Category Archives: News

EFD mutual aid reduced

By CHRIS EBERHART A three-alarm fire tore through two Yonkers homes on Saratoga Avenue around 10:30 p.m. on Aug. 10. The Yonkers Fire Department exhausted all its resources and needed reinforcements from neighboring municipalities. A call for mutual aid was sent out. Eastchester was among the departments called, but its fire department couldn’t respond. The […]

Quarry to Planning Board

By PHIL NOBILE Amidst a barrage of ongoing litigation, community concern and legal wrangling, town officials pushed a zoning change request for a controversial quarry in West Harrison off to the Planning Board for further review. A re-zoning request with an eye toward re-developing the site into commercial and retail space by Lake Street Quarry […]

Mayor pushes charter change for records access

By CHRIS EBERHART The Rye City Charter was amended last month to give the entire City Council the same authority as the mayor to “examine the books, papers and accounts of any board, commission, department, office or agency of the city,” bringing to light an old conflict between Mayor Joe Sack and former Mayor Douglas […]

Dems talk HCZMC, Playhouse

By PHIL NOBILE The first and only Democratic debate in advance of the Sept. 9 primary election was held last week at LMC-TV’s studios as the four potential candidates vying for three open slots on the ballot in November’s election touted their opinions and positions on controversial Village of Mamaroneck matters. Almost immediately, the trio […]

Fitness sign request sparks Town Council divide

By PHIL NOBILE While the Town of Harrison struggles to attract and retain business in its downtown district, one local business owner’s request to put a sign on town-owned property was denied, sparking criticism of the town’s business culture. In a rare contentious 3 to 2 vote among the all-Republican Harrison Town Council, a request […]

Libraries begin community reading project

  By ALINA SURIEL The Mamaroneck and Larchmont public libraries are launching their first ever community-wide reading project with the start of “One Book, One Mamaroneck.” The initiative is meant to encourage residents throughout the communities  to read the same novel by hosting events focusing on the book’s themes. The chosen book is “I Am […]

Local realtor films reality show

By ALINA SURIEL Harrison will soon have its answer to the popular Bravo TV show, “Million Dollar Listing,” as town resident Tony Mazzuli begins production and filming on his own real estate reality show. Mazzuli, 32, has lived in Harrison for 20 years and serves as the director of the commercial real estate division for […]

Officials oppose United Water proposal

By CHRIS EBERHART The state’s Public Service Commission held two public hearings—one in New Rochelle and one in Rye—to discuss United Water Westchester and United Water New Rochelle’s proposed merger and rate increases, and it seemed every elected official and resident at the public hearings poked holes in the proposal. “I’m not opposed to the […]