Category Archives: News

Skinny House recommended for designation

By MARISSA PENN The Skinny House, which was built in 1932 and stands only 10-feet wide, on Grand Street in Mamaroneck, has been chosen to be recommended for historic designation.  On March 25, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, announced that the New York State Board for Historic Preservation recommended the addition of 22 properties, including […]

Metro-North fares increase

By MARISSA PENN After being approved in January, Metropolitan Transportation Authority fare increases, which went up by 4.25 percent, went into effect on Sunday, March 22.  For the fifth time since 2008, fares on the Metro-North railroad, MTA New York City Transit buses and subways, MTA Bus, the MTA Staten Island Railway, and MTA Bridges […]

Despite new program, parents still worry

By JOHN BRANDI As those with Autism Spectrum Disorder begin to “age out,” or turn a certain age where they can no longer attend public school, parents are scrambling to find suitable housing and day programs that will offer the same kind of socialization and individualized health-based services. At the same time, Westchester County and […]

What’s Going on in Mamaroneck 4-3-2015

Larchmont Public Library Library board meeting On Wednesday, April 8 from 6:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. there will be a meeting of the Larchmont Library Board of Trustees. Meetings are open to the public and begin at 6:45 p.m. in the Reference Room. Minutes of board meetings will be posted as they come available following […]

Hayes Field revote on May Bronxville ballot

By CHRIS EBERHART The Bronxville school district will put a modified version of the Hayes Field project up for a second vote in May.  The original project proposal included the reconfiguration of the field to create a regulation-sized playing field for football, field hockey and lacrosse, and the installation of a synthetic turf that would […]

Bridge suit enters discovery

By Jackson Chen The defendant of a multimillion dollar lawsuit over the remodeling of the Jefferson Avenue Bridge have requested several items in attempts to move forward into the pre-trial portion of the legal process.  The lawsuit involving the Village of Mamaroneck against the contractors and engineers of the project—Arben Group, LLC and WSP SELLS—was […]

Parking law approved

By JOHN BRANDI A residential parking permit law introduced back in December has been hotly contested from the start, but as the language evolved and residents became familiar with its purpose, the Town Council felt they could finally pass it with some stipulations.   The board unanimously voted in favor of enacting the law, but […]

FEMA grants $4M for Glen Island repairs

By MARISSA PENN Having been severely damaged during Hurricane Sandy, Glen Island Park was recently awarded $4 million in FEMA grant money for repairs and restorations.  The 105-acre park is located in New Rochelle’s waterfront district on the Long Island Sound. Glen Island was on the receiving end of more storm damage from Sandy than […]

Arrest made in high school bomb threat case

A Rye High School senior was arrested Monday, March 23 for allegedly scribbling a bomb threat on the bathroom walls of the Rye Middle School/High School campus earlier this month. The senior, Bryan  Franco, 17, was charged with falsely reporting an incident, a class D felony, which carries a two-to-seven-year prison sentence. He was released […]

GOP takes Tuckahoe election

By CHRIS EBERHART There were no surprises in an otherwise dull election cycle in Tuckahoe.  The two incumbent Republican trustees, Greg Luisi and Tom Giordano, garnered 197 and 200 votes, respectively, winning their re-election bids over Democratic challenger Anthony Fiore Jr., who received 137 votes. Republican Mayor Steve Ecklond, who ran unopposed, was also re-elected […]