Category Archives: News

Historic DeLancey house sold to developers

By JACKSON CHEN The owners of a Village of Mamaroneck house dating back to 1792 are expected to sell the property to developers who will eventually convert the lot into waterfront apartments.  The property located at 408-410 W. Boston Post Road was to be sold to a developer as soon as Aug. 19, after press […]

School district’s state test scores jump

By JOHN BRANDI As statewide standardized testing remains marred in controversy, results have shown that a percentage of students in the Harrison Central School District have made progress in a year’s time and results have ticked up in both English and mathematics.  Though fewer kids tested this year, as 19 percent of the student body […]

County pushes inter-municipal sewer agreements

By JACKSON CHEN Westchester County is relying on its various municipalities to begin addressing the countywide issue of excessive water flow throughout its aging sewer system through an inter-municipal agreement.  Municipalities such as the City of Rye and the Village of Scarsdale are expected to consent to a joint agreement, while others like the Village […]

Back-to-school supply costs continue to rise

By JOHN BRANDI School supply lists have continued to grow for cash-strapped parents across Westchester County, but a few organizations are trying to provide relief to help ease that burden and give kids the tools to succeed in school.  As summer comes to a close, parents with school-age children now have to shift their focus […]

Long road ahead for North Barry Bridge

By James Pero As U.S. infrastructure continues to crumble at the hands of time and neglect: the safety—or lack thereof—of bridges across the country has become a subject of great scrutiny. In some cases, the issue isn’t the safety of the bridge itself, but rather the safety that a bridge provides, or in the case […]

Eastchester CVS robbed, suspect at large

Eastchester police are still searching for a male suspect responsible for robbing a CVS Pharmacy on White Plains Road on Aug. 15. The Eastchester Police Department received the call about the robbery at 9:23 a.m. and arrived at the scene shortly after. The alleged robber is six feet tall and was wearing a white baseball […]

Rye Town Park wraps up summer concerts

On Aug. 18, The Angelo Rubino Band closed the show for this summer’s Twilight Tuesdays’ Concert Series at Rye Town Park. After previous rainouts, this week’s concert went off without a hitch. The six-member band performed various wide-ranging hits from the 1940s to the ‘90s. The concert series, which took place at the park and […]

Summer heats up in New Rochelle

The Striped Bass Band took the stage on Wednesday, Aug. 12 for the continuation of New Rochelle’s Emil Paolucci Summer Sounds Concert Series 2015. The band performed at the Hudson Park Bandshell from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., playing classic rock tunes from the ‘60s to the ‘90s in front of a large crowd accompanied […]

Puppy mill protestors rally to shut down local store

By James Pero Furor over a pet store on Mamaroneck Avenue where residents of the Village of Mamaroneck have purported animals are being kept under inhumane conditions has culminated in two rallies adamantly protesting the shop. According to village resident Donna Dickerson, the store, Best Breeds Puppies and Kittens located at 154 Mamaroneck Ave., has […]