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A Fieldstone Drive man came to police headquarters Feb. 8 to report identity theft. He said he got a new pin number in the mail for a debit card he knew nothing about and was told when he went to the bank that issued the card someone opened a debit account using his name and Social Security …

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A detective in an unmarked car saw a Honda Civic rear-end another car stopped at the N. Central and W. Hartsdale avenues intersection on Feb. 5. The Honda then reversed, drove around the other car, and turned right on to W. Hartsdale. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver was identifie…

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A Hawthorne Way resident Jan. 25 went to police headquarters to report identity theft. The man said his employer, a large media concern, notified him an unemployment benefits package was received by the human resources department, but was filed fraudulently in his name. He told police he is …

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Four New York State Appellate Court justices heard oral arguments Feb. 2 for the appeal of Edgemont’s second incorporation petition. The justices’ eventual decision could spell a new chapter for proponents and opponents of incorporation, who have been embattled over the hamlet’s ability to h…

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The town board voted Jan. 27 to form an ad hoc advisory committee to develop a local law that would regulate battery energy storage systems (BESS) and define where they can be constructed. The resolution comes on the heels of the planning board’s appeal of the Greenburgh building inspector’s…

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After championing but failing to convince a majority of the town board to pass a resolution on the matter last February, Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner is revitalizing his effort to recommend that the state legislature allow the town board to modify the Hartsdale Public Parking Distr…

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Police returned to ShopRite on S. Central Avenue Jan. 25 on a report of a man not wearing a mask, yelling and coughing on people. On arrival, the man was identified outside the store while he was in the company of a man who said he was a relative. The manager brought to police multiple peopl…

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The Youth Advisory Council, a group of junior high school students from Edgemont, came together in November to discuss ways to help the community. Guided by Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner and prompted by road accidents involving pedestrians in recent years, the group set its sights o…

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A Clarendon Place resident called police Jan. 15 to report someone was throwing rocks at her house. She said it sounded like four or five rocks but she was too frightened to look outside. Police looking around saw multiple broken eggs in the driveway under a broken window. The eggs, it appea…

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Tasha Young didn’t always know about the power of policy in politics. She knew the basics about political ideologies — Democrats and Republicans, Conservatives and Liberals — and saw what formed views, but she didn’t consider the actions needed to form the laws and policies that benefit or i…

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Police responded to ShopRite on S. Central Avenue Jan. 5 when a customer inside the store called to report her wallet was stolen from her purse. She said she was shopping for groceries, her handbag resting on the top shelf of the cart, when an unknown man approached her and began asking her …

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In an unprecedented move, members of the planning board voted 4-2 (with one abstention) to appeal building inspector Steven Fraietta’s recommendation that Eagle Energy Storage was within the parameters to seek a special permit to construct a 20-megawatt (MW) 4-hour Tesla Megapack battery sto…

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Police responded to N. Central Avenue Dec. 28 on a complaint of a trespasser. Upon arrival, police saw a man fitting the description of the person in question wearing a black hoodie and no face mask, walking near the H Mart supermarket. The man, Delvon Bolling, claimed he is allowed to use t…

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Representatives from the Conservation Advisory Council (CAC) met with members of the town board early last month to present their progress on developing a new provision to limit leaf blower usage in the town.

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Worried about a potential fire hazard or environmental impact, residents in Greenburgh are pushing back against a proposal from Eagle Energy Storage, which is seeking to construct a 20-megawatt (MW) 4-hour Tesla Megapack battery storage facility on the property of the Knollwood Country Club.

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Town board members voted unanimously on Dec. 15 to pass the 2021 tentative budget, which kept the tax levy the same as in 2020 and instituted a slight decrease in the tax rate.

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Police spoke with a Poe Street resident Dec. 9 about a suspicious incident that happened at the caller’s house. She said a month earlier a young man approached her at home and said his package was shipped to the wrong address. He asked about a specific house number on the street; the woman r…

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Jasmine Ramirez, 27, from the Bronx, was arrested Dec. 12 on Post and Murray Hill roads charged with DWI first offense, aggravated DWI for having a B.A.C. of .18% or more, driving with inadequate lighting and driving infractions.

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A familiar face is looking to cement her previously interim seat on the Greenburgh Town Board. Ellen Hendrickx, a 21-year resident of the town who served on the board for seven months after the death of Councilman Kevin Morgan, announced her candidacy for the town board on Dec. 3.

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In an uncontested election on Dec. 8, Jon Faust was reelected to Edgemont Fire District’s board of commissioners after accumulating 34 votes.  Faust has served on the board for 10 years and has been a volunteer firefighter in the district for 15 years. His volunteer position will recommence …

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Police returned to White Oak Lane on Nov. 30 on a report of fraud. They spoke with an Edgemont High School administrator who said two checks mailed to a contractor for services rendered were intercepted and cashed by an unknown party. The school official said the fraud became known when the …

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Councilwoman Diana Juettner was always fascinated with the intricacies of government. A self-proclaimed “political junkie,” while other American University students were out gallivanting the streets of Washington, D.C., Juettner was in the Capitol, staying up all night, ecstatic to see Congr…

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Having served a little more than 11 years as Greenburgh’s commissioner of public works, Victor Carosi submitted his resignation to the town board on Oct. 28.

