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Jason R. Gordon, 44, of Popham Road, turned himself into police Oct. 5 after a complaint was made regarding his violation of an order of protection issued by the Scarsdale police. The reported violation took place in the playground area of Hyatt Field on Boulevard. Gordon was charged with tw…

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Police responded to Sycamore Road Sept. 21 on a report that a gym bag containing drug paraphernalia was found in Corell Park. A man from White Plains found and reported the bag. Police looked through it and found inside a Bic lighter, a Ball mason jar, a marijuana grinder, a glass water pipe…

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Kitchen supplies valued at $650 and $200 in cash were reported missing by a Graham Road resident Sept. 14. She said on July 9 a moving company moved her from Massachusetts to Scarsdale; after the move, she noticed things missing. She told police she contacted the moving company, which reques…

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Six candidates gathered at the Scarsdale Congregational Church as the polls closed on Election Day, Sept. 15, separated into two groups of three, one group inside, the other outside, with the church foyer between them.

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Police responded Sept. 7 on a report of rooster noises emanating all morning from a Brewster Road address. The homeowner, who keeps the roosters as pets, told police she is making every attempt to keep the birds quiet, including using special collars designed to reduce their crowing sounds. …

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A Columbia Avenue resident reported Aug. 30 her 2 carat diamond ring, valued at $20,000, was stolen by two furniture store employees working in her home Aug. 6 fixing a broken headboard. She said the two men were unattended in her bedroom for about 10 minutes. She told police that’s when she…

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They’re a familiar sight during most elections, but in Scarsdale campaign signs are a rare commodity, mostly due to the village’s century-old nonpartisan system, which set out to squelch infighting and the need to campaign for office by instituting Scarsdale’s nonpartisan Citizens Nominating…

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Police responded to Taunton Road Sept. 5 on a report of an unknown person attempting to enter a house. Police saw a man — as described by the caller — sitting on a bench on the front porch. When he told police he was trying to get in because his parents lived there, they told him he was at t…

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Before COVID-19 shut down New York, Scarsdale residents and candidates were gearing up for a contested village election on March 18. But then, two days before the election, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order to postpone elections throughout the state and to allow local elec…

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Police responded to Fox Meadow Road Aug. 29 on a report of trees being removed, possibly without a permit. Police saw a landscape truck and three workers with branches and a tree trunk lying on the ground. There was a chainsaw on the trunk of the tree recently cut down. They also saw a secon…

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Patrol responded to a location on Saxon Woods Road Aug. 23 on a report of a person brandishing a firearm. The suspect, a 6-foot slim man whose appearance was described as “disarranged” was wearing a blue shirt and pants that might have been a skirt, and carrying a handgun. Patrol searched th…

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Six candidates are running for three open Village Board of Trustee seats. All election districts (No. 1 through 19) will be voting between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, at the Scarsdale Congregational Church, 1 Heathcote Road.

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Police responded Aug. 14 to S. Central Avenue on a report of an argument between a boyfriend and girlfriend. The two were found standing outside the woman’s Honda Civic; she said the fight started when she hadn’t heard from him in more than an hour and went looking for him. She found him at …

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If you’re looking to cool off in a new private pool, legally you’re going to have to wait until next summer at the earliest. With the exception of a kiddie pool, anything over 18 inches tall requires a special use permit in Scarsdale.

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Police responded to an activated burglar alarm at a house on Normandy Lane Aug. 1. Upon arrival police saw the front door had been forced open and the doorframe was damaged. The interior of the house was checked and appeared to have been rummaged through. A family member reported a bolt acti…

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Droves of residents tuned in to a virtual planning board meeting on July 29, mostly in opposition to a project proposed by Scarsdale Improvement Corp. to construct a 135-space three-story private parking garage on Overhill Road.

