Category Archives: Uncategorized

Town adopts tight 2015 budget

By Alina Suriel The 2015 budget was adopted by a unanimous vote on Dec. 4 with not even a single question from the town board or members of the public in attendance. “The board felt that all the work was done,” said Town Comptroller Maureen Mackenzie. “This was what they wanted and they felt comfortable […]

Village addresses bridge flaws

By JACKSON CHEN It has been three months since the re-opening of the flawed Jefferson Avenue Bridge, but a preliminary report shows that numerous errors during the construction process may be to blame.  On Nov. 25, beginning at 6 a.m., the bridge was closed off so the contractor, Arben Group, could apply an epoxy sealant […]

Westchester County opens diaper bank

  By MARISSA PENN After years of preparation, a Westchester County Diaper Bank officially opened on Nov. 24 with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Junior League of Central Westchester headquarters at Wayside Cottage in Scarsdale. The Westchester County Diaper Bank is the only one of its kind in the New York City metro area. […]

Police shut down tri-state burglary ring

By Alina Suriel It’s not so great to be in Harrison if you’re a criminal. Harrison police busted members of a seven-member burglary ring with suspected ties to over 25 burglaries in the tri-state area after apprehending two of the alleged thieves following a heist in nearby Fairfield, Conn. According to the Harrison Police Department, […]

Washingtonville area gets makeover

Volunteers and local residents met on Saturday, Oct. 18, to clean up the side lot of the old Elk’s lodge at 46 Madison Ave. The building has been empty since the club went bankrupt prior to the 2007 floods which left the structure under several feet of water and ultimately saw the infrastructure destroyed. Former […]

Tigers claim Class D crown

By MIKE SMITH After a summer rife with uncertainty and turmoil, the Tuckahoe football team left little doubt as to their Section I dominance this year. On Saturday, Nov. 8, the Tigers won their third-straight Class D championship with a dominating performance against challenger Haldane, beating the Blue Devils 40-0 to advance to the state […]

Tigers fall to New Ro

  By MIKE SMITH On Oct. 7, the Mamaroneck boys’ soccer team lost a heartbreaker to league rival New Rochelle, falling 2-1 to the Huguenots on a late penalty kick. With just three losses spread out over the last two seasons, dealing with defeat might not be a common feeling for the Tigers, but head […]

County loses millions in grant money

By CHRIS EBERHART Westchester County did not submit a completed and accepted analysis of impediments to the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development by a Sept. 15 deadline, which was a requirement of the 2009 affordable housing settlement. As a consequence, Westchester is now out $15.6 million in federal grant money. The 2009 settlement, […]

Eagles coming together

By MIKE SMITH Eastchester might have lost a few games out of the gate in 2014, but given the Eagles’ talent level—and their history as a top Class A team—it wouldn’t be a surprise to see the young club contending for a section crown at the end of the year.  Eastchester beat Harrison 1-0 on […]