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Miller remarks cause stir

By PHIL NOBILE Although Trustee Andres Bermudez Hallstrom has decided he will not make a run for re-election as an independent candidate, it remains to be seen how comments by one of his primary opponents may hurt Democrats in the general election.  Bermudez Hallstrom, a Democrat who did not receive the party’s endorsement earlier this […]

Bronxville approves Parkway Road Bridge contract

By JOHN BRANDI Bronxville’s Board of Trustees has approved an engineering contract for Parkway Road Bridge, but delays between municipalities could still stall the project’s start date. The board unanimously approved the $32,900 contract with Manhattan-based WSP USA, an engineering and design consultant, on a recommendation from Village Administrator James Palmer. The next step, Palmer […]

A moment of reflection in Memorial Park

By JOHN BRANDI On the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, local responders, town and village officials and the boy and girl scouts of Larchmont-Mamaroneck reminded the community that they would never forget the fallen at their annual memorial service.   The event drew roughly 50 residents of the Town and Village of […]

Purchase library sues landlord

By JOHN BRANDI The Purchase Free Library has filed suit against its landlord with the intention of keeping the library at its current location inside the Purchase Community House.  The lawsuit comes on the heels of library officials being told by property owner Purchase Community, Inc., on July 31 that they would have to vacate […]

Molly Spillane’s permit renewed with conditions

By JACKSON CHEN The Village of Mamaroneck’s Zoning Board of Appeals decided to grant Molly Spillane’s a shortened special use permit renewal at its Sept. 4 meeting. In the 3 to 2 decision in favor of a one-year renewal, three major conditions aimed at reducing noise were discussed to be imposed on the Mamaroneck Avenue […]

Rye City Mayor takes ALS Challenge

By ALINA SURIEL Everyone knows someone who has gotten doused with a bucket of icy water for charity after a whole summer of the viral Ice Bucket Challenge to benefit the ALS Association. Rye City Mayor Joe Sack, a Republican, and life-long Rye resident and historian Douglas Carey became two of the latest names to […]

New ABC pilot to film in Harrison

By JOHN BRANDI Pyrotechnics may soon light up the sky over Harrison, pending officials’ approval. The Harrison Town Council has unanimously approved a request by CBS/EYE Productions to film a fireworks display on Wednesday, Sept. 17, after press time, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Old Oaks Country Club, 3100 Purchase St., as part […]

Clay Art celebrates open house

By CHRIS PETROWSKI The Clay Art Center, as in art made from clay, is located on Beech Street in Port Chester, behind the village’s south-end firehouse and right off Main Street. It has been there since 1957 and, despite being the largest and busiest ceramic facility in our area, it is not known far and […]

New Rochelle street fair draws fanfare

The second annual New Rochelle Street Fair and Festival drew  hundreds of  people downtown to Main Street on Sunday,  Sept. 7. The festival  was    presented by  streetfairs.org in partnership with the City of New Rochelle, and admission was free. Approximately 85 vendors, artists and merchants provided guests with a dizzying array of food and […]

Letter: Local politicians are hypocrites

To the Editor, The appearance of Eliot Engel, Nita Lowey, Andrea Stewart-Cousins, George Latimer and Rev. Dr. Gregory Robeson Smith of Mt. Hope AME Zion Church at an event several months ago, where there was no acknowledgement of the slaughter of over 2,100 Palestinians by Benjamin Netanyahu and his thugs in the Likud Party was […]