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Town remembers Hochman girls

By JOHN BRANDI The Harrison community came together to heal on Feb. 25, by honoring the memory of two teenage girls slain in their home last month. The room at the Veterans Memorial Building was packed with approximately 100 residents, there to pay their final respects to the Hochman family and to try to better […]

Town remembers Hochman girls

By JOHN BRANDI The Harrison community came together to heal on Feb. 25, by honoring the memory of two teenage girls slain in their home last month.  The room at the Veterans Memorial Building was packed with approximately 100 residents, there to pay their final respects to the Hochman family and to try to better […]

Turf field still possible

By JOHN BRANDI After some outcry from members of the school community including a petition, the Bronxville Board of Education is considering the possibility of revisiting reconfiguring Hayes Field, a public referendum that was narrowly defeated back in January.  On Jan. 22, two proposals were before Bronxville voters. The first proposal was a successful plan […]

Village to fix Jefferson Avenue Bridge guardrails

By MARISSA PENN After its most recent village board meeting, the Village of Mamaroneck is moving forward on addressing deficiencies with the Jefferson Avenue Bridge so that its railings comply with New York State safety standards.  The bridge, which was reconstructed in August 2014, was built defectively with guard rails that are too short, pursuant […]

TOD remains contentious for residents

By ALINA SURIEL Washingtonville residents are still not convinced of the merits of rezoning the area around the Metro-North train station, after an in-depth informational session meant to ease their fears about recently passed legislation affecting their neighborhood. The meeting took place in the village courthouse on Mount Pleasant Avenue, and was modestly attended by […]

Larchmont elections uncontested again

By Alina Suriel Village of Larchmont Trustees Lorraine Walsh and John Komar, both Democrats, and Village Justice Jerry Bernstein, a Democrat, are all running for re-election unopposed on Wednesday, Mar. 18.  The village will close out its ninth uncontested election in a row. Walsh, a Larchmont resident for 17 years and owner of a local […]

Village taxi license change approved

By MARISSA PENN At a Mamaroneck Village Board of Trustees meeting on Feb. 23, a law that transfers the authority of licensing taxi and limousine drivers from the Village of Mamaroneck Police Department to Westchester County was unanimously approved. The Westchester County Taxi and Limousine Commission license, which taxi drivers and operators within the village […]

Task force to study TV studio

By JACKSON CHEN In continuing the exploration of creating a production studio within city hall for Rye TV, Mayor Joe Sack has formed a task force charged with studying whether there is a need for the project. During the Feb. 25 Rye City Council meeting, the board unanimously approved a resolution to form a joint […]

Police investigate TD Bank robbery

By JACKSON CHEN Rye police are in the midst of an investigation of an attempted robbery that occurred on Sunday, March 1 at the TD Bank on Purchase Street.  According to police, an approximately 6-foot-tall suspect, dressed in a black skull cap and a full-length gray trench coat, walked into the bank at the corner […]

Library, community house set ballot language

By JOHN BRANDI Members of both the Purchase Community House and the Purchase Free Library met for a conference before a judge on Feb. 25 to hash out ballot language ahead of a vote by certain members of the Purchase community to decide if the library stays put. The library has found itself on borrowed […]