Category Archives: News

Schumer looks to crackdown on swatting

By CHRIS EBERHART Two months after a high-profile case in which the Eastchester Police Department received a hoax call from a man in a Joyce Road home claiming to have killed his girlfriend and tied up her family in what turned out to be a “swatting” incident, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, a Democrat, proposed a […]

Schools could face 0 percent tax cap

By CHRIS EBERHART Based on economic trends as of June, school districts in New York state would need a supermajority of the public vote next year to add even one penny to their existing budgets. A recent report by the New York State Educational Conference Board, which is a coalition of seven leading statewide education […]

Underpass renovations nearly complete

According to Bronxville Village Administrator James Palmer, renovations to the Bronxville Metro-North train station underpass, which runs along Pondfield Road, underneath Kraft Avenue, are near complete. The purpose of the project, which began in April, was to beautify the underpass’ façade—which was chipped and considered unsightly—by restuccoing and repainting its walls. “The peeling paint was […]

Golf club: Greens unplayable

By JACKSON CHEN The Rye Golf Club’s greens have been closed off until further notice as the staff has been tackling a turf degradation problem that has left areas unplayable.  Jim Buonaiuto, the city-run golf club general manager, said that at its worst, anywhere from 30 to 70 percent of the course’s greens were compromised […]

DJ reflects on life in the past in book

By JAMES PERO Dennis Nardone remembers. And he should, considering that his memory, and not any one person, is the main protagonist in his recently self-published book titled, “Growing Up in the West End of New Rochelle, New York in the 50’s-60’s: My Life, My Neighborhood.” In his book, Nardone covers it all. Whether it’s […]

Column: Waiting till August

Unlike most high school students—and nearly every teacher I know—the end of the school year isn’t a time of celebration for me. While I certainly love the summer months—the freedom, the weather—the passing of each school year is bittersweet for me, as I look back and begin to process some of the great moments of […]

What’s going on in Mamaroneck 6-19-2015

LMC-TV Teen summer filmmaking workshops LMC-TV’s summer filmmaking workshops are an opportunity to learn hands-on filmmaking skills, from cinematography to scriptwriting to computer video editing. This program is geared towards teens 13 and older. Participants will collectively conceive of, write a script for, shoot, direct and edit a short dramatic film using high definition video equipment, […]

Golf club: Greens unplayable

  By JACKSON CHEN The Rye Golf Club’s greens have been closed off until further notice as the staff has been tackling a turf degradation problem that has left areas unplayable.  Jim Buonaiuto, the golf club general manager, said that at its worst, anywhere from 30 to 70 percent of the course’s greens were compromised […]

Dems to run Natchez, Burt

By JACKSON CHEN In hopes of capturing an even larger majority on the Village of Mamaroneck’s Board of Trustees, and with an eye on the mayor’s seat, the nominating body of the village’s Democratic Committee has picked its slate. After months of deliberation, the village Democrats, on June 5, nominated Dan Natchez as their candidate […]

Ex-mayor to primary Belmont

By JOHN BRANDI Things in Harrison just heated up with news that former Mayor Philip Marraccini is back and is intent on taking on the party establishment. Marraccini said he plans on challenging incumbent Mayor Ron Belmont in a primary for the Republican line. Marraccini, who once served as the town’s Republican mayor for two […]