Author Archives: Chris Eberhart

TPD, EPD to purchase body cameras

By CHRIS EBERHART The Tuckahoe and Eastchester police departments have received money to acquire wearable video body cameras for their officers and implement a pilot program that is designed to protect the village residents and Tuckahoe and Eastchester’s finest. The cameras are small—about the size of a carton of cigarettes—and weigh less than a cellphone […]

Two children run over, one killed

New Rochelle police are quiet about the details surrounding the death of a young girl and injuries to a young boy after they were run over by a car in a Drake Avenue apartment driveway. The incident occurred around 4:30 p.m. on Aug.18. New Rochelle Police Sgt. Myron Joseph said one child was transported to […]

Town of Eastchester scores highest debt rating

By CHRIS EBERHART The Town of Eastchester’s fiscal prudence over the years has led to a bump in its Moody’s rating this year. Moody’s, which rates investors on the basis of risk and the borrower’s ability to make interest payments, catapulted the town to the highest rating a municipality can receive, which in turn lowers interest […]

Rye Playland revenue and attendance up over 2014

By CHRIS EBERHART Playland had what was considered by many to be a successful season in 2014, and early revenue and attendance figures as of July 19 have already outpaced last year’s numbers.  Through July 20, 2014, Playland had a total attendance of 230,295 and took in gross revenue of $4.26 million. This year through […]

Tuckahoe Subway passes through Planning Board

Subway will become part of Tuckahoe’s Main Street landscape after the village Planning Board passed the application with a 3-1 vote during its July 21 meeting. Melba Caliano was the lone dissenting vote, and David Barra, the newest member of the Planning Board, abstained from voting. The franchise sub shop will occupy a vacant storefront […]

Summerfield to return to Planning Board­­­­­

After a nine-month layoff, the Summerfield Gardens project is expected to return to the Eastchester Planning Board in September for final site plan approval, according to the developer’s attorney. Among the final preparations for the project was DELV Development’s plan to fix the storm and sewage pipes in the area that were discovered cracked in […]

Playland revenue and attendance up

By CHRIS EBERHART Playland had what was considered by many to be a successful season in 2014, and early revenue and attendance figures as of July 19 have already outpaced last year’s numbers.  Through July 20, 2014, Playland had a total attendance of 230,295 and took in gross revenue of $4.26 million. This year through […]

Pollutants found in Tuckahoe hotel site

By CHRIS EBERHART The site of a proposed hotel on Marbledale Road in Tuckahoe is home to an old village quarry and a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation designated Brownfield site. This means the property has potentially hazardous substances, pollutants or contaminants that would have to be cleaned up before any construction can […]

Playland revenue, attendance up over 2014

By CHRIS EBERHART Playland had what was considered by many to be a successful season in 2014, and early revenue and attendance figures as of July 19 have already outpaced last year’s numbers.  Through July 20, 2014, Playland had a total attendance of 230,295 and took in gross revenue of $4.26 million. This year through […]

Astorino takes housing war to Clinton’s home

By CHRIS EBERHART Hillary Clinton’s home in Chappaqua, N.Y. was the latest battleground in the housing war between the federal government and Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, a Republican.  On July 21, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara’s office said Westchester County should be held in contempt of court and be forced to pay monthly fines of […]