Category Archives: News

Floodplain administrator change proposed

    By PHIL NOBILE As the Village of Mamaroneck’s Building Department continues to face criticism amidst turnover at the top, the position of floodplain administrator—normally given to the village building inspector—may now be handed over to another village official. At the most recent Board of Trustees meeting, a potential amendment to local flood law […]

Leaf blower use exemptions under consideration

    By JOHN BRANDI The Village of Mamaroneck Board of Trustees continued the public hearing to amend the village’s noise code as it pertains to leaf blower use at its meeting on Aug. 11. As the law stands now, the village noise code, which in Chapter 254, section 3 of which covers leaf blowers, […]

Bronxville to implement LED lighting

By ALINA SURIEL The Village of Bronxville is moving forward with plans to replace the bulbs of all of its downtown streetlamps with LED lights. A recent study completed by Lynstaar Engineering of Pleasantville has equipped the village with the information it needs to begin to decide how best to move forward with the project. […]

Molly Spillane’s new permit limited

By JACKSON CHEN In an attempt to alleviate the continued tension between local residents and popular Mamaroneck Avenue bar and restaurant Molly Spillane’s, the Village of Mamaroneck’s Zoning Board of Appeals met Aug. 7 to discuss the possibility of a permit renewal. Despite being in the process of drafting a final resolution, the board seemed […]

CAI wants to run Playland alone

By CHRIS EBERHART Westchester County Legislator Ken Jenkins, a Yonkers Democrat, recently introduced legislation in a memo that would create a 10-year lease with Central Amusements, Inc., and Standard Amusements, LLC to manage Rye Playland, but the president of Central Amusements said the company has no interest in teaming up with a competitor. “I want […]

Proposed senior housing project stalls

By John Brandi The proposed senior affordable housing project planned for 150 North St. is in limbo until the Rye City Council has received updated groundwater contamination readings from Westchester County, the council has also hinted additional testing may be required. “[We have a] responsibility to make sure [construction] is appropriate,” Mayor Joe Sack, a […]

Economic outlook good for women in N.Y.

By JOHN BRANDI A recent article in The Connecticut Economy, an economicanalysis quarterly, has ranked New York as the second-best state with economic opportunities for women. The index measured the performance of all 50 states. Dr. Steven Lanza, executive editor of the quarterly, said New York’s ranking is promising and its index score reveals it’s […]

Mamaroneck’s Massa’ delivers the sea’s best

You don’t have to travel 4,000 miles for an authentic Mediterranean meal. “Ocean-to-table” offerings at Massa’ Coastal Italian Cuisine in Mamaroneck utilize the freshest fish straight from the source. The langoustines I enjoyed for lunch one summer afternoon were flown in directly from Europe. Prepared simply with salt, pepper and a little bit of notably […]

Broadway Theatre goes over the rainbow

By MICHELLE JACOBY Celebrating 40 years of quality, entertainment and fine dining, Westchester Broadway Theatre proudly presents “The Wizard of Oz” this month. The 1939 beloved MGM classic film starring Judy Garland has been an inspiration for more than eight decades. The iconic song “Over the Rainbow” represents hopes, dreams and all possibilities; all of […]

Pet Rescue 8-22-2014

Cole will steal your heart in unexpected waysand you won’t mind. This handsome one-year-old black kitty with the sparkling white spot starts by acting coy, training his human to coax him with treats. In reality, Cole enjoys being fussed over and purrs up a storm. He plays his hilarious versions of basketball and volleyball, has […]