Tuckahoe is a village in the town of Eastchester in Westchester County, New York, United States. One-and-a-half miles long and three-fourths of a mile wide, with the Bronx River serving as its western boundary, the Village of Tuckahoe is approximately sixteen miles north of midtown Manhattan in Southern Westchester County. As of the 2010 census, the village’s population was 6,486.
The village can be reached by the Metro-North railroad system. The Tuckahoe and Crestwood stations are 32 minutes and 34 minutes from New York City’s Grand Central Terminal, respectively.
Eric Naposki (b. December 20, 1966) a former resident of Tuckahoe and formerly an American football player who played in the National Football League and World League of American Football between the years 1988 and 1997. On May 21, 2009, he was arrested for a murder he committed fifteen years earlier in December 1994 in Newport Beach, California.
Douglas Gretzler (May 21, 1951 – June 3, 1998) graduated from Tuckahoe High School in 1969, playing baseball and basketball. Gretzler was known by his nickname “Lamby” and was a “a drummer with a style all of his own,” with aspirations to one day play in a rock band, and worked on and off as a mechanic after high school. In October–November 1973, Gretzler killed 17 victims in a killing spree in Arizona and California, and was sentenced to death in Arizona for the execution-style murder of Michael and Patricia Sandberg.