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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.

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Hartsdale resident Rodney Lederer-Plaskett filed an ethics complaint in June with the Greenburgh Board of Ethics against Greenburgh Town Councilman Ken Jones, which stated the councilman should have recused himself from any town decisions involving The Bozeman Law Firm as recommended by a bo…

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A man went to police headquarters Sept. 23 to report a larceny that took place while he was in Chase Bank on N. Central Avenue in Hartsdale. The man told police he was approached while in the bank Sept. 3 by another man who handed him a check and asked him to cash it for him. The man said he…

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On the day complainants were to receive a response from Councilman Ken Jones on two ethics complaints dated Aug. 20 and June 26, the Greenburgh Ethics Board meeting was without quorum on Sept. 24, as members Craig Zumsteg and Christopher Cuomo resigned and board of ethics chair Doris Friedma…

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The Greenburgh Town Board held interviews with three engineering firms on Sept. 18 for a request for proposal (RFP) released in April, which would commission a consultant to analyze both the traffic and flooding concerns at the Four Corners intersection of Central and Hartsdale avenues.

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At a turbulent meeting sponsored by the Southern Greenville Association Sept. 23, Edgemont residents crowded into the Greenville Elementary School cafeteria to express their concerns over a preliminary draft traffic study, which called the installation of a traffic signal at the intersection…

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As part of the FBI Greenburgh Task Force drug investigation, an officer assisted in the FBI search warrant execution of a Shelly Avenue house on Sept. 19. When asked if there were any narcotics, Paul Ciccarelli, the homeowner, removed a vial of what appeared to be crack cocaine. He was arres…

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Police responded to a Longfellow Street home on Sept. 16 on a report of a burglary. The 82-year-old homeowner told police she left her home at around 11 a.m. with the front door unlocked. When she returned at around 2:52 p.m. she noticed the first floor bathroom window was broken with a bric…

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On the heels of a second Article 78 petition filing in New York State Supreme Court Aug. 26 for Edgemont to become Greenburgh’s seventh village, the town of Greenburgh is attempting to recover out-of-pocket court costs totaling $32,405 from the Edgemont Incorporation Committee.

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After a tussle of words on the social media site NextDoor Sept. 7 regarding the Underhill Road water main relining project, Greenburgh Public Works Commissioner Victor Carosi assured residents in a letter dated Sept. 11 that “barring any additional unforeseen circumstances, we expect the pro…

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An officer responded to a North Central Avenue store Sept. 2 on a report of a larceny. The officer met with a staff member who reported they saw a woman leave with unpaid items. She allegedly put food into her bag and cart and left the store but was stopped until the police arrived. The woma…

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While on patrol near S. Central Avenue Aug. 28, an officer found a white Chrysler 300 with no plates, no inspection sticker and dark tinted windows. While the officer was in his vehicle writing a parking summons on the Chrysler, a man jumped into the car and fled northbound on Central Avenue…

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Stacy Fisher has lived in Hartsdale for just three years, but she’s been involved in the community for much longer. Flying to Westchester from the West Coast to visit friends in the area, and then coming up by train when she lived in Manhattan, Fisher fell in love with Hartsdale’s charm, acc…

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Hartsdale resident Rodney Lederer-Plaskett submitted an amended complaint Aug. 20 to the Greenburgh town clerk’s office outlining the Bozeman Law Firm’s $500 contribution to the Committee to Elect Ken Jones on May 24 during his 2019 re-election campaign.

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Invoking an Article 78 proceeding in response to Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner’s denial July 26 of a petition for Edgemont incorporation, the petitioners filed a lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court Aug. 26, calling the supervisor’s decision “erroneous” and “unlawful.”