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For a decade now the Greenburgh Town Board and the Conservation Advisory Council (CAC) have been drawing up plans to limit leaf blower usage in the town. Multiple draft resolutions have been scrapped and many work sessions have been dedicated to the proposal — all to no avail.

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The coronavirus pandemic has caused municipal revenue to nosedive and costs to skyrocket, forcing some towns to consider a property tax increase. In order to stave off a tax hike, the town of Greenburgh plans to expend $15.5 million from the townwide general fund balance and $11.9 million fr…

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An elderly Wildwood Road resident reported someone stole a bag he left outside his garage Nov. 24 while he sat for a while inside the garage, reading a newspaper. He told police he placed two bags outside near a recycling bin. One bag contained a number of beverages, the other his iPad value…

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Two young men, aged 16 and 17, wanted for robbing the Shell Gas Station on S. Central Avenue Nov. 19 were arrested in New York City Nov. 24, charged with robbery in the second degree. Police said the pair were located and placed under arrest following an investigation led by Greenburgh detec…

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Police responded to an address on S. Central Avenue Nov. 3 on a report of a sick raccoon. Rocky was located and did appear ill; as no animal control officer was on duty at the time, a detective arrived to assist. The raccoon was dispatched with two rounds in a safe, grassy area on the side o…

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An E. Hartsdale Avenue man Oct. 27 told police he received a phone call from an unknown caller who told the man to stop his Facebook posts or the caller would “come after him.” In response, the man hung up. He told police he’s made comments on Facebook comparing Donald Trump to a Nazi and ha…

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Police responded to Curry Acura at S. Central Avenue on Oct. 19 for a report of one lost dealer plate. They spoke with an employee who said it was probably lost during a test drive two days earlier. The plate was reported hanging from a pouch on the rear of the car that could have fallen off…

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Police responded to the area near The Christmas Tree Shop on N. Central Avenue Oct. 14 on a report of a three-car accident. En route, police were advised one of the cars involved left the scene. The caller said the car was a gray Chevrolet Cruz, and it was seen pulling into the Best Buy park…

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At the Edgemont Community Council’s 73rd annual meeting on Oct. 21, delayed since April due to the coronavirus pandemic, members voted in a new slate of officers and directors, awarded the Silver Bowl to Walter and Barbara Groden, said goodbye to longtime president Bob Bernstein and heard a …

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On Oct. 11 Greenburgh police responded to McDonald’s on N. Central Avenue on a report of a man stealing food from behind the counter. At the time, the man assaulted two employees, one a juvenile, and fled the restaurant. The Street Crime Unit caught up with Cornelius Mantle, 20, of Crosshill…

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The Hartsdale Public Parking District passed a temporary emergency resolution on Oct. 7, which allows residents from outside unincorporated Greenburgh to buy daily passes to park in the district’s designated parking areas.

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A Fox News anchor residing on E. Hartsdale Avenue told police Oct. 1 a man she doesn’t know has been sending her disturbing messages. He sends them to her professional Facebook account and has been sending them since she moved to New York from Missouri in February. Since then, this man has b…

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Police responded to Citibank on S. Central Avenue Sept. 23 after a man later identified as Darrin Sher presented a phony Connecticut driver’s license with someone else’s name and date of birth. Sher told the teller he didn’t have a bank card but he did have a PIN. He was asked further questi…

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A man walking through a parking lot on W. Hartsdale Avenue Sept. 14 saw two shell casings on the east side of an adjacent building. Police determined the casings were from a 9 mm Luger and were silver in color. Exterior cameras are not set to cover that portion of the lot. No damage was obse…

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In a pre-application public meeting on Sept. 1, members of the Greenburgh Town Board and the community heard from a Westchester-based real estate development company that’s proposing to construct multiple single family houses on the site of the Maplewood Swim & Tennis Club on W. Hartsdal…

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Town officials released new revenue shortfall projections in a work session at the end of August with a $4 million revenue loss in the town’s B budget, which funds services for unincorporated Greenburgh.

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Formation-Shelbourne, the developer engaged in a yearslong legal battle with local civic associations and the Greenville Fire District over plans to build a senior living facility on the former Sprainbrook Nursery site, filed a notice of claim last month alleging that the fire district consp…

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Police went to CVS on S. Central Avenue Aug. 24 in response to a larceny in progress. The subjects were described as a man in a striped tan shirt carrying a brown backpack and a woman in a tank top carrying a case of Heineken. Police saw the pair waiting at the bus stop in front of the store…

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Police responded to Fort Hill Road on Aug. 19 when an indoor pool motion detector activated. On arrival, police saw a truck parked on the street outside the house registered to a pool company. The driver, who owns the company, said he and a co-worker were there to replace a center pool light…

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The store manager at DXL Men’s Apparel on S. Central Avenue on Aug. 3 reported two men who had entered the store; one man hid four pairs of shorts valued at $100 each and a polo shirt valued at $98.50. The man left the store, bypassing all points of purchase while the manager was busy assist…

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Police responded July 27 to Enrico’s Pastry Shop on E. Hartsdale Avenue on a report from the owner that he saw a glass rear back door shattered and broken and the door was unlocked when he went to the bakery that morning. Police noticed most of the broken glass was outside the store, not ins…