Category Archives: News

Rye Golf Club kicks off 50th season

Golfers lingered around their golf carts on a sunny Sunday, April 26 morning at the Rye Golf Club, anxiously waiting for Rye Mayor Joe Sack and Leon Sculti, chairman of the Rye Golf Club Commission, to cut the ribbon and ceremoniously kick off the club’s 50th year in existence. Together, the duo grabbed the scissors […]

Village reconsiders DPW plan

By John Brandi Officials in the Village of Bronxville are holding off on presenting initial redesign blueprints of the Department of Public Works’ facility, an estimated $8 million project, and are instead calling for the architect to find some cost savings.  Preliminary designs of the reconstruction project to the DPW facility, located in two segments […]

New parking rules gridlocked

By JACKSON CHEN The Village of Mamaroneck is still struggling to strike the right balance when it comes to parking regulations for its residents, business owners and visitors.  On April 27, the village Board of Trustees discussed two proposals that would adjust the current parking situation on Mamaroneck Avenue, which acts as the main path […]

Harrison Little League kicks off 2015

On a chilly evening on April 24, the Harrison Little League held its 64th annual opening ceremony and parade. Hundreds of onlookers were in attendance as approximately 90 Little League teams and their coaches paraded through the town, starting at Veteran’s Park and ending at the Harrison Avenue School. The Harrison High School Marching Band […]

Village budget adopted under tax cap

By JACKSON CHEN The Village of Mamaroneck adopted its 2015-2016 budget that falls just under the state mandated tax cap.  On April 27, the village’s Board of Trustees adopted the budget unanimously after several weeks of budget hearings and minor revisions. The final adopted budget total comes in at $33.9 million, which is a $22,000 […]

BOE adopts $109M budget

By JOHN BRANDI  Ahead of adopting its 2015-2016 budget, The Harrison Central School District was facing a $3.87 million shortfall, which the district has been plugging up through unsustainable measures. The Board of Education will seek voter approval of a $109 million budget for 2015-2016 that would increase the district property tax levy by just […]

Harrison’s water tank rehabilatation work expands

By JOHN BRANDI In an effort to rehabilitate a series of water storage tanks in Harrison and neighboring Mamaroneck, the initiative, which began two years ago, has gained momentum with the next site having been revealed and the project expanding to include repairs and construction to pump stations.  Upon recommendation fr-om the Westchester County Department […]

Eastchester capital budget focuses on infrastructure needs

By CHRIS EBERHART The Eastchester Town Council unanimously adopted its $1.6 million capital budget for 2015 that will focus its attention on street resurfacing after a harsh winter.  Capital projects are large-scale projects that are typically funded by a bond and are separate from the town’s annual operating budget. Each department head provides a wish […]

Caspi case leads to police department procedural changes

By JACKSON CHEN After damaging reports surfaced prior to the city settling a police brutality lawsuit against its own, the Rye City Police Department has finalized some procedural changes regarding the filing of police reports. The proposed changes, which were drafted by City Manager Frank Culross and Police Commissioner Bill Pease, include self-reinforcing language that […]

Astorino announces plan to recruit NYC businesses

By CHRIS EBERHART During his State of the County address, Republican County Executive Rob Astorino announced his plans for an economic development office in New York City to encourage businesses and entrepreneurs to migrate from the city to Westchester and pledged a sixth consecutive year of a zero percent tax levy increase.  But the nearly […]