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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…

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Police responded to ShopRite on S. Central Avenue July 20 on a report of a shoplifter in custody. The store’s Asset Protection officer had Edel Nunez in the store’s office. The officer said Nunez was seen hiding meat and Snapple beverages in his shopping cart in a reusable shopping bag and l…

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A mere 18-inch pipe serves the entire 18.5-acre watershed above Old Colony Road, causing major flooding on Pipeline Road when it rains in Edgemont, according to Brian Zappi, the consulting vice president of ZappiCo Construction LLC, which is proposing to build four houses on Old Colony Road.

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With restrictions on public gatherings forcing people to stay cooped up in their houses during the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses that rely on live audiences, such as movie theaters and concerts, are hurting. Using a drive-in movie theater as reference, Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner …

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Police responded July 13 to a credit union on N. Central Avenue in Hartsdale on a call from a customer who said she was there to make a loan payment and an employee told her she had an attitude. The customer said the employee began yelling at her, confronted her, threw money at her, and that…

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Employees of the Candlelight Inn on S. Central Avenue saw two men pumping out containers of used cooking grease on the restaurant’s property early in the morning of July 6. After being confronted by the employees, the men stopped pumping and left. The restaurant’s owner told police the men w…

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Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner announced July 7 that Greenburgh’s interim police chief, 31-year police department veteran Brian Ryan, would retire from the department effective Oct. 1.

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On June 30, Capt. Costanzo “Gus” Spedaliere was sworn in as the Greenville Fire District’s fire chief, filling a rank left open with the retirement of former Chief Dan Raftery who is stepping down after serving 47 years in the district, including 34 years as fire chief.

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A woman walking her 12-year-old yellow Labrador Retriever on Mount Joy Avenue June 29 reported to police that an unleashed brown pit bull mix charged at her and her dog. The dogs fought and the woman sustained light scratches on her hand and leg. She said she didn’t know if she was injured b…

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After a yearlong multiphase investigation by the Greenburgh Board of Ethics, board members unanimously adopted an opinion responding to a verified citizen’s complaint, which alleged that Greenburgh Town Councilman Ken Jones solicited and accepted multiple campaign contributions in violation …

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Police went to the Candlelight Inn on S. Central Avenue June 22 after an employee said she answered the phone and a man on the other end claiming to be from the NAACP asked, “Are you still employing that racist, Cheyenne?” The caller then said, “You’ll see me at the 1 p.m. protest,” before h…

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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 Tallwood Drive woman told police on June 1 someone had entered her 2019 Honda left unlocked on her property. She said her credit card and $40 cash were stolen. She canceled her card and police advised her to lock her car doors.

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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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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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Echoing a similar decree in 2018, Westchester Supreme Court Judge Susan Cacace ruled in favor of the arguments made in the Edgemont Incorporation Committee’s Article 78 filing and overturned Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner’s ruling that Edgemont’s petition for incorporation did not su…

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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 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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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 Cross Hill Road resident in Hartsdale reported April 17, while looking for a customer service number for Amazon, she found multiple numbers and called one. A man with a British accent, who identified himself as “Chris Martin,” directed her to a website to resolve her issue. While logged in…

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A Maplewood Road resident reported April 13 she was in her bedroom when she heard a loud crash. She said she walked into the living room and saw a tree had come through the roof. The Hartsdale Fire Department, Con Edison and the building department responded. Police on the scene reported the…