Author Archives: news

Column: NY Rising, HUD and flood mitigation

In the next few weeks, the City of Rye will have to decide whether to accept a grant from New York Rising for flood mitigation. The program administered by the state is a disaster recovery program that thoroughly and thoughtfully evaluates community needs to identify and provide funding for projects that build community resiliency. The […]

Column: The return of ‘Historically Speaking’

The importance of the local history of the Town of Eastchester, that also includes the villages of Bronxville and Tuckahoe, is that it highlights important aspects about who we are, what we must preserve, and most importantly, what makes us unique. For that specific reason, I began writing a series of articles for the Town […]

Letter: Re: Angela Giraldo’s letter

    To the Editor, Like Angela Giraldo, I am a Democratic district leader. But unlike her, I don’t condone cheating during the election process. The Westchester County Board of Elections disqualified Norman Rosenblum and Lou Santoro from the Independence Party line of the Village of Mamaroneck ballot because very basic election laws were not […]

Letter: Petition challenges are nothing new

    To the Editor, The Village of Mamaroneck Democratic Committee supports following election law and all law. Challenges to petition signatures are not “technicalities,” but rather the means to ensure fairness for everyone under the legal process. Nominating petitions have always been scrutinized and challenged by all parties, as they should be.   Executive […]

Letter: Re: contaminants found on proposed hotel site

    To the Editor, As the Eastchester Review has reported, contaminants were found in the proposed Marriott SpringHill Suites site at 109 Marbledale Road in Tuckahoe. These contaminants, along with the anticipated heavy traffic during and after the construction of the hotel, are some of the many concerns of the community regarding this Marriott […]

What’s going on Eastchester

Eastchester Public Library Eastchester 5K run The Eastchester 5K will be run on Sunday, Sept. 27. All proceeds from this year’s race will go toward improvements at the Eastchester Public Library. More details to follow. Free museum passes Looking for something to do during the lazy, hazy days of summer? Thanks to the Friends of […]

What’s going on Mamaroneck

Mamaroneck Public Library For regular programs and events, visit All Ages Hour Come in on Saturday, Aug. 29 at 11 a.m. for stories that will appeal to all ages of kids and their caregivers. Stay or come at 11:30 a.m. to make a craft simple enough for the little kids and creative enough for […]

What’s going on Harrison

Harrison library events  The Harrison Public Library will be closed for renovations and will reopen on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. Visit for updates and more information. Art exhibition Artists who are interested in exhibiting at the Harrison Public Library for approximately one month during 2016 are invited to submit samples of their artwork for […]

What’s going on Rye

Rye Free Reading Room events Art exhibit Rye resident and multi-award winning artist Elizabeth B. Derderian will display a collection of still-life, landscape, cityscape and figurative paintings in an exhibition called “A New Chapter: Recent Paintings by Elizabeth B. Derderian.” The exhibition opens on Wednesday, Sept. 2 and will run until Wednesday, Sept. 30. Derderian’s […]