Category Archives: News

An authentic adventure for all

By JOHN BRANDI From his roots in Mexico, to his stomping ground in New York City, Luis Aguilera is bringing the lessons he’s learned about food, heritage and the culinary industry together to create a bold and creative experience with his new Taqueria restaurant on Halstead Avenue in Harrison.   “Taqueria is basically a taco […]

Standard adds $3M to Playland funding

  By CHRIS EBERHART After touring Playland last week, Standard Amusements, which was selected by the Westchester County executive to run the county-owned park, increased its initial investment to the amusement park by $3 million after seeing its deteriorating conditions.  But questions over who is responsible for paying for much needed infrastructure repairs remain unanswered. […]

Rye Neck schools adopt budget

By JACKSON CHEN On April 22, the Rye Neck School District’s Board of Education unanimously adopted a 2015-2016 proposed budget of $39.6 million aimed at maintaining class sizes and pushing forward current programs. Several budget hearings have passed since the presentation of Superintendent of Schools Dr. Peter Mustich’s proposed budget on March 18. According to […]

Eastchester BOE members to run uncontested

By CHRIS EBERHART Eastchester will have three returning members of the Board of Education come the 2015-2016 school year.  Incumbent board members Michelle Simon Kissel, David Carforo and John Curcio are all seeking re-election to their seats on the seven-member school board. All three will run unopposed. Simon Kissel, 58, is a professor at Pace […]

Planning Board approves new car wash for village

By JOHN BRANDI A plan to remodel a service garage on Marbledale Road and transform it into an updated car wash and repair station, was given final approval by the village’s Planning Board at its April 21 meeting.  The original proposal, presented back in 2012, was to construct three buildings for a car wash, an […]

Professor, Cuomo opponent speaks at luncheon

By JACKSON CHEN Like a flashback of her political campaign. Zephyr Teachout, a former candidate for governor, spoke to a crowd of more than 100 members during the League of Women Voters of Larchmont-Mamaroneck’s annual luncheon. On April 24, Teachout arrived at the Orienta Beach Club, 1054 Walton Ave., around noon. Despite a discreet entrance, […]

New Rochelle kicks off annual farmers market

The New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District will kick off its third annual Farmers Market on Saturday, May 30 at 9 a.m. on the Library Green. Mayor Noam Bramson and downtown Councilman Ivar Hyden will emcee the opening ceremony at 10 a.m. Located next to the New Rochelle Public Library on Huguenot Street between Memorial […]

Mayor receives award from SEPTA

  New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson received the prestigious “Bridges” award on Thursday, April 23, from the City School District of New Rochelle’s Special Education Parent Teacher Association. The ceremony was part of the organization’s annual “We Are One” dinner. Mayor Bramson was celebrated for his commitment to advancing the needs and interests of children […]

Rye runs 27th derby

Hundreds of runners, families and volunteers gathered at the Rye YMCA on April 26 for the 27th anniversary of the Rye Derby and for Healthy Kids Day. The blue skies, sunshine and spring temperatures were ideal for the races and the active family festivities at the Y. Runners followed either a five-mile or 5K route. […]

Bronxville NY Police Blotter 5-8-2015

April 3 Police responded to a 60-year-old female resident’s call at 10:43 a.m. that her credit card was used to make $662.08 in purchases from the Home Shopping Network. The matter is currently under investigation by Bronxville detectives.   A 24-year-old Bronx resident was arrested at 2:46 p.m. when police say he attempted to cash […]