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A woman reported she was bitten by a brown, shaggy dog July 20 on Ridgedale Road. She told police she was bruised from the bite. She said while walking in front of a house on Black Birch Lane, a dog began barking at her from behind what she assumed was an invisible electric fence. She said w…

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The Scarsdale Business Alliance (SBA) is working tirelessly to ignite the reopening of the village with the creation of activities, such as the ongoing Dine the ’Dale initiative and the weeklong sidewalk sale Monday, July 27 through Sunday, Aug. 2. Through the sidewalk sale, Marcy Berman-Gol…

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Nahtahja Johnson, 22, of Brooklyn, was arrested July 19 at 3:09 a.m., charged with criminal possession of stolen property, a felony; unauthorized use of a vehicle, a misdemeanor; and operating a car as an unlicensed driver, an infraction. Six girls in their late teens, five of them from New …

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Standing together at a vigil in Chase Park last month to demand justice after the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis, multiple Scarsdale students recounted local incidents of racism and discrimination. In response, the Scarsdale Board of Trustees voted unanimously J…

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Emergency personnel responded July 11 on a report of a car driving off a bridge on to Mamaroneck Avenue. Upon arrival, police saw a car had crashed on to Mamaroneck Avenue, resting on its roof. The driver was out of the car and in the care of SVAC. The car was traveling northbound on the Hut…

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Traffic safety is at the forefront of public concern as the COVID-19 lockdown forced indoor fitness facilities to close in March, sending the exercise-starved outside. Scarsdale residents eager to get outside found that sidewalks suddenly seemed very narrow, and seeking to social distance, m…

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A 75-year-old woman was struck by a car on Garth Road July 3 when a 68-year-old man driving eastbound onto the westbound lane of Popham Road attempted to correct his mistake by reversing, hitting the woman in the crosswalk at Popham and Garth roads. Fire department personnel assisted while S…

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Sixty people gathered in a yard at a home in the vicinity of Lincoln and Carthage roads on June 22 were found in violation of executive orders prohibiting gatherings of more than 10 people. The homeowner was contacted and everyone left.

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A Magnolia Road resident reported June 15 being the victim of identity theft and fraud. She said she received a letter from the Department of Labor stating an employee of hers has been receiving unemployment. When she examined the paperwork, she said the employee name was fictitious and the …

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After a monthslong search to replace Village Planner Elizabeth Marrinan who retired on May 21, the village named Greg Cutler, planning director for the village of Mamaroneck, to replace Marrinan on June 1.

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In 1999 Liz Marrinan stepped through the doors of Scarsdale Village Hall, eager to take on her new position as Scarsdale’s village planner. Twenty-one years, five censuses and multiple projects and subdivisions later, Marrinan is setting course for her next chapter: retirement.

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In a televised press conference in White Plains on June 18, Westchester County Executive George Latimer invited Scarsdale Mayor Marc Samwick to update the county on what the local government in Scarsdale had done to manage the fiscal implications of the pandemic, while also readying the comm…

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Gabriel Vasquez, 26, of the Bronx, was arrested after taking multiple police units on a chase through the Quaker Ridge neighborhood on June 14. Vasquez, alleged to have spray-painted graffiti on a wooden fence adjacent to the southbound lanes of the Hutchinson River Parkway, north of Weaver …

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Village Clerk Donna Conkling released a memorandum to the board of trustees June 9 announcing an extension of resident commuter parking permits through Sept. 30; the original expiration date was June 30.

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With the last rays of sunlight peaking over the post office building across from Chase Park Sunday evening, a crowd of hundreds held a moment of silence. The crowd — mostly dressed in black and wearing masks — filled the park, spilling out into the street and up onto the post office building steps.

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Police responded to a Madison Road residence on a 911 report of a burglary and two men fleeing the area on the afternoon of June 3. Upon arrival, police saw an open rear window and open patio sliding door, but no signs of force. The perimeter was secured and the inside of the house checked. …

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Police responded to a burglar alarm going off at Scarsdale-Spencer Pharmacy on Spencer Place shortly after midnight on June 3. Thieves entered the business breaking a door window; cash and a small number of items were taken. There was no other damage to the property and no suspects on scene.…

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A 63-year-old Lawrence Road man told police on May 29 his bank informed him of activity on his accounts. He received this information via text message. When he decided to call the bank rather than reply to the text, he realized his mobile phone wouldn’t make outgoing calls so he used his lan…