Category Archives: News

Old Post Road rezoning revisited by council

By JACKSON CHEN A proposed development project for 120 Old Post Road is being presented to the Rye City Council again after it received recommendations from the city’s Planning Commission. The project, which aims to create a 135-unit, age-restricted, four-story housing complex, is seeking a zoning change from the council in order to move forward. […]

Astorino suffers setback in housing bout

By CHRIS EBERHART Recent momentum for Republican Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino in his fight against the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development over affordable housing came to a screeching halt during a U.S. Supreme Court decision made in late June.  On June 25, the court made a ruling on a Texas affordable housing […]

Local teen named one of top youth volunteers

State Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins, the Senate Democratic leader, recognized Jake Gallin, 13, of New Rochelle for being named as one of America’s top 10 youth volunteers by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards for his volunteer work on behalf of military families. Gallin was nominated by Volunteer New York and selected by the Prudential Foundation […]

Summer Concert Series heats up

Harrison’s Summer Concert Series was in full swing on Thursday, July 16 as a crowd came out to the Village Green in West Harrison to see Rat Race Choir perform. Rat Race Choir is a New York-based progressive rock/fusion band which has been around since 1968. This month marks the 47th year of existence for […]

Rye creates first historic distric downtown

By JACKSON CHEN History was just made and soon will be preserved as the Rye City Council has established the first historic district in the heart of downtown Rye.  As a result of the city’s Landmarks Advisory Committee’s request, the council voted in favor of designating a large chunk of the city’s downtown area as […]

Rye pillar passes on

JAMES PERO For John Carolin, the Rye community was as much a part of his life as he was a part of it.  Rye Mayor Joe Sack said after you live in Rye for a while, you get to know who Carolin is because he will find you. “He made it his business to know […]

4 stories to replace 3 Jalapeños

By JACKSON CHEN The long-dilapidated 3 Jalapeños building on Mamaroneck Avenue is making steps toward improvement as its site plan goes through the Village of Mamaroneck’s lengthy approval process.  The site plan, which was designed by the project architect Gregg DeAngelis, went in front of the village’s Planning Board for the third time on July […]

Department of Environmental Conservation issues Home Run permit

By JOHN BRANDI State officials have ruled in Harrison’s favor and have issued the town/village a wetland building permit to move forward with a project that will transform the Beaver Swamp Brook site.  The permit came through late last month on the recommendation from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The proposed transformation […]

Kensington project moves along

By JOHN BRANDI Work on a proposed luxury condominium complex in the Village of Bronxville is moving forward after a series of starts and stops, with crews beginning groundwork at the site, according to the village administrator.  A renewed attempt to start construction is taking place at the site of the proposed Kensington Road condominium […]

Hampshire submits third development proposal

By JACKSON CHEN After the Village of Mamaroneck Board of Trustees declined to consider two contentious development plans from Hampshire Country Club, the club has submitted a third, more zoning-compliant, plan. The county club, located at 1025 Cove Road, proposed a new development plan that includes the construction of 105 residential units split up into […]