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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.”

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Commissioner of Community Development and Conservation Garrett Duquesne met with members of the Four Corners Land Use Citizens Committee Aug. 22 to announce the seven respondents to an RFP released in April which would commission a consultant to analyze both the traffic and flooding concerns…

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Pipes and hoses snaked across Winnie Chao’s mother’s front lawn on the corner of Underhill and Evandale roads. The temporary pipes — which were to supply drinking water to her and about 89 residents — wrapped around the corner of Evandale and passed by her driveway, then split underneath the…

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Police were dispatched to a North Central Avenue grocery store Aug. 17 on a report of a larceny in progress. When officers got to the store, they found the offender, Everett Shaw, being handcuffed by an off-duty officer. Shaw allegedly left the store without paying for $349.97 worth of crab …

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A preliminary traffic study by Hawthorne-based traffic consultant Provident Design Engineering — a consultant firm hired by the town of Greenburgh — has found that converting the Fort Hill and Ardsley roads intersection from a four-way stop to a signalized traffic stop would be the most bene…

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An officer responded to a Central Avenue CVS Aug. 10 on a report of a larceny in progress. An officer saw a man, later identified as Imran Hoosain, exit the store without paying. After stopping the man, the officer found five bottles of vitamins in the man’s possession totaling $118.45. Hoos…

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The Greenburgh Town Board chose Capt. Brian J. Ryan to become the Greenburgh Police Department’s new interim police chief Aug. 7. Current chief Chris McNerney announced his resignation from the Greenburgh Police Department effective Aug. 25 to pursue a position at the Westchester County dist…

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A Greenburgh police officer noticed a car driving on South Central Avenue make two unsafe lane changes Aug. 2. The officer spoke to the driver, Jamie Lozada-Amador. He said he didn’t have his license, and a DMV check showed his driving privileges were suspended. He also had an active bench w…

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On July 22 the owner of a Central Park Avenue hair salon went to police headquarters to report that a client’s personal check amounting to $325 had bounced due to insufficient funds. The owner attempted to contact the client by phone and mail without success. After getting ahold of the clien…

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The Town of Greenburgh Board of Ethics met July 23 to discuss, among other issues, a complaint that has been filed against councilman Ken Jones by Hartsdale resident Rodney Lederer-Plaskett. The complaint concerns Jones’ alleged failure to recuse himself on votes concerning the Bozeman Law F…

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Police saw a van turn right onto South Central Avenue July 15 from an Acura dealership, but it didn’t yield the right of way to the police car, and didn’t stay in its lane. The officer pulled the van over and spoke to the driver, Mitchell Solieri, who said he was working for the dealership a…

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As a standing room only crowd filled Greenburgh Town Hall with a hum of conversations on July 16, the dais stood empty, with only the stenographer seated at the front of the room and Town Attorney Timothy Lewis nearby. Then, as the clock struck 7:35 p.m., Supervisor Paul Feiner and former Ne…

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Police spoke to a Fountain Lane apartment resident July 8 who said she lost her visa booklet. She said the last time she used the document was in January at John F. Kennedy Airport. The woman said she needed to provide a police report of lost property in order to replace the visa booklet.

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The Greenburgh Town Board decided to hold over a resolution July 10 that would authorize the Greenburgh Consolidated Water District No. 1 to increase water rates over a five-year period to fund a vast array of infrastructure improvements and capital projects, totaling an estimated $54 million.

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Every spring and summer, two to three volunteers from the Hartsdale Beautification Committee would walk up and down E. Hartsdale Avenue near the Hartsdale train station hand watering flowers in some 21 planters. Eventually the challenge of watering all those plants caused the committee to re…

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While driving on Medford Lane July 1 a tree limb fell on a man’s car causing damage to his front bumper and dents and scratches to the driver’s side fender and windshield. A company was performing tree cutting on Barford Lane at the time of the accident. An employee of the tree cutting servi…

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Formulating the inception of his candidacy for Greenburgh town supervisor on transparency, open government and municipal participation, candidate Lucas Cioffi, a resident of Edgemont, created and launched the Greenburgh Civic News Feed, a news aggregator that pulls from 25 local news sources…

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In a three-way contest Tuesday for two seats on the Greenburgh Town Council, Democratic incumbent Ken Jones and newcomer Gina Jackson, both residents of Fairview, were the top vote-getters in the Democratic primary, leaving the third candidate, Eric Zinger of Hartsdale, to concede his quest …

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Three candidates are vying for two seats on the Greenburgh Town Council June 25, one of whom, current Councilman Ken Jones, is responding to a citizen’s ethics complaint filed against him.

