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Consultant surfaces as potential Parker opponent

BY JACKSON CHEN With Republicans targeting the seat of Westchester County Legislator Catherine Parker, a Rye Democrat, as part of the party’s efforts to claim majority control of the 17-member Board of Legislators this election season, another potential opponent has been making  the rounds. According to multiple sources within the Mamaroneck and Rye GOP, Susan […]

249 Halstead moves forward

By JOHN BRANDI The zoning issues related to a proposed mixed-use development at 249 Halstead Ave., were cleared up at the most recent Planning Board meeting on April 28, green lighting the project to return to the Town Council for the final go ahead.  The Planning Board was tasked with reviewing a two-story structure that […]

Village starts Sportime remediation

By JACKSON CHEN The Village of Mamaroneck contracted a construction company to tackle a recent discharge issues with the Harbor Island Park tennis courts. The New Rochelle-based company, ELQ Industries, is expected to begin remediation work for the tennis courts as early as next week, according to Village Manager Richard Slingerland. ELQ will be working […]

Bronxville home invasion under investigation

Bronxville authorities are investigating what they say was a violent home invasion and robbery which occurred in the late hours of May 16. At around 10:58 p.m., police say two males, who are believed to be black, scaled the roof and entered through a second-story window of the 35 Summit Ave., home.  Homeowners George and […]

Town fundraiser builds momentum

The largest fundraising effort in the history of the Eastchester School District is close to meeting its target amount of $325,000. The effort, spearheaded by the Eastchester Eagles Sports Club, has raised $290,260 to date for a community funded bleacher and press box project to be installed at the new Eastchester High School field. Another […]

Platinum Mile transformation continues

By JOHN BRANDI A recently constructed and remodeled medical complex is breathing new life into Harrison’s Platinum Mile, an area that was hit hard by the fallout of the 2008 recession which saw some big corporate players exit the area.  The exodus hit Harrison hard, with nearly 30 percent of the corporate office buildings along […]

County remembers the late DelBello

By CHRIS EBERHART Alfred DelBello, Westchester’s first Democrat elected as county executive, died on May 15 to injuries sustained during a fall. He was 80. DelBello spent 20 years of his life as an elected official, but his rise up the political food chain was quick. He started off as a city councilman in his […]

New village admin introduced

By JACKSON CHEN The Village of Larchmont is expected to appoint its first village administrator ever on May 18, after press time. With the help of a municipal consultant, the village was able to offer the administrator position to Justin Datino, which was then accepted in April. Datino, 30, who is set to step down […]

Bridge contractor hired

By CHRIS EBERHART After receiving a second round of bids to fix the Parkway Road Bridge, the Bronxville Village Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve a new contractor during its May 11 meeting.   The bridge has been closed since 2013. Of the four bids received by the village at the end of April, […]

Fire chief election voided

By CHRIS EBERHART George Hogben, a former fire chief with the Rye Fire Department, won last month’s fire chief election, but a clause in the city charter prevents non-Rye residents from becoming elected officials.  So Hogben, who recently moved from the City of Rye to Rye Brook, will likely not be able to take the […]