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Bronxville highlights history of service

By JOHN BRANDI Bronxville marked its 95th Memorial Day observance by honoring local heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice and by reviving an old tradition where veterans—known as heroes next door—were called again, this time to march in the parade. Mayor Mary Marvin said she was thrilled to have village veterans join the parade, which […]

Planning Board chairman to replace Quigley

By CHRIS EBERHART Tuckahoe Mayor Steve Ecklond, a Republican, chose a close family friend to finish out the unexpired term of the late Stephen Quigley, a village trustee who died unexpectedly of a heart attack on April 30.  Planning Board Chairman Antonio Leo, who lives just three houses down from the Quigleys on Gifford Street, […]

By CHRIS EBERHART The Bronxville Police Department made three arrests from May 22 to May 25, which were related to recent thefts, but Bronxville Police Chief Christopher Satriale said none of them are believed to be connected to the recent rash of home invasions.  There have been four break-ins in recent weeks in Bronxville beginning […]

Rock chipping moratorium in the works

By JACKSON CHEN Many months have passed since the formation of a study group on rock chipping. While the group is still working on its final recommendations to the Rye City Council, the mayor, in the meantime, proposed a moratorium on rock chipping to quell the noise. The volunteer group was first created by Mayor […]

Solar efforts take shape in Mamaroneck

By Suzy Berkowit Solarize Westchester and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority have come together to facilitate the Solarize Larchmont-Mamaroneck project as part of a larger nationwide movement that introduces and encourages the use of solar panels in residential and commercial buildings. Larchmont-Mamaroneck was one of four Westchester communities chosen to participate […]

Subway franchise revises site plan

By JOHN BRANDI Staff Writer The architect behind the design of a Subway franchise’s looming move into Tuckahoe has made some alterations to the site, but he is now tasked with answering a list of questions more related to how the franchise would operate. Leonard Brandes, the architect for the Subway project,  presented a new […]

The endless summer

By Richard Ilse Welcome to the longest summer possible and, after what Mother Nature dumped on us this past winter, father time is going to reward us. This year, Memorial Day is the earliest it can be, Labor Day is the latest it can be and the 4th of July falls on a weekend. This […]

Letter: Motive of MBYC support in question

    To the Editor, Please forgive me for questioning the motivation behind Ida Luckower’s letter, “Barry Avenue signs are mean-spirited,” in the May 15 edition of the Mamaroneck Review, saying that people who put signs up in their own yards are “mean spirited,” and that, “The signs violate the spirit of free speech.” How […]

Letter: Criticizing trustees is not an assault, lynch mob

To the Editor, At the Board of Trustees meeting on May 11, Village of Mamaroneck Democratic Committee Chairwoman Elizabeth Saenger compared the community’s reaction against the proposed changes to parking on Mamaroneck Avenue to a lynch mob. “The tone of that meeting two weeks ago [April 27] really shocked and scared me…I think you let […]

Breaking News: Former mayor to primary Belmont

By JOHN BRANDI Election season just heated up with news that former Mayor Philip Marraccini is back and is intent on taking on the party establishment. Marraccini said he plans on challenging incumbent Mayor Ron Belmont in a primary for the Republican line. Marraccini, who once served as the town’s Republican mayor for two terms […]