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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 […]

School health center stalls

By JACKSON CHEN Parents of the community continue to express their widespread disapproval of the idea of a school-based health center, as the Mamaroneck Board of Education stalled a decision on the matter during its Jan. 20 meeting. “Seeing the information I saw, I couldn’t tell you one way or the other whether there was […]

Library set for renovations

By MARISSA PENN In downtown New Rochelle, the library is getting ready for a much needed facelift, with renovations already underway.   The improvements are being funded by a $60,000 construction grant from New York State and a $65,000 match from the New Rochelle Public Library Foundation. According to Tom Geoffino, the library director of […]

Lake Isle nears completion

By CHRIS EBERHART An engaged couple walked with Lou Gigante into the renovated grand ballroom during a tour of the Lake Isle catering hall. He pointed to the recently-installed, 13-foot-by-13-foot screen in the ceiling with “Mulino’s” written in a fancy, gold font against a black background. Welcome to the new name and new brand of […]

Voters approve flood project, nix turf field

By JOHN BRANDI Residents were split on two ballot propositions before them during a Jan. 22 vote in Bronxville, green-lighting a much-needed flood mitigation project at the school, but leaving students there with no new field for at least another school year.  Voters approved the borrowing of $900,000 to go toward the Midland Valley Drainage […]

City implements off-leash dog registration

By JACKSON CHEN The city is now implementing a new registration program for residents who want their dogs to be off-leash in Rye Town Park as a part of a local law that was recently adopted. The registration requires residents to complete a simple application, in addition to providing proof that the dog is licensed […]

City prepared for harsher storm

By JACKSON CHEN Rye residents were advised to stay indoors as Winter Storm Juno swept across the northeastern United States, with much less snowfall than predicted. According to the National Weather Service, Westchester County received an average of around 10 inches of snow with Rye counting approximately 11 inches, which was much less than the […]

Chief’s judgment questioned

By CHRIS EBERHART An assistant fire chief took a leave of absence after dispatching firefighters to at least three calls last summer a week after the alarms were actually called in, the Review has learned.  Richard Barber, the Rye Fire Department’s second assistant chief, voluntarily took a leave of absence in mid-September. However, Barber reinstated […]

Cuomo proposes student loan relief

By MARISSA PENN        On Jan. 18, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a student loan forgiveness program that, if approved, will ease the debt burden of thousands of college graduates from New York State colleges.  Under the proposal, the state would cover two years of loan payments for graduates of public universities who make […]