Category Archives: News

Organic waste station repairs underway

The effort to remodel the New King Street organic waste station is underway, as the town board, at its June 18 meeting, allowed the project to go out to bid. The Harrison Town Council unanimously approved sending the project out to bid for upgrades to the station, which is responsible for processing the town’s organic […]

Lincoln Lane drainage moves forward

To offset flooding in the Purchase neighborhood of Lincoln Lane, a drainage project which was approved last year is moving forward and will now be put out to bid. The Harrison Town Council, at its June 18 meeting, unanimously approved Town Engineer Michael Amodeo’s request to bid out the project so a construction firm can […]

Harrison police arrest Georgia man

On Tuesday, June 16, Harrison police traveled down to Georgia to arrest Enoch Sarkodie—a Marietta, Ga., resident—in connection with an elaborate phone scam responsible for defrauding  a 90-year-old Harrison resident out of $23,000. According to Harrison Police Chief Anthony Marraccini, the suspect, while posing as an attorney, was able to convince the victim that her […]

Mamaroneck antique store starts new life

By JAMES PERO The words “new” and “antique” are almost always at odds, but for Chatsworth Antiques and Consignments, a near century-old Mamaroneck antique furniture dealer, it is a new beginning of sorts. In May 2015, Chatsworth said goodbye to not only its lifelong four-floor Mamaroneck Avenue storefront, which had been home base to the […]

Marcotte preps for another fight

By CHRIS EBERHART The race for the county’s District 10 legislative seat between Westchester County Legislator Sheila Marcotte, an Eastchester Republican, and Democratic challenger Haina Just-Michael, of New Rochelle, is expected to be one of the closest legislator races this election season. In Marcotte’s previous county legislator race in 2013 against a New Rochelle Democrat, […]

100 Pondfield development a go

By CHRIS EBERHART A reduction in the size and scope of the 100 Pondfield Road development, which was in serious doubt as of late February, may have saved the project. Originally, the Yonkers-based developer Pondfield Court, LLC, wanted to redevelop the old Morgan Manhattan storage facility, which is a vacant, landlocked warehouse behind CVS on […]

County finalizes Playland deal

By CHRIS EBERHART Finally, Playland has a new operator. That is for now, at least. A private-public partnership with Standard Amusements to run the county-owned amusement park was approved by the Westchester County Board of Legislators in a somewhat surprising vote on June 15. As part of the approved 15-year Playland management agreement between the […]

Town Dems to run unopposed

By JACKSON CHEN The Town of Mamaroneck’s Democratic Party will notch another political victory for this year’s elections as five town officials plan to seek re-election in what will be another uncontested race due to the Republican Party’s inability to present any challengers. The town’s Democratic Committee announced that they will support the incumbent slate […]

County finalizes Playland deal

By CHRIS EBERHART Finally, Playland has a new operator. That is for now, at least. A private-public partnership with Standard Amusements to run the county-owned amusement park was approved by the Westchester County Board of Legislators in a somewhat surprising unanimous vote on June 15. As part of the approved 15-year Playland management agreement between […]

Rye Dems to run 3 for council

By JACKSON CHEN After years of little success in garnering candidates and winning seats, the Rye City Democratic Committee has nominated a full ticket of three hopefuls for City Council this year. City Democrats have put up Emily Proskine Hurd, Danielle Tagger-Epstein and Jeffrey Taylor as candidates to hopefully shake up the current Republican majority […]