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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 …

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Just shy of 20 years working in Scarsdale, Village Assessor Nanette Albanese is retiring from her position, effective March 1.

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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…

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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.

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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. 

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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 …

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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…

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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.”

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Paying for downtown parking may soon become more efficient if the Scarsdale Village Board approves a recommendation to sign a contract with parking application vendor Pango.

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For 30 years Beverley Sved gave her heart and soul to Scarsdale, serving as a mayor, trustee, and holding a host of other vital positions in the village. So it’s no surprise that the Scarsdale Woman’s Club was packed Nov. 28 as residents gathered with Beverley’s widower Paul Sved and his fam…