Category Archives: News

Breaking: Yandrasevich sentencing adjourned again

The sentencing date for Scott Yandrasevich, the disgraced former general manager of the Rye Golf Club, was pushed back once again to Thursday, Aug. 6. According to the Westchester County District Attorney’s office, Yandrasevich’s sentencing was adjourned on July 27 for the new date of Aug. 6. This is the second postponing of Yandrasevich’s sentencing, […]

Mamaroneck Harbor sees red hue again

By JACKSON CHEN After some morning rainfall on July 18, another wave of red clay discharge has been spotted spilling into the Mamaroneck Harbor. The discharge was the result of rainwater washing throughout Harbor Island Park and collecting the crushed stone dust near the Sportime facility that houses red clay tennis courts. Eventually, the rainwater, […]

Playland revenue and attendance up

By CHRIS EBERHART Playland had what was considered by many to be a successful season in 2014, and early revenue and attendance figures as of July 19 have already outpaced last year’s numbers.  Through July 20, 2014, Playland had a total attendance of 230,295 and took in gross revenue of $4.26 million. This year through […]

Brightview plan faces renewed criticism

By JOHN BRANDI Neighbors of a proposed senior living facility in West Harrison have intensified their criticism of the project, saying above all else that some of the design elements of the building won’t fit in with the character of the neighborhood.  The cliff that will be in the rear of the senior complex will […]

Pollutants found in Tuckahoe hotel site

By CHRIS EBERHART The site of a proposed hotel on Marbledale Road in Tuckahoe is home to an old village quarry and a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation designated Brownfield site. This means the property has potentially hazardous substances, pollutants or contaminants that would have to be cleaned up before any construction can […]

Playland revenue, attendance up over 2014

By CHRIS EBERHART Playland had what was considered by many to be a successful season in 2014, and early revenue and attendance figures as of July 19 have already outpaced last year’s numbers.  Through July 20, 2014, Playland had a total attendance of 230,295 and took in gross revenue of $4.26 million. This year through […]

Astorino takes housing war to Clinton’s home

By CHRIS EBERHART Hillary Clinton’s home in Chappaqua, N.Y. was the latest battleground in the housing war between the federal government and Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, a Republican.  On July 21, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara’s office said Westchester County should be held in contempt of court and be forced to pay monthly fines of […]

Bronxville to implement new parking restrictions, mobile app

By JOHN BRANDI The Village of Bronxville is implementing some changes to its parking regulations, which will be rolled out in the coming month.  Bronxville is embarking on changes to its meters and parking lots to address concerns from residents over coin-operated limitations and to tackle long-standing problems with parking in a municipality that hasn’t […]

Mamaroneck awarded $200K to study microgrids

By JACKSON CHEN Both the Town and the Village of Mamaroneck were awarded $100,000 each this month to study an alternative power grid project. As part of a large overhaul initiative, 83 communities received grant money from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority’s NY Prize competition. The $40 million competition aims to […]

Federal agency moving into Midland Avenue location

By JACKSON CHEN A federal agency’s building permit for the property at 600 Midland Ave. is currently under review after its proposal was recently approved by the Rye City Planning Commission.  According to the city’s Building Department, the representatives of the property submitted an application for a building permit on July 21. The property was […]