Category Archives: News

Housing dealine passes

By CHRIS EBERHART Westchester County did not submit a completed and accepted analysis of impediments to the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development by a Sept. 15 deadline, which was a requirement of the 2009 affordable housing settlement. As a consequence, Westchester is now out $15.6 million in federal grant money. The 2009 settlement, […]

Miller remarks cause stir

By PHIL NOBILE Although Trustee Andres Bermudez Hallstrom has decided he will not make a run for re-election as an independent candidate, it remains to be seen how comments by one of his primary opponents may hurt Democrats in the general election.  Bermudez Hallstrom, a Democrat who did not receive the party’s endorsement earlier this […]

Bronxville approves Parkway Road Bridge contract

By JOHN BRANDI Bronxville’s Board of Trustees has approved an engineering contract for Parkway Road Bridge, but delays between municipalities could still stall the project’s start date. The board unanimously approved the $32,900 contract with Manhattan-based WSP USA, an engineering and design consultant, on a recommendation from Village Administrator James Palmer. The next step, Palmer […]

CAI, Standard Amusements pitch proposals

By CHRIS EBERHART The Westchester County Board of Legislators listened to Central Amusement’s and Standard Amusements’ proposals for Playland for two and a half hours on Sept. 4 with the hope of hiring an operator for the 2015 season. The proposals from both companies are similar to the plans each brought forward in 2012 before […]

Veterinarian remembers 9/11 through art

By CHRIS EBERHART An Eastchester resident spent the months following the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 healing yapping dogs and ornery cats during the day. At night, he painted a piece of history.  The final product, titled “Heroes in Hell,” has been temporarily displayed in the lobby of Eastchester Town Hall every year since its […]

A moment of reflection in Memorial Park

By JOHN BRANDI On the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, local responders, town and village officials and the boy and girl scouts of Larchmont-Mamaroneck reminded the community that they would never forget the fallen at their annual memorial service.   The event drew roughly 50 residents of the Town and Village of […]

Halstead Avenue project seeks zoning variances

By PHIL NOBILE In the spirit of much needed downtown revitalization in Harrison’s central business district, a project for new retail stores and transit-oriented apartments appeared before the town’s zoning board in hopes of seeking approval for multiple variances. At the Sept. 11 Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, a project to turn an old one-story […]

Tuckahoe athletic director out

By CHRIS EBERHART Tuckahoe athletic director Rod Mergardt resigned just a week after angry parents, coaches, alumni and students criticized him and the Tuckahoe school administration for mishandling the preparation for the upcoming football season. In his resignation letter, obtained by the Review, Mergardt cited “family challenges” as his reason for stepping down. “I want […]

Purchase library sues landlord

By JOHN BRANDI The Purchase Free Library has filed suit against its landlord with the intention of keeping the library at its current location inside the Purchase Community House.  The lawsuit comes on the heels of library officials being told by property owner Purchase Community, Inc., on July 31 that they would have to vacate […]

Molly Spillane’s permit renewed with conditions

By JACKSON CHEN The Village of Mamaroneck’s Zoning Board of Appeals decided to grant Molly Spillane’s a shortened special use permit renewal at its Sept. 4 meeting. In the 3 to 2 decision in favor of a one-year renewal, three major conditions aimed at reducing noise were discussed to be imposed on the Mamaroneck Avenue […]