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Rye Town Park wraps up summer concerts

On Aug. 18, The Angelo Rubino Band closed the show for this summer’s Twilight Tuesdays’ Concert Series at Rye Town Park. After previous rainouts, this week’s concert went off without a hitch. The six-member band performed various wide-ranging hits from the 1940s to the ‘90s. The concert series, which took place at the park and […]

Summer heats up in New Rochelle

The Striped Bass Band took the stage on Wednesday, Aug. 12 for the continuation of New Rochelle’s Emil Paolucci Summer Sounds Concert Series 2015. The band performed at the Hudson Park Bandshell from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., playing classic rock tunes from the ‘60s to the ‘90s in front of a large crowd accompanied […]

Puppy mill protestors rally to shut down local store

By James Pero Furor over a pet store on Mamaroneck Avenue where residents of the Village of Mamaroneck have purported animals are being kept under inhumane conditions has culminated in two rallies adamantly protesting the shop. According to village resident Donna Dickerson, the store, Best Breeds Puppies and Kittens located at 154 Mamaroneck Ave., has […]

Comic shop claws its way downtown

By JOHN BRANDI Two masked crusaders have come to Harrison to try and change its streetscape for the better.  Along with their personalized mascots, Action Cat and Adventure Bug, Aw Yeah Comics has sprung up in a business district that has struggled in recent years. And the comic book shop just may be what Harrison […]

Teri Lamar belts out tunes in town

Teri Lamar and New Company gave the Town of Eastchester a treat on Aug. 13, with a concert performance in Garth Road Park. The event, which kicked off at 7:30 p.m., was sponsored by the Westchester Choice Realty and the Garth Road Cooperative Council. The performance also marked the finale of the Town of Eastchester […]

Ex-Rye Golf GM sentenced to state prison

By JACKSON CHEN Scott Yandrasevich, the disgraced former general manager of the Rye Golf Club, will serve a one-to-three-year sentence in state prison for grand larceny and two counts of falsifying records. The sentence was handed down on Aug. 6 by Supervising Judge of Criminal Courts Barry Warhit after he denied another request by Yandrasevich’s […]

Red clay runoff resurfaces in harbor

By JACKSON CHEN The Village of Mamaroneck Harbor was tinted red twice after discharge from the nearby clay tennis courts yet again seeped into the village waters over the past two weeks. The more recent discharge on Aug. 11 showed the flowing storm water, muddled with the reddish-brown stone dust from the Sportime tennis courts, […]

Judge dismisses petition challenges

By JOHN BRANDI Republican mayoral candidate Philip Marraccini’s efforts to knock off candidates on the Republican and Conservative lines ahead of the GOP mayoral primary has proved unsuccessful, as a judge in New York’s Supreme Court dismissed the case earlier this month.  Marraccini, a former Harrison mayor, and his wife, Jayne, each filed objections against […]

Kensington project lawsuit nears resolution

By JOHN BRANDI The lawsuit against the Kensington Road condominium project is nearing its end, as the parties to the more than six-month-old case—filed in regard to how the project targets potential renters of a certain age group—have almost reached a settlement.  Westchester Residential Opportunities, Inc., a fair housing nonprofit, filed a lawsuit against the […]

Yandrasevich sentenced to state prison

By JACKSON CHENScott Yandrasevich, the disgraced former general manager of the Rye Golf Club, will serve a one-to-three-year sentence in state prison for grand larceny and two counts of falsifying records. The sentence was handed down on Aug. 6 by Supervising Judge of Criminal Courts Barry Warhit after he denied another request by Yandrasevich’s lawyer, […]