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Incumbents re-elected in Bronxville

Three members of the Bronxville Board of Trustees faced no opposition and were re-elected on March 18. Mayor Mary Marvin, a Republican, was re-elected to her sixth term in office. She was elected on the Republican line—along with Trustee Robert Underhill—with 99 votes, according to unofficial results from Village Hall. Underhill, also now entering his […]

‘Good news’ for tentative school budget

By Alina Suriel The preliminary 2015-2016 budget for the Mamaroneck Union Free School District is full of new programs and initiatives for students made possible by savings in employee benefits. In the superintendent’s budget presentation on March 17, Superintendent Dr. Robert Shaps said the administration has found ways to perform necessary functions more efficiently. As […]

Roadway work underway as winter wanes

By JOHN BRANDI Plans to rehabilitate and repave nearly 100 miles of Harrison roadway is taking shape, after the Town Council put in motion a pavement management system that has identified problem areas.  The system, started in 2014, identifies streets and creates a roadway network. That roadway network is then broken down into pavement management […]

Hommocks employee contracts Hepatitis A

  By Marissa Penn A Hommocks Middle School cafeteria worker tested positive for Hepatitis A on March 18.  Debbie Manetta, spokesperson for the Mamaroneck school district, told the Review that the Westchester County Department of Health informed her that the Hommocks School cafeteria worker had tested positive for Hepatitis A on March 18. The school […]

Cozy Café to become restaurant

By Alina Suriel Cosy Café is still under construction months after its supposed re-opening, but the delay is due to new plans for an even bigger transformation. A full-service restaurant featuring Mediterranean style cuisine is set to open at 273 Halstead Ave., the now former site of Cozy Café, a coffee and baked goods shop. […]

Larchmont announces anniversary logo

By MARISSA PENN On March 19, the Village of Larchmont unveiled its new Larchmont 125 logo, which will be the face of its year-long anniversary celebration that kicks off in September. At Village Hall, Larchmont Mayor Anne McAndrews, a Democrat, announced resident Sue Girardi-Sweeney as the winner of the Larchmont 125 logo contest that aims […]

Rye Neck proposes healthy school budget

By JACKSON CHEN The Rye Neck School District presented a proposed budget of $39.6 million for the 2015-2016 school year, which comes under the state mandated tax cap for the fourth year in a row. On March 18, the Board of Education presented a preliminary version of the budget to the public that aimed at […]

Parade brings Emerald Isle to Sound Shore

Mamaroneck Avenue in the Village of Mamaroneck was a sea of green for the Fourth Annual Sound Shore Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, which drew hundreds on March 22. Village of Mamaroneck Mayor Norman Rosenblum, a Republican, said the parade to honor Irish heritage is the perfect way to start the spring season, and that the […]

Japanese students visit Thornton Donovan

The Thornton Donovan School in New Rochelle hosted its Rising Sun program this month, in which students from Japan stayed in New Rochelle for two weeks while visiting the United States. The Japanese students were greeted by their host families at JFK International Airport on Thursday, March 12 and have spent two weeks since learning […]

Metro-North fares increase

By MARISSA PENN After being approved in January, Metropolitan Transportation Authority fare increases, which went up by 4 percent, went into effect on Sunday, March 22.  For the fifth time since 2008, fares on the Metro-North railroad, MTA New York City Transit buses and subways, MTA Bus, the MTA Staten Island Railway, and MTA Bridges […]