Author Archives: Chris Eberhart

Standard: No plans for fields

By CHRIS EBERHART While there are some residents, both in Rye and Westchester County, who say more field space is needed, the vocal majority in the surrounding area of Playland have made it clear that they don’t want fields there. But just this week, the newly selected park operator told the Review that fields are […]

Tuckahoe names interim supt.

By CHRIS EBERHART The Tuckahoe Board of Education has decided to hire an interim superintendent for the coming school year.  The board made its plan officially known during its April 21 meeting. At that meeting, Dr. Charles Wilson was appointed by the school board to be the interim superintendent for the 2015-2016 school year for […]

Parkway Road Bridge bids way over estimate

By CHRIS EBERHART If everything went according to plan, Parkway Road Bridge would’ve been reopened earlier this month. But the latest in a slew of setbacks since the bridge was closed in July 2013 will now delay the project again. This time, the Village of Bronxville rejected the only two bid responses for the bridge’s […]

Tuckahoe municipal budget to surpass tax cap

By CHRIS EBERHART The Tuckahoe village budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year looks to correct the village’s finances from past years but, in doing so, will cause an override of the state-imposed tax levy cap. Tuckahoe Village Administrator David Burke said the village had to account for a large spike in workers’ compensation, which increased […]

Astorino inks Playland deal

By CHRIS EBERHART On April 14, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, a Republican, announced an agreement that he reached the night prior with the New York-based Standard Amusements to oversee the iconic, county-owned amusement park. In turn, Standard will turn park operations over to United Parks and Jack Falfas, a lead amusement park executive with […]

School board incumbent to run again

By CHRIS EBERHART Incumbent Michael Collins has announced that he will run one more time for re-election to the Tuckahoe Board of  Education. After four years on the school board, Collins, 51, said he wants to see the school district’s five-year strategic plan, which is a detailed guideline for the district to implement and follow […]

Yandrasevich sentencing adjourned

    The sentencing date for Scott Yandrasevich, the former general manager of the Rye Golf Club who pleaded guilty to grand larceny and falsifying records, was adjourned to July 30. Yandrasevich was scheduled to be sentenced on April 9, prior to the adjournment. Lucian Chalfien, a spokesperson for the Westchester County district attorney’s office, […]

Union: State budget hurts teachers

By CHRIS EBERHART Teachers, educators, parents and students protested against “the madness” that has become state education.  A couple hundred people rallied at the steps of the Westchester County Center in White Plains on April 8 to voice their complaints about the state’s new education policies that the governor said were established to “make it […]