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Mamaroneck Republicans’ mailer distorts Review article

The Mamaroneck Village Republican Committee has circulated a campaign mailer supporting incumbents Mayor Norman Rosenblum and Trustee Louis Santoro that superimposes and juxtaposes campaign text in such a way as to suggest it originated in the story “Neuringer violated ethics code” in the Oct. 25 edition of The Mamaroneck Review. The opinions and conclusions presented […]

Campaign turns to Hampshire

By ASHLEY HELMS Some residents in the Village of Mamaroneck are concerned with the possible rezoning of Hampshire Country Club to help pave the way for the construction of condominiums on the club’s grounds. Although no formal application for rezoning is in front of village government, the topic has become a contentious campaign issue in […]

Candidates spar over spending

By PHIL NOBILE The candidates in the race for Harrison’s Town Council went toe-to-toe over town spending and several other issues in an Oct. 22 debate. The debate included incumbent Republican candidates Councilman Joe Cannella and Councilwoman Marlane Amelio, and Democratic challengers Margaret Pritchard and Rosemarie Verano. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters at […]

New PBA contract awarded

By LIZ BUTTON A decision was reached last week in a contract dispute that is now five years and counting between the Rye PBA and the city, setting the stage for a return to the bargaining table. The award handed down by a state arbitration board, which only covers years 2009 and 2010, includes changes […]

Marble Hall renovation proposed

By CHRIS EBERHART Rector Street Development, LLC president Jay Reinhard and former Republican Tuckahoe Mayor Michael Martino have proposed a $46 million development plan for the village’s Marble Hall housing complex to the Westchester County Industrial Development Agency. During their Oct. 24 presentation, Rienhard asked the county board for $30 million in tax-exempt bonds to […]

Parker, Verni tout platforms

By CHRIS EBERHART Both candidates for West-chester County legislative District 7, Democratic Rye City Councilwoman Catherine Parker and Republican businessman and attorney John Verni, emphasized their bipartisan achievements, but reiterated their parties’ stances on the key issues facing the county in an Oct. 21 debate at the Osborn Retirement Home. In what is viewed as […]

Village election signage causes controversy, confusion

By ASHLEY HELMS Campaign signage has caused some controversy after the village’s Republican and Democratic Board of Trustee candidates were notified that some of their political signs weren’t in compliance with size regulations, as outlined in the village code. But Democratic mayoral candidate Clark Neuringer and trustee candidate Kerry Stein said they had their noncompliant […]

Council candidates’ debate calls for a return to respect

By LIZ BUTTON More than 100 people filled the Rye Middle School multi-purpose room Wednesday night to watch the candidates for Rye City Council debate for the final time prior to Election Day. After a relatively peaceful campaign spanning the last few months, the six hopefuls vying for three council spots had an hour to […]

Golf club moves toward outsourcing castle

By LIZ BUTTON The city has taken the first definitive step toward hiring an outside company to run Whitby Castle, the city-run club’s restaurant and catering facility. At its last meeting, the City Council authorized City Manager Scott Pickup to hire a food and beverage industry expert to review and distribute a request for proposals […]

Walsh campaign practices deemed unfair

By PHIL NOBILE A recent review of Democratic mayoral candidate Joan Walsh’s campaign practices found multiple instances of her campaign’s literature to be unfair. The report by the Westchester County Fair Campaign Practices Committee was released publicly on Oct. 23. The investigation into Walsh’s campaign practices came after incumbent Mayor Ron Belmont, a Republican, filed […]