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County, town agree to renovate Scout Field

By CHRIS EBERHART Scout Field in Bronxville will get an $850,000 makeover as part of a newly signed agreement between Westchester County and the Town of Eastchester. The much-needed agreement comes at an opportune time with Eastchester Town Supervisor Anthony Colavita, a Republican, saying the field is in “poor shape.” “Currently, upper Scout Field…is not […]

County legislator candidates: Sheila Marcotte

Sheila Marcotte Age: 48 Political affiliation: Republican nominee Status: Incumbent Party endorsements: Conservative and Independence Years in district: 15 Occupation: County legislator with real estate on the side Family: Thomas, 21, Meghan, 19, Matthew, 17, Kevin, 13 Community involvement: Former president of the Eastchester Historical Society, Columbus Day committee member, founder of the history camp, […]

County legislator candidates: Mary Jo Jacobs

Mary Jo Jacobs Age: 52 Political affiliation: Democratic nominee Status: Challenger Party endorsements: Working Families Years in district: 25 Occupation: Consulting work, director in human resources and facilities for 30 years. Family: Husband Quentin; children Anne, 19, Brendan, 17, Andrew, 14, Gregory, 11. Community involvement: Fifteen years in PTA; seven of them I was president […]

Eastchester town supervisor candidates: Anthony Colavita

Anthony Colavita Age: 51 Status: Incumbent Political Affiliation: Republican nominee Party Endorsements: Conservative and Independence Family: Wife and four children: Matthew, 22, Christopher, 20, Caroline, 16, Olivia-Grace, 12 Community Involvement: Eastchester town supervisor What’s one thing the average voter doesn’t know about you? “I played college football at Colgate.” Q: Bronxville claims that the Parkway […]

Eastchester town supervisor candidates: Michael Denning

Michael Denning Age: 43 Status: Challenger Political affaliation: Democratic nominee Party endorsements: None Occupation: Retired police officer Family: Wife JoAnn and two children: Joseph, 6, and Kristina, 4 Community involvement: Bronxville Manor Association, Eastchester police officer, raised money for a scholarship in town: the Michael Frey Scholarship What’s one thing the average voter doesn’t know […]

Harrison mayoral candidates: Ron Belmont

Ron Belmont Age: 61 Status: Incumbent Political Affiliation: Republican nominee Party Endorsements: Independence and Conservative Occupation: Mayor Family: Wife Carol, children, Michelle and Matthew Community Involvement: Prior to mayor, recreation superintendent, rotary club, PTA, other community efforts. What’s one thing the average voter doesn’t know about you: “Third-degree black belt in karate.” Q: What is […]

Harrison mayoral candidates: Joan Walsh

Joan Walsh Age: 79 Status: Challenger Political Affiliation: Democratic nominee Party Endorsements: None Occupation: Retired Family: Husband Jack, four children: Douglas, Christopher, Whitney and Matthew Community Involvement: Currently involved with the League of Women Voters and Electorate at Saint Athens Church. Former mayor of Harrison, town clerk, president of PTA. What’s one thing the average […]

Rye City mayoral candidates: Peter Jovanovich

Peter Jovanovich Age: 64 Political Affiliation: Running as an independent, registered Republican Political Experience: First-term councilman; two years as deputy mayor Party endorsements: None Years lived in Rye: 21 Occupation: President of the Alfred Harcourt Foundation, which gives college scholarships to low-income students. Education: I attended Briarcliff elementary schools; attended Hackley School for secondary education. […]

Rye City mayoral candidates: Joe Sack

Joe Sack Age: 45 Political Affiliation: Republican nominee Political experience: Two-term city councilman party Endorsements: Independence and Conservative Years lived in Rye: 12 Occupation: Attorney Education: Regis High School in New York City; Holy Cross College in Worcester, MA; and Fordham Law School in New York City Birthplace: Born in Boston, Mass., raised my whole […]

Rye City mayoral candidates: Nancy Silberkleit

Nancy Silberkleit Age: 59 Political Affiliation: Non-affiliated Political experience: None Party Endorsements: None Years lived in Rye: 25 Occupation: Current co-CEO Archie comics, former art teacher Education: B.A. from Boston College Birthplace: New Jersey Family: One daughter Community involvement: Past member of Jr. League, Girl Scout leader One thing the average voter doesn’t know about […]