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Otter Creek Article 78 lawsuit dismissed

By JACKSON CHEN A Supreme Court judgment dismissing a lawsuit notched a small victory for the long-contested Mamaroneck Beach and Yacht Club. Back in January, Shore Acres Property Owners Association President Dan Natchez, who is running for village mayor as a Democrat, and several nearby residents filed an Article 78 proceeding against several state agencies […]

Slight adjustments after 3 Jalapeños review

Those in charge of the transformation project of the withered 3 Jalapeños building on 690 Mamaroneck Ave. into a four-story, mixed-use complex, have slightly adjusted the plans so the review process can move along more swiftly. The original site plan, which detailed a four-story building with retail space on the ground floor and 21 residential […]

Molly Spillane’s permit to be revisited

By JACKSON CHEN Echoes of a lengthy noise debate will reverberate as a pub owner asks the Village of Mamaroneck’s Zoning Board of Appeals to revert several permit restrictions during a renewal process slated to begin this month. Nighttime hotspot Molly Spillane’s, a bar-restaurant located at 211 Mamaroneck Ave., will undergo permit renewals that allow […]

Westchester Guardian publisher pleads guilty

Selim Zherka, a 47-year-old Somers businessman who publishes the Westchester Guardian, pleaded guilty to conspiring to make false statements to a bank and filing false tax returns. Zherka entered his guilty plea before U.S. District Judge Cathy Seibel at White Plains’ federal court on Aug. 27. According to the FBI, Zherka made false statements to […]

Former teacher becomes student of retailing

Mel Siegel, once a preschool and elementary school administrator, sees similarities between that career and the one he later chose: co-proprietor of a tennis club pro shop and running a sporting goods store in the Rye Ridge Shopping Center in Rye Brook. THE REVIEW: Explain how a preschool and elementary school administrator—of a Montessori school, […]

A look at Purchase College’s Performing Arts Center

    By Mara Rupners Contributor They say that everyone’s doing it. The Bolshoi Ballet. The Metropolitan Opera. The Royal Shakespeare Company. Europe’s finest opera houses and the National Theatre. No longer content to play to audiences limited by the size of the house and their proximity to the theater, performing arts venues of all […]

Letter: Re: Kathy Savolt’s letter on new LMCTV HQ

    To the Editor, Regarding the prospect of LMCTV moving into the Mamaroneck Firehouse, all discussions of possible arrangements include substantial rehab of the firehouse to bring it up to code at LMCTV’s expense from capital monies received from the cable companies, retaining the historic nature of the firehouse and remitting a monthly monetary […]

Traffic resumes on Bronxville’s Parkway Road Bridge

By JOHN BRANDI After more than two years of funding delays and rising inter-municipal tension, Parkway Road Bridge in Bronxville has been repaired and reopened to traffic.  The bridge was officially closed in June 2013 because of structural damage revealed during a routine inspection by the New York State Department of Transportation, and has been […]