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Letter: Latimer has fought for Harrison schools

To the Editor, Once again our mailboxes are full of political campaign propaganda. For some, these mailings serve as the only source of information on local races. One that caught my eye was from a candidate for state Senate, Joe Dillon, accusing Sen. George Latimer of failing Harrison schools. As a former school board member […]

Letter: Proposition Three has holes in it

To the Editor, Turn over your ballot on Election Day Nov. 4 and vote no for Proposition 3. “The Smart Schools Bond Act of 2014 authorizes the sale of New York State bonds of up to $2 billion to provide access to classroom technology and high-speed internet connectivity to equalize opportunities for children to learn, […]

Letter: Vote no on Proposal One

To the Editor, Proposal One on this year’s November ballot is frequently called the “Fake Reform Amendment.” Supporters say this sets up an independent commission to draw up state legislative and federal congressional districts. This is not true; the proposed commission is not independent. A court decision required the state Board of Elections to remove […]

Letter: Latimer is a tireless worker

To the Editor,  With Election Day coming up quickly on Nov. 4, I want to encourage all voters in New York’s 37th state Senate district to come out to re-elect our state Sen. George Latimer. My wife and I have known Sen. Latimer for years. Throughout his public life, he has made himself accessible by […]

letter: We need retail development

To the Editor, There has been some talk about developing New Rochelle recently. If the new development plan is anything like what we have now we should forget it. We currently have Avalon I and II, Trump Plaza and New Roc City. None of these developments has reduced our taxes or made New Rochelle more […]

Pet Rescue 10-31-2014

Rocco is a small 1-1/2 year old adorable male kitty. He was brought to the NY Pet Rescue by one of the dedicated volunteers. Rocco is very, very sweet and friendly and will do wonderfully in a family environment. He is almost more kitten than cat. Rocco is neutered, in excellent health and up to date with all […]

Residential complex proposed

By Alina Suriel Amid a flurry of recent movement in Harrison on the residential and commercial development front, another large scale, multi-unit development proposal is being planned for the Platinum Mile. A 421-unit residential complex is being proposed for 103-105 Corporate Park Drive, located off of Westchester Avenue, by a subsidiary of Normandy Real Estate […]

Vote stalls meters

By Alina Suriel Parking along Mamaroneck Avenue will not get easier anytime soon, as the question of how to utilize multi-space parking meters led to a stalemate between by the Village Board of Trustees. A request for proposal, RFP, to install multi-space meters was issued by the village on July 18, and bids were accepted […]

Halstead development height an issue

By Alina Suriel Discussions will continue before the Zoning Board of Appeals on a proposed five-story development for 241-247 Halstead Ave., but concerns over the planned height of the project, which requires a variance, remain a bit of a sticking point. In a previous discussion with the zoning board at its Sept. 11 meeting, Mark […]

Draft town budget shows economic improvement

By Alina Suriel The Town of Mamaroneck is in good economic standing after struggling to regain stability through the recession of the late 2000s, according to town officials during a presentation of its preliminary 2015 budget. Town Comptroller Anthony Siligato told the Review that the increase in revenue is due to solid budgeting practices by […]