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A former firefighter who threatened self-harm and also harm to the chief brought police to the Greenville fire station on S. Central Avenue Jan. 3. On arrival, police spoke with the chief, who said he got a phone call from a former firefighter earlier that day. He said the firefighter was an…

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The Greenburgh Town Board unanimously approved the town’s tentative 2022 operating budget on Dec. 15. The budget decreases the property tax levy slightly in both the townwide (A Budget) and town outside (B Budget) budgets.

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A CVS employee Dec. 27 was accused of assaulting a customer on N. Central Avenue. The employee was one of a pair of employees who ran after a man apprehended Dec. 24 for allegedly stealing from CVS and Marshalls. A store manager said the victim, a 50-year-old man, took three sodas from the b…

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Two people were arrested Dec. 15 on Kempster Road and charged with criminal possession of stolen property. Brandon Douglas, 38, and Jeannine Mota, 42, were arrested for allegedly stealing a package from a location on Withington Road. As the suspects were being processed, a woman residing on …

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A dealership on S. Central Avenue reported Dec. 7 a Jeep Grand Cherokee was stolen off the lot overnight. The employee said he noticed the car was missing when he did his inventory. He said both keys to the car were inside the dealership in the lockbox. Video surveillance of the lot showed a…

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Credit card fraud was reported Nov. 15 by an E. Hartsdale Avenue resident who told police he got an email from Apple stating his purchase was available for pickup at the Apple store in Yonkers. He immediately contacted Apple and said he’d never placed an order. He called his bank and cancele…

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Police responded Nov. 11 to Mom’s Cigar Warehouse on S. Central Avenue for a reported burglary. Police spoke with the business owner who said a customer told him that cigars were missing from the customer’s locker. The customer said he had purchased cigars Nov. 11 and wanted to store them in…

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Town Supervisor Paul Feiner in an email message to the community Oct. 29 confirmed no property tax levy increase is planned in the Greenburgh 2022 budget, marking Greenburgh’s third consecutive annual budget without a tax increase, which “is an absolute necessity in this most trying fiscal t…

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A larceny in progress was reported at ShopRite on Central Avenue Oct. 30. Dispatch advised responding units that a man — 20 to 30 years of age wearing jeans, a gray sweatshirt, a white hat and carrying a black book bag — had left the store with stolen items and was heading to the train stati…

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Cannabis is legal, the businesses who sell it benefit the community and it cuts down on illicit, unregulated products being sold, so let’s reap the tax benefits instead of letting other towns get all the profits.

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A Moorland Drive resident called police Oct. 19 to report his car, parked unlocked in his driveway, had been disturbed and the interior was in disarray. He said his Ring security footage shows a white, mid-size SUV parked on Moorland Drive with its lights on, and a man running from the calle…

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Police responded to Candlelight Inn on S. Central Avenue Oct. 14 on a report of stolen grease. On arrival, police spoke with a Candlelight Inn employee who said he pulled into the parking lot around 5 a.m. to start work and saw a white Ford van parked near the fenced area where the grease fr…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Police responded to ShopRite on S. Central Avenue Aug. 9 on a report of a shoplifter in custody. Police met with the store’s loss prevention officer who detained Richard DaLeo in the store office for taking $118.04 worth of groceries without paying. DaLeo placed some items he did pay for in …

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Months after residents expressed worry over a proposed battery energy storage system (BESS) project at the Knollwood Country Club, the town board passed a local law Aug. 11 amending sections of the town’s zoning code to regulate and define BESS. The new regulations restrict use by splitting …

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Greenburgh Police issued a press release Aug. 5 announcing the results of an investigation by the department’s Special Victims Unit (SVU) related to a call from a resident alleging misconduct by a music teacher hired to give private, in-home lessons to the resident’s daughters. The July 20 c…

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The town board’s years-long pursuit of a remedy for Greenburgh’s ramshackle police headquarters and courthouse crept forward July 26. The latest step was the board’s unanimous vote to approve a $10,000 contract with CBRE Inc., a Dallas-based commercial real estate firm, to provide a comprehe…

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A Darwood Place resident July 27 reported his Ring security camera picked up overnight video of three men running to his neighbor’s driveway, trying car doors and eventually entering an unlocked car. The owner of the car reported nothing was taken and, as it was unlocked, there was no damage…

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Robert DiLorenzo was one of the lucky ones. After a rainstorm swept through Westchester County around 3:30 p.m. on July 8, his garage only filled with a few inches of water. It was a welcome sight, since his entire house, situated in a low-lying area and a flood plain on Clarendon Place in E…

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An Alden Place resident reported July 23 a car he rented, registered in Virginia, was gone from his driveway where he had left it locked and parked overnight.

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Police responded to Secor Road and Ivy Place July 12 on a report of a damaged car. The caller said while she was driving past a construction site at the corner of Ivy Place, a rock landed on her car, denting her hood on the passenger side. She said debris from the rock caused smaller dents. …

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Commissioners of the Greenville Fire District pushed back against claims made in a new complaint filed by Formation-Shelbourne Senior Living Services in Westchester Supreme Court in March, asserting that the developer’s newest legal action was a strategic litigation against public participat…

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An E. Hartsdale Avenue resident July 10 told police she lost her diamond and yellow gold engagement ring valued at $5,260 sometime in the last 24 hours. She said she remembered taking the ring off inside her apartment, but she said she might have lost it while walking in her neighborhood. Sh…

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An Andrea Lane resident told police July 1 he was twice victimized in a phone scam. The trouble started when he received what turned out to be a fraudulent alert from eBay regarding a refund owed him. He spoke to “Jason” and “Ian,” two men he believed were company representatives. While spea…

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An Andrea Lane resident called police June 21 to report that he was a victim of fraud after receiving an email from someone whom he thought was his boss. He said he was deceived by the email because his boss’s name was at the top of the email. He followed instructions to call a number and th…

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Patrol discovered an open rear door to a business on S. Central Avenue June 15 in the early hours of the morning when the business was closed for the night. A perimeter was secured and dispatch was notified to send additional units to check the exterior and interior. The business was entered…

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Incumbent Paul Feiner defeated challenger Tasha Young in the Democratic primary for Greenburgh town supervisor on June 22. He will be unopposed in the general election in November. Feiner, 65, received 3,343 votes while Young, 49, received 2,235. Feiner has been town supervisor since 1991. Y…

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The Greenburgh Police Department issued a statement June 14 that it received reports of lawn signs being removed. The signs had been posted to show support for candidates running for Greenburgh town supervisor in the Democratic primary election. Police reminded the public that removing signs…

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Incumbent Paul Feiner and challenger Tasha Young, who both want the Democratic Party’s nomination for Greenburgh town supervisor, participated in an online forum sponsored by the Rivertowns League of Women Voters on June 2.

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A W. Hartsdale Avenue resident June 1 went to police headquarters to report a phone call he received from a caller who said he’d won $1.6 million in the Pot of Gold Sweepstakes and someone would be coming over in a couple of hours to bring him a check. The man said he recognized the call as …

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Construction of the 1,000-foot concrete sidewalk from the Ardsley and Highland roads Bee-Line bus stop behind Greenville Elementary School to the Fort Hill Road intersection was completed on May 26.

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A chimney fire at Granita Cucina & Bar restaurant at 202 E. Hartsdale Ave. was quickly extinguished Tuesday, May 25. The fire was reported shortly after 9 p.m. and was under control in less than an hour. The Hartsdale Fire Department was assisted by Greenville, Fairview and Scarsdale fir…