Category Archives: News

Multi-space meters approved

By Alina Suriel Parking on Mamaroneck Avenue will never be the same, as a bid to install multi-space meters was awarded following months of discussion and delay. It is not yet known when work will begin to install the meters on the avenue, but the work will be done by Cale America of Tampa, Fla., […]

On eve of election, Buchwald shares vision

By JOHN BRANDI State Assemblyman David Buchwald has laid out a plan for the next two years in office, and believes there’s still work to be done on key issues that affect those nearly 133,000 residents in his legislative district.  Buchwald, 36, is running unopposed this year and has spent what is typically campaign time […]

Redistricting vote on November ballot

By CHRIS EBERHART On this year’s Election Day ballot, voters throughout the state will decide on an amendment to the state Constitution that would create a 10-member redistricting commission to establish new legislative and congressional district lines.  The idea behind the amendment is to reform the redistricting process, which happens once every decade, and make […]

Report finds poor water quality

By JACKSON CHEN An environmental organization released its annual water quality reports highlighting several areas of heavy pollution in Mamaroneck. According to Save the Sound’s sample data, several areas within the town exceeded the level of contamination deemed acceptable. Save the Sound’s annual report showed water samples from Guion Creek, Beaver Swamp Brook and the […]

Zoning changes seek to revive business district

By JOHN BRANDI Plagued by several vacant storefronts along the east side of the Bronxville business district, village officials are now considering zoning changes to address what some in the community feel are antiquated measures.  Susan Miele, executive director of the Bronxville Chamber of Commerce, said she has worked with commercial property owners, village officials […]

Cheese shop to celebrate five years

By JOHN BRANDI Passersby on Pondfield Road won’t ‘Brie’-lieve what they’ll see next week when the cheese shop, Dobbs & Bishop marks its fifth anniversary.  The fine specialty store, owned and operated by Ruth Walter and Kevin McNeill, will commemorate the event with a petting zoo outside its 107 Pondfield Road location. The anniversary event […]

Voters to decide Smart Schools Bond Act

By CHRIS EBERHART New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, touts the Smart Schools Bond Act as an imperative initiative to meet the demands of 21st century education; opponents are calling it a “bond boondoggle” that will strap the state with unnecessary debt for years to come.  Voters throughout the state will be the ones […]

Rye joins Sustainable Westchester

By JACKSON CHEN Rye City will be joining an organization dedicated to sustainability initiatives after the Rye City Council voted unanimously to do so at its Oct. 22 meeting.  Sustainable Westchester is a nonprofit organization created back in January as a merger between two energy organizations called Northern Westchester Energy Action Consortium and Southern Westchester […]

Starbucks goes green with new renovations

By MARISSA PENN Several Starbucks stores in Westchester have undergone renovations to make their spaces greener. With issues like energy consumption and climate change topping the list of biggest public concerns, companies like Starbucks are doing what they can to positively impact the environment.   Starbucks locations in White Plains, the Rye Ridge Shopping Center […]

Purchase alumni take Broadway

By Alina Suriel The Acting Conservatory at Purchase College is living up to its prestigious national reputation, as two former students of the program are making headlines as the newest stars this season on Broadway. Baltimore native Keren Dukes debuted as a cast member of “The Curious Incident with the Dog in the Night-time” earlier […]