Category Archives: News

Unopposed, Paulin focused on gender equality

By CHRIS EBERHART Republicans have had a tough time finding candidates to oppose several of Westchester’s more prominent Democratic state representatives. As of press time, Assemblywoman Amy Paulin of Scarsdale remains unopposed. While Paulin, 58, waits to hear if she will be contested in this year’s election, she’s been passionately pushing her human trafficking bill […]

Local artist uses work to travel the world

By CHRIS EBERHART Larchmont artist Hilda Green Demsky walked around the Yeager Room in the Harrison Public Library, where some of her paintings were on display, and talked to the Review about her approximately 2,000 lifetime works, worldwide travels and how it feels to be on display again in Harrison. Her most recent artwork, most of […]

Falafel stand attracts attention at farmers markets

BY KATIE HOOS When walking down the aisles of one of the county’s farmers markets, one might expect to see the usual summer produce: bright berries, ripe tomatoes, local eggs and fresh herbs. But one unique vendor, Taiim Falafel Shack, is rapidly growing a local fan base and changing the way Westchester residents traditionally envision […]

Panthers fall at states

By MIKE SMITH On June 15, Rye Neck played Schalmont in the Class B state championship game at Binghamton University. Although Schalmont was finally able to put an end to the Panthers’ terrific run this season, what the Rye Neck squad accomplished this year was nothing short of historic. Earlier in the day, the Panthers […]

Third announced for GOP trustee ticket

After announcing two candidates this past week, the Village of Mamaroneck’s Republican Party filled out its 2014 ticket with a third candidate, setting its sights on all three trustee seats up for grabs this fall and majority control of the board. Maggie-Leigh O’Neill, a Republican and Board of Architectural Review member, was announced June 12. […]

Village GOP announces two

By PHIL NOBILE and JASON CHIREVAS Touting its candidates’ broad base of in-depth experience, the village Republican Party has selected its picks for two of the three seats on the Board of Trustees up for grabs this election season, but two other, higher-profile candidates were also considered. Michael Ianniello, a Republican and current chairman of […]

Rye Democrats endorse Republican nominees

By LIZ BUTTON Left with few options, Rye Democrats have cross-endorsed Richard Slack and Richard Mecca, the Republican nominees in November’s special City Council election. Democrats made the announcement on June 10, paving the way for Slack and Mecca to appear not only on the Republican and Conservative lines, but the Democratic line as well. […]

FiOS deal in the works

By PHIL NOBILE Providing a possible alternative when it comes to internet, television and telephone options, Verizon FiOS looks to bring its fiber-optic cable service to the Town of Harrison pending a scheduled public hearing. At its June 5 meeting, the Town Council scheduled a public hearing for June 19 to discuss bringing Verizon FiOS […]

Lake Isle refurb progressing

By CHRIS EBERHART The entire Lake Isle catering hall has been gutted, walls have been ripped out and ceilings are being replaced as part of the catering hall’s renovation project. Yet the owners, Lou Gigante and Gieto Nicaj of Eastchester Events, Inc., which was contracted in February by the Town of Eastchester to renovate the […]

Judge rejects teachers’ request

By LIZ BUTTON A federal court judge shot down two Rye elementary school teachers’ attempt to force the district to return them to their classrooms, dealing a blow to their $4 million lawsuit against Board of Education members. In her May 30 decision, Judge Cathy Seibel of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District […]