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Business Briefs 8-22-2014

Harrison resident elected Power Authority vice president Last week, the New York Power Authority trustees elected Justin E. Driscoll as NYPA executive vice president and general counsel. In that capacity, he will serve as chief legal officer of the statewide public power utility, which owns and operates 16 hydroelectric and clean natural-gas-fueled power plants, more […]

Village Building Department to get organizational review

By PHIL NOBILE At a time when the Village of Mamaroneck can’t keep consistent staff in its Building Department, a potential proposal by an outside consulting firm may help relieve many of the department’s woes. A proposal by the consulting firm Arcadis may take an in-depth look at the Building Department’s staffing structure, organization and […]

Quarry to Planning Board

By PHIL NOBILE Amidst a barrage of ongoing litigation, community concern and legal wrangling, town officials pushed a zoning change request for a controversial quarry in West Harrison off to the Planning Board for further review. A re-zoning request with an eye toward re-developing the site into commercial and retail space by Lake Street Quarry […]

Dems talk HCZMC, Playhouse

By PHIL NOBILE The first and only Democratic debate in advance of the Sept. 9 primary election was held last week at LMC-TV’s studios as the four potential candidates vying for three open slots on the ballot in November’s election touted their opinions and positions on controversial Village of Mamaroneck matters. Almost immediately, the trio […]

Fitness sign request sparks Town Council divide

By PHIL NOBILE While the Town of Harrison struggles to attract and retain business in its downtown district, one local business owner’s request to put a sign on town-owned property was denied, sparking criticism of the town’s business culture. In a rare contentious 3 to 2 vote among the all-Republican Harrison Town Council, a request […]

Libraries begin community reading project

  By ALINA SURIEL The Mamaroneck and Larchmont public libraries are launching their first ever community-wide reading project with the start of “One Book, One Mamaroneck.” The initiative is meant to encourage residents throughout the communities  to read the same novel by hosting events focusing on the book’s themes. The chosen book is “I Am […]

Local realtor films reality show

By ALINA SURIEL Harrison will soon have its answer to the popular Bravo TV show, “Million Dollar Listing,” as town resident Tony Mazzuli begins production and filming on his own real estate reality show. Mazzuli, 32, has lived in Harrison for 20 years and serves as the director of the commercial real estate division for […]

City Council considers Little League banners

    By MARISSA PENN The Rye City Council is considering granting permission to for-profit organizations such as the Rye Little League to post banners in the City of Rye. Several local nonprofits, such as the Down to Earth Farmer’s Market, the Rye YMCA and the Rye Arts Center, have been given permission to post […]

Monroe packs house at Dining Lab

The best way for chefs in training to practice is through real-time experience. Only then can aspiring culinary talents truly get a feel for what working in a kitchen is like. While this principle is applicable to any job, it may not always be possible. Students at Monroe College are fortunate to have the opportunity […]

The Pie Lady is back

By NICOLE REED Every year around July 1, Wil Tyler, the son of Pie Lady & Son, begins The Peach Watch. The peach growers of Georgia send word theirs are ready, but Wil stays put. In the next week or two, he’ll hear from South Carolina and Virginia, too, but he won’t act on it. […]