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What’s Going On in Rye 8-29-2014

Rye Library events For more information about programs offered, go to ryelibrary.org or call 231-3162. Storytelling Guild Join adult storytellers to share traditional and personal tales and trade tips on storytelling techniques. The Rye Storytellers’ Guild meets at the Rye Free Reading Room one Tuesday evening a month at 6 p.m. Each meeting is loosely […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 8-29-2014

Mamaroneck Public Library events The Mamaroneck Public Library is proud to announce adults who are card holders in good standing may borrow iPads. Library iPads circulate for two weeks and can be reserved at the reference desk or at 630-5888. They may be used at any location that has a wireless connection and are preloaded […]

County IDA approves funding for senior housing renovations

By: JOHN BRANDI Two proposals to have the county finance renovation projects for affordable senior housing complexes were approved by the Westchester County Industrial Development Agency at its meeting on Thursday, Aug. 14. Wilder Balter Partners, Inc., an Elmsford-based developer, was interested in increasing the efficiency of Mamaroneck Towers, and Scarsdale-based Mountco Real Estate Development […]

Beach and Yacht Club public hearing closed

By ALINA SURIEL The public hearing on the latest round of appeals made against construction on the grounds of the Mamaroneck Beach and Yacht Club has been closed. The village Zoning Board of Appeals concluded the public hearing in a meeting on Thursday, Aug. 7. By law, the board has 62 days after the close […]

Leaf blower use exemptions under consideration

    By JOHN BRANDI The Village of Mamaroneck Board of Trustees continued the public hearing to amend the village’s noise code as it pertains to leaf blower use at its meeting on Aug. 11. As the law stands now, the village noise code, which in Chapter 254, section 3 of which covers leaf blowers, […]

Bronxville to implement LED lighting

By ALINA SURIEL The Village of Bronxville is moving forward with plans to replace the bulbs of all of its downtown streetlamps with LED lights. A recent study completed by Lynstaar Engineering of Pleasantville has equipped the village with the information it needs to begin to decide how best to move forward with the project. […]

Molly Spillane’s new permit limited

By JACKSON CHEN In an attempt to alleviate the continued tension between local residents and popular Mamaroneck Avenue bar and restaurant Molly Spillane’s, the Village of Mamaroneck’s Zoning Board of Appeals met Aug. 7 to discuss the possibility of a permit renewal. Despite being in the process of drafting a final resolution, the board seemed […]

Proposed senior housing project stalls

By John Brandi The proposed senior affordable housing project planned for 150 North St. is in limbo until the Rye City Council has received updated groundwater contamination readings from Westchester County, the council has also hinted additional testing may be required. “[We have a] responsibility to make sure [construction] is appropriate,” Mayor Joe Sack, a […]

Police Blotter: Rye 8-22-2014

Collected at Rye Police Headquarters at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 14.   Aug. 5 A resident reported an item was stolen from their mother’s apartment on Theall Road.   Aug. 7 A call was placed at 5:13 a.m. to police to report a sleeping man in front of Oakland Beach Deli. Police responded and […]

Police Blotter: Harrison 8-22-2014

Collected at Harrison Police Headquarters on Thursday, Aug. 14 at 2 p.m.     July 26 At 3 a.m., as Harrison police were responding to a vehicle fire, an officer witnessed a West Harrison man drive to the scene, stumble from his vehicle and walk towards the scene of the fire. The man claimed to […]