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Police responded to Pomander Drive Oct. 9 on a report of an argument in progress. On arrival, police learned a 60-year-old woman entered a neighbor’s backyard birthday party and began screaming and cursing, using ethnic slurs, and telling the party guests, “This is America” and that they sho…

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At its regular meeting Oct. 12, the Scarsdale Village Board outlined plans for an accelerated, more collaborative and transparent budget process. The board also proposed amendments to the village code governing veterans’ property tax exemptions and police residency requirements.

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The 2021-22 flu season is officially underway and doctors and educators in Scarsdale and the wider region are preparing to respond to what might be “an early and possibly severe flu season,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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An Innes Road resident Oct. 8 reported her house had been burgled and things were missing. She said she and her partner were out for the evening and when they returned they saw a rear sliding glass door was broken. At the time they were unsure what was taken. Police arrived and saw evidence …

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A Highland Road resident Sept. 27 reported his 2022 black Hyundai Palisade was stolen from his driveway overnight. He said he and his wife leave keys in the car and it probably was not locked. The car, valued at $45,000, has a GPS system for tracking that might help police find it. A report …

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A 38-year-old man from Merritt Island, Florida, was arrested Oct. 1 and charged with two counts of assault in a domestic violence incident involving force with a blunt object. One charge is a felony charge, the other is a misdemeanor. His alleged victims were his parents, who are 69 and 71 y…

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Engineering and planning consultant AKRF presented part of its long-awaited study on Four Corners and the E. Hartsdale Avenue corridor to the town board Sept. 20. The report, known as the E. Hartsdale Avenue pedestrian and traffic improvement study, suggests multiple changes to the avenue, i…

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The board of trustees sealed the deal Sept. 28 for a $114,000 agreement with Lothrop Associates, a White Plains-based architectural firm, to assess Scarsdale’s outdated pool complex and develop three proposals to revamp infrastructure and increase membership.

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Police responded to Birch Hill Road Sept. 21 on a report of debris in the road. On arrival, police saw a safe on the side of the road. The person who called police said she didn’t notice the safe when she left her house half an hour earlier, but it was there when she returned. As it wasn’t o…

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Assemblymember Amy Paulin, a longtime environmental champion, has received the top score from the New York League of Conservation Voters (NYLCV) on their annual legislative report card. She has received the top score from the NYLCV every year since they first started awarding scores to New Y…

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Village government representatives met Sept. 30 with Nadav Douani, head of international relations of the city of Hod HaSharon, which is Scarsdale’s “sister city” in Israel. After explaining governance and community life in Scarsdale, village officials took the visiting dignitary on a tour o…

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The owner of a male Husky dog called police Sept. 20 to report her dog got loose and was hit by a car on Mamaroneck Road at Deerfield Lane. She said she found her dog on the south side of the roadway near the sidewalk, but it was already dead. A passerby reportedly saw the car that hit the d…

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Greenburgh's Street Crimes Unit on Sept. 15 identified a car in a parking lot on Manhattan Avenue that was thought to be involved in an incident. A man entered the driver’s side of the car and another man got into the passenger seat. They drove north on the Sprain Brook Parkway, then proceed…

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Pushing into a three-year legal battle, Scarsdale resident Robert Berg and the village of Scarsdale filed briefs this summer in the nation’s second highest court, following appeals from both parties last December over the constitutionality of village codes governing lawn signs. At issue is w…

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Dipping a toe in the water, rather than diving right in, village officials have wrapped up a two month search for a firm to assess Scarsdale’s outdated pool complex and capture community perspectives about the facility. Of the seven firms that submitted responses to the village’s request for…

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While on patrol on Mamaroneck Road Sept. 16 police saw another officer in the vicinity of the Scarsdale pool talking to the driver of a gray BMW. The trunk of the car was open and the man was removing items from the trunk. The man told the second officer he had a flat tire which was observed…

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Having dealt with the perils of the COVID-19 pandemic without a wage increase in the 2020-21 budget, the village’s nonunion employees are set to get a raise. Village trustees voted unanimously to amend the 2021-22 adopted budget and boost 41 employees’ base salaries by 2% as of Sept. 14.

