Category Archives: News

Police search for serial bank robber

On Sept. 25, shortly after 3 p.m., a suspect attempted to rob Webster Bank on Purchase Street but was unsuccessful after a dye pack exploded while he was fleeing the scene, according to Rye police. The suspect, identified as a black male with long dreadlocks and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt made it only steps […]

Water storage tanks being rehabilitated

By JOHN BRANDI Against the Westchester County Department of Health’s opinion to rehabilitate all seven water storage tanks located in Harrison and the Town of Mamaroneck simultaneously, the groundwork has been set to do one per year, according to the manager of the Westchester Joint Water Works.  Anthony Conetta, of WJWW, said that it’s impossible […]

Town to fix Parkview Avenue wall

By Alina Suriel Plans are being designed by engineers hired by the town to find a way to fix a retaining wall on Parkview Avenue near Anderson Hill Road which has started to deteriorate due to suspected water damage. The retaining wall, located at the end of Parkview Avenue, is there as a reinforcement to […]

Meeting order change passes

By JACKSON CHEN Residents were outraged when the Village of Mamaroneck Board of Trustees voted 3 to 2 to formally push the public comment section of meetings from the first item on the agenda down to the fifth. At that same Sept. 22 board meeting, many in attendance clashed with board members claiming this was […]

Board approves bilingual announcements

By Alina Suriel The Village of Mamaroneck Board of Trustees recently passed a policy resolution that will require the village to translate all official public announcements and notices to Spanish. The resolution states emergency announcements and announcements about village events such as parades and block parties would be translated, and announcements in Spanish would be […]

Court clerk seeks security grant

By JOHN BRANDI The Harrison Town Council has unanimously approved a request by the court clerk to apply for a security grant to upgrade the 1 Heineman Place court facility.  Court Clerk Jacqueline Ricciardi said the paperwork for a $30,000 grant, which must be submitted by the end of October, will go to the Justice […]

Molly Spillane’s to appeal ZBA decision

By JACKSON CHEN Following the Village of Mamaroneck’s zoning board granting Molly Spillane’s a renewal of its special permit on a conditional basis, restaurant owner Mike Hynes is now looking to appeal it for what he believes is an unfair decision. “I’m asking for a fair shake,” said Hynes. “If I break the law, show […]

Anne Hutch named Green Ribbon School

By JOHN BRANDI Anne Hutchinson Elementary was recently recognized as the only school in the state to receive a Green Ribbon from the U.S. Department of Education for the 2013-2014 award season.  The Green Ribbon takes into consideration how the school is promoting sustainability and environmental teaching. The review process is a three step determination. […]

RAC: Irving Harper’s legacy began here

By CHRIS EBERHART For 40 years, not even Irving Harper knew Irving Harper was an artistic genius.  Since the early 1960s, Harper created paper sculptures in the obscurity of his Greenhaven home on Brevoort Lane in the City of Rye to relieve stress of everyday life as a designer working in the legendary New York […]

Golf club expecting surplus

By CHRIS EBERHART The Rye Golf Club is projecting a $250,000 to $350,000 net profit by the end of the year, a welcomed sign after years of deficits coupled with heavy fund balance usage and increased membership fees under former club general manager Scott Yandrasevich. Yandrasevich was arrested in November 2013 for allegedly stealing thousands […]