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Mamaroneck’s tree canopy taking the heat

By James Pero Ensuring the health of the Village of Mamaroneck’s trees is becoming a tall order as drought and extreme heat continue to deplete the village’s canopy.  According to Sarah Robertson, a Mamaroneck resident and chairwoman of the Tree Committee, over the past several years, tree loss in the municipality has been climbing—the most […]

Downtown library unveils new design

By JOHN BRANDI Patrons can once again visit the Harrison Public Library, as the space has reopened with a new layout and improved technology to better meet the needs of the 21st century. After having been closed for more than a year for internal renovations, the 2 Bruce Lane space was unveiled on Saturday, Sept. […]

Eastchester preserves memory of 9/11 victims

Eastchester’s 9/11 ceremony wasn’t lengthy but it was powerful. Before the ceremony began, police officers lowered the flag outside of Town Hall to half mast. Nine candles flickered on the mantle above the fireplace in the lobby, each one representing an Eastchester resident who was lost in the terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Their […]

Remembering duty, devotion and sacrifice

By JACKSON CHEN Squad cars, firetrucks and ambulances lined both sides of Myrtle Boulevard in the Town of Mamaroneck. Shaded by the trees in Memorial Park, dozens of first responders stood at attention while Town Supervisor Nancy Seligson welcomed the crowd to the tri-municipal 9/11 memorial ceremony on Friday, Sept. 11. In front of the […]

Rye honors residents lost to 9/11

In commemoration of the Rye residents who died 14 years ago during the terrorist attacks on 9/11, the City of Rye held a memorial in front of the Locust Avenue Firehouse. As the evening sun began to fall on Sept. 11, members of the city government took to the podium in front of the Rye […]

Otter Creek Article 78 lawsuit dismissed

By JACKSON CHEN A Supreme Court judgment dismissing a lawsuit notched a small victory for the long-contested Mamaroneck Beach and Yacht Club. Back in January, Shore Acres Property Owners Association President Dan Natchez, who is running for village mayor as a Democrat, and several nearby residents filed an Article 78 proceeding against several state agencies […]

Slight adjustments after 3 Jalapeños review

Those in charge of the transformation project of the withered 3 Jalapeños building on 690 Mamaroneck Ave. into a four-story, mixed-use complex, have slightly adjusted the plans so the review process can move along more swiftly. The original site plan, which detailed a four-story building with retail space on the ground floor and 21 residential […]

Belmont decisive in GOP primary win

By JOHN BRANDI Republican Mayor Ron Belmont has thwarted any attempts from his challenger by securing his place on the Republican ticket ahead of the general election.  Belmont, 62, defeated his opponent, former Mayor Philip Marraccini, in last week’s primary by a 3 to 1 margin, obtaining 1,104 votes to Marraccini’s 281, according to unofficial […]