Category Archives: News

Quarry criticism continues while suit drags

By PHIL NOBILE More than four years after a local West Harrison quarry was deemed to be operating illegally, little to no progress in the legal proceedings has caused the quarry’s neighbors to speak out to town officials about continued quality of life concerns. At the March 6 Town Council meeting, West Harrison residents Glen […]

Halstead apartment proposal seeks variances

Harrison’s Zoning Board of Appeals began its work sifting through the six variances requested for the proposed apartment complex on Halstead Avenue as the project continues to make its way through Harrison’s building process. The proposed plan calls for the construction of a five-story, 36-unit apartment building at 550 Halstead Ave., which is the former […]

Larchmont mayor, trustees re-elected

By PHIL NOBILE Larchmont residents will see familiar faces across the board with the 2014 village elections going uncontested in the Democratic incumbents’ favor. Mayor Anne McAndrews and trustees Marlene Kolbert and Peter Fanelli ran unopposed this season, with 87 total votes cast at the polls on March 18. The results continue a trend of […]

Bronxville trustees uncontested, re-elected

By ANNAROSE RUSSO On Tuesday, March 18, Republicans Anne Poorman and Guy Longobardo were reseated on the Bronxville Board of Trustees for their fifth and second term, respectively, after an uncontested election. According to unofficial results from Bronxville’s Village Hall, Poorman was re-elected with 76 votes. Longobardo will return to the board with 74 votes. […]

HBO series filmed in Harrison

By CHRIS EBERHART Last week, the Town of Harrison played host to a filming session for the upcoming HBO drama series “The Leftovers,” which is headlined by writer Damon Lindelof in his first return to TV since he co-created the hit television show “Lost.” A scene from “The Leftovers,” which is based on the 2011 […]

Volunteer firefighters to park in defunct restaurant lot

By KATiE HOOS The owners of the 3 Jala-penos property—a once lively Mexican restaurant in the Village of Mamaroneck that closed in 2011 after Tropical Storm Irene—are allowing firefighters from the Volunteers Engine & Hose firehouse on Mamaroneck Avenue to use the restaurant’s vacant parking lot until the property is sold. In a March 10 […]

Crafting with a conscience

By KATIE HOOS Focusing on promoting conscious consumerism and sustainability, Julie Saviano, owner of Etui Fiber Arts—an all-in-one gallery, workshop, and retail space dedicated to the art of quilting, knitting and sewing—does more than just sell yarn. Celebrating its official opening on Feb. 26, the store, which houses artwork from local fiber artists, is itself […]

Sack: Field house still an issue

By CHRIS EBERHART Sustainable Playland, Inc., the Rye-based nonprofit chosen by the county administration to renovate Rye Playland, announced a reduction in the size of its controversial proposed field house by 12,500 square-feet and a reduction in the footprint of the field zone by 50 percent in an effort to appease the amusement park’s protesting […]

Middle schools evacuated after bomb threat

By KATIE HOOS For the fourth time this school year, police have investigated phone calls threatening the safety of students, teachers and faculty in the City School District of New Rochelle, troubling parents and leading them to question evacuation protocols within the district. At around noon on Wednesday, March 5, state police received a 911 […]