Category Archives: News

New Rochelle launches major drug operation

For the second time in the past three years, New Rochelle police executed an anti-drug operation titled “City Sweeper” to arrest individuals in the city who were linked to drug-related crimes. The latest operation, dubbed “City Sweeper 2,” was a seven-month, joint investigation conducted by the New Rochelle Police Department’s Special Investigation Unit and assisted […]

Dems add public comment

  By JACKSON CHEN The Democratic trustees of the Village of Mamaroneck followed through on their pledge to return the public comment period to the beginning of village board meetings, in addition to preserving another period at the end.  The amendments to the meeting’s agenda order, which were approved by a 4 to 1 vote […]

Source: Hazing was a setup

By CHRIS EBERHART Allegations of hazing a teammate and bullying a special needs student by the Tuckahoe varsity football team and coaches are being refuted by a source with knowledge of a prior investigation into the matter, and the special needs student’s father, respectively, in exclusive interviews with the Review.  The allegations stem from a […]

Verizon FiOS approved

By JOHN BRANDI The buffering wheel may have finally stopped spinning on the matter of Verizon FiOS, as the franchise agreement to bring the service to residents passed its final hurdle in Albany. The Public Service Commission, the agency responsible for ensuring safe and reliable rates for utility companies and service providers, passed the six-year […]

Bronxville trustee steps down, retires

By JOHN BRANDI Having served almost two non-consecutive terms as a Bronxville village trustee, Donald Gray has officially announced his retirement from the board to “watch the world go by.” Gray, who made his announcement at the Dec. 8 Board of Trustees meeting, stepped down from his seat, effective immediately. The now former trustee, who […]

Investor service upgrades town bond rating

By JOHN BRANDI The leading credit rating service, Manhattan-based Moody’s, has upgraded Harrison’s bond rating and believes that its “financial position is expected to continue to improve.”  Harrison’s ranking concerning its outstanding debt and public improvement bonds for fiscal year 2014 ticked up from an Aa2 to its current Aa1. Though both are in the […]

Budget impacts Playland

  By CHRIS EBERHART Westchester County legislators said the $1.75 billion county budget for 2015 wasn’t perfect, but nonetheless passed it by a 10-7 vote. With the budget’s adoption, comes the first Playland marketing increase in funding in the past 27 years along with a sign of hesitancy on the part of a majority of […]

City to weigh FD future

By CHRIS EBERHART Discussions next year among the Rye City Council could determine the future direction of the Rye City Fire Department. A dwindling participation rate from volunteer firefighters prompted Rye City Manager Frank Culross to include the hiring of four paid firefighters in his proposed 2015 budget, released in early November. At the time, […]

New coalition set to tackle youth drug issues

By JACKSON CHEN Rye parents are attempting to address a drug and alcohol use problem amongst the younger population of the city with a recently formed drug awareness coalition. “[The coalition] helps educate parents, students and the community about what the issues are,” said Republican Councilman Julie Killian, one of the nine members of the […]

Mamaroneck library budget weathers mandates

By Alina Suriel Despite jumps in New York State retirement taxes and health insurance, which forced trustees of the Mamaroneck Public Library to override the state tax levy cap, the library remains in good economic standing, according to the library director. “I think overall we’re in very good financial situation because it’s very obvious that […]