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Planning Board chairman to replace Quigley

By CHRIS EBERHART Tuckahoe Mayor Steve Ecklond, a Republican, chose a close family friend to finish out the unexpired term of the late Stephen Quigley, a village trustee who died unexpectedly of a heart attack on April 30.  Planning Board Chairman Antonio Leo, who lives just three houses down from the Quigleys on Gifford Street, […]

Solar efforts take shape in Mamaroneck

By Suzy Berkowit Solarize Westchester and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority have come together to facilitate the Solarize Larchmont-Mamaroneck project as part of a larger nationwide movement that introduces and encourages the use of solar panels in residential and commercial buildings. Larchmont-Mamaroneck was one of four Westchester communities chosen to participate […]

Subway franchise revises site plan

By JOHN BRANDI Staff Writer The architect behind the design of a Subway franchise’s looming move into Tuckahoe has made some alterations to the site, but he is now tasked with answering a list of questions more related to how the franchise would operate. Leonard Brandes, the architect for the Subway project,  presented a new […]

The endless summer

By Richard Ilse Welcome to the longest summer possible and, after what Mother Nature dumped on us this past winter, father time is going to reward us. This year, Memorial Day is the earliest it can be, Labor Day is the latest it can be and the 4th of July falls on a weekend. This […]

Letter: Motive of MBYC support in question

    To the Editor, Please forgive me for questioning the motivation behind Ida Luckower’s letter, “Barry Avenue signs are mean-spirited,” in the May 15 edition of the Mamaroneck Review, saying that people who put signs up in their own yards are “mean spirited,” and that, “The signs violate the spirit of free speech.” How […]

Letter: Criticizing trustees is not an assault, lynch mob

To the Editor, At the Board of Trustees meeting on May 11, Village of Mamaroneck Democratic Committee Chairwoman Elizabeth Saenger compared the community’s reaction against the proposed changes to parking on Mamaroneck Avenue to a lynch mob. “The tone of that meeting two weeks ago [April 27] really shocked and scared me…I think you let […]

Breaking News: Former mayor to primary Belmont

By JOHN BRANDI Election season just heated up with news that former Mayor Philip Marraccini is back and is intent on taking on the party establishment. Marraccini said he plans on challenging incumbent Mayor Ron Belmont in a primary for the Republican line. Marraccini, who once served as the town’s Republican mayor for two terms […]

Harrison voters easily pass $109M school budget

By JOHN BRANDI The Harrison Central School District voters approved a $109 million school budget Tuesday, May 19, according to unofficial results. The 2015-2016 school budget passed with an overwhelming 80 percent of the vote and a near 4-to-1 margin, with a total of 1,392 voting in favor of the budget and 355 voting against […]

New Rochelle school budget receives passing grade

The New Rochelle Board of Education sent its $250 million budget to voters on May 19 after a lengthy budget review process. In the end, the efforts on behalf of the school board and administration were clearly enough to receive a passing grade. Nearly 70 percent of all votes cast on Tuesday were in support […]

Budget, turf field approved

By JOHN BRANDI Bronxville School District voters approved two measures for their consideration on May 19, a $46.5 million school budget and—in its second attempt before residents—a plan to reconfigure the school’s Hayes Field.  The 2015-2016 school budget passed with approximately 75 percent of the vote; a total of 1,207 voters came out to support […]