Author Archives: Christian Falcone

About Christian Falcone

Christian Falcone is the editor-in-chief for the Hometown Media Group chain of weekly newspapers covering cities, towns and villages throughout Westchester County. He took over the seat in April 2013. Prior to that he spent more than six years as an associate editor of The Rye Sound Shore Review. Known for his investigative brand of journalism, Christian has collected numerous awards for his reporting. Most notably, he took home honors for his coverage of the 2007 floods as well as Tropical Storm Irene. Most recently, he uncovered the alleged corruption at Rye Golf Club that led to an ongoing criminal investigation by the Westchester County District Attorney’s office. Prior to joining HomeTown Media Group in February 2007, Falcone reported for the Long Island Press and Queens Courier. He is a graduate of Hofstra University. Christian can be reached at 914-653-1000 x19 or at chris@hometwn.com; follow him on Twitter @christfalcone.

Parker, Verni await Independence results

Catherine Parker’s primary goal Tuesday night was securing the Democratic nomination for county legislator, she did that with a victory over former Village of Mamaroneck Trustee Tom Murphy. In a smaller battle, Parker also sought to fend off the challenge of Republican John Verni for control of the Independence Party line. Results of that primary […]

Republican divide leads to unprecedented primary

By CHRISTIAN FALCONE Infighting within the city’s Republican Party is not uncommon. But the current strife has led a faction of GOP members to primary for election district leaders and that is unprecedented. On Sept. 10, registered Republicans will have the option of voting for district leaders. In total, six election districts are being challenged. […]

Jovanovich to run as independent

By CHRISTIAN FALCONE Republican Councilman Peter Jovanovich, who walked away from potential runs with both of the city’s major political parties, has decided to go the independent route in an effort to become mayor. Jovanovich announced his decision in an email to family, friends and supporters this week, declaring his intention to challenge Councilman Joe […]