2002 Vol. 4

-The McVickar House: A Message

from the President

-From Attics to Archives by Pat Ryan

-What's In A Name by Peter Oley

-Oral History Project by Gail Weiler

-Curator's Corner by Barbara Sciulli

-Annual Meeting

Roost Issue
Winter 2002 Vol. 3

-What Has Happened To Our Main Street in Half a Century

-Caring For Vintage Photographs by Barbara Sciulli

-Irvington Public Library by Agnes Sinko

-Shopping on Main Street in the 30s and 40s, by Robert L. Bronne

-Sunday Mornings, by Joan Lobdell

-Growing Up in the 30s, by Agnes Foley O’Neill

-Heading Home: A Message from the President

-It's A Mystery To Us

-A Special Event: Nuits by Pat Bonomi

-Nuits Restoration Video by Charles T. Bates

-Curator's Corner by Barbara Sciulli

Roost Issue
Summer 2002
Roost Issue
Winter 2001

-Irvington's Unique Children's

Museum by Charles T. Bates

-My Journey To Find Boabdil

by Mary L. Tarricone

-Know Your Street Names:

Main Street Area by Peter Oley

-Curator's Corner by Barbara Sciulli

Roost Issue
Summer 2001

-Irvington In The War Years by John Gaffney

-The Hamlet of Abbotsford by Veronica Gedrich

-Know Your Street Names: Main Street Area by Peter Oley

-In Celebration Of The Irvington Waterfront by Kate Buford

Roost Issue
Spring 
2000

-  The "Richmond Hill" Clock 

- History Revealed! 

- Know Your Street Names: Main Street Area 

Roost Issue
December
1980

 - Mansions, Manses and Memories 

- The Day Officer Duggan Was Shot 

- Fan Mail to Irvington's Citizen of the Year 

- Irvington Town Hall 

Roost Issue
March
1980

 -That Was a Very Good Year 

- From Dawn to Twilight 

Roost Issue
June - Sept.
1979

-  The Eckers 

- From Dawn to Twilight 

Roost Issue
March
1979

-  Johann Stolting -Irvington Hermit 

- The Eccentric Circle -Johann Wm. Stolting 

-Recollections and Notes -1928-1937 

- Genesis of the Mental and Moral Improvement Society out of which grew

Roost Issue
December 1978

-  Town 'Hall Theater -A New Life? 

- The Cottenet Family of Irvington 

-Town Hall Assured (Reprint)

- Village Election 

Roost Issue
September 1978

-  River ViJlage: Tale of a Fountain 

- Ardsley Club Founded as "Casino" by Swells 

- Additional News Items from the Irvington Gazette of June 2, 1938 

Roost Issue
June
1978

-  The Dutcher Farm 

- The Kraus Story 

- Kraus Genealogy 

- The Huston Family, Residents of Abbottsford Since 1863

Roost Issue
March
1978

- Tbe Beltzboover-Halsey Castle 

- The Graber -Reilly Family 

- Irvington, East Irvington and Abbottsford Residents Recorded in the Earliest Register of Saint Matthew's Lutheran Church in Hastings 

Roost Issue
December 1977

 - What Makes a House Worthy of Preservation? 

- "Nuit" and the Italian Villa Style 

- Remembering. .. 

Roost Issue
June
1977