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Village considers parking, u-turn changes

By ASHLEY HELMS If proposed changes are enacted, motorists in the Village of Mamaroneck may want to pay a little extra attention to street signs before they park or make a quick turn. The Board of Trustees is considering changing street parking on Cortlandt Avenue to the left side of the street and prohibiting u-turns […]

Library unveils proposed budget

By ASHLEY HELMS Since residents will be tasked with approving or rejecting the final budget, the Mamaroneck Public Library’s Board of Trustees unveiled a 2014 budget proposal on Nov. 20. The budget, as it stands, w-ould increase an average Mamaroneck household’s library taxes by about $12. This is due mostly to increased salaries for employees […]

Student tweet causes uproar

By CHRIS EBERHART A petition filed with the state Education Department against Tuckahoe Schools Super-intendent Barbara Nuzzi is calling for her removal, suspension or admonishment after violating a student’s due process. A Tuckahoe High School student, whose name is being withheld because he is a minor, was suspended from the high school football team for […]

Halstead apartments proposed

By PHIL NOBILE A recent proposal for a new apartment complex on Halstead Avenue was given to the town Planning Board at its Nov. 19 meeting as the project was presented publicly for the first time. The plan calls for the creation of a five-story, 36-unit residential development where Port Chester Lumber Co. used to […]

Rye cop arrested after Lake Isle brawl

By LIZ BUTTON Rye City police officer and PBA president Franco Compagnone was charged with second-degree physical harassment in connection with an alleged Oct. 20 dust-up with Rye resident Jim Amico at an Eastchester car show. The officer has since been suspended and awaits the outcome of two investigations. The men, who have been involved […]

Times columnist talks leadership at Manhattanville

By PHIL NOBILE Kicking-off the first of many business-related speakers to celebrate Manhattanville’s School of Graduate and Professional Studies, Adam Bryant of the New York Times spoke to a varied audience on Nov. 18 at the college’s historic Reid Castle. The columnist gave a leadership-centered speech to the mixed crowd of students, faculty and alumni […]

Breaking: Village files injunction against Hampshire

Following continued alleged violations of the Village of Mamaroneck zoning code by Hampshire Country Club, the village has filed an injunction against the club in order to prohibit them from conducting any commercial or recreational activities and a permanent stop on conducting non-member events. Before the village moved to restrict the private club, critics of […]

BREAKING: Bramson declares Forest City/Echo Bay project DOA

New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson, a Democrat, has released the following statement concerning the Forest City project at Echo Bay “It is clear that a majority of the City Council is now opposed to the Forest City project at Echo Bay, and I expect that the Council will vote on Tuesday to set aside the […]

Former Rye Golf Club manager arrested

By LIZ BUTTON After turning himself in to the Westchester County District Attorney’s office, former Rye Golf Club manager Scott Yandrasevich was arraigned on charges of second-degree grand larceny at Rye City Court Nov. 19, capping off more than a year since revelations of an extensive financial scandal at the city-run club shocked the community. […]

Town budget brings 3.85% tax hike

By PHIL NOBILE On Nov. 7, Mayor Ron Belmont, a Republican, presented the tentative 2014 Town/Village of Harrison budget to the public, ushering in a 3.85 percent tax increase, more spending and debt decreases for the upcoming year. The property tax increase this year will mean the average homeowner in Harrison will pay $6,152.33 in […]