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What’s going on in Harrison

The Harrison Public Library will be closed for renovations and is scheduled to reopen on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. Visit for updates and more information. English conversation group Non-native English speakers can practice their English and make new friends in an informal, volunteer-led setting and learn about the Harrison library, too. No registration necessary. […]

What’s going on in Rye

  Estate planning for seniors Pat Micek, Esq. of McMillan, Constabile, Maker & Perone, LLP, will address estate planning for seniors at the Rye Free Reading Room on Saturday, Aug. 1 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The talk will include protecting your assets for your family, rather than losing them to a nursing home, […]

Former mayoral candidate faces ethics review

By JACKSON CHEN An ethics complaint regarding a potential conflict of interest was filed against one of the Village of Mamaroneck’s harbor coastal commissioners on July 15.  According to the ethics complaint, Clark Neuringer of the village’s Harbor and Coastal Zone Management Commission, HCZMC, may have violated the village’s code of ethics on several accounts. […]

Tuckahoe residents sign petition, call for fast food ban

By CHRIS EBERHART In reaction to Subway’s impending entrance into Tuckahoe, village residents circulated petitions urging the village’s Board of Trustees to amend its zoning code to ban similar fast food shops and chain restaurants from joining the sub shop in the village. The Subway project is currently at the tail end of the planning […]

Keohane Glassberg takes over as Rye school board president

By CHRIS EBERHART Katy Keohane Glassberg  will move over one seat on the dais during Rye City Board of Education meetings as the former vice president succeeds recently-retired board president Laura Slack, who stepped down following the end of the 2014-2015 school year after nine years on the board.  “The school district is in excellent […]

HCZMC submits LWRP update

By JACKSON CHEN The Village of Mamaroneck’s Harbor and Coastal Zone Management Commission has submitted its version of the village’s all-encompassing document that guides coastline developments and environmental preservation. The commission’s version, which is already receiving criticism, will be considered by the state, in parallel to a previous version constructed by consultants commissioned by the […]

Rye BOE approves two contract agreements

By CHRIS EBERHART The Rye City Board of Education approved memorandums of agreement with two unions, including a precedent-setting agreement with school district administrators, who agreed to give up their salary schedule as a cost-saving measure and move toward merit-based raises instead of automatic pay increases. The agreement with the Rye City Administrator Association was […]

United Hospital plan gains traction

By JACKSON CHEN The Village of Port Chester has opened the gates for public comments as it has deemed the lofty redevelopment proposal for the long-abandoned United Hospital lot and its draft environmental impact statement as complete.  The proposal for the site at 999 High St., off of Boston Post Road, calls for a roughly […]

Just-Michael raises $61K in county campaign

By CHRIS EBERHART Campaign finance reports for all of this year’s political candidates were required to be filed on July 15, and through July, Westchester County Legislator candidate Haina Just-Michael, a New Rochelle Democrat, had raised a whopping $61,000. By contrast, Just-Michael’s opponent, incumbent Sheila Marcotte, an Eastchester Republican, had only generated $7,898 in financing. […]

Legislature re-ups hotel tax; boutique inn in the works

By CHRIS EBERHART In a stunning, last-minute change of heart, the New York state Senate passed hotel occupancy tax bills for six Westchester communities, including several towns and villages, after years of unsuccessfully trying to petition the state for the tax. The Westchester municipalities that already had the hotel tax in place, including New Rochelle, […]