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NY Times Features Rivertown: Dobbs Ferry, NY

In case you missed it, in July the New York Times Featured Rivertown: Dobbs Ferry, NY in an article titled: “Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: A Village With a Changed Image”

“The village’s image has…changed. The turning point came in 1998, when the Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District became the first in Westchester to join the International Baccalaureate organization, based in Geneva — prompting home buyers to take a fresh look at the virtues of the 2.4-square-mile village of 11,000 residents. The Baccalaureate group offers junior and senior high school students a two-year, preuniversity course of study.

“The change in the high school program was what drove the engine,” said Linda Jo Platt, who moved from Manhattan to Dobbs Ferry with her husband, Bruce Platt, in the 1970s. “A lot has happened for the better in Dobbs Ferry,” said Ms. Platt, the director of the Community Nursery School…”

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