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Project Homerun altered again

By PHIL NOBILE The Town of Harrison’s long contested plans to turn an empty wetland into fields and a park were scaled back even further from original plans to make a baseball field and gazebo, with town officials changing project plans almost yearly. The most recent change comes in the form of deciding to not […]

Ex-GM in court next week

Former Rye Golf Club manager Scott Yandrasevich is scheduled to return to court on Wednesday, Sept. 3. His appearance in court is to set a trial date. A date was previously scheduled to be set on Aug. 6, but that court appearance was adjourned and pushed back a month, according to Lucian Chalfen, spokesman for […]

Project Homerun plan altered again

By PHIL NOBILE The Town of Harrison’s long contested plans to turn an empty wetland into fields and a park were scaled back even further from original plans to make a baseball field and gazebo, with town officials changing project plans almost yearly. The most recent change comes in the form of deciding to not […]

Drainage system installed under Chester Heights field

By CHRIS EBERHART The Chester Heights baseball field had a backstop that was curling in towards itself and an infield that became a slushy, sloppy mess after a rainstorm with muddy dirt and small ponds that drowned second base and the outfield. To counteract this, recent renovations undertaken by the Town of Eastchester will give […]

Disbarred West Harrison attorney indicted

    By PHIL NOBILE A disbarred West Harrison attorney and a Glen Rock, N.J., man were indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly defrauding 15 victims of $3.4 million after years of operating multiple fraudulent schemes. Pasquale Stiso, 52, of West Harrison and Paul Mancuso, 46, of Glen Rock were formally indicted after […]

BOL will have tight deadline with housing settlement

By CHRIS EBERHART The final analysis in the 2009 affordable housing settlement between Westchester County and the federal government—originally scheduled to be completed by a court-appointed federal housing monitor by Aug. 25—won’t be complete until Sept. 8, which gives the Westchester County Board of Legislators about a seven-day window to save the county from losing […]

Morgado murder trial date set

  By PHIL NOBILE Mamaroneck mother Manuela Maria Morgado will stand trial in Westchester County Supreme Court nearly two years after allegedly murdering her four-year-old son while in the midst of a contested custody battle. Morgado, who pleaded not guilty to second degree murder charges for the September 2012 death of her son, Jason “Jake” […]

Mamaroneck Towers rehab approved

By JOHN BRANDI Two proposals to have the county finance renovation projects for affordable senior housing complexes were approved by the Westchester County Industrial Development Agency at its meeting on Thursday, Aug. 14. Wilder Balter Partners, Inc., an Elmsford-based developer, was interested in increasing the efficiency of Mamaroneck Towers, and Scarsdale-based Mountco Real Estate Development […]

Sportime seeks to spur enrollment

    By JOHN BRANDI Harbor Island Park’s multi-sport facility is in need of new faces as it struggles with low enrollment and a loss of revenue. Sportime Harbor Island has seen a decrease in general enrollment by 25 to 30 percent, according to Eric Fromm, the club’s managing director. As a result, Village Manager […]

Longford’s may be the sweetest spot in Rye

Things got a little sweeter for Rye in 1995. With a second location in Old Greenwich, Conn., Longford’s Own-Made Ice Cream quickly became a family favorite and has remained such for decades. With 36 flavors in rotation at a given time—like the perennially popular peppermint stick, mud pie and coffee fudge—Longford’s has produced ice cream […]