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After a tussle of words on the social media site NextDoor Sept. 7 regarding the Underhill Road water main relining project, Greenburgh Public Works Commissioner Victor Carosi assured residents in a letter dated Sept. 11 that “barring any additional unforeseen circumstances, we expect the pro…

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Parents received an email Thursday afternoon from Scarsdale High School Principal Kenneth Bonamo regarding a piece of swastika graffiti found in a bathroom stall, etched into a toilet paper dispenser Sept. 12.

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Like any small town, it’s hard to keep a secret, and it’s even harder not to notice when a well-advertised community event suddenly ends up changing its name less than a week before opening. The Scarsdale Business Alliance’s Sept. 14 music, food and wine festival went from Scarchella to the …

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An officer responded to a North Central Avenue store Sept. 2 on a report of a larceny. The officer met with a staff member who reported they saw a woman leave with unpaid items. She allegedly put food into her bag and cart and left the store but was stopped until the police arrived. The woma…

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A Harvest Drive man went to police headquarters on Sept. 7 to report that Chase Bank had contacted him Aug. 30 regarding suspicious transactions that occurred on his account between Aug. 27 and Aug. 29, which resulted in $190,000 being stolen from his savings account. The man said Chase Bank…

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While on patrol near S. Central Avenue Aug. 28, an officer found a white Chrysler 300 with no plates, no inspection sticker and dark tinted windows. While the officer was in his vehicle writing a parking summons on the Chrysler, a man jumped into the car and fled northbound on Central Avenue…

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While driving on Post Road Sept. 1, an officer saw a car speeding by. The officer caught up with the car in the vicinity of Popham and Chase roads and turned on emergency lights to pull the car over. The car did not stop, so the officer notified other officers of the vehicle pursuit. The off…

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Stacy Fisher has lived in Hartsdale for just three years, but she’s been involved in the community for much longer. Flying to Westchester from the West Coast to visit friends in the area, and then coming up by train when she lived in Manhattan, Fisher fell in love with Hartsdale’s charm, acc…

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Invoking an Article 78 proceeding in response to Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner’s denial July 26 of a petition for Edgemont incorporation, the petitioners filed a lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court Aug. 26, calling the supervisor’s decision “erroneous” and “unlawful.”

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Dana Rubin, a journalist, speechwriter and advocate for women in leadership roles, recently launched Speaking While Female Speech Bank, a website that highlights the power of a woman’s voice. The Irvington resident has also begun giving public talks themed “Westchester Women Speak Out.”

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Scarsdale police spoke to a Meadow Road woman Aug. 22 who said a car drove  across her lawn, causing damage. She said the lawn was in perfect condition earlier that day, but saw a construction worker helping push a green car on the road in front of her house. The car was stuck on a large whi…

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Commissioner of Community Development and Conservation Garrett Duquesne met with members of the Four Corners Land Use Citizens Committee Aug. 22 to announce the seven respondents to an RFP released in April which would commission a consultant to analyze both the traffic and flooding concerns…

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Pipes and hoses snaked across Winnie Chao’s mother’s front lawn on the corner of Underhill and Evandale roads. The temporary pipes — which were to supply drinking water to her and about 89 residents — wrapped around the corner of Evandale and passed by her driveway, then split underneath the…

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Police were dispatched to a North Central Avenue grocery store Aug. 17 on a report of a larceny in progress. When officers got to the store, they found the offender, Everett Shaw, being handcuffed by an off-duty officer. Shaw allegedly left the store without paying for $349.97 worth of crab …

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On Aug. 19, a Scarsdale woman’s car was hit by a New Rochelle man’s car while the woman was stopped at a red light at Post and Olmsted roads. An officer responding to a call about the car accident smelled a strong odor of alcohol on the New Rochelle man’s breath. The officer also noticed mul…

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A brief storm ripped through Scarsdale early evening on Monday, Aug. 19. Trees were down and traffic lights were out. Seventy-four Scarsdale Village customers without power as of 8:30 p.m., according to the Con Ed website. The estimated time of restoration is 3 a.m. Tuesday. Scarsdale’s emer…

