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Hayes Field revote on May Bronxville ballot

By CHRIS EBERHART The Bronxville school district will put a modified version of the Hayes Field project up for a second vote in May.  The original project proposal included the reconfiguration of the field to create a regulation-sized playing field for football, field hockey and lacrosse, and the installation of a synthetic turf that would […]

Bridge suit enters discovery

By Jackson Chen The defendant of a multimillion dollar lawsuit over the remodeling of the Jefferson Avenue Bridge have requested several items in attempts to move forward into the pre-trial portion of the legal process.  The lawsuit involving the Village of Mamaroneck against the contractors and engineers of the project—Arben Group, LLC and WSP SELLS—was […]

Parking law approved

By JOHN BRANDI A residential parking permit law introduced back in December has been hotly contested from the start, but as the language evolved and residents became familiar with its purpose, the Town Council felt they could finally pass it with some stipulations.   The board unanimously voted in favor of enacting the law, but […]

FEMA grants $4M for Glen Island repairs

By MARISSA PENN Having been severely damaged during Hurricane Sandy, Glen Island Park was recently awarded $4 million in FEMA grant money for repairs and restorations.  The 105-acre park is located in New Rochelle’s waterfront district on the Long Island Sound. Glen Island was on the receiving end of more storm damage from Sandy than […]

Arrest made in high school bomb threat case

A Rye High School senior was arrested Monday, March 23 for allegedly scribbling a bomb threat on the bathroom walls of the Rye Middle School/High School campus earlier this month. The senior, Bryan  Franco, 17, was charged with falsely reporting an incident, a class D felony, which carries a two-to-seven-year prison sentence. He was released […]

GOP takes Tuckahoe election

By CHRIS EBERHART There were no surprises in an otherwise dull election cycle in Tuckahoe.  The two incumbent Republican trustees, Greg Luisi and Tom Giordano, garnered 197 and 200 votes, respectively, winning their re-election bids over Democratic challenger Anthony Fiore Jr., who received 137 votes. Republican Mayor Steve Ecklond, who ran unopposed, was also re-elected […]

Incumbents re-elected in Bronxville

Three members of the Bronxville Board of Trustees faced no opposition and were re-elected on March 18. Mayor Mary Marvin, a Republican, was re-elected to her sixth term in office. She was elected on the Republican line—along with Trustee Robert Underhill—with 99 votes, according to unofficial results from Village Hall. Underhill, also now entering his […]

‘Good news’ for tentative school budget

By Alina Suriel The preliminary 2015-2016 budget for the Mamaroneck Union Free School District is full of new programs and initiatives for students made possible by savings in employee benefits. In the superintendent’s budget presentation on March 17, Superintendent Dr. Robert Shaps said the administration has found ways to perform necessary functions more efficiently. As […]

Roadway work underway as winter wanes

By JOHN BRANDI Plans to rehabilitate and repave nearly 100 miles of Harrison roadway is taking shape, after the Town Council put in motion a pavement management system that has identified problem areas.  The system, started in 2014, identifies streets and creates a roadway network. That roadway network is then broken down into pavement management […]

New plan submitted for 100 Main St.

By JOHN BRANDI The 100 Main St., project is having trouble getting off the ground, as the applicant once again changed specifics in his proposal that now requires three additional area variances out of five. For nearly 10 years, the changes have stalled a proposed multi-use apartment building from moving forward, shifting from three to […]