Category Archives: News

Rye, Mamaroneck move toward deer archers

By Sarah Varney At a second meeting of the joint Mamaroneck and Rye Deer Commission held on Sept. 25, Rye Mayor Joe Sack and Mamaroneck Mayor Norman Rosenblum, both Republicans, expressed that they intend to move forward with a bow hunting solution to cull the neighboring deer herd. Rosenblum hosted the meeting, which was held […]

Town justice’s DWI case delayed

Harrison Town Justice Marc Lust’s DWI case has been delayed until Nov. 17 in Manhattan Criminal Court, two weeks after residents decide whether or not to re-elect him. Lust was set to appear in court on Thursday, Sept. 24. According to Andrew Quinn, Lust’s attorney, the delay was requested by the state. “The district attorney’s […]

Kensington Road lawsuit settled

By JOHN BRANDI The development company behind the Kensington Road condominium project, currently in the construction phase, has settled with a fair housing nonprofit and is expected to make changes to its marketing effort and certain elements of the project’s design, United States District Court papers reveal.  Westchester Residential Opportunities, Inc., a fair housing nonprofit, […]

Sack administration at the center of City Council debate

By James Pero With no political experience to speak of, the Democrats’ blueprint for the Sept. 16 Rye City Council debate was simple: attack the current Republican administration—led by Mayor Joe Sack, a Republican who took office in 2014—for its shortcomings while tying them to the Republican council candidates.  Democratic candidate Danielle Tagger-Epstein, 41, kicked […]

Rye hesitant to accept $3M in N.Y. Rising grants

By James Pero In the upcoming weeks, the Rye City Council will make a decision about whether to reject or accept $3 million in federal grants from New York Rising, a statewide organization formed after Hurricane Sandy meant to help New York municipalities rebuild and improve their communities. The grants, aimed to improve the city’s […]

Schools lauded by White House for achievement

By James Pero Just in time for national Hispanic Heritage Month, Mamaroneck schools have taken the spotlight after being lauded by the White House as one of 230 educational institutions who are helping advance Hispanic education and opportunities.  According to the U.S. Department of Education, Mamaroneck is one of only three locations in Westchester County […]

A simple reminder of how and why we matter

By HOWARD Sturman Several weeks ago, I accompanied one of our salespeople to the office of the advertising director of a giant retailer. In and of itself, getting the appointment was a big deal; if we could convince him to advertise with us, it would be an even bigger deal.  Although I firmly believe in […]

Rally calls attention to maternity care

By Sibylla Chipaziwa If you happened to drive near Harbor Island Park this past Labor Day, you may have noticed a small group holding up signs like “Honk if you have a mother” or “Evidence-based care.”  This had nothing to do with abortion, as some passersby may have thought. Instead, this was one of many […]