Category Archives: News

PBA asks for inquiry

By JACKSON CHEN After the City of Rye settled a $10 million dollar police brutality lawsuit, the president of the city’s police association has formally requested an investigation of a Rye Police lieutenant and his actions that may have led to the city’s decision to resolve the suit out of court, according to a letter […]

County board authorizes HUD suit

By CHRIS EBERHART Westchester County is moving ahead with its attempts to recoup millions of dollars in lost federal grant money from the fiscal years 2012, 2013 and 2014.  In a special meeting on March 16, the Westchester County Board of Legislators approved a resolution that authorized the county government to amend the existing lawsuit […]

Hommocks employee contracts Hepatitis A

  By Marissa Penn A Hommocks Middle School cafeteria worker tested positive for Hepatitis A on March 18.  Debbie Manetta, spokesperson for the Mamaroneck school district, told the Review that the Westchester County Department of Health informed her that the Hommocks School cafeteria worker had tested positive for Hepatitis A on March 18. The school […]

Larchmont Dems re-elected

The two Democrats on the Village of Larchmont Board of Trustees were re-elected March 18 in uncontested races. This election marks the ninth consecutive uncontested victory for local Democrats. Incumbents Lorraine Walsh and John Komar were re-elected as trustees after the polls closed at 9 p.m. on March 18. Alongside the trustees, Village Justice Jerry […]

Cozy Café to become restaurant

By Alina Suriel Cosy Café is still under construction months after its supposed re-opening, but the delay is due to new plans for an even bigger transformation. A full-service restaurant featuring Mediterranean style cuisine is set to open at 273 Halstead Ave., the now former site of Cozy Café, a coffee and baked goods shop. […]

Larchmont announces anniversary logo

By MARISSA PENN On March 19, the Village of Larchmont unveiled its new Larchmont 125 logo, which will be the face of its year-long anniversary celebration that kicks off in September. At Village Hall, Larchmont Mayor Anne McAndrews, a Democrat, announced resident Sue Girardi-Sweeney as the winner of the Larchmont 125 logo contest that aims […]

Longtime school board president to retire

By CHRIS EBERHART Two of the three members of the Rye Board of Education announced their intentions to run for re-election on March 24, but Laura Slack, the board president, had a different announcement.  She will be retiring in June at the end of her third term in elected office. After nine years on the […]

Rye Neck proposes healthy school budget

By JACKSON CHEN The Rye Neck School District presented a proposed budget of $39.6 million for the 2015-2016 school year, which comes under the state mandated tax cap for the fourth year in a row. On March 18, the Board of Education presented a preliminary version of the budget to the public that aimed at […]

Parade brings Emerald Isle to Sound Shore

Mamaroneck Avenue in the Village of Mamaroneck was a sea of green for the Fourth Annual Sound Shore Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, which drew hundreds on March 22. Village of Mamaroneck Mayor Norman Rosenblum, a Republican, said the parade to honor Irish heritage is the perfect way to start the spring season, and that the […]

Japanese students visit Thornton Donovan

The Thornton Donovan School in New Rochelle hosted its Rising Sun program this month, in which students from Japan stayed in New Rochelle for two weeks while visiting the United States. The Japanese students were greeted by their host families at JFK International Airport on Thursday, March 12 and have spent two weeks since learning […]