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What’s Going on in Eastchester 2-27-2015

Eastchester Public Library Teen Technology Club On, Saturday, Feb. 28 at 11 a.m., the Teen Technology Club for grades 8 and up will have a special lesson in the free programming language Scratch. Please bring your own laptop with Scratch already downloaded onto it. The discussion will be led from a screen, so if you […]

Tuckahoe’s Main Street development lingers on

By JOHN BRANDI For nearly 10 years, changes in the design have stalled a proposed multi-use apartment building for Main Street in the Village of Tuckahoe. The four-story, mixed-use complex would have office or retail space on the ground level and 33 open-air parking spaces if the project ever came to fruition. Above that, Joseph […]

Town, quarry settle

By JOHN BRANDI The litigation surrounding West Harrison’s Lake Street Quarry, ongoing for almost six years, has finally ended after the town and the property owner reached an out of court agreement.  At the Feb. 11 Harrison Town Council meeting, Town Attorney Frank Allegretti said the town had reached a settlement with quarry owner Lawrence […]

Man found dead on train tracks

MTA police are investigating a dead body found on the Metro-North railroad tracks in Rye on the morning of Feb.13. According to the MTA, a 6:56 a.m. a New Haven Metro-North train out of Stamford, Conn., and headed for Grand Central terminal reported seeing a deceased individual on the tracks at 7:23 a.m. while passing […]

Playhouse proposal shifts to zoning board

By Alina Suriel Things are looking up for the Harrison Playhouse Lofts, a proposed mixed-use development slated for Harrison Avenue which had its first appearance before the Zoning Board of Appeals on Nov. 12. The project, a six-story, 42-unit building, located at 227-239 Harrison Ave., with renovations to four pre-existing retail spaces at the ground […]

Harrison addresses DEP violation

By JOHN BRANDI The organic waste load has gotten a little lighter for Harrison’s Department of Public Works, as the organic waste station on New King Street will no longer accept grass clippings as part of a conditional agreement with Manhattan’s leading environmental agency. The West Harrison organic waste transfer station is located too close […]

Industrial study picked

By Alina Suriel The first stages of the redevelopment of Mamaroneck’s industrial area can now begin, after rePlace Urban Studio was chosen as the winning bid for a village-commissioned study on the neighborhood’s economic potential. Although rePlace has no previous experience working with the village, the firm has conducted planning studies aimed at the revitalization […]

Firefighter fans kitchen flames

By Alina Suriel Arthur Joseph Fusco is both a firefighter and an amateur chef. Fusco has been one of Harrison’s bravest since 2005, and is also the cook who stirs the pot behind, a cooking website in which he shares his own recipes as well as recipes sent in by firefighters all over the […]

Last days for Chatsworth antiques

By Alina Suriel After 77 years of business on Mamaroneck Avenue and three generations of being owned by the same family, Chatsworth Auction Rooms is closing.  What is being proposed in its place is a mixed-use building. The proposed new structure, located at 151 Mamaroneck Ave., will house 12 residential units above two levels of […]

Metro-North station to get bike shelter

A bicycle shelter is going to be built at the Mamaroneck train station with construction expected to begin in March, according to an MTA spokesperson. Marjorie Anders, MTA spokesperson, said the cost of the $282,000 project would be entirely funded by the MTA. Anders could not say how long the project would take to complete. […]