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A Mamaroneck woman called police to an Overhill Road building Sept. 13. The woman said she got into a verbal argument with a man over a parking space on the street across from the building. The woman told the officer she didn’t want an investigation to take place but wanted to document the i…

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Parents received an email Thursday afternoon from Scarsdale High School Principal Kenneth Bonamo regarding a piece of swastika graffiti found in a bathroom stall, etched into a toilet paper dispenser Sept. 12.

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Like any small town, it’s hard to keep a secret, and it’s even harder not to notice when a well-advertised community event suddenly ends up changing its name less than a week before opening. The Scarsdale Business Alliance’s Sept. 14 music, food and wine festival went from Scarchella to the …

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A Harvest Drive man went to police headquarters on Sept. 7 to report that Chase Bank had contacted him Aug. 30 regarding suspicious transactions that occurred on his account between Aug. 27 and Aug. 29, which resulted in $190,000 being stolen from his savings account. The man said Chase Bank…

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While driving on Post Road Sept. 1, an officer saw a car speeding by. The officer caught up with the car in the vicinity of Popham and Chase roads and turned on emergency lights to pull the car over. The car did not stop, so the officer notified other officers of the vehicle pursuit. The off…

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Scarsdale police spoke to a Meadow Road woman Aug. 22 who said a car drove  across her lawn, causing damage. She said the lawn was in perfect condition earlier that day, but saw a construction worker helping push a green car on the road in front of her house. The car was stuck on a large whi…

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On Aug. 19, a Scarsdale woman’s car was hit by a New Rochelle man’s car while the woman was stopped at a red light at Post and Olmsted roads. An officer responding to a call about the car accident smelled a strong odor of alcohol on the New Rochelle man’s breath. The officer also noticed mul…

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Two officers noticed a car driving slowly and crossing over pavement markings on Mamaroneck Road Aug. 10. As the officers approached Stratton Road, they pulled the car over. The driver, 39-year-old Stamford, Connecticut, resident James McBrien, spoke to the officers and had a strong odor of …

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While conducting a larceny patrol Aug. 1, a Scarsdale police officer got an alert via his license plate reader that a black 2017 Chevy passing by had its registration revoked. The Chevy turned off its lights and went into the Balducci’s parking lot to evade the officer. As soon as the office…

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Athletic director Ray Pappalardi announced July 30 the closing of the Butler Field track and turf field at Scarsdale High School for a planned resurfacing of the track. Workers continued pouring the new surface on Monday, Aug. 5.

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Butler track and field at Scarsdale High School was closed July 30 for approximately two weeks. The track will undergo resurfacing, recoating and relining. Since any disturbance to the unfinished surface will result in permanent damage, no access will be allowed until the track surface and l…

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Village officials, police and Con Edison addressed scattered power outages in Scarsdale related to infrastructure issues Tuesday evening. Power was restored to all but 3 customers as of 11:30 p.m. Notify ConEd of any further outages at 1-800-752-6633 or at coned.com. Call 722-1200 in case of…

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A Farley Road man told police July 22 someone stole two of his credit cards and one bank card. He said he last used one of the cards June 25 in Greenburgh and he distinctly remembered putting the card back into his wallet. He went back home and later went to Eastchester. While out, his walle…

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On a humid afternoon in mid-July, Scarsdale Parking Enforcement Officer Christian Henriquez embarked on his daily meter check. He walked down East Parkway, looking at the meters until he spotted one with a note on it. “Meter is broken,” read the note. Henriquez took out his ring of keys to u…

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Police saw a car braking numerous times on Mamaroneck Road July 20. The driver then made a quick left turn onto Catherine Road, and the officer saw the car was stopped for a long time. The driver then began driving again and made a right turn onto Mamaroneck Road and another right turn back …

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With construction ongoing for the past year, the $20 million renovation that will eventually become the new and improved Scarsdale Public Library — and a community hub — has started to take shape.

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An officer responded July 10 to a report of a larceny in progress from a clothing store at Boniface Circle. The officer spoke with store employees who said they saw two women wearing wigs put merchandise under their dresses. One employee said the two women left the store and got into the ele…

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The Bronx River Parkway Reservation, Westchester’s first and oldest county park, will finally have a continuous pathway for biking, hiking, jogging and other recreational pursuits.

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Police stopped a driver on Weaver Street July 1 who had an illegally tinted/nontransparent material on his car’s front windshield. After checking the driver’s license, the officer found it was suspended. The driver, identified as 20-year-old Yonkers resident Victor Martinez Contreras, was arrested.

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The Urban Horticulture Institute of Cornell University’s School of Integrative Plant Science had too many saplings — around 250 to be exact. The saplings were getting too big and Dr. Nina Bassuk, a research professor at the university who specializes in urban trees, wanted to find them a new home.

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On June 24, an Ogden Road woman reported to police that her 2015 BMW was egged. The woman said her son had parked the car in front of their home on June 23 at 5:30 p.m. On June 24 at 12:30 p.m. her son told her that the car had been egged. The car was brought to the car wash, but eggs stains…

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While differing opinions remain on whether to install lights at Butler Field, another group came forward to voice its support. The Advisory Council on Parks and Recreation, a committee linked to the village, voted unanimously at its most recent committee meeting to support the project.

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Josh Ringel, who has worked in the village since June 2015 as assistant to the village manager, is moving on. He’s taking a job as the assistant village administrator in Tarrytown.

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Police responded to a Butler Road house June 22 around 4:15 a.m. on a report of a man screaming outside, banging on the door and trying to get into the house. They found a man, 19-year-old Greenwich, Connecticut, resident Richard Levy, banging on the front door. He said he took an Uber from …

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After securing AKRF, a New York City company with an office in White Plains, as the planner for the Freightway redevelopment project, the village of Scarsdale has released a request for proposals to developers.

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.