Category Archives: News

School health center stalls

By JACKSON CHEN Parents of the community continue to express their widespread disapproval of the idea of a school-based health center, as the Mamaroneck Board of Education stalled a decision on the matter during its Jan. 20 meeting. “Seeing the information I saw, I couldn’t tell you one way or the other whether there was […]

Library set for renovations

By MARISSA PENN In downtown New Rochelle, the library is getting ready for a much needed facelift, with renovations already underway.   The improvements are being funded by a $60,000 construction grant from New York State and a $65,000 match from the New Rochelle Public Library Foundation. According to Tom Geoffino, the library director of […]

Lake Isle nears completion

By CHRIS EBERHART An engaged couple walked with Lou Gigante Jr. into the renovated grand ballroom during a tour of the Lake Isle catering hall. He pointed to the recently-installed, 13-foot-by-13-foot screen in the ceiling with “Mulino’s” written in a fancy, gold font against a black background. Welcome to the new name and new brand […]

Voters approve flood project, nix turf field

By JOHN BRANDI Residents were split on two ballot propositions before them during a Jan. 22 vote in Bronxville, green-lighting a much-needed flood mitigation project at the school, but leaving students there with no new field for at least another school year.  Voters approved the borrowing of $900,000 to go toward the Midland Valley Drainage […]

City implements off-leash dog registration

By JACKSON CHEN The city is now implementing a new registration program for residents who want their dogs to be off-leash in Rye Town Park as a part of a local law that was recently adopted. The registration requires residents to complete a simple application, in addition to providing proof that the dog is licensed […]

City prepared for harsher storm

By JACKSON CHEN Rye residents were advised to stay indoors as Winter Storm Juno swept across the northeastern United States, with much less snowfall than predicted. According to the National Weather Service, Westchester County received an average of around 10 inches of snow with Rye counting approximately 11 inches, which was much less than the […]

Chief’s judgment questioned

By CHRIS EBERHART An assistant fire chief took a leave of absence after dispatching firefighters to at least three calls last summer a week after the alarms were actually called in, the Review has learned.  Richard Barber, the Rye Fire Department’s second assistant chief, voluntarily took a leave of absence in mid-September. However, Barber reinstated […]

Cuomo proposes student loan relief

By MARISSA PENN        On Jan. 18, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a student loan forgiveness program that, if approved, will ease the debt burden of thousands of college graduates from New York State colleges.  Under the proposal, the state would cover two years of loan payments for graduates of public universities who make […]

Bronxville home to Haagen-Dazs rebirth

By JOHN BRANDI Locals craving something sweet in the village will be treated twice, as Bronxville’s longtime Haagen-Dazs franchise on the corner of Kraft Avenue and Park Place was exclusively selected for a remodeling with the design now being mimicked across the country.  The ice cream shop, which has been a neighborhood staple for 30 […]

Monitor looks to Avalon for affordable housing

By JOHN BRANDI The federal housing monitor, tasked with overseeing implementation of the Westchester County affordable housing settlement, has recently reached out to the MTA president to inquire whether affordable units can be included in Harrison’s recently proposed AvalonBay condominium project, the Review has learned.  Federal housing monitor Jim Johnson, in a Jan. 7 letter […]