Author Archives: Chris Eberhart

Playland concerns addressed in committee

By CHRIS EBERHART The nearly two-month review of the county executive’s Playland management agreement with Standard Amusements by the Westchester County Board of Legislators has been chiseled down to a memorandum of understanding—a written agreement—that answers the major questions raised during the review process. Included in the written agreement will be the promise the county […]

4 more Boy Scouts reach Eagle

By CHRIS EBERHART The success of Eastchester Boy Scout Troop 353 continued on May 30 when four more Boy Scouts from the troop reached Eagle, the highest honor in the scouts, during the Court of Honor Ceremony.  Since 2013-2014, 10 of 70 scouts in the Eastchester troop—approximately 14 percent—have become Eagle Scouts. In comparison, only […]

BREAKING: BOL committees vote in Playland agreement

The eighth floor of the Westchester County government offices was filled with suspense on the morning of June 15 prior to the legislative budget and parks subcommittees vote on the Playland management agreement, and several memorandums of understanding, that affords Standard Amusements the right to manage the amusement park. Both committees unanimously voted in favor […]

BREAKING: BOL committees vote in Playland agreement

The eighth floor of the Westchester County government offices was filled with suspense on the morning of June 15 prior to the legislative budget and parks subcommittees vote on the Playland management agreement, and several memorandums of understanding, that affords Standard Amusements the right to manage the amusement park. Both committees unanimously voted in favor […]

BREAKING: BOL committees vote in Playland agreement

  The eighth floor of the Westchester County government offices was filled with suspense on the morning of June 15 prior to the legislative budget and parks subcommittees vote on the Playland management agreement, and several memorandums of understanding, that affords Standard Amusements the right to manage the amusement park. Both committees unanimously voted in […]

BREAKING: BOL committees vote in Playland agreement

  The eighth floor of the Westchester County government offices was filled with suspense on the morning of June 15 prior to the legislative budget and parks subcommittees vote on the Playland management agreement, and several memorandums of understanding, that affords Standard Amusements the right to manage the amusement park. Both committees unanimously voted in […]

BREAKING: BOL committees vote in Playland agreement

The eighth floor of the Westchester County government offices was filled with suspense on the morning of June 15 prior to the legislative budget and parks subcommittees vote on the Playland management agreement, and several memorandums of understanding, that affords Standard Amusements the right to manage the amusement park. Both committees unanimously voted in favor […]

Second-year parade draws record turnout

By CHRIS EBERHART Last year, Rye’s Memorial Day Parade resumed after a near 50-year hiatus. This year, in a record turnout, hundreds of residents lined Purchase Street to watch local organizations, bands and war veterans march from Station Plaza to the Village Green where a ceremony was held.  Members of the Rye Historical Society, the […]

True significance of Memorial Day preserved in town, village

By CHRIS EBERHART Eastchester and Tuckahoe preserved the significance of Memorial Day with services at Memorial Park on California Road and Depot Square on May 25. Veterans of different ages and different wars stood and saluted their lost comrades. After the singing of “America, the Beautiful,” Bob Foster, of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, was […]

By CHRIS EBERHART The Bronxville Police Department made three arrests from May 22 to May 25, which were related to recent thefts, but Bronxville Police Chief Christopher Satriale said none of them are believed to be connected to the recent rash of home invasions.  There have been four break-ins in recent weeks in Bronxville beginning […]