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A man told police June 10 he received a letter from Chase Bank, located on E. Hartsdale Avenue, to update his safety deposit box information. When he went to the bank June 1 to update the information, the key to the box didn’t work and the signature card was missing. He scheduled a locksmith…

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EDGEMONT — A public notice was posted June 16 to the town of Greenburgh’s website, announcing a July 16 date for the Edgemont incorpo- ration petition hearing at Greenburgh Town Hall, 177 Hillside Ave., at 7:30 p.m.

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Two candidates are vying for the office of town clerk in the upcoming Greenburgh Democratic primary. On June 25, incumbent Judith Beville, who has served since January 2008, will face off with Maria Portilla, who has been endorsed by the Greenburgh Democratic Committee.

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On the heels of Bill S5793B, “An act to amend the village law, in relation to the requirements for village incorporation,” introduced May 15 by New York State Sen. James Skoufis, a new bill has been introduced as of June 12 by New York State Sen. James Gaughran of New York’s 5th district.

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Gerardo Casarella sat at a large table in his mechanic’s shop waiting room May 31. He twirled the rag in his hand multiple times on the same portion of table, cleaning it beyond perfection. Eventually he stood up and walked over to move a shelf that stood in front of more than two dozen pict…

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Jeffrey Sherwin and Jon Lewis stood in the Greenburgh Town Hall parking lot May 28. In his left hand, Sherwin firmly grasped a nearly 4-inch thick folder, filled with more than 600 pages of signatures, exhibits, affidavits and a $6,000 check made out to the Town of Greenburgh.

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In a town board work session May 14, members met with architect Max Parangi and developer Paul Dedvukaj to discuss a proposed plan to combine two separately owned lots on E. Hartsdale Avenue and Wilson Street to build a six-story residential building.

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In November 2010, Edgemont resident Gertrude Rothschild died. A world-renowned materials science and engineering professor at Columbia University, Rothschild was a physicist who researched and developed light-emitting diodes used in many modern day technologies like cellphones and television…

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A multiyear campaign is over. The Hartsdale train station off of E. Hartsdale Avenue will have two elevators installed, with initial construction beginning in spring 2020, according to Catherine Rinaldi, president of Metro-North Railroad.

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Opponents of the proposed Formation-Shelbourne assisted living facility — formally known as The Solana Assisted Living Facility — hoped a second attempt to thwart the project would succeed where the first failed. No such luck.

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After almost two years of legal battles between Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner and the Edgemont Incorporation Committee (EIC), it’s over — Feiner is victorious.

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The Edgemont Community Council has been in existence for more than 70 years and, as incorporation becomes more of a possibility, the community organization will have to decide its role going forward.

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In an incident on Dec. 11, the tip of the left pinky finger of 20-month-old Max Blank, son of Edgemont residents Jeffrey and Kathryn Blank, was severed in a closing door at The Learning Experience (TLE) day care center at Rivertowns Square in Dobbs Ferry. The facility, which opened in Januar…

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Evandale Road resident Michael Mellis said he and a family friend in 2013 were catching up and remembered there used to be a historical marker located on Underhill Road, commemorating a former French Army camp that existed in the area during the American Revolution.

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Edgemont incorporation opponents, and respondents in the latest Edgemont Incorporation Committee appeal, Janet Linn and Hugh Schwartz, filed an opposition to motion for leave of appeal Nov. 30, challenging the EIC motion for a date in court before the New York State Court of Appeals.