Category Archives: News

Ice rink president resigns

By CHRIS EBERHART Since construction began in 2013, Kevin Wright’s fingerprints were all over Tuckahoe’s recently-opened ice rink on Marbledale Road.   He dropped the ceremonial first puck before the inaugural hockey game in December 2014. He set up programs to teach children to skate and play hockey. He marketed the facility. On Dec. 21, […]

Former police chief dies

By Alina Suriel Years after completing his public service to the town, Albert Klein Jr., a former Harrison police chief, died of natural causes on Friday, Jan. 30. Klein was 84. Klein was born in June 1930 in Greenwich, Conn., to Albert Sr. and Elsie Klein. In his youth, Klein served in the U.S. Army […]

Post-Silver, Assembly members call for reform

By Alina Suriel With Carl Heastie, a Bronx Democrat, having been elected as the new speaker of the New York State Assembly this week, the question now remains whether he will learn from his predecessor’s mistakes.  Following a whirlwind two weeks which saw the swift downfall of longtime Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a Manhattan Democrat, […]

Source: Astorino, Standard Amusements in talks

By Chris Eberhart The county executive’s office continues to keep a $100,000 Playland consultant report under wraps while it has been in talks with Standard Amusements as a potential operator of Playland, the Review has learned.  In June 2014, following the collapse of Sustainable Playland, Inc.’s plan to renovate the Westchester County-owned amusement park, County […]

Volunteers reappointed to city boards

Mayor Joe Sack, a Republican, made several reappointments to the city’s various boards, commissions and committees for 2015. After being pushed back at the Rye City Council meeting on Jan. 14, the three-year appointments were all unanimously approved by council members on Jan. 28. For the Rye Senior Advocacy Committee, Sack said he would make […]

Eastchester library to move on new roof

By MARISSA PENN The Eastchester Public Library has undergone a series of recent renovations, with plans for future upgrades, including replacing its worn out roof.  The library’s roof, which is from the 1960’s, has been worn out and damaged due to several years of water damage and leaks, according to Tracey Wright, library director. “The […]

Craft duo taps Bronxville market

By JOHN BRANDI If you got beer on the brain, two friends with a love for craft brew are creating a space where locals are invited to ride the wave of craft expansion into Westchester County.  Doug Cedrone and Brendan Carroll, both 27, said goodbye to their office jobs to open a craft beer place […]

Green group for town

By Alina Suriel Sustainability efforts in Town of Mamaroneck will soon be an even higher priority, as the town passes a law on the creation of an officially appointed team to push forward the municipality’s green agenda. The town already has an unofficial sustainability committee of about 10 people, which has been in existence for […]

Two choices left for village’s industrial study

By Alina Suriel The search for a guide for preliminary development plans of the industrial area is narrowing, with only two options still on the table. A Request for Proposals issued by the village, which closed on Dec. 4, received seven responses from various consulting and urban design firms. Four of them were chosen for […]

Hearings begin on Platinum Mile project

By Alina Suriel Purchase residents spoke out in the first public hearing of a proposed residential building which may serve as a big step in reinvigorating the Platinum Mile along I-287. Homeowners and neighborhood groups of nearby communities had varying concerns with respect to the massive project, which will see a six-story, 421-unit apartment complex […]