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An Old Colony Road resident reported Nov. 8 his Audi valued at $20,000 was stolen from his driveway. The car was unlocked and the keys were inside along with a laptop and miscellaneous sailing gear. A license plate reader picked up the car heading toward Dobbs Ferry. The reporting party chec…

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U.S. Congress member Mondaire Jones (D-NY) and New York Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins joined local community leaders in Greenburgh Oct. 20 to announce $6.25 million in federal, state and local infrastructure funding for a sidewalk to be built along W. Hartsdale Avenue and Dob…

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Police went to HomeGoods on S. Central Avenue Oct. 26 to take a deposition from a store detective regarding a theft the day before when a coffee maker valued at $1,399 was stolen by a female suspect whose name is known to the store detective. The woman can be seen on video footage removing t…

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Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner submitted his 210-page 2023 fiscal year budget proposal to the town board Saturday, Oct. 29. It’s good news for taxpayers with a townwide (A Budget) 6.7% tax rate decrease and a town outside (B Budget) 6.64% tax rate decrease.

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On Oct. 20, an injured deer was reported on Dalewood Drive. The deer was drooling excessively and trying to maintain balance on what appeared to be a severely injured front leg. The deer was snared and humanely dispatched. The highway department was notified to remove the body.

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The movement to hold a referendum on whether the hamlet of Edgemont should incorporate and govern itself independently from the town of Greenburgh has ramped up once again.

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A sick or injured skunk was reported Oct. 6 on Secor Road and was dispatched by two shots from a service handgun. The reporting party said no contact was made with the animal. Police double bagged it, notified the highway department and left the carcass on the curb for disposal. 

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A Wildwood Road resident told police Oct. 4 someone pretending to be from Microsoft contacted him and told him his computer was hacked. Thinking he was speaking to someone from his bank, the man gave $68,510 to a fraudster who directed him to transfer the funds to another account. He gave po…

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Police were notified Sept. 27 of a stolen Honda with Pennsylvania license plates traveling north on Central Avenue at Ardsley Road. A detective driving southbound saw the car occupied by two men in the vicinity of Marion Avenue. The officer tried to intercept the car, but lost sight of it. A…

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Greenburgh Drug & Alcohol Task Force conducted an operation Sept. 20 targeting the sale of tobacco and marijuana products to minors. An underage male working as an agent for the police department tried to purchase tobacco products from an employee at the Hartsdale Smoke Shop on E. Hartsd…

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Police went to Tarrytown Jewelers on N. Central Avenue Sept. 7 on a report of an attempted robbery. They met with the store owner and an employee who described five men in dark clothing and masks who tried to enter the store, presumably to rob it. The store has two doors, one always locked. …

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An elderly Frost Lane resident went to police headquarters Sept. 1 to say she received her bank statement in the mail and saw several unauthorized transactions on her account totaling nearly $157,000. She filed a claim with her bank but it was unclear from her police report if her account wa…

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After a brief pause in providing electricity, the supply service Westchester Power, a program of the nonprofit organization Sustainable Westchester, is set to resume services this fall for participating municipalities in the Con Edison service area, which includes the town of Greenburgh.

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Police took a fraud report Aug. 29 from a Kingwood Road resident who said on July 25 he got a call from someone who claimed to work at his bank; the person told him his Social Security number was compromised and he should call a number to safeguard his account.

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A Scarsdale resident went to police headquarters Aug. 17 and said she was contacted in June by “Steve Carter,” who said he represents a grocery store and she was specially selected to participate in a customer service evaluation. For her efforts, she would be compensated $400. He said a chec…

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Kobie Powell made history twice this year, first in April when he was appointed Greenburgh Police Department’s (GPD) first-ever Black captain; second on Aug. 10 when it was announced that two days later he would be named the town’s first Black chief of police, the ninth chief to command the …

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When it comes to summer internships, the town of Greenburgh is on top of its game. The Greenburgh Town Hall Summer Internship Program has grown fourfold in numbers from a dozen to four dozen from its inception 14 years ago to the summer of 2022.

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An 82-year-old N. Central Avenue woman went to police headquarters Aug. 3 to report an incident in which a man offered to assist her in the parking lot of Trader Joe’s, but he stole her red Kate Spade handbag, valued at $300, from the back seat of her car. Inside the woman’s bag were $40 cas…

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According to Edgemont Community Council (ECC) president Dylan Pyne, the town of Greenburgh’s proposed amendment to its “Tobacco product and electronic cigarette advertisements and smoking paraphernalia display” code misses the mark for protecting children from seeing inappropriate products a…

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On Aug. 10, one day prior to its next scheduled appearance in front of the Greenburgh Town Board, Scarsdale Golf Club announced through a letter by SGC attorney Steven Wrabel it was withdrawing its proposal for netting to separate the driving range from the building at 140 E. Hartsdale Ave. …

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An E. Hartsdale Avenue woman in her 90s went to police headquarters Aug. 1 to report that when she went to her bank to take money out of her account she was told there was no money. She was informed the account had been empty since August 2021 and the money was transferred to three different…

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A Fieldstone Drive woman went to police headquarters July 22 to report that, while using her laptop two days prior, she received an alert saying malware was detected and she suddenly was unable to use her mouse or keyboard. She said a phone number appeared on the screen directing her to call…

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The town of Greenburgh was expected to sign a contract to purchase property for $2.05 million for a new Greenburgh Police Department and EMS headquarters on Thursday, July 28, but changed its mind in a statement released one day earlier.

