Category Archives: News

Back-to-school shopping is quite a fuss

Yes, we know. Some boys love it and some girls hate it. One thing is for sure: there is a lot more up-to-date fashion for girls. For girls, there are faux leather mini-skirts, comic print graphic leggings, rompers with emoji graphics, flared jeans and denim dresses. Fashion-conscious parents should know ahead of time that Pantone […]

Democratic primary City Council District 6: Liz Freid

Age: 62 Family: Two sons, Peter and Joseph Status: Challenger Political Affiliations: Democrat; Working Families Political Experience: Worked as former County Legislator Judy Myers’ campaign manager for 12 years Community Affiliations: President of Davis School PTA; president of New Rochelle League of Women Voters; vice president of PTA Council of New Rochelle; board member of […]

Democratic primary City Council District 6: Shari Rackman

Age: 51 Family: Husband, six kids Status: Registered Incumbent Political Affiliations: Democrat Political Experience: Four years on the New Rochelle City Council; Democratic district leader   Community Affiliations: New Rochelle Bar Association; member of Young Israel of New Rochelle Years in New Rochelle: 36 One Thing the Average Voter Doesn’t Know About You: I live […]

Dayna Reist gets Teacher of the Year award

By Sarah Varney  Second grade Milton School teacher Dayna Reist was named Teacher of the Year 2015 for the Rye City School District earlier this year at a districtwide awards ceremony.  Hired in August 2009 by Milton School Principal Dr. Joanne Nardone, Reist holds an M.A. in education from Bank Street College and a B.S. […]

Eastchester library awards $226K roof bid

By CHRIS EBERHART For years, water has been seeping through the rapidly-aging roof of the Eastchester Public Library, staining the ceiling tiles with brown blotches and damaging the carpet in the process.  Since 2013, the library has been planning and trying to secure funding for the roof replacement project, estimated to cost $300,000. The library […]

Belmont handles Marraccini

By JOHN BRANDI It appears that incumbent Republican Mayor Ron Belmont has thwarted any attempts from his challenger by securing his place on the Republican ticket ahead of the general election. Belmont, 62, defeated his opponent, former Mayor Philip Marraccini, in Thursday’s primary by a three-to-one margin, obtaining 1,104 votes to Marraccini’s 281, according to […]

Endorsed Republicans win judicial primary

By JOHN BRANDI In a rare, if unprecedented, event for Harrison politics, a primary was triggered by four candidates seeking the Republican spot for town justice. Results show that Councilman Joseph Cannella and Pasquale Gizzo, both candidates backed by the town Republican Party, will appear on the general election, according to unofficial results by the […]

Fried wins big in District 6 primary

By CHRIS EBERHART Polls closed at 9 p.m. on Sept. 10. By 9:10 p.m., Liz Fried’s camp said they were confident they won the New Rochelle Democratic primary for the District 6 seat on the City Council. Fried won by a 67 percent margin, with an unofficial vote tally of 489 to 239 having captured […]

Bronxville chamber urges local shopping

By JOHN BRANDI The Bronxville Chamber of Commerce is making a concerted effort to spur growth and attract residents to a business district that has struggled in recent years.  The chamber is embarking on coordinating with The Bronxville Schools’ parent-teacher association, PTA, to encourage new residents to the village with school-age children to shop locally […]

Harrison candidates mum on finances

  By JOHN BRANDI Candidates from both parties in Harrison have failed to file campaign disclosure forms before the July 15 deadline, according to the New York State Board of Elections. Elizabeth Schaper, the Democratic mayoral candidate, has not yet submitted anything to the database, but has told the Review she plans to before the […]