Category Archives: News

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 […]

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” […]

Mamaroneck Towers rehab approved

By JOHN BRANDI Two proposals to have the county finance renovation projects for affordable senior housing complexes were approved by the Westchester County Industrial Development Agency at its meeting on Thursday, Aug. 14. Wilder Balter Partners, Inc., an Elmsford-based developer, was interested in increasing the efficiency of Mamaroneck Towers, and Scarsdale-based Mountco Real Estate Development […]

Sportime seeks to spur enrollment

    By JOHN BRANDI Harbor Island Park’s multi-sport facility is in need of new faces as it struggles with low enrollment and a loss of revenue. Sportime Harbor Island has seen a decrease in general enrollment by 25 to 30 percent, according to Eric Fromm, the club’s managing director. As a result, Village Manager […]