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The Village of Scarsdale has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle a 2020 lawsuit from Niram, Inc. after the construction company, which was tasked with constructing the village’s new library on Olmsted Road, alleged the village failed to award the company’s contract, causing a delay in the proje…

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Police responded to the parking lot at the Lakeshore complex on S. Central Avenue Sept. 9 on a report of a dispute. On arrival police spoke with the caller who said she was pulling into a parking spot when a man began screaming at her. She said the man’s child had just been running near the …

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The storms will keep coming and they will keep getting stronger. After the village of Scarsdale was pummeled with a record-breaking 8 inches of rain in a short amount of time during Tropical Depression Ida late evening Sept. 1 into early morning on Sept. 2, Village Manager Robert Cole said t…

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Police responded to Marion Avenue Sept. 2 for a reported dispute between two men, one who is alleged to have thrown a rock at the car of the other man who made a wrong turn. The caller, whose car was struck by the rock, said he got lost driving on N. Healy Avenue due to road closures on Cent…

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An active fire was reported around 10 p.m. Sept. 4 on Myrtledale Road. Scarsdale, Hartsdale, Greenville, White Plains and Greenburgh firefighters responded to the scene. The fire was extinguished and two residents were safely evacuated. They advised no one else lives there. Three Scarsdale f…

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Sept. 11, 2001, was a day of chaos, sadness, uncertainty and fear. When a second plane hit the World Trade Center’s South Tower just 17 minutes after one hit the North Tower, it became clear something was amiss.

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The aftermath of Tropical Depression Ida, which dropped a record 8 inches of rain down upon Scarsdale in just a few hours late Wednesday, Sept. 1, into the early morning, had residents cursing the village’s infrastructure, specifically its inability to handle groundwater and sewage overflow.

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A Penn Road caller Sept. 1 said part of his house was exposed to the elements, water was coming in and there was heavy flooding in the basement. The fire department reported a delayed response due to the volume of storm calls but said they would come as soon as possible.

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Some plans for Four Corners in Hartsdale are slowly making their way into the limelight, two years after White Plains-based engineering and planning consultant AKRF was selected to perform an infrastructure analysis and redevelopment plan for that area.

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An Inwood Road resident reported her unlocked 2018 Audi as stolen Aug. 23. Her handbag inside the car was also stolen. Security cameras at a neighboring residence showed a light-colored, two-door car stopping in front of the Inwood Road house and the Audi being driven out of the driveway. Th…

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First responders are on scene at 16 Myrtledale Road battling a two-alarm fire, which was reported around  10:30 p.m. Saturday Sept. 4. The Inquirer has received an unconfirmed report that a person was taken out of the house on a stretcher.

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If a person wants to travel abroad — without traveling abroad — that person goes to New Orleans. A vibrant and eccentric cultural mecca that sometimes appears more like the set of a Wes Anderson film than a real-life city, the “Big Easy” is not for the faint of heart. Nor is it for the storm…

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Sofia Bator finally managed to get a good night’s sleep. The 38-year-old Ossining mother-to-be had spent a tense two weeks worrying about whether her cousin Freshta Nazari, 24, had escaped Kabul, where she lived and worked, as the Taliban poured into the city during their takeover of Afghanistan.

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For someone who had nothing planned for the summer, rising Scarsdale High School senior Maya Silverstein found herself doing something “eye-opening” that became more important as the summer wore on.

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Historic, major flooding caused by Tropical Depression Ida wreaked havoc throughout Scarsdale and Edgemont Wednesday night into Thursday.

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An employee at ShopRite on S. Central Avenue told police Aug. 17 about a woman who did not scan $295 of merchandise, most of it baby food and infant items. He said she had a newborn. He told police he asked her to leave the store with the items she did pay for, and that she was no longer wel…

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A steady stream of bikers, walkers and runners made their way behind the podium at just the right moment, proving the point that many of the speakers were making as Westchester County officially opened a new section of the Bronx River Bike Trail between Scarsdale and Hartsdale.

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The Scarsdale Board of Trustees voted unanimously Aug. 24 to approve multiple changes to village parking permit rates ahead of the start of permit sales on Sept. 1. The changes include relocating the merchant parking lot to Christie Place garage and opening up spaces for nonresidents in Chri…