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Kaplowitz voted board chairman

By ASHLEY HELMS There has been a change of course on the Westchester County Board of Legislators. On Monday, county Legis-lator Mike Kaplowitz, a York-town Democrat, replaced Ken Jenkins, a Yonkers Democrat, as chairman of the Board of Legislators for the 2014-2015 legislative term following the formation of a bipartisan coalition of nine legislators that […]

Village approves $2.7M in infrastructure bonding

By ASHLEY HELMS The Village of Mamaroneck is in the midst of shoring up some of its infrastructure, but the repairs won’t come without a price tag for taxpayers. The Board of Trustees unanimously approved a bond package worth $2.7 million on Dec. 16 intended to pay for various improvements around the village, many of […]

Astorino sworn in to second term

By ASHLEY HELMS On his New Year’s Day 2014 inauguration ceremony, County Executive Rob Astorino, a Republican, took his oath of office in a much more intimate setting than the first time he was elected to the seat in 2009. Only family and staff members witnessed the official start to the county executive’s second term; […]

Village activist’s lawsuit against mayor, manager continues

By ASHLEY HELMS Litigation between longtime Village of Mamaroneck activist Stuart Tiekert and members of village government has progressed; Village Manager Richard Slingerland and Mayor Norman Rosenblum were deposed on Nov. 25 and Nov. 26, respectively. Also in the court room at 169 Mt. Pleasant Avenue was attorney Terry Granger, who represented Rosenblum and Slingerland, […]

Industrial area study considered

By ASHLEY HELMS The industrial area in the Village of Mamaroneck may see what some say is a necessary makeover if certain plans fall into place. Intended to outline how the village can utilize the area most effectively, village government has applied for a grant of up to $25,000 from the Hudson River Greenway to […]

Mamaroneck intersection renamed for shop owner

  By ASHLEY HELMS As motorists pass by the intersection of Fenimore Road and Fayette Avenue in the Village of Mamaroneck, they will soon notice the thoroughfares have gained a new name. Vincent Paniccia, a well-known and fondly remembered owner of Vincent’s Service Station Inc., located at 636 Fenimore Road, will be memorialized by village […]

Town approves 2014 budget

By ASHLEY HELMS Following a few tweaks and changes from what was initially proposed, the Town of Mamaroneck council unanimously voted to adopt the 2014 budget on Dec. 18. This is the first budget the town has approved since it completed a full property value reassessment in August. The soon-to-be implemented budget will be worth […]

Parent opposes village motel relicensing

By ASHLEY HELMS Two motels have had their licenses renewed, but one of the approvals didn’t come to pass without a bit of controversy in the Village of Mamaroneck. Concern centered on Vincent and Son’s Motel, located at 1514 E. Boston Post Road, next to Rye Neck High School and Middle School. The murder of […]

Bridge repair nears finish

By ASHLEY HELMS A beleaguered bridge project will soon be complete and residents will be able to get from point A to point B much more easily in the Village of Mamaroneck. The Jefferson Avenue Bridge project is slated to be completed by Friday, Dec. 20 at the latest, according to village officials, and trucks […]

Voters approve Mamaroneck library budget, elect trustees

By ASHLEY HELMS Although less than 200 residents went to the polls, The Mamaroneck Public Library’s 2014 budget passed with flying colors on Dec. 11.  Four incumbent library trustees; Susan Feitler, Laurie Girsky, Joseph Vozza and Treasurer Steve Warner, along with newcomer Joe Germano, were also elected to serve on the library board for three-year […]