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Trying to be a “good neighbor” isn’t always easy. In trying to appease one building on E. Hartsdale Avenue by proposing to erect a safety net to prevent driving range golf balls from slicing into the parking lot and building, Scarsdale Golf Club (SGC) at 1 Clubway is upsetting residents in o…

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Police responded to D’Errico Jewelers on S. Central Avenue July 19 on a report of a possible burglary. Upon arrival, police observed a broken window with the frame ripped off and broken glass and debris by the bushes next to construction material. Police searched the building and found no on…

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On July 13 Greenburgh Town Board considered a zoning map amendment (Conservation District Overlay) related to the Elmwood Preserve project and property located at 850 Dobbs Ferry Road in Greenburgh. The amendment would allow for a conservation subdivision on the site of the former Elmwood Co…

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In a letter to the editor, Edgemont resident David DePietto, a proponent for the incorporation of Edgemont, called out Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner for what he said is a lack of progress in addressing the 2010 Ward Associates 81-page report to fix the “rapidly deteriorating” Anthon…

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An elderly E. Hartsdale Avenue resident told police July 6 she was scammed out of $4,000 after receiving a call from what she thought was her bank about an Amazon purchase she didn’t make. When she followed directions given her via a series of prompts that she thought would correct the situa…

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Prompted by a change.org petition circulated by the Edgemont Community Council (ECC), Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner is planning to introduce legislation that would adopt a new zoning ordinance to restrict the sale of tobacco and vaping products within 1,500 feet of a school.

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An E. Hartsdale Avenue resident went to police headquarters June 29 to report an ex-girlfriend of a close family friend was sending harassing texts and voicemails to her. She described to police a saga of custodial issues and problems regarding family matters. In one of the messages, the ex-…

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Greenburgh police responded June 26 to a residence on Ridge Road for a report of a possible fight in the basement. They were alerted that a firearm might be involved. Before police arrived, a car with three or four men inside was seen fleeing the area. Police entered the house and found two …

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Safer streets are on the horizon. On Thursday, June 23, New York Lt. Gov. Antonio Delgado held a press conference to announce that the town of Greenburgh is the recipient of a $5 million Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) grant for improvements, which will include more than 1 mile of …

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On June 15 police responded to ShopRite on S. Central Avenue when the store manager reported a man went to the register with a full cart of chips but his payment card was declined. He showed his store loyalty card but his payment card remained declined. He then pushed the cart with $103 wort…

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In the run-up to the Democratic primary on June 28, incumbent New York State Assembly member Thomas J. Abinanti and challenger MaryJane Shimsky, a member of the Westchester County Board of Legislators, debated during a virtual candidates’ forum hosted by the Rivertowns League of Women Voters…

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On June 8, the Greenburgh Drug and Alcohol Task Force investigated The Hartsdale Tobacco Corp. on East Hartsdale Avenue for selling tobacco and cannabis products to persons under the age of 21. A minor working as an agent for the town of Greenburgh police entered the store and purchased an e…

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Police responded to the AT&T store on S. Central Avenue June 1 on a report from a store employee who described an attempt to open an account by a man who presented as identification a fake U.S. passport. When asked to provide a second form of identification, the man became angry and said…

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Whether to regulate the use of leaf blowers has sparked zealous debate and disagreement in Greenburgh for decades. From noise pollution to environmental impact and the distinction between gas and electric blowers, the town board is struggling to respond to the public but has yet to agree on …

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The manager of a business on S. Central Avenue reported May 26 receiving a phone call from an unknown man who threatened to “shoot the place up.” She ended the call. The same caller contacted her three more times within minutes; the last time, the person left a message calling the recipient …

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Police responded to TJ Maxx on N. Central Avenue May 19 after the store’s loss prevention officer reported a woman in a green dress and denim jacket was stealing an assortment of dresses and two travel pillows valued at $227.93. About seven hours later, police returned to the store after the…

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Nathalie de Gouberville, a descendant of Marshal Jean-Baptiste Donaien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, visited the Odell House in Hartsdale on May 5, where her ancestor, a general in the French army, was encamped in the summer of 1781.


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An investigator for HomeGoods went to police headquarters May 12 to report a Greenburgh resident who purchases merchandise from the store’s website at a discount price and then brings them to be returned into the store on S. Central Avenue. The investigator said the customer presents printed…

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A resolution before the Greenburgh Town Board May 17 calling for a state study on incorporation and a moratorium on village incorporations through Dec. 31, 2024, did not pass due to the board failing to provide residents proper time to digest and understand the proposal. 

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A Colony Drive resident May 8 went to police headquarters to report she was taken for $45,000 by an internet scammer. She said she was on her computer looking at recipes when she received notification her computer was locked and to call the number shown on the screen. This led her down a rab…

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Multiple residents have written letters to Town Supervisor Paul Feiner’s office expressing concern over a “Smoke Shop” banner that was recently put up at a convenience store at the intersection of Mount Joy and Central Avenue. The store is set to open soon and it is within 1,500 feet of the …

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A 41-year-old man was arrested May 2, charged with harassment. The man told police he’d been at the Candlelight Inn when he got into an argument with another patron. He got upset and started shooting fireworks off toward that person. Police responded to the area after a caller reported a man…

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A man died in a second-alarm house fire on S. Healy Avenue in Hartsdale on Wednesday, May 4. Greenburgh police and EMS units responded to a report of a large fire at 10:14 a.m. along with Hartsdale, Scarsdale, White Plains, Eastchester, New Rochelle, Greenville and Fairview fire departments.

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Dylan F. Pyne was appointed president of the Edgemont Community Council at its annual meeting April 27, succeeding Colin McCarthy who has served as president for the past two years.

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Pieces of the past were unearthed recently during an archaeological excavation outside the 18th-century Odell House on Ridge Road.