Category Archives: News

Magee to be president of state teachers union

Ready to serve as the first woman president for the state’s 600,000-member teachers union, Harrison teachers union head Karen Magee was elected to the position this past month. Magee, who was head of the Harrison Association of Teachers for 11 years, unseated prior New York State United Teachers, NYSUT, president Richard Iannuzzi for the position […]

City re-greens Central Avenue lot

By LIZ BUTTON The small, but controversial, parcel of land on the corner of Central Avenue and Boston Post Road will be re-seeded with grass and turned back into green space, Mayor Joe Sack announced at the April 9 City Council meeting. The move on Sack’s part is intended to quell dismay expressed by some […]

Harrison man to join burger craze

By CHRIS EBERHART A Harrison man is looking to bring a Texas burger chain to Westchester County. Anthony Grippo, who has been living in Harrison for the past 10 years with his wife and three children, is in the midst of a search for the next location of MOOYAH, a burger chain that began in […]

Post ranks Rye High School as challenging

By LIZ BUTTON Rye High School is the second most challenging high school in Westchester County and the 214th most challenging in the nation, according to the Washington Post’s annual school study released April 11. Rye High School Principal Patricia Taylor said the school’s recognition in the Washington Post’s list of Most Challenging High Schools […]

Pookie & Sebastian brings its boutique north

By RICH MONETTI Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda lived the days and nights of New York City to their fullest and always had the clothes to compliment everything the greatest city in the world had to offer. But time marches on, and many a city girl eventually exchanges the glamorous lights for the domesticated pace […]

Court: Harrison in violation with zoning law

By PHIL NOBILE A Harrison zoning law that sparked a legal battle for seven years between a local contractor and town officials has been found in violation of multiple laws by the state Supreme Court, making the law null and void and paving the way for a potentially significant payout by the town. The decision, […]

MBYC presentation attempts to answer complaints

By PHIL NOBILE The latest update in the ongoing battle between Mamaroneck Beach and Yacht Club and concerns from local residents continued as the club attempted to refute multiple appeals against its proposed construction at the most recent Zoning Board of Appeals meeting. A presentation given by the yacht club to ease the woes of […]

Fox out, Belanger in; no other candidates yet

By LIZ BUTTON Nine-year Rye City School District Board of Education veteran Edward Fox will not seek another term this year, while first-term member Karen Belanger has thrown her hat into the ring for a second go-around. When it comes to Fox’s decision not to run again, it is all about time. “I think nine years […]

Hastie to run again

By KATIE HOOS With school board elections around the corner, incumbent Jeffrey Hastie has announced his intention to run for one of the district’s two available seats. Out of the nine-person board, two seats—currently filled by Hastie and past Board of Education president and current vice president Deirdre Polow—are up for election. Hastie is finishing […]

Bronxville treasurer to retire after 23 years

By LIZ BUTTON Village treasurer Robert J. Fels is retiring from his position, one he has held for the past 23 years, on April 21, leaving the village in its best financial shape in recent history, according to Bronxville Mayor Mary Marvin. After Fels, 60, announced his plans for retirement, Marvin, a Republican, praised the […]