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In the wake of recent mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey (D-Rockland/Westchester) convened a roundtable discussion at the Greenburgh Public Library on Aug. 12 to discuss gun law reform and gun violence prevention. Participants included local activists, victims of gun …

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An officer responded to a Central Avenue CVS Aug. 10 on a report of a larceny in progress. An officer saw a man, later identified as Imran Hoosain, exit the store without paying. After stopping the man, the officer found five bottles of vitamins in the man’s possession totaling $118.45. Hoos…

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Two officers noticed a car driving slowly and crossing over pavement markings on Mamaroneck Road Aug. 10. As the officers approached Stratton Road, they pulled the car over. The driver, 39-year-old Stamford, Connecticut, resident James McBrien, spoke to the officers and had a strong odor of …

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Starting Oct. 26, voters in New York State will be allowed to cast their ballots early for primary and general elections. Scarsdale residents will be able to do so at the public library in Eastchester and Greenburgh residents at the Dobbs Ferry village hall, according to an announcement issu…

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Scarsdale residents often contact local police to report phone scams or unwanted calls, including robocalls, which are defined as telephone calls from an automated source that deliver a prerecorded message to a large number of people, many of whom may not know what’s real and what is fake, o…

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The Greenburgh Town Board chose Capt. Brian J. Ryan to become the Greenburgh Police Department’s new interim police chief Aug. 7. Current chief Chris McNerney announced his resignation from the Greenburgh Police Department effective Aug. 25 to pursue a position at the Westchester County dist…

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A Greenburgh police officer noticed a car driving on South Central Avenue make two unsafe lane changes Aug. 2. The officer spoke to the driver, Jamie Lozada-Amador. He said he didn’t have his license, and a DMV check showed his driving privileges were suspended. He also had an active bench w…

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While conducting a larceny patrol Aug. 1, a Scarsdale police officer got an alert via his license plate reader that a black 2017 Chevy passing by had its registration revoked. The Chevy turned off its lights and went into the Balducci’s parking lot to evade the officer. As soon as the office…

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Athletic director Ray Pappalardi announced July 30 the closing of the Butler Field track and turf field at Scarsdale High School for a planned resurfacing of the track. Workers continued pouring the new surface on Monday, Aug. 5.

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Butler track and field at Scarsdale High School was closed July 30 for approximately two weeks. The track will undergo resurfacing, recoating and relining. Since any disturbance to the unfinished surface will result in permanent damage, no access will be allowed until the track surface and l…

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On July 22 the owner of a Central Park Avenue hair salon went to police headquarters to report that a client’s personal check amounting to $325 had bounced due to insufficient funds. The owner attempted to contact the client by phone and mail without success. After getting ahold of the clien…

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Village officials, police and Con Edison addressed scattered power outages in Scarsdale related to infrastructure issues Tuesday evening. Power was restored to all but 3 customers as of 11:30 p.m. Notify ConEd of any further outages at 1-800-752-6633 or at coned.com. Call 722-1200 in case of…

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A Farley Road man told police July 22 someone stole two of his credit cards and one bank card. He said he last used one of the cards June 25 in Greenburgh and he distinctly remembered putting the card back into his wallet. He went back home and later went to Eastchester. While out, his walle…

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The discussion about mental health has become more open in most communities and Scarsdale is no exception. What sets this community apart from many others, however, is the ongoing partnership between the village, the school district and the Scarsdale Edgemont Family Counseling Service that s…

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Police saw a van turn right onto South Central Avenue July 15 from an Acura dealership, but it didn’t yield the right of way to the police car, and didn’t stay in its lane. The officer pulled the van over and spoke to the driver, Mitchell Solieri, who said he was working for the dealership a…

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On a humid afternoon in mid-July, Scarsdale Parking Enforcement Officer Christian Henriquez embarked on his daily meter check. He walked down East Parkway, looking at the meters until he spotted one with a note on it. “Meter is broken,” read the note. Henriquez took out his ring of keys to u…

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Police saw a car braking numerous times on Mamaroneck Road July 20. The driver then made a quick left turn onto Catherine Road, and the officer saw the car was stopped for a long time. The driver then began driving again and made a right turn onto Mamaroneck Road and another right turn back …