Category Archives: News

Monitor looks to Avalon for affordable housing

By JOHN BRANDI The federal housing monitor, tasked with overseeing implementation of the Westchester County affordable housing settlement, has recently reached out to the MTA president to inquire whether affordable units can be included in Harrison’s recently proposed AvalonBay condominium project, the Review has learned.  Federal housing monitor Jim Johnson, in a Jan. 7 letter […]

MBYC appeals rejected

By Alina Suriel Despite the best efforts of the Shore Acres Property Owners Association, the village’s Zoning Board of Appeals has rejected 28 appeals filed by the organization challenging the zoning compliance of a development proposal for Mamaroneck Beach and Yacht Club. “Sometimes the good guys don’t come out on top,” said SAPOA president Dan […]

Suit threatens Kensington

By CHRIS EBERHART Bronxville’s Kensington Road condominium project hit yet another roadblock last week after a federal lawsuit was filed against the village and the project’s developer.  Westchester Residential Opportunities, Inc., a White Plains-based nonprofit organization that promotes fair housing, is accusing Bronxville of discriminating against children in the design and marketing of the Kensington […]

Bomb scare causes evacuation

A recent bomb threat made against a financial services institution on South Road, Tuesday afternoon, proved to be nothing. Rye Police Lt. Scott Craig said police from Harrison, Rye City and Westchester County responded to a call at 1:43 p.m. over an unmarked U.S. postal letter that was sent to Globe op Financial Services, LLP, […]

Man falls from tree, dies

A man was killed on Rolling Hills Lane on Jan. 5 at 2:35 p.m., when he fell from a tree after accidentally cutting a rope which had been securely holding him. First responders administered CPR upon their arrival to the scene, but according to Harrison Police Chief Anthony Marraccini the man did not survive the […]

Water quality recommendations in place

By JACKSON CHEN An environmental organization has made several recommendations for the Village of Mamaroneck and its residents in order to address the dismal quality of their water.  After extensive water sampling in the summer of 2014, Save the Sound, a non-profit organization located in Mamaroneck, found there were unusually high levels of fecal contamination […]

State of the Town focuses on sustainability

By jackson chen Following a recent trend, efforts to improve sustainability will be one of the top priorities in the Town of Mamaroneck for the new year.  After delivering her State of the Town address at the Jan. 7 Town Council meeting, Town Supervisor Nancy Seligson, a Democrat, highlighted several steps taken in 2014 that […]