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Gubernatorial challengers posture over debates

By CHRIS EBERHART Gubernatorial candidates reacted harshly to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, after the incumbent recently announced he had set up two statewide debates without consulting his opponents ahead of time.   The campaign mudslinging began on Sept. 27, shortly after Cuomo announced two gubernatorial debates for mid-October with his re-election challengers, Republican candidate […]

Restaurant, luxury apartments proposed downtown

By JACKSON CHen In early September, a partnership between two Connecticut-based real estate companies jointly purchased the office building at 2 Second St., in Rye for more than $2 million. The joint companies now plan to renovate the office space into a 17,500-square-foot mixed use building of luxury apartments equipped with a roof deck and […]

Village holds first demonstration day

On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, the Village of Mamaroneck Fire Department held its first Fire Department Day in Harbor Island Park. The department held the event to display to the surrounding community what in fact, they do. The fire department is the only 100 percent volunteer department in the lower Hudson Valley and looks for […]

Police search for serial bank robber

On Sept. 25, shortly after 3 p.m., a suspect attempted to rob Webster Bank on Purchase Street but was unsuccessful after a dye pack exploded while he was fleeing the scene, according to Rye police. The suspect, identified as a black male with long dreadlocks and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt made it only steps […]

Water storage tanks being rehabilitated

By JOHN BRANDI Against the Westchester County Department of Health’s opinion to rehabilitate all seven water storage tanks located in Harrison and the Town of Mamaroneck simultaneously, the groundwork has been set to do one per year, according to the manager of the Westchester Joint Water Works.  Anthony Conetta, of WJWW, said that it’s impossible […]

Town to fix Parkview Avenue wall

By Alina Suriel Plans are being designed by engineers hired by the town to find a way to fix a retaining wall on Parkview Avenue near Anderson Hill Road which has started to deteriorate due to suspected water damage. The retaining wall, located at the end of Parkview Avenue, is there as a reinforcement to […]

Meeting order change passes

By JACKSON CHEN Residents were outraged when the Village of Mamaroneck Board of Trustees voted 3 to 2 to formally push the public comment section of meetings from the first item on the agenda down to the fifth. At that same Sept. 22 board meeting, many in attendance clashed with board members claiming this was […]

Board approves bilingual announcements

By Alina Suriel The Village of Mamaroneck Board of Trustees recently passed a policy resolution that will require the village to translate all official public announcements and notices to Spanish. The resolution states emergency announcements and announcements about village events such as parades and block parties would be translated, and announcements in Spanish would be […]

Court clerk seeks security grant

By JOHN BRANDI The Harrison Town Council has unanimously approved a request by the court clerk to apply for a security grant to upgrade the 1 Heineman Place court facility.  Court Clerk Jacqueline Ricciardi said the paperwork for a $30,000 grant, which must be submitted by the end of October, will go to the Justice […]

Molly Spillane’s to appeal ZBA decision

By JACKSON CHEN Following the Village of Mamaroneck’s zoning board granting Molly Spillane’s a renewal of its special permit on a conditional basis, restaurant owner Mike Hynes is now looking to appeal it for what he believes is an unfair decision. “I’m asking for a fair shake,” said Hynes. “If I break the law, show […]