Category Archives: News

Suspects arrested in bank heist

Eastchester police arrested and charged two individuals in connection with a robbery on Thursday, Nov. 6, at Country Bank in Eastchester, just steps from Scarsdale Village. At approximately 1 p.m., the suspects handed a teller at Country Bank a note, grabbed $1,092 and fled the scene, according to Eastchester Police Lt. Robert Jensen. The suspects […]

Yandrasevich pleads guilty

By CHRISTIAN FALCONE and CHRIS EBERHART Scott Yandrasevich, the former general manager of the Rye Golf Club, pleaded guilty in White Plains court on Nov. 6 to grand larceny and falsifying records; he will now serve one year in Westchester County jail. Yandrasevich, 50, accepted the plea deal just days before he was set to stand […]

DA: Police have say on bar brawl

By JOHN BRANDI The fate of two town officials, involved in a late-night bar brawl back in June and then accused of lying on police incident reports about the matter, could soon face legal repercussions, according to the police chief.  Police Chief Anthony Marraccini said there may not be enough evidence to file charges based […]

Harrison woman killed in crash remembered

By Laura Romero and Alina Suriel The Harrison community is rallying around one of its residents who was killed in a car accident and her husband seriously injured when an off-duty White Plains firefighter hit their car while driving the wrong way down Lexington Avenue in White Plains last Monday the morning of Nov. 3. […]

Rye Neck policies may deter immigrants

By MARISSA PENN Seven local school districts, including Rye Neck, may be preventing immigrant children from enrolling at school by requiring them to produce birth certificates or social security numbers, thereby divulging their immigrant status, according to the New York Civil Liberties Union.  The seven school districts in Westchester County are among 85 school districts […]

Rye thanks vets for 95th year

By JACKSON CHEN For the 95th year, residents of Rye joined America Legion Post 128 on the Village Green to express their gratitude and appreciation for veterans during a solemn memorial ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 11. For Veteran’s Day, Rye Post Commander Tom Saunders welcomed neighbors and elected officials to join the legion for a […]

Town honors vets, patriots

Displays of patriotism were visible in Harrison on Tuesday, as the town held its annual ceremony for Veterans Day. On Nov. 11, town officials, veterans and residents gathered in West Harrison for a parade to honor those lost in battle on behalf of this country’s freedoms, as well as though still alive today.     […]

Catholic churches to merge, close

By MARISSA PENN Catholic churches can no longer afford to keep their doors open and parishes alive, according to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, which announced tentative plans to merge some 50 churches throughout the state last week.  From the Bronx to the Catskills, there was widespread heartache when thousands of Catholics across […]

SPI head: Start Playland RFP over

By CHRIS EBERHART The president of Sustainable Playland Inc., which pulled its proposal to renovate Playland back in June, said Westchester County should come up with a clearer vision for Playland’s future, and then redo the RFP process before moving forward.  During a Nov. 3 Playland forum hosted by Westchester County Legislator Catherine Parker, a […]