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Conservancy to install new playground

By JOHN BRANDI The Village of Mamaroneck’s youngest residents can prepare to join in on the playground fun as a plan was approved to install five new pieces of jungle gym equipment in Harbor Island Park. The Board of Trustees unanimously approved a donation of playground equipment from The Harbor Island Conservancy at its meeting […]

Clay Art celebrates open house

By CHRIS PETROWSKI The Clay Art Center, as in art made from clay, is located on Beech Street in Port Chester, behind the village’s south-end firehouse and right off Main Street. It has been there since 1957 and, despite being the largest and busiest ceramic facility in our area, it is not known far and […]

Tuckahoe High School football coach: We don’t even have mouthpieces

By CHRIS EBERHART and MIKE SMITH Parents and administrators clashed at a crowded Aug. 25 Board of Education meeting in the Tuckahoe High School Library amid claims the school has mishandled preparation for the upcoming football season. Basic equipment like footballs and mouth guards weren’t ordered until the middle of this week, longtime coaches weren’t […]

Project Homerun altered again

By PHIL NOBILE The Town of Harrison’s long contested plans to turn an empty wetland into fields and a park were scaled back even further from original plans to make a baseball field and gazebo, with town officials changing project plans almost yearly. The most recent change comes in the form of deciding to not […]

Ex-GM in court next week

Former Rye Golf Club manager Scott Yandrasevich is scheduled to return to court on Wednesday, Sept. 3. His appearance in court is to set a trial date. A date was previously scheduled to be set on Aug. 6, but that court appearance was adjourned and pushed back a month, according to Lucian Chalfen, spokesman for […]

Project Homerun plan altered again

By PHIL NOBILE The Town of Harrison’s long contested plans to turn an empty wetland into fields and a park were scaled back even further from original plans to make a baseball field and gazebo, with town officials changing project plans almost yearly. The most recent change comes in the form of deciding to not […]

Drainage system installed under Chester Heights field

By CHRIS EBERHART The Chester Heights baseball field had a backstop that was curling in towards itself and an infield that became a slushy, sloppy mess after a rainstorm with muddy dirt and small ponds that drowned second base and the outfield. To counteract this, recent renovations undertaken by the Town of Eastchester will give […]

Disbarred West Harrison attorney indicted

    By PHIL NOBILE A disbarred West Harrison attorney and a Glen Rock, N.J., man were indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly defrauding 15 victims of $3.4 million after years of operating multiple fraudulent schemes. Pasquale Stiso, 52, of West Harrison and Paul Mancuso, 46, of Glen Rock were formally indicted after […]

BOL will have tight deadline with housing settlement

By CHRIS EBERHART The final analysis in the 2009 affordable housing settlement between Westchester County and the federal government—originally scheduled to be completed by a court-appointed federal housing monitor by Aug. 25—won’t be complete until Sept. 8, which gives the Westchester County Board of Legislators about a seven-day window to save the county from losing […]

Morgado murder trial date set

  By PHIL NOBILE Mamaroneck mother Manuela Maria Morgado will stand trial in Westchester County Supreme Court nearly two years after allegedly murdering her four-year-old son while in the midst of a contested custody battle. Morgado, who pleaded not guilty to second degree murder charges for the September 2012 death of her son, Jason “Jake” […]