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Man found dead on train tracks

MTA police are investigating a dead body found on the Metro-North railroad tracks in Rye on the morning of Feb.13. According to the MTA, a 6:56 a.m. a New Haven Metro-North train out of Stamford, Conn., and headed for Grand Central terminal reported seeing a deceased individual on the tracks at 7:23 a.m. while passing […]

Playhouse proposal shifts to zoning board

By Alina Suriel Things are looking up for the Harrison Playhouse Lofts, a proposed mixed-use development slated for Harrison Avenue which had its first appearance before the Zoning Board of Appeals on Nov. 12. The project, a six-story, 42-unit building, located at 227-239 Harrison Ave., with renovations to four pre-existing retail spaces at the ground […]

Harrison addresses DEP violation

By JOHN BRANDI The organic waste load has gotten a little lighter for Harrison’s Department of Public Works, as the organic waste station on New King Street will no longer accept grass clippings as part of a conditional agreement with Manhattan’s leading environmental agency. The West Harrison organic waste transfer station is located too close […]

Industrial study picked

By Alina Suriel The first stages of the redevelopment of Mamaroneck’s industrial area can now begin, after rePlace Urban Studio was chosen as the winning bid for a village-commissioned study on the neighborhood’s economic potential. Although rePlace has no previous experience working with the village, the firm has conducted planning studies aimed at the revitalization […]

Firefighter fans kitchen flames

By Alina Suriel Arthur Joseph Fusco is both a firefighter and an amateur chef. Fusco has been one of Harrison’s bravest since 2005, and is also the cook who stirs the pot behind forkandhoseco.com, a cooking website in which he shares his own recipes as well as recipes sent in by firefighters all over the […]

Last days for Chatsworth antiques

By Alina Suriel After 77 years of business on Mamaroneck Avenue and three generations of being owned by the same family, Chatsworth Auction Rooms is closing.  What is being proposed in its place is a mixed-use building. The proposed new structure, located at 151 Mamaroneck Ave., will house 12 residential units above two levels of […]

Metro-North station to get bike shelter

A bicycle shelter is going to be built at the Mamaroneck train station with construction expected to begin in March, according to an MTA spokesperson. Marjorie Anders, MTA spokesperson, said the cost of the $282,000 project would be entirely funded by the MTA. Anders could not say how long the project would take to complete. […]

Larchmont to celebrate 125 years

By MARISSA PENN The Village of Larchmont will be celebrating 125 years of existence next year, with a year of exciting public events already being planned.  In 2016, residents will have the opportunity to celebrate Larchmont’s history, growth and development since Quaker refugees settled there from New England in the 1600s. For starters, the village […]

Athlete of the week: Nat Deen

By LAUREN DEMPSEY Forming an almost impenetrable wall, goalie Nat Deen has been making saves left and right in leading the Garnet hockey team into sectionals. After advancing to the finals last season with Nat in goal, the Garnets are looking again to contend for a section title. With a stellar goals-agai- nst-average of 2.63 […]

Business Briefs 2-20-2015

NYPA adds senior VP  Kristine Pizzo, formerly an executive at Columbia University, has joined the New York Power Authority, NYPA, as senior vice president of Human Resources. Pizzo will oversee all employee benefits, programs, services and talent development at the Power Authority, which has 1,700 employees in New York State, including 600 at its administrative […]