Author Archives: Chris Eberhart

Harrison police detective writes second novel

By CHRIS EBERHART A retired Harrison police detective turned thriller novelist is back with the sequel to his award-winning book “In a Small Town.” Marc Di Giacomo, 39, a longtime Harrison resident who joined the town’s police department in 1997 and became detective in 2007, based the Small Town series—“In a Small Town,” the sequel […]

Tuckahoe hires first-ever village administrator

By CHRIS EBERHART The search for Tuckahoe’s first-ever village administrator is over, and Rye Brook’s assistant village administrator, David Burke, has been hired for the position. Burke, 33, spent the past eight years in his position in Rye Brook. Before that, he finished his masters degree in public administration at SUNY Albany. He graduated in […]

Marriott coming to Tuckahoe

By CHRIS EBERHART An application to build a hotel on a defunct landfill quarry on Marbledale Road in Tuckahoe has been filed with the village’s Building Department and a Marriott is now on the way. The Eastchester-based Bilwin Development Affiliates, LLC wants to transform 3.5 acres of land between 109 and 125 Marbledale Road into […]

Resident: Commuters are parking in front of my house

By CHRIS EBERHART The Harrison Town Council took immediate steps to remedy a parking situation around the train station where the business district and the station border a residential area. During the June 5 council meeting, Holland Street resident John Evangelista said commuters are parking on residential streets and “taking up parking spaces in front […]

Greaves remembered during graduation

By CHRIS EBERHART William McKenna Field behind New Rochelle High School looked and sounded like kickoff before a state championship football game. Families and friends of New Rochelle High School seniors were packed shoulder-to-shoulder in the bleachers and along the outer rim of the field cheering for their loved ones. But the approximately 800 graduating […]

Union: Firefighters, public at risk

By CHRIS EBERHART A crucial fire engine with specialized emergency equipment stationed in the North End of Eastchester has been pulled out of service six times since last Thanksgiving, and as recently as June 25, because of understaffing and arguments over sick time versus injury time and overtime pay. The president of the career firefighters’ […]

Bronxville High seniors enjoy their last scene

    By CHRIS EBERHART Bronxville High School was called the ideal set for a high school movie during the graduation speech by guest speaker Gia Walsh, the mother of graduate Stephen Walsh. And the June 21 high school graduation—with sunny skies, a slight breeze, the graduates’ white dress suits and dresses, and a crowded […]

Road resurfacing project to begin

By CHRIS EBERHART The Harrison Town Council separated the road resurfacing project from the rest of the 2014 capital budget so work can be started and completed before the end of the warm weather months. The Town Council authorized the use of $300,000 left over from last year’s capital budget to begin a town-wide road […]

Breaking News: Marriott coming to Tuckahoe

By Chris Eberhart An application to build a hotel on a defunct landfill quarry on Marbledale Road in Tuckahoe has been filed with the village’s Building Department and a Marriott is now on the way. The Eastchester-based Bilwin Development Affiliates, LLC wants to transform 3.5 acres of land between 109 and 125 Marbledale Road into […]

State passes parking bill

By CHRIS EBERHART Bronxville’s bill to temporarily amend the New York State vehicle and traffic law to allow the village to issue permits to residents to park on public streets passed in both houses of the state Legislature with ease, but parking scarcity concerns from the Kensington Road development still resonate in the village. The […]