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A 64-year-old Washington Avenue woman went to Greenburgh Police March 9 to report a yearlong internet and text message relationship with a man who sent pictures of himself depicting a 60-something-year-old man. Last October, her internet boyfriend convinced her to send a certified check via …

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Three people were arrested on March 4 for counterfeiting after attempting to use fake bills at Best Buy on North Central Avenue. Clifton Owens, 40, Joseph Vazquez, 23, and Norissa Hilton, 23, left the store in a silver Mercury with New Jersey plates, leading police on a car chase.

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A majority of the town board voted down a resolution introduced Feb. 12 by Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner calling for state officials to initiate a law — pursuant to a subsequent home rule law request — to expand the number of commissioners on the Hartsdale Public Parking District (H…

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A man reported March 2 that $2,035 was missing from his wallet when he got to his job. He told police he secured his wallet in a gym locker with a combination lock at 24 Hours Fitness on S. Central Avenue where he went to work out before work. He said he also put his MacBook and his iPhone i…

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Police responded to a Fort Hill Road residence Feb. 18 on a report of a possible burglary. The tenant pointed out damage and evidence of forced entry through a rear door leading into the living room. A crime scene was established. The tenant reported leaving for work early that morning and r…

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During a traffic stop Feb. 12 on W. Hartsdale Avenue, police arrested Rafael Encarnacion and Samuel Avila for criminal possession of a controlled substance. The stop was initiated for failure to maintain their lane while driving on North Washington. The driver, Encarnacion, told police he ha…

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Members of the Edgemont Community Council’s newly formed Pedestrian Safety Committee submitted a three-year, three-phase sidewalk build-out plan to the town of Greenburgh’s Community Development and Conservation Commissioner Garret Duquesne at a Feb. 10 ECC meeting. The plan outlines multipl…

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An Ardsley Road man walked into town of Greenburgh police headquarters Feb. 3 reporting six fraudulent charges from Door Dash. He was alerted through his credit company of fraudulent activity. The six orders were delivered to different states. The man said he hadn’t used his Door Dash accoun…

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With the introduction of an under-the-wire amendment on Dec. 19 that included no public discussion, the Greenburgh Town Board eliminated the town’s fire inspector position in the town budget, effective Dec. 31.

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While on routine patrol Jan. 30 on Central Avenue in Hartsdale, police observed a green sedan pull up in front of the Ethan Allen store and then pull away when the driver saw the officers. When police pulled the car over for not having a license plate lamp, they noticed a strong odor of mari…

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Two months following a pedestrian accident on Fort Hill and Underhill roads, which led to the death of a 67-year-old Edgemont resident, multiple Greenburgh town officials met with members of the Longview Civic Association Jan. 21 to speak about the future of pedestrian infrastructure enhance…

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Multiple units responded at 9:15 a.m. on Jan. 15 to a house on Northern Road in Hartsdale after a burglar alarm went off and the homeowner, who was not home at the time, said there was someone inside her house. By monitoring an interior camera system, she said she heard someone walking aroun…

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A 34-year-old woman reported to police Jan. 6 that when she dropped off her car in November for service at a local car dealership, she accidentally left her wallet and an Apple watch in the car’s console. Days passed before she realized items from her wallet and the watch were missing. Polic…

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Police responded to an apartment on E. Hartsdale Avenue Jan. 3 on a report of a suspicious incident. Police spoke with a woman who reported she had received a package containing items she did not order. The woman said her boyfriend signed for the package addressed to her name which included …

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On Jan. 5, Greenville, Scarsdale, Hartsdale and Fairview firefighters responded to 555 Central Ave. on a report of a dryer fire in the top floor apartment of a three-story apartment complex. At 5:34 p.m. the Greenville Fire Department was dispatched to the location on a report of two childre…

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In a precursor to the town of Greenburgh’s tentative budget released in November, Supervisor Paul Feiner proposed to set aside an additional $5.5 million — $7 million was set aside in the 2019 budget — for a new courthouse and police headquarters.

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Approximately three hours before a town board meeting Dec. 11, Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner informed the public through the town’s e-list that a public hearing on a new law banning commercially bred dogs and cats from being sold in pet stores would be postponed due to a packed agen…

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A 60-year-old landscaper went to police headquarters Dec. 12 to report a verbal altercation he had had with a man while he was landscaping for a client. The landscaper said he was trimming bushes at a Wildwood Road house when a man, believed to be the superintendent for the housing complex, …

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In a fourth public hearing Dec. 11 on the town’s plan to repeal Chapter 260 of the town code titled “Trees,” and replace it with a new Chapter 260 titled “Trees, community management,” the Greenburgh Town Board decided to push a vote on the proposed law to Dec. 19.

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Police responded to Ardsley Road around 5:45 p.m. Dec. 2 on a report of a loose dog. The callers said a dog that did not belong to them was on their back porch as they were leaving for work. Officers observed the dog, a German shepherd, running around the back of the house without a leash or…

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In the wake of a pedestrian accident that led to the death of a 67-year-old resident of Paradise Drive, Greenburgh police Chief Brian Ryan met Dec. 3 with members of the Edgemont Community Council to discuss future pedestrian safety improvements on Fort Hill Road — where the fatality occurred.

