Police received a call from a Dunham Road resident June 19 that a man was going into a car and taking property. Officers arrived to the scene and saw a man who matched the description given by the caller. Investigation revealed the man, Stanley Dejesuscruz, was in possession of stolen proper…
A Scarsdale police cruiser retrofitted with a new license plate reader technology moved out of beta on June 1 and will be scanning cars on the Scarsdale village streets and parking garages. Scarsdale has 1,050 recorded parking spots.
A chorus of “Hi! Are you guys going to Albany, too?” was repeated time and again as we waited in line for the Amtrak train. As we joined pairs of friendly, engaging students on the train, it wasn’t long before we were making friends as we traveled through the picturesque Hudson Valley to the…
In an effort to convince the village to codify against pesticide use, the Scarsdale Forum’s Sustainability Committee released an update to its 2018 report on sustainable landscape management to protect public health, welfare, safety and the environment.
A man was killed by a train on the Metro-North railroad tracks in Scarsdale June 12, according to information from Scarsdale and MTA police, after either falling or jumping in front of an 8:26 a.m. train heading southbound from North White Plains to Grand Central Terminal on the Metro-North …
Police responded to the Scarsdale train station at 9:20 a.m. on a report of a fatality on the Metro-North southbound track. All Harlem Line service was suspended between Crestwood and White Plains. Scarsdale fire, SVAC and MTA police also came to the scene. Inquirer reporters on the scene co…
The search for a new village assessor continues but, in the meantime, Scarsdale Board of Trustees has put Jane Lawrence in charge as acting assessor to sign off on the tentative assessment roll by June 3.
After nearly two years of construction, the Popham Road fire station’s renovation is starting to wind down.
If the Freightway redevelopment project were a baseball game, it would be the top of the second inning, according to Mayor Marc Samwick, who presided at a village board work session May 15.
Lange’s Deli, a downtown staple since 1972, will close at the end of May.
If you’ve ever parked a car in Scarsdale you’ve probably experienced it — a large chalk mark on your tire. The old-fashioned white chalk streak, which is supposed to be a reminder for parking enforcement officials to see if you’ve overstayed the time limit in a particular parking spot, is se…
For a project that comes around once in a lifetime, getting it right is paramount for Scarsdale’s village staff and board of trustees.
Jeffrey Coleman stepped out of a small office at the Scarsdale recycling facility. The sky was completely clear of clouds and the sun reflected brightly off of his white shirt and striped blue tie. Coleman had only been the superintendent of public works in Scarsdale for four months, but he …
As part of a five-year plan for water rates, the Scarsdale village government will, for the fourth time, increase the water base rate as well as include the addition of an excess rate Tier 2, in order to meet the needs of a degrading water infrastructure system.
More than 225 members of the community gathered April 10 to celebrate and honor Jill Spieler, the recipient of the 2019 Scarsdale Bowl at Mulino’s at Lake Isle Country Club in Eastchester.
There’s a new advisory council in town, and its mission is steadily becoming clearer.
Change is afoot on the issue of historic preservation in Scarsdale.
As excitement and discussion continue to build around what type of development will spring up at the Freightway garage site, one concern seems to be resolved — the development would have a minimal impact on the neighborhood school.
An uncontested village election brought in 457 votes from Scarsdale residents to elect Marc Samwick as mayor and Seth Ross, Jonathan Lewis and Rochelle Waldman as trustees. That number places this election as the second-highest voter turnout for an uncontested election.
The Scarsdale Historical Society clinched a new buyer for its property at 937 Post Road, which includes the Cudner-Hyatt House and the Quaker Meeting House. The society signed a contract with Nantucket Home Builders, a Rye-based residential developer, earlier this month.
Marc Samwick, who served as village trustee from 2014 until 2018, is ready to return to the dais.
A public hearing at the Scarsdale Village Board of Trustees meeting March 12 gave residents a chance to air their views regarding a proposal to change the solar panel application process. The vast majority of those who spoke were high school students.
While the operating budget takes care of the day-to-day life of the village, the capital budget addresses the need to maintain, upgrade or build new infrastructure around Scarsdale.
