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Construction is underway on Ardsley Road in Edgemont where a private contractor hired by the town is building a 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.

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Carolyn Warmus was convicted of murdering Betty Jean Solomon, wife of her lover, Greenville Elementary School teacher Paul Solomon, in 1992. But after two sensational trials — the first ended in a hung jury — and 27 years in prison, Warmus has never stopped proclaiming her innocence.

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Police went to a parking lot on S. Central Avenue April 28 after receiving a call from a woman who said someone broke the passenger side window of her parked car and took some of her belongings. Police say three additional larcenies involving a car window broken and things taken were reporte…

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The superintendent of a building on Campus Place April 20 told police three tenants in the building have been pushing letters under all the tenants’ doors complaining about the co-op board with information for getting board members kicked out. The letters were not signed but there was a cont…

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On the heels of the town of Greenburgh’s pioneering COVID Angels volunteer initiative, which helped thousands of vulnerable seniors and other Westchester County residents secure vaccine appointments, town officials have announced the launch of #VaxUpWestchester.

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The virtual face-off April 12 between town supervisor candidates Paul Feiner, a three-decade incumbent, and challenger Tasha Young, wasn’t framed as a debate. The event’s sponsor, a student-run activist organization called the Westchester Youth Congress, had provided questions in advance, al…

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An Ardsley Road resident told police April 12 she discovered a delinquent account on a credit report stating she owes $90,000 to the Bank of America. She contacted the bank but they refused to talk to her after she was unable to answer security questions. She did succeed in obtaining an addr…

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Police went to Sprain Valley Road April 10 after midnight on a report of two males looking inside cars parked in private driveways while a third male waited in a yellow Jeep. Two males were stopped on Sprain Valley Road in a yellow Jeep Renegade. Police quickly determined the Jeep was confir…

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The New York chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) is suing the town of Greenburgh for $10 million, alleging the town pressured the chapter into selling the Revolutionary-era Odell House in Hartsdale.

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Members of the Hartsdale Neighbors Association met with the new leadership of the Greenburgh’s Department of Public Works on April 6 to hear plans for infrastructure projects in Hartsdale, including Four Corners revitalization, sidewalk construction on N. Washington Avenue and an update on t…

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In the wake of the Feb. 18 convention during which neither town supervisor candidate received the more than 50% of the vote necessary to be endorsed by the Greenburgh Democratic Committee, there will be a primary election on June 22.

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Police responded to a Dalewood Drive residence March 30 and met with Tierra Duquesne who had just been in a car accident. She said she was driving a car with temporary Texas registration when she lost control going around a curve and crashed into two cars parked in a Dalewood Drive driveway.…

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Police responded to a report of a 17-year-old female struck by a car at a residence on Boulder Ridge Road March 23. On arrival, police saw the teen sitting in the driveway; she was alert and conscious and able to answer questions but was holding her right leg in a bent position. There was a …

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While monitoring speed on N. Central Avenue March 15 patrol saw two BMWs, one black, one white, speeding southbound. Police heard the drivers rev the engines in a coordinated drag race. The race continued south in the area of S. Central and W. Hartsdale avenues at which point the officer act…

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Edgemont residents Betsy and Tom McCormack will receive this year's Edgemont Community Council (ECC) Silver Bowl Award for distinguished community service.

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To consider a proposal that’s been a decade in the making, the Greenburgh Town Board held a public hearing on March 10 to gauge public sentiment on a draft proposal from the Conservation Advisory Council (CAC) to limit the use of gas- and electric-powered leaf blowers, banning them outright …

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Two New York City men were arrested March 15 and charged with Illegal Speed Contest after Greenburgh police saw them drag racing on N. Central Park Avenue, headed southbound, during a targeted speed enforcement. After unsuccessfully attempting to catch up with the speed racers, police stoppe…

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After the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers in May of last year, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order that required all municipal police departments in the state to consult with community stakeholders to create a plan and implement recommendations to revi…

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Police received a package March 3 from a real estate listing agent for a recently sold house on Beechwood Road. Prior to the sale, the house was vacant for about a year. According to police, the package contained multiple letters from the Department of Labor addressed to multiple recipients’…

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An E. Hartsdale Avenue resident told police Feb. 22 an unknown party hacked into her accounts and locked her out of her devices, including her cellphone. She said earlier that day she got a message from Verizon informing her that her cellphone was “authenticated by an alternative method.” Sh…

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Neither incumbent Paul Feiner nor newcomer Tasha Young received enough votes to garner an endorsement from the Greenburgh Democratic Committee last week when district leaders met virtually to choose who to back in the primary on June 22.

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A 99-year-old E. Hartsdale Avenue woman told police Feb. 15 a motorcycle business located in Iowa advised her of a $450 purchase she’s alleged to have made. After speaking with an employee of that business, the purchase was canceled. The woman is not out any money. She was advised by the mot…

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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.