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West Nile Virus found in New York City

By CONOR McKOY and TAYLOR KHAN The West Nile Virus has crept to the edges of Westchester once again this year. According to the Westchester County Department of Health, mosquitoes in New York City have tested positive for West Nile this year. New York City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene reported nine of their […]

Local squad wins AAU crown

By MIKE SMITH A group of local basketball players took home a prestigious honor last week when the Hoop Strong Warriors 14U AA team won the Division 2 National Championships at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orland, Fla. The Warriors beat Maryland’s Randalstown Running Rebels 35-34 in the title game to win […]

MR zone change proposed

By PHIL NOBILE An amendment to the village’s marine recreation zone laws was publicly proposed amidst years of controversy by a local membership club critics say improperly holds non-member events. Specific language changes to the non-member events section of village marine recreation code were debated by the Board of Trustees as allegations of violating village […]

Quarry’s past, future murky

By PHIL NOBILE Since complaints of health hazards and quality of life issues from a local quarry began in the late 1990s, neighbors of the business have seen it effectively shut down for the first time, leading to what they see as some reprieve and peace at last. But now, the quarry’s owner wants to […]

Luxury condos proposed

By CHRIS EBERHART A proposal for luxury condominiums in Bronxville will attempt to reverse the fortunes of the peculiar case of 100 Pondfield Road. The property itself is an oddity—a vacant, landlocked warehouse enclosed by buildings on all sides and only accessible through a long and narrow access drive. It was formerly owned by millionaire […]

Wasserman added to village coastal commission

By PHIL NOBILE A new appointee to the Village of Mamaroneck Harbor and Coastal Zone Management Commission was made this past week and proper volunteer board appointment procedure was clarified as a result. Mayor Norman Rosenblum, a Republican, appointed Nancy Wasserman, a Mamaroneck resident since 1961, to serve an interim term on the commission, replacing […]

Garden Avenue drainage project underway

By CHRIS EBERHART The Garden Avenue parking lot in Bronxville will be temporarily unavailable while the village undertakes a two-phase drainage and refurbishing project. Phase one, which began on June 30, is underway. Underground chambers were installed to catch rainfall from the parking lot as well as runoff from surrounding areas. A drainage system will […]

Bronxville school board member resigns

By CHRIS EBERHART Ruth Wood, a member of Bronxville’s Board of Education, is relocating to England in the coming months, so she has resigned from her position on the board, effective immediately. Wood, who was elected last year to serve a three-year term on the board, announced her resignation during the board’s June 19 meeting. Wood […]

Harrison police detective writes second novel

By CHRIS EBERHART A retired Harrison police detective turned thriller novelist is back with the sequel to his award-winning book “In a Small Town.” Marc Di Giacomo, 39, a longtime Harrison resident who joined the town’s police department in 1997 and became detective in 2007, based the Small Town series—“In a Small Town,” the sequel […]

Harrison Summer Concert Series kicks off

On Thursday, July 10, Harrison residents came out to partake in one of the first installments of this year’s summer concert series, enjoying a performance by Hindenberg, a Led Zeppelin tribute band. The annual outdoor concert series runs twice a week through the end of August. The series kicked off on July 4 with a […]