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Below is a list of updates, things to do, things not to do, meetings, closings, openings, things you need to know/might want to know. We will update the list as new items come in. The most recent items will be at the top.

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With all 949 districts reporting in-person voting results, Mimi Rocah, a Scarsdale resident, leads incumbent Tony Scarpino 27,748 (68%) to 13,064 (32%) in the Democratic primary for Westchester County district attorney.

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A hit and run accident was reported June 15 in the parking lot of the Candlelight Inn on S. Central Avenue when a black Mercedes reversed out of a parking spot and hit a parked car. The driver of the parked car was not in his car when the incident took place; he told police he briefly conver…

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District Court Judge Kenneth Karas on May 18 denied defendants’ motion to dismiss all claims made against four Greenburgh police officers involved in an incident in 2017 in which Yonkers resident Jonathan Maldonado died while in police custody after being detained at the corner of Harvard Dr…

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A Magnolia Road resident reported June 15 being the victim of identity theft and fraud. She said she received a letter from the Department of Labor stating an employee of hers has been receiving unemployment. When she examined the paperwork, she said the employee name was fictitious and the …

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After a monthslong search to replace Village Planner Elizabeth Marrinan who retired on May 21, the village named Greg Cutler, planning director for the village of Mamaroneck, to replace Marrinan on June 1.

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In 1999 Liz Marrinan stepped through the doors of Scarsdale Village Hall, eager to take on her new position as Scarsdale’s village planner. Twenty-one years, five censuses and multiple projects and subdivisions later, Marrinan is setting course for her next chapter: retirement.

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In a televised press conference in White Plains on June 18, Westchester County Executive George Latimer invited Scarsdale Mayor Marc Samwick to update the county on what the local government in Scarsdale had done to manage the fiscal implications of the pandemic, while also readying the comm…

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Camp operators were faced with a tough decision this month when New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on June 2 that day camps could open in-person programs later this month with guidelines followed to help protect campers and staff members from the spread of COVID-19.

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Gabriel Vasquez, 26, of the Bronx, was arrested after taking multiple police units on a chase through the Quaker Ridge neighborhood on June 14. Vasquez, alleged to have spray-painted graffiti on a wooden fence adjacent to the southbound lanes of the Hutchinson River Parkway, north of Weaver …

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Village Clerk Donna Conkling released a memorandum to the board of trustees June 9 announcing an extension of resident commuter parking permits through Sept. 30; the original expiration date was June 30.

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With the last rays of sunlight peaking over the post office building across from Chase Park Sunday evening, a crowd of hundreds held a moment of silence. The crowd — mostly dressed in black and wearing masks — filled the park, spilling out into the street and up onto the post office building steps.

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Police responded to a Madison Road residence on a 911 report of a burglary and two men fleeing the area on the afternoon of June 3. Upon arrival, police saw an open rear window and open patio sliding door, but no signs of force. The perimeter was secured and the inside of the house checked. …

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A Jackson Avenue man reported on May 26 that his 2010 Land Rover valued between $13,500 and $15,000 was stolen from his driveway. He told police he lives on the property where his father runs a nursery; security cameras cover much of the property but not the area where the man parks the car.…

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Police responded to a burglar alarm going off at Scarsdale-Spencer Pharmacy on Spencer Place shortly after midnight on June 3. Thieves entered the business breaking a door window; cash and a small number of items were taken. There was no other damage to the property and no suspects on scene.…

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A 63-year-old Lawrence Road man told police on May 29 his bank informed him of activity on his accounts. He received this information via text message. When he decided to call the bank rather than reply to the text, he realized his mobile phone wouldn’t make outgoing calls so he used his lan…

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Dr. Kenneth Croen has been watching from the beginning. He’s been studying COVID-19 data worldwide, nationally in New York State, regionally in Westchester County and at Scarsdale Medical Group, which had set up an early testing center on Heathcote Road once commercial testing became available.

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A Hartsdale man reported May 18 his son fraudulently purchased $2,700 worth of drain cleaner from Drain Cables Direct in Nassau County. The man found out about the purchase when he received an invoice stamped paid from Drain Cables Direct. The sales rep said two men came into the shop to pur…

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A 40-year-old man from Brooklyn was apprehended in Scarsdale Wednesday after taking police on a wild chase. The man, who was driving a stolen Honda Civic, was found on the grounds of private property on Morris Lane. Public Information Officer Kieran O’Leary of the state police said around 3:…

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Disagreements about the viability of a plan to install a traffic signal at the intersection of Ardsley and Fort Hill roads had Provident Design Engineering’s senior project manager Brian Dempsey defending his professional recommendation for the project during a community meeting held over Zo…

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A Carthage Road man reported May 18 his white 2016 BMW valued at $30,000 was stolen from his driveway. He told police he was certain it happened between midnight and 6 a.m. although he didn’t hear or see anything suspicious during the night. He said he had left the car unlocked.

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A delay in notifying the fire department gave a fast-moving fire a significant head start Wednesday, May 20, destroying a house at 3 Edgewood Road in Hartsdale. Hartsdale firefighters arrived on the scene in less than four minutes and faced a large volume of fire coming out of two sides of t…

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A woman contacted police May 11 to report receiving a handwritten letter from an unknown person, insulting the woman and her husband. The return address on the envelope was Edgemont High School. She said she believes the letter was a response to something she wrote on Facebook. The woman, wh…

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The Greenville Fire District Board of Commissioners is pushing back against a provision in the Greenburgh Town Board’s resolution that reduces late penalty fees for taxes that states the district agreed to forgo full payment of the district’s tax warrant.

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A woman called police May 8 and said a large black dog came out of a home and bit her while she was walking on Pinewood Road in the early morning. She said she screamed and the dog backed off, but came at her again, this time from the front, and bit her again. She said a person driving by sa…

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Police responded to a report of concern about safety May 4 at Quaker Ridge School on Weaver Street when a line of cars arrived for a teacher appreciation event. Police reported the teacher appreciation drive-by event, planned by the school PTA, was concluding, but directed the event particip…

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As municipalities across the state battle with the everchanging economic landscape due to the COVID-19 pandemic, town officials in Greenburgh are similarly wrestling with a potential $7 million revenue shortfall in the 2020-21 town budget.

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A N. Central Avenue man in Hartsdale reported to police April 30 that, after picking up food from Shake Shack on N. Central Avenue, he discovered a small, clear plastic bag containing what appeared to him to be marijuana at the bottom of the bag of fries that he had mostly eaten. He told pol…

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Police responded to a report of excessive smoke coming from the Ferncliff Cemetery on Secor Road in Hartsdale April 21. On arrival, they were advised by the cemetery manager a burner went off-line and shut down after reaching a temperature of 2200 degrees Fahrenheit. The manager reported thr…

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After multiple community meetings and research that spanned a six-month period, the town of Greenburgh Department of Community Development & Conservation released a sidewalk prioritization study that strategizes a two-phase, 12-year rollout to fill 9.93 miles of sidewalk gaps within the …

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A 65-year-old Grand Park Avenue man on April 23 willfully violated health laws by hosting a large gathering at his home to see his daughter married. Patrol arriving on scene shortly before 6 p.m. saw a wedding chuppah with four large pillars decorated with flowers. Three musicians — a keyboa…

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Despite the number of COVID-19 cases starting to flatten across New York State, police and fire departments remain vigilant in trying to protect their own by limiting chances for exposure during the pandemic.