Author Archives: Chris Eberhart

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 […]

Bronxville graduates ready to move on

Bronxville High School’s 93rd graduation was wet and rainy. But despite the constant drizzle, the lawn in front of the high school on June 20 was standing room only as family and friends of the Class of 2015 watched the graduates receive their diplomas. “We all look out into this wonderful audience tonight and realize […]

Rye celebrates its Class of 2015

Despite the dark, ominous clouds hanging over the City of Rye on June 20, the 84th annual Rye High School Graduation ceremony proceeded without a hitch. Family and friends of the graduates packed Nugent Stadium behind Rye High School to watch the Class of 2015 receive their diplomas ending their tenures in the school district. […]

Rye hires interim athletic director

By CHRIS EBERHART Rod Mergardt will take over as the interim athletic director for the Rye School District as school officials continue their search for a permanent replacement for Rob Castagna, who just left Rye at the end of the school year to join the Byram Hills school district.  The announcement was made during the […]

Marcotte preps for another fight

By CHRIS EBERHART The race for the county’s District 10 legislative seat between Westchester County Legislator Sheila Marcotte, an Eastchester Republican, and Democratic challenger Haina Just-Michael, of New Rochelle, is expected to be one of the closest legislator races this election season. In Marcotte’s previous county legislator race in 2013 against a New Rochelle Democrat, […]

100 Pondfield development a go

By CHRIS EBERHART A reduction in the size and scope of the 100 Pondfield Road development, which was in serious doubt as of late February, may have saved the project. Originally, the Yonkers-based developer Pondfield Court, LLC, wanted to redevelop the old Morgan Manhattan storage facility, which is a vacant, landlocked warehouse behind CVS on […]

County finalizes Playland deal

By CHRIS EBERHART Finally, Playland has a new operator. That is for now, at least. A private-public partnership with Standard Amusements to run the county-owned amusement park was approved by the Westchester County Board of Legislators in a somewhat surprising vote on June 15. As part of the approved 15-year Playland management agreement between the […]

County finalizes Playland deal

By CHRIS EBERHART Finally, Playland has a new operator. That is for now, at least. A private-public partnership with Standard Amusements to run the county-owned amusement park was approved by the Westchester County Board of Legislators in a somewhat surprising unanimous vote on June 15. As part of the approved 15-year Playland management agreement between […]