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The buzz surrounding the potential redevelopment of the Freightway garage dominated the news in Scarsdale last year. Public meetings were held to get a sense of what residents might want to see in the updated space, and residents were encouraged to submit their thoughts and ideas. An ad hoc …

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The Scarsdale Board of Trustees met Tuesday night in executive session to take stock of the process for planning a redevelopment at Freightway garage.

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In a final report released Dec. 16 by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), a 2017 airplane crash in Costa Rica, which led to the deaths of Scarsdale’s Steinberg family, as well as five other passengers and two crew members, was caused by a number of factors including the flight c…

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A 61-year-old Bradley Road man went to police headquarters Jan. 3 to report he was the victim of a computer scam. The man told police he received a pop-up notification on his Dell laptop that his computer was infected with a virus. The man said he called the number listed on the pop-up and a…

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On Dec. 19, Tim Ahles, a resident of Dobbs Terrace, was hit by a Newton, New Jersey, woman’s car while walking in a northerly direction in the crosswalk on Fenimore Road. According to Detective Lt. Brendan Kellaher, the accident was a serious collision and it was very apparent injuries were …

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A man drove his car into the traffic post at the corner of Popham Road and Scarsdale Avenue Monday night around 5:30 p.m., causing damage to the traffic signal at that intersection. Police closed Popham Road for eastbound traffic at Garth Road. Eastbound traffic was detoured onto Garth Road …

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Scarsdale, Hartsdale and Fairview Fire Departments were among those responding to a structure fire at 41 Walworth Ave. in Scarsdale on Saturday, Dec. 21. The fire was reported about 10:22 p.m. and was declared under control around 11:12 p.m.. All occupants were already out of the house when …

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A petition to halt the process that’s edging toward a redevelopment of Freightway garage on Garth Road began circulating Dec. 18 and garnered 500 signatures by press time Thursday.

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While conducting a routine patrol on Post Road Dec. 9, police saw a 2019 Honda Accord parked in the southbound lane of the roadway with the engine running. When officers approached the vehicle, they saw a man sleeping in the driver’s seat covered in what appeared to be vomit. Police attempte…

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The village board of trustees unanimously approved a resolution Dec. 10 to enter into a professional services agreement with LAN Associates — an engineering firm based in Goshen, New York, — to design a comfort station next to the tennis courts at the Scarsdale Middle School on Mamaroneck Road.

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The search for a new village attorney is over. The board of trustees unanimously voted on Dec. 10 to retain the services of McCarthy Fingar LLP — a White Plains-based law firm — on a $95,000 per year retainer to act as the village’s attorney.

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A Sheldrake Road resident was arrested Dec. 8 for failing to supervise a child. According to police, multiple kids were engaging in conduct injurious to their health and the adult resident failed to supervise or take action to stop a child from endangering himself. After the resident was arr…

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Rutherford Hall was standing room only Wednesday night, with every extra folding chair in the building moved into the courtroom to accommodate overflow. About 150 residents filled all the seats, and dozens more lined the perimeter of the room waiting for the community meeting with the board …

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Multiple unlocked cars in the village were reported broken into over the holiday weekend. One Larch Lane resident reported about $145 worth of items, including Ray Ban sunglasses, Tom Ford sunglasses, coins and an insurance card were stolen from his car overnight on Dec. 1. On the same day, …

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At Scarsdale Village Board of Trustees work session Nov. 26, Mayor Marc Samwick announced that two developers had been chosen as final contenders for the Freightway development project. The developers, Avalon Bay and Gateway/East End Capital, will both participate in a public presentation We…

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Five lawsuits were filed in Westchester Supreme Court this month accusing a former sports coach and physical education teacher at Immaculate Heart of Mary School of sexually abusing five students in the 1960s. The complaints are filed against IHM, the Archdiocese of New York, and Edwin “Ted”…

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A 69-year-old man and a 67-year-woman went to police headquarters on Nov. 18 to report a larceny. The woman, a resident of Ridgedale Road, told police a man who identified himself as a Con Edison employee called to advise her that her account was past due. The man instructed the woman to pur…

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When Scarsdale Mayor Marc Samwick announced at the board of trustees meeting Oct. 7 that village attorney Angela Sapienza-