Category Archives: News

Assistant city manager position filled

By JACKSON CHEN After more than a four year hiatus, the assistant city manager position has been filled. Effective Aug. 31, City Manager Frank Culross promoted Eleanor Militana to the position.  Culross made the decision because during her stint as the assistant to the city manager, Militana was already assigned additional responsibilities and direct oversight […]

Community house responds to library lawsuit

By JOHN BRANDI The Purchase Community, Inc., PCI, has asked that a lawsuit brought against them by the Purchase Free Library, be dismissed on the basis that whomever uses the Community House space, the building the two entities share, is exclusively up to its discretion.  PCI’s legal response to the library’s eviction lawsuit was filed […]

Draft town budget shows economic improvement

By Alina Suriel The Town of Mamaroneck is in good economic standing after struggling to regain stability through the recession of the late 2000s, according to town officials during a presentation of its preliminary 2015 budget. Town Comptroller Anthony Siligato told the Review that the increase in revenue is due to solid budgeting practices by […]

State: Ianniello not licensed as architect

By JACKSON CHEN Republican trustee candidate Michael Ianniello has claimed to be an architect, but according to state records, he was never licensed or registered officially, the Review has learned. Ianniello, 60, currently works as a vice president of development for Urban Development Partners, a real estate development firm based in New York City. On […]

Multi-space meters approved

By Alina Suriel Parking on Mamaroneck Avenue will never be the same, as a bid to install multi-space meters was awarded following months of discussion and delay. It is not yet known when work will begin to install the meters on the avenue, but the work will be done by Cale America of Tampa, Fla., […]

Village board denies HCZMC extension

By JACKSON CHEN The Village Board of Trustees voted down granting an extension for the Harbor and Coastal Zone Management Commission to submit a consistency review on the pending Transit Oriented Development legislation. At the Oct. 27 meeting, Trustee Leon Potok, a Democrat, made a motion to extend the deadline to Nov. 21, but was […]

New Rochelle honors Ruby Dee

To honor the legacy of legendary actress Ruby Dee, Library Green will now be known as “The Ruby Dee Park at Library Green.” Members of the Dee,Davis family joined New Rochelle and Westchester County on Thursday, Oct. 2 to make the announcement and highlight a weekend that included a memorial tribute and film festival. An […]

Council makes charter change

By JACKSON CHEN After the Rye City Council voted unanimously on Oct. 9 in favor of adopting a resolution that gives it the authority to approve the appointment of the police commissioner, outraged citizens left and continued their vocal disapproval directly outside the council chambers.   “It’s an effort to give the council the tools […]

Trustee candidates debate

By Alina Suriel One of the issues on the table at the Oct. 8 Village of Mamaroneck trustees debate, was the hotly contested changes to the veto power of the Harbor and Coastal Zone Management Commission. In May, the board voted to reduce the commission’s authority to advisory over village development projects and legislation, although […]

Mickey’s rooftop in the works

By CHRIS EBERHART The local Irish pub and restaurant Mickey Spillane’s changed architects and made minor alterations to its original plan for a second-floor, open-air rooftop dining area. The new proposal could be completed by the time the warm weather months roll around next year. The neighborhood hangout on White Plains Road in Eastchester filed […]