Category Archives: News

Medical offices lease Mamaroneck Ave. space

By JACKSON CHEN A lease was signed for two floors of the property at 689 Mamaroneck Ave., on March 16, according to a broker who handled the agreement. The broker, Richard Mack, said the space was leased by Westchester Medical Center for medical office use.  Within the two floors that Westchester Medical Center leased, Open […]

BOE weighs new turf field plan

By CHRIS EBERHART There’s a battle brewing in Bronxville over a possible second vote of a $2.2 million capital project that would replace the grass and dirt surface of Hayes Field with synthetic turf.  The proposal was narrowly shot down the first time by just a 14-vote margin as part of a public referendum back […]

Parking law delayed

By JOHN BRANDI An expected vote from the Harrison Town Council to enact a residential parking permit law, designed for residents of the town to reclaim spots in front of their home and alleviate congestion concerns, has been postponed to later this month. As some residents continue to flag the law, citing the potential increase […]

Delays in village flood plan

By Alina Suriel A plan touted as a major step to finally solve flooding in the Village of Mamaroneck is off schedule, according to village officials. A draft study of flood risk management strategies conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Mamaroneck and Sheldrake rivers is not yet completed because engineers are […]

City settles Caspi suit for $475K

By JACKSON CHEN The Rye City Council announced at its March 11 meeting that it had finalized a settlement in a $10 million dollar police brutality lawsuit that spanned close to a decade. As a result, the city has agreed to pay the plaintiff, Andrew Caspi, $475,000. The settlement had already been agreed to by […]

Business district noise amendments in the works

By JACKSON CHEN Dated laws and civilian complaints regarding noise limits has led the Village of Mamaroneck Board of Trustees to consider amending what is currently on the books.  During a board work session on March 2, the village board discussed a proposed law that targets new noise regulations amidst the recent rise in resident […]

Double murder investigation ongoing

By Alina Suriel With details slowly emerging, the investigation continues into a double murder-suicide committed last month by retired White Plains Police Officer Glen Hochman. Harrison police confirmed that a smashed computer hard drive was found during a search of the home where Hochman, 52, shot his two teenaged daughters before ultimately committing suicide during […]

Dems remain an afterthought in Bronxville politics

By JOHN BRANDI Bronxville will hold its Board of Trustees election on Wednesday, but as has become the norm in the village, the matter has already been decided.  For the ninth consecutive year, Democrats will sit out an election cycle, when the mayor and two incumbent trustees secure their re-election efforts. The last time there […]

RM Staffing lawsuit delayed

By JACKSON CHEN While the City of Rye is enveloped in several high-profile lawsuits, it has been overdue in providing documents for the discovery process of a Rye Golf Club wage theft lawsuit, according to the plaintiffs’ attorneys. In the collective and class action lawsuit that was filed in December 2013, 54 former employees of […]

Alternate school budget includes major cuts

By CHRIS EBERHART There’s a long list of repercussions from increased class sizes to the elimination of instructional programs and middle school sports if a tax cap override school budget fails a public vote. On Feb. 24, Rye Schools Superintendent Dr. Frank Alvarez presented an $83.4 million budget for the 2015-2016 school year that includes […]