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In three public hearings last month, the public weighed in on the town’s plan to repeal chapter 260 of the town code titled “trees,” and replace it with a new chapter 260 titled “trees, community management.”

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The historic Odell House on Ridge Road in Hartsdale is about to pass from the Sons of the American Revolution, which has owned the landmark since 1965, to the Town of Greenburgh for $1.

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Police responded to the Fountain Diner on S. Central Avenue on Nov. 26 on a report of a woman leaving the restaurant without paying her $3.24 bill. The calling party said he chased down the woman on foot but that she had boarded a Bee-Line bus. An officer stopped the bus and found a woman wh…

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Greenburgh police responded to Fort Hill Road, just south of the intersection of Underhill Road on Nov. 22 at 6:10 p.m. to investigate a report of a pedestrian struck by a car. Police and EMS personnel found a 67-year-old Edgemont resident lying in the roadway after being struck by a 2014 Ac…

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A former Sam’s Club employee recently fired for theft was reported to police by his former boss on Nov. 18. The employee was fired and arrested two days prior for stealing $1,200 in debit cards from the Sam’s Club at 333 Saw Mill River Road, Elmsford, but soon after began sending inappropria…

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After a year and a half struggle to reline the water main on Underhill Road, the temporary pipes carrying water to residences are on their way out and the newly relined water main is activated, according to Greenburgh Department of Public Works Commissioner Victor Carosi.

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In a townwide email on Oct. 30, Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner released the tentative budget for the 2020 fiscal year, with a “zero percent tax hike in both the townwide and town-outside budget.”

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Police responded to Panera Bread in Midway Shopping Center on Nov. 17 on a report of harassment. Police met with the manager of Panera Bread who said he had fired an employee a couple of hours earlier but said the employee would not leave quietly. Multiple other workers there eventually pers…

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At a Nov. 4 Edgemont Community Council meeting, Department of Public Works Commissioner Victor Carosi sat across the table, eye to eye with ECC President Bob Bernstein. Also present were residents and directors of the council, who wanted answers from Carosi on some of the town’s pressing pub…

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Argonaut Insurance Co. (AIC), the town of Greenburgh’s insurance provider since 2015, is suing the town over whether the company is liable for covering a $26 million federal housing discrimination lawsuit. The lawsuit filed in 2016 involves S&R Development Estates, which acquired a 2.3-a…

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Independent challenger Lucas Cioffi of Edgemont, above at his post-election event, concedes race for Town Supervisor to incumbent Paul Feiner, who garnered 75% of the votes cast in Greenburgh as of midnight on Election Day, Nov. 5.

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There was a call from a S. Central Avenue parking lot Nov. 3 about a man asking for money. Police found a man who matched the description provided by the caller and spoke to him. They told him there were multiple calls about his soliciting in the parking lot. The man, later identified as Rob…

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Greenburgh Town Supervisor incumbent Paul Feiner and candidate Lucas Cioffi faced off in three public debates leading up to Election Day Nov. 5. Among a range of other issues facing the town, Edgemont incorporation was a common topic at the debates, with Cioffi stating his intention to recus…

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On Oct. 21, police responded to S. Central Avenue on a report of a tractor-trailer taking down phone wires. Upon arrival, police spoke with the vehicle’s driver who said he was backing into a parking lot to make a delivery to Today’s Kitchen at 92 S. Central Ave. when the 13½ foot tall trail…

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Incumbent Paul Feiner and independent Lucas Cioffi, his challenger in the Nov. 5 election for Greenburgh town supervisor, debated on Oct. 21 at the Greenburgh Public Library.

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Police driving on N. Central Avenue Oct. 16 noticed a car driving on the opposite side of the road. Police followed the car, which started to swerve. Another officer was following and saw the same violations. Police activated their lights to pull the car over, but the driver, later identifie…

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Two pedestrians, ages 11 and 14, were walking toward Sacred Heart Church in the crosswalk on Central Park Avenue at Lawton Avenue on Oct. 18 when a 2006 Hyundai Sonata struck them, according to Greenburgh police.

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At an Edgemont Community Council meeting Oct. 7, members voted to allow Bob Bernstein, the council’s president, to file a preliminary injunction pending appeal on behalf of the Council of Greenburgh Civic Associations, the Edgemont Community Council and 13 petitioners in New York State Supre…

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An officer was dispatched to S. Central Avenue Oct. 12 on a report of a fuel spill involving a gas delivery truck. When police arrived they contacted the gas station manager who said the truck refilling the station’s holding tanks had spilled some fuel onto the concrete and the fuel overflow…

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It started with a light drizzle on Oct. 2 and by around 2:50 p.m. the rain was smacking the pavement on Old Colony Road in Edgemont in an outright downpour. Water was pooling in catch basins by the road and minutes later a gush of water from the 18.5-acre watershed was flowing out of the 18-…

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The deteriorating asphalt walkway on Glendale Road between Longview Drive and the Greenville Elementary School was just too narrow. The town was getting complaints from residents about pedestrians not being able to pass each other while walking.