Author Archives: Chris Eberhart

Broken Bow issued permit for emergency chiller

By CHRIS EBERHART Broken Bow Brewery has been operating with a failing chiller for the past couple weeks. The business needs a larger, more powerful one to handle the increased workload but needs a site plan approval from the Planning Board in order to move it outside.  Because it was an emergency situation that came […]

Barra named to Planning Board

By CHRIS EBERHART The final piece of the puzzle is in place that makes the Tuckahoe village government whole again after the sudden death of Trustee Stephen Quigley in early May.  During the June 22 Tuckahoe Village Board of Trustees meeting, the mayor appointed David Barra, 54, to the village Planning Board to replace former […]

NRHS seniors graduate, honor WWII veteran

McKenna Field behind New Rochelle High School was lined with attendees shoulder-to-shoulder on June 25 to watch the graduating Class of 2015 receive their diplomas. Straddling the 50-yard line, the seniors sat in foldout chairs wearing their purple and white gowns and listened to a list of guest speakers that included New Rochelle High School […]

State passes hotel tax for Harrison

By CHRIS EBERHART In a stunning, last-minute change of heart, the New York state Senate passed hotel occupancy tax bills for six Westchester communities, including the Town/Village of Harrison, after years of unsuccessfully trying to petition the state for the tax. Historically, the hotel occupancy tax bills, which impose a 3 percent charge on hotel […]

State passes hotel tax for Tuckahoe

By CHRIS EBERHART In a stunning, last-minute change of heart, the New York state Senate passed hotel occupancy tax bills for six Westchester communities, including the villages of Tuckahoe and Mamaroneck and  the Town/Village of Harrison, after years of unsuccessfully trying to petition the state for the tax. Historically, the hotel occupancy tax bills, which […]

Reassigned Osborn teacher to return to classroom

By CHRIS EBERHART The Rye City School District decided not to bring charges against Carin Mehler, the reassigned Osborn School teacher who was accused of improper coaching during state tests in 2013, and instead sent her a letter on June 26 stating she will be assigned to the Rye Middle School to teach sixth grade […]

State passes hotel tax for Mamaroneck

By CHRIS EBERHART In a stunning, last-minute change of heart, the New York state Senate passed hotel occupancy tax bills for six Westchester communities, including the Village of Mamaroneck, after years of unsuccessfully trying to petition the state for the tax. Historically, the hotel occupancy tax bills, which impose a 3 percent charge on hotel […]

Tuckahoe celebrates its senior class

In between the familiar tigers on the front steps of Tuckahoe High School stood the high school’s Class of 2015. “We’ve accomplished a lot,” Salutatorian Chris Cyran said, “and made it through together and made countless memories along the way.” During the June 26 commencement ceremony, Valedictorian Nicole Alimena and Cyran made their speeches, a […]

Eastchester seniors ready for next step

The bright, sunny day matched the occasion on June 26 as Eastchester’s senior class received their high school diplomas. Senior Class President Ryan Winnie and Vice President Olivia Heffernan led the procession of the Class of 2015 to the familiar graduation tune and applause from attendees. Before receiving their diplomas, the graduates, who were joined […]

EFD to replace Tuckahoe firehouse floor

The Eastchester Fire District will add nearly $60,000 to the Tuckahoe firehouse for repairs to increase the scope of work from a partial replacement of the floor to a full replacement. Fire Commissioner Peter Incledon, who has been spearheading the project, said originally, the fire district planned to replace the ramp and only half the […]