Category Archives: News

Summerfield to return to Planning Board­­­­­

After a nine-month layoff, the Summerfield Gardens project is expected to return to the Eastchester Planning Board in September for final site plan approval, according to the developer’s attorney. Among the final preparations for the project was DELV Development’s plan to fix the storm and sewage pipes in the area that were discovered cracked in […]

Mighty Fergusons fight off poor weather

On Thursday, July 30, The Mighty Fergusons took the stage in Flint Park as part of the Larchmont Summer Concert Series. Braving some inclement weather, the groove-oriented jam band belted out tunes to those in attendance that remained. The band, who plays songs from artists like Phish, Grateful Dead, Pearl Jam, Bob Marley and Sublime, […]

Breaking: Yandrasevich gets 1 to 3 in prison

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 lawyer, Kerry Lawrence, […]

Yandrasevich sentencing adjourned again

The sentencing date for Scott Yandrasevich, the disgraced former general manager of the Rye Golf Club, was pushed back once again to Thursday, Aug. 6. According to the Westchester County District Attorney’s office, Yandrasevich’s sentencing was adjourned on July 27 for the new date of Aug. 6. This is the second postponing of Yandrasevich’s sentencing, […]

Mamaroneck Harbor sees red hue again

By JACKSON CHEN After some morning rainfall on July 18, another wave of red clay discharge has been spotted spilling into the Mamaroneck Harbor. The discharge was the result of rainwater washing throughout Harbor Island Park and collecting the crushed stone dust near the Sportime facility that houses red clay tennis courts. Eventually, the rainwater, […]

Playland revenue and attendance up

By CHRIS EBERHART Playland had what was considered by many to be a successful season in 2014, and early revenue and attendance figures as of July 19 have already outpaced last year’s numbers.  Through July 20, 2014, Playland had a total attendance of 230,295 and took in gross revenue of $4.26 million. This year through […]

Brightview plan faces renewed criticism

By JOHN BRANDI Neighbors of a proposed senior living facility in West Harrison have intensified their criticism of the project, saying above all else that some of the design elements of the building won’t fit in with the character of the neighborhood.  The cliff that will be in the rear of the senior complex will […]

Pollutants found in Tuckahoe hotel site

By CHRIS EBERHART The site of a proposed hotel on Marbledale Road in Tuckahoe is home to an old village quarry and a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation designated Brownfield site. This means the property has potentially hazardous substances, pollutants or contaminants that would have to be cleaned up before any construction can […]

Playland revenue, attendance up over 2014

By CHRIS EBERHART Playland had what was considered by many to be a successful season in 2014, and early revenue and attendance figures as of July 19 have already outpaced last year’s numbers.  Through July 20, 2014, Playland had a total attendance of 230,295 and took in gross revenue of $4.26 million. This year through […]

Astorino takes housing war to Clinton’s home

By CHRIS EBERHART Hillary Clinton’s home in Chappaqua, N.Y. was the latest battleground in the housing war between the federal government and Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, a Republican.  On July 21, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara’s office said Westchester County should be held in contempt of court and be forced to pay monthly fines of […]