Category Archives: News

Town honors vets, patriots

Displays of patriotism were visible in Harrison on Tuesday, as the town held its annual ceremony for Veterans Day. On Nov. 11, town officials, veterans and residents gathered in West Harrison for a parade to honor those lost in battle on behalf of this country’s freedoms, as well as though still alive today.     […]

New retail shop looks to beat Bronxville odds

By JOHN BRANDI Residents in the Village of Bronxville have but only one direction to go if they’re looking for fine clothing, and that’s NORTH. The new retail shop, which had a grand opening on Oct. 6, looks to provide a space for customers to browse, chit chat on the shop’s sofa and enjoy a […]

Catholic churches to merge, close

By MARISSA PENN Catholic churches can no longer afford to keep their doors open and parishes alive, according to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, which announced tentative plans to merge some 50 churches throughout the state last week.  From the Bronx to the Catskills, there was widespread heartache when thousands of Catholics across […]

SPI head: Start Playland RFP over

By CHRIS EBERHART The president of Sustainable Playland Inc., which pulled its proposal to renovate Playland back in June, said Westchester County should come up with a clearer vision for Playland’s future, and then redo the RFP process before moving forward.  During a Nov. 3 Playland forum hosted by Westchester County Legislator Catherine Parker, a […]

45 added to RM Staffing lawsuit

By JACKSON CHEN Nine former employees of RM Staffing, one of the alleged shell companies set up by former Rye Golf Club General Manager Scott Yandrasevich, are now being joined by 45 initial plaintiffs in the collective action portion of a new hybrid lawsuit, the Review has learned.  The total number of plaintiffs seeking monetary […]

Rotating vendors join Rye Farmers Market

By NICOLE REED Happy autumn from Rye’s Down to Earth Farmers Market. First and foremost, I’d like to share big news: By popular demand, the market has been extended by two weeks. It will now run every Sunday, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., through Dec. 21, 2014. You’ll find the market—rain, shine, or snowflakes—in […]

Latimer beats Dillon

By JOHN BRANDI It appears Democratic state Sen. George Latimer has done it again warding off some stiff competition on his way to another term in Albany.  Although results remained unofficial as of press time, the numbers for the 37th Senate District race clearly favored the one-term incumbent senator who was ahead of his opponent […]

Three statewide ballot propositions pass

By CHRIS EBERHART Propositions One, Two and Three passed by wide margins, establishing a state redistricting committee and authorizing the issuance of $2 billion worth of general obligation bonds to fund technology in school districts throughout the state.  Leading up to Election Day, debate over Proposition Two, which allows for the electronic distribution of state […]

Verizon FiOS wait time increased

By JOHN BRANDI Verizon FiOS may boast high-speed internet, but the rate of its town-wide implementation may have some Harrison residents feeling as if they’re living in the dial-up era.  Deputy Village Attorney Chris Cipolla said the franchise agreement with the town, which has yet to be finalized, is currently caught up in the New […]

Church’s environmental study contested

By JOHN BRANDI Residents of the surrounding community and representatives for a Purchase-based environmental nonprofit are taking issue with Trinity Presbyterian Church’s draft environmental impact study, DEIS, particularly the traffic analysis, which was submitted on the heels of a proposed construction effort to expand upon its Anderson Hill Road location.  The room was full of […]