The continued effort to revitalize the village’s business center moves forward. The latest chapter opens with a report on a merchant survey conducted between August 2017 and February 2018 by the nonprofit Scarsdale Forum.
Parking. It’s one of the first things we learn to do when driving and, once we learn how to drive, parking is something we do every day.
As he finishes up two years, Trustee Seth Ross, 58, has his sights set on another two years on the dais.
It’s a recurring question in suburban areas like Scarsdale — Will improvements to our community hurt the quality of life for our residents?
Following former Department of Public Works Superintendent Benny Salanitro’s retirement, the village has hired a replacement.
It may soon be a bit easier for residents to go through the approval process for adding solar panels to their homes.
Jonathan Lewis grew up in a family that valued giving back. And now, he’s stepping up as a Scarsdale Citizens’ Non-Partisan Party candidate for a seat on the board of trustees.
Valley Road residents Seth and Margeta Morgulas bought a 3-month-old mini-schnauzer on Jan. 17. Within three weeks the puppy died and the Morgulases are suing Hartsdale-based Westchester Puppies and Kittens, the store that sold them the puppy.
With the reduction of the state and local tax (SALT) deduction impacting many Scarsdale residents this year, the board of trustees voted Feb. 13, with Trustee Matthew Callaghan dissenting, to become a plaintiff in a lawsuit against the IRS.
It’s officially official.
In a 5-2 vote, the Scarsdale Board of Trustees passed new amendments Feb. 13 to the village tree code designed to address clear-cutting throughout Scarsdale.
The village election season has begun, and Quaker Ridge resident Rochelle Waldman is one of three candidates running for three open seats on Scarsdale’s Board of Trustees.
Just shy of 20 years working in Scarsdale, Village Assessor Nanette Albanese is retiring from her position, effective March 1.
Two weeks before Scarsdale’s staffed Metro-North ticket window closed permanently Jan. 25, a printed flyer was posted in the overpass that connects the northbound and southbound sides of the tracks informing residents of the change. The Mount Vernon West and Brewster ticket windows also clos…
Leaders of several organizations came out to show support of a zoning amendment for gun and vape shops at a public hearing Jan. 22.
Edgewood residents Ines Rodrigues, Sandra Goldstein and Carmen Hall are on a mission to ban the use of single-use plastic bags in Scarsdale.
After a few months of rest, the Land Use Committee met Jan. 22 to hear comments from the community about reimagining the site that is currently Freightway Garage and parking lot.
The Citizens Nominating Committee announced Jan. 23 its members voted Marc Samwick of Mamaroneck Road as its candidate for mayor, and Jonathan Lewis, Rochelle Waldman and current trustee Seth Ross for three village trustee positions to be voted on March 19.
A wintry night turned into what Scarsdale Fire Chief Jim Seymour called “an old-school boxing match” between firefighters and Mother Nature.
Police responded Jan. 12 to a Fairview Road home on a report of a black male wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and gray sweatpants standing and smoking a cigarette in the driveway. Upon arrival, police checked the area and noticed a burning Newport cigarette next to a black SUV parked in the …
After nearly 20 years of keeping Scarsdale humming, Department of Public Works Superintendent Benny Salanitro has retired at 55.
The League of Women Voters and Scarsdale Village partnered to give a presentation Jan. 10 on how Scarsdale uses its residents’ tax dollars.
Jill Spieler, a resident with 40 years of volunteerism to Scarsdale, will be the 2019 recipient of the community’s highest award, the Scarsdale Bowl.
Historically, the Scarsdale Board of Trustees aims for consensus, but Trustee Matthew Callaghan has voted in opposition to the rest of the group on several major projects. He opposed hiring a specific law firm to assist with the Freightway redevelopment plan, and he opposed aspects of the $3…
Ten states have enacted recreational marijuana laws and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is swiftly moving in the same direction.
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams on Dec. 18 declared e-cigarette use among youth an epidemic in the United States. “Now is the time to take action,” Adams said. “We need to protect our young people from all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes.”
An amendment to restrict sales of vape products and guns to appropriate retail zones in Scarsdale is moving forward.
If you plan to cut down large trees, you may be required to replant.