Category Archives: News

45 added to RM Staffing lawsuit

By JACKSON CHEN Nine former employees of RM Staffing, one of the alleged shell companies set up by former Rye Golf Club General Manager Scott Yandrasevich, are now being joined by 45 initial plaintiffs in the collective action portion of a new hybrid lawsuit, the Review has learned.  The total number of plaintiffs seeking monetary […]

Rotating vendors join Rye Farmers Market

By NICOLE REED Happy autumn from Rye’s Down to Earth Farmers Market. First and foremost, I’d like to share big news: By popular demand, the market has been extended by two weeks. It will now run every Sunday, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., through Dec. 21, 2014. You’ll find the market—rain, shine, or snowflakes—in […]

Latimer beats Dillon

By JOHN BRANDI It appears Democratic state Sen. George Latimer has done it again warding off some stiff competition on his way to another term in Albany.  Although results remained unofficial as of press time, the numbers for the 37th Senate District race clearly favored the one-term incumbent senator who was ahead of his opponent […]

Three statewide ballot propositions pass

By CHRIS EBERHART Propositions One, Two and Three passed by wide margins, establishing a state redistricting committee and authorizing the issuance of $2 billion worth of general obligation bonds to fund technology in school districts throughout the state.  Leading up to Election Day, debate over Proposition Two, which allows for the electronic distribution of state […]

Verizon FiOS wait time increased

By JOHN BRANDI Verizon FiOS may boast high-speed internet, but the rate of its town-wide implementation may have some Harrison residents feeling as if they’re living in the dial-up era.  Deputy Village Attorney Chris Cipolla said the franchise agreement with the town, which has yet to be finalized, is currently caught up in the New […]

Church’s environmental study contested

By JOHN BRANDI Residents of the surrounding community and representatives for a Purchase-based environmental nonprofit are taking issue with Trinity Presbyterian Church’s draft environmental impact study, DEIS, particularly the traffic analysis, which was submitted on the heels of a proposed construction effort to expand upon its Anderson Hill Road location.  The room was full of […]

Senior housing approved for Jackson Avenue

By JOHN BRANDI The Town of Eastchester has approved a multi-family senior housing development after a nearly year-long review process. Elide Manor Apartments, to be constructed at 40 Jackson Ave., was granted final site plan and special permit approval by the town’s Planning Board at its Oct. 23 meeting, according to Eastchester’s Director of Planning […]

Hospital completes merger, continues construction

By JOHN BRANDI The recent flurry of construction activity at Lawrence Hospital has some neighboring Bronxville residents feeling fed up.  The hospital has recently finished its merger with New York-Presbyterian Hospital in July, with an official name change to New York-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital. The 55 Palmer Ave. facility is also undergoing a $34 million addition and […]

Cuomo handles Astorino; GOP controls Senate

By CHRISTIAN FALCONE New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, was re-elected Tuesday night, earning a second-term in office. But come January, the governor will now be faced with a state Senate in full Republican control.   Cuomo, 57, defeated Republican challenger and Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino making him the first Democratic governor to […]

Eastchester joins Sustainable Westchester

By MARISSA PENN  Eastchester has joined Sustainable Westchester, a nonprofit organization created in January as a merger between two energy organizations called Northern Westchester Energy Action Consortium and Southern Westchester Energy Action Consortium.  Eastchester follows a list of other local Westchester communities including Rye City, New Rochelle, Mamaroneck, Scarsdale and Bronxville. So far, 29 cities, […]