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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 […]

Village mayoral candidates: Norman Rosenblum

Norman Rosenblum Age: 70 Political affiliation: Republican nominee, registered unaffiliated Status: Incumbent Party endorsements: Independence and Conservative Occupation: Manager of contracts and administration for Safe Flight Instrument Corporation Years in Village: Lifetime Community involvement: Former trustee, chairman of Tree Committee, soccer coach Family: Brother James, extended family resides in the village What’s one thing the […]

Village mayoral candidates: Clark Neuringer

Clark Neuringer Age: 68 Political affiliation: Democratic nominee Status: Challenger Party endorsements: Mamaroneck First Occupation: Architect Years in Village: 38 Community Involvement:  23 years on every village land use board, sat on board of the Washingtonville Housing Alliance for 20 years Family: Children: Shane, 42, Keir, 37, Megan, 35 What’s one thing the average voter […]

Election 2013 tidbits: Rye

Rye voters will have several choices to make at the polls next week. Locally, voters will cast their ballots for four open seats on the Rye City Council, including that of the mayor. It has turned out to be an entertaining campaign season, highlighted by the apparent disdain between mayoral candidates Councilman Joe Sack, the […]

Election 2013 tidbits: Mamaroneck

Last Election Day, the majority on the Village of Mamaroneck Board of Trustees was at stake. This year, the board is sure to remain in Democratic hands, but the complexion of the village may hang in the balance as incumbent Republican Mayor Norman Rosenblum, who critics say favors broad, continuous development, faces off with Democrat […]

Restaurant revived after electrical fire

When restaurant owner Anth-ony Delfino saw smoke pour into his restaurant on a busy summer night, thoughts of the demise of his nine-year establishment on Halstead Avenue flooded his mind. “Everything I worked for was gone,” Delfino said. After Delfino’s customers and employees evacuated the restaur-ant safely, the Harrison Fire Department commanded the scene and […]

Playland’s fate could be tied to Election Day

By CHRIS EBERHART A polarizing issue in county politics this year that may be tied to the outcomes on Nov. 5 is the state of Westchester’s Rye Playland. The famed amusement park, which is owned and operated by Westchester government, has been in the proverbial crosshairs ever since a decision was made in 2010 to […]

Larchmont to study potential administrator

By ASHLEY HELMS With the retirement of Village of Larchmont Clerk Eileen Finn on the horizon after 35 years, the door has been opened for Larchmont officials to consider the option of hiring a paid administrator. GJF Management, based in Ossining, has been contracted by the village to study every department within Village Hall. Finn’s […]

LMC-TV celebrates 30 years

By ASHLEY HELMS In 1991, the Larchmont-Mamaroneck Community Televi-sion station aired a segment called “Moon over Mamaroneck,” in which a camera crew broadcast a repetitious view of a full moon shining. Residents were invited to call in and tell personal stories about howling at the moon or other nighttime shenanigans. Some callers even howled into […]

“Complete Streets” coming to Westchester

By KATIE HOOS Striving to accommodate pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders and motorists alike, the Westchester County Board of Legislators approved a Complete Streets Act, which will consider adding features for alternative modes of transportation when constructing and repairing county roads. Complete Streets are designed to provide safe and convenient access for all travelers by adding […]