Category Archives: News

Tactical exercise brings police together

By JOHN BRANDI For a select few days this month, police forces from Eastchester, Tuckahoe and Bronxville have been working together to reinforce training in the case of an active shooter on local school campuses.  Tuckahoe Police Chief John Costanzo said this sort of exercise is new because it’s all encompassing in terms of the […]

City enters pivotal year

By JACKSON CHEN After delivering his State of the City address on Jan. 14, Mayor Joe Sack is looking to revitalize Rye .  In his second annual city address as mayor, Sack, a Republican, pointed out many of the initiatives that the Republican-led Rye City Council tackled in the administration’s first year in office. But […]

Councilmen Slack, Mecca sworn in

Councilmen Richard Slack and Richard Mecca took the oaths of office formally taking their seats on the Rye City Council for another year. The two candidates, who ran on the Republican ticket, were sworn in before a crowd at the Jan. 14 Rye City Council meeting after winning uncontested re-elections last November. Slack, an attorney, […]

100 Pondfield development in doubt

By CHRIS EBERHART The Bronxville Planning Board has yet to give thumbs up or thumbs down to the proposed 100 Pondfield Road development, but the luxury condominium project appears to be on life support. For the past three months, the Planning Board has raised a multitude of concerns with the proposal to turn a vacant […]

D’Arco out as baseball coach

By CHRIS EBERHART and MIKE SMITH It’s official.  Longtime Tuckahoe High School coach John D’Arco will not be coaching baseball this season. After more than a month of uncertainty about D’Arco’s future as a coach at the high school, the Board of Education voted in a unanimous decision on Monday night not to bring the […]

Flu season severe so far

By MARISSA PENN Break out the tissue boxes and brace yourselves for a severe flu season.  The flu season, which begins in October and comes to an end around March, is at the midway point and it’s shaping up to be a difficult one. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, New York […]

Open Door looks to village

By JACKSON CHEN Open Door, a non-profit organization, is looking into signing a lease for two floors of the property at 689 Mamaroneck Ave., to create a community health center, according to one local real estate broker.  The building, a few blocks down from the Mamaroneck Avenue School, which has been at the center of […]

City looks for new snack bar operator

By CHRIS EBERHART The City of Rye is soliciting proposals to run the snack bar at Rye Golf Club for 2015 after a one-year contract with Powell’s Catering expired. Last March, the city hired the Harrison-based catering company Powell’s before the start of the golf season to run the golf club’s snack bar until the […]

Zoning still an issue

By ALINA SURIEL With respect to his response to a housing monitor’s analyses claiming Harrison has exclusionary zoning, Mayor Ron Belmont’s complaints have fallen on deaf ears. On Sept. 26, 2014, Belmont, a Republican, on behalf of the Town of Harrison sent a letter to Jim Johnson, an attorney with Debevoise and Plimton, responding to […]