Category Archives: News

True significance of Memorial Day preserved in town, village

By CHRIS EBERHART Eastchester and Tuckahoe preserved the significance of Memorial Day with services at Memorial Park on California Road and Depot Square on May 25. Veterans of different ages and different wars stood and saluted their lost comrades. After the singing of “America, the Beautiful,” Bob Foster, of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, was […]

Bronxville highlights history of service

By JOHN BRANDI Bronxville marked its 95th Memorial Day observance by honoring local heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice and by reviving an old tradition where veterans—known as heroes next door—were called again, this time to march in the parade. Mayor Mary Marvin said she was thrilled to have village veterans join the parade, which […]

Planning Board chairman to replace Quigley

By CHRIS EBERHART Tuckahoe Mayor Steve Ecklond, a Republican, chose a close family friend to finish out the unexpired term of the late Stephen Quigley, a village trustee who died unexpectedly of a heart attack on April 30.  Planning Board Chairman Antonio Leo, who lives just three houses down from the Quigleys on Gifford Street, […]

By CHRIS EBERHART The Bronxville Police Department made three arrests from May 22 to May 25, which were related to recent thefts, but Bronxville Police Chief Christopher Satriale said none of them are believed to be connected to the recent rash of home invasions.  There have been four break-ins in recent weeks in Bronxville beginning […]

Rock chipping moratorium in the works

By JACKSON CHEN Many months have passed since the formation of a study group on rock chipping. While the group is still working on its final recommendations to the Rye City Council, the mayor, in the meantime, proposed a moratorium on rock chipping to quell the noise. The volunteer group was first created by Mayor […]

Solar efforts take shape in Mamaroneck

By Suzy Berkowit Solarize Westchester and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority have come together to facilitate the Solarize Larchmont-Mamaroneck project as part of a larger nationwide movement that introduces and encourages the use of solar panels in residential and commercial buildings. Larchmont-Mamaroneck was one of four Westchester communities chosen to participate […]

Subway franchise revises site plan

By JOHN BRANDI Staff Writer The architect behind the design of a Subway franchise’s looming move into Tuckahoe has made some alterations to the site, but he is now tasked with answering a list of questions more related to how the franchise would operate. Leonard Brandes, the architect for the Subway project,  presented a new […]

The endless summer

By Richard Ilse Welcome to the longest summer possible and, after what Mother Nature dumped on us this past winter, father time is going to reward us. This year, Memorial Day is the earliest it can be, Labor Day is the latest it can be and the 4th of July falls on a weekend. This […]

Breaking News: Former mayor to primary Belmont

By JOHN BRANDI Election season just heated up with news that former Mayor Philip Marraccini is back and is intent on taking on the party establishment. Marraccini said he plans on challenging incumbent Mayor Ron Belmont in a primary for the Republican line. Marraccini, who once served as the town’s Republican mayor for two terms […]

Breaking News: Rye hires new city manager

By CHRISTIAN FALCONE The Rye City Council has hired Marcus Serrano as its new city manager. His contract was expected to be agreed to by the city’s governing body at its June 10 meeting, after press time. Serrano currently serves as the village administrator of Dobbs Ferry, a position he has held for the past […]