Category Archives: News

Harrison Shopping Center has new identity

By JOHN BRANDI With a new property owner at the helm, the Harrison Shopping Center is about to undergo some changes, perhaps bringing new clients and clientele to the nearly 60-year-old complex.  Urstadt Biddle Properties, Inc, a Greenwich, Conn.-based real estate investment trust, sealed the deal on the property earlier this month after managing the […]

TPD, EPD to purchase body cameras

By CHRIS EBERHART The Tuckahoe and Eastchester police departments have received money to acquire wearable video body cameras for their officers and implement a pilot program that is designed to protect the village residents and Tuckahoe and Eastchester’s finest. The cameras are small—about the size of a carton of cigarettes—and weigh less than a cellphone […]

Two children run over, one killed

New Rochelle police are quiet about the details surrounding the death of a young girl and injuries to a young boy after they were run over by a car in a Drake Avenue apartment driveway. The incident occurred around 4:30 p.m. on Aug.18. New Rochelle Police Sgt. Myron Joseph said one child was transported to […]

Historic DeLancey house sold to developers

By JACKSON CHEN The owners of a Village of Mamaroneck house dating back to 1792 are expected to sell the property to developers who will eventually convert the lot into waterfront apartments.  The property located at 408-410 W. Boston Post Road was to be sold to a developer as soon as Aug. 19, after press […]

School district’s state test scores jump

By JOHN BRANDI As statewide standardized testing remains marred in controversy, results have shown that a percentage of students in the Harrison Central School District have made progress in a year’s time and results have ticked up in both English and mathematics.  Though fewer kids tested this year, as 19 percent of the student body […]

County pushes inter-municipal sewer agreements

By JACKSON CHEN Westchester County is relying on its various municipalities to begin addressing the countywide issue of excessive water flow throughout its aging sewer system through an inter-municipal agreement.  Municipalities such as the City of Rye and the Village of Scarsdale are expected to consent to a joint agreement, while others like the Village […]

Back-to-school supply costs continue to rise

By JOHN BRANDI School supply lists have continued to grow for cash-strapped parents across Westchester County, but a few organizations are trying to provide relief to help ease that burden and give kids the tools to succeed in school.  As summer comes to a close, parents with school-age children now have to shift their focus […]

Long road ahead for North Barry Bridge

By James Pero As U.S. infrastructure continues to crumble at the hands of time and neglect: the safety—or lack thereof—of bridges across the country has become a subject of great scrutiny. In some cases, the issue isn’t the safety of the bridge itself, but rather the safety that a bridge provides, or in the case […]

Eastchester CVS robbed, suspect at large

Eastchester police are still searching for a male suspect responsible for robbing a CVS Pharmacy on White Plains Road on Aug. 15. The Eastchester Police Department received the call about the robbery at 9:23 a.m. and arrived at the scene shortly after. The alleged robber is six feet tall and was wearing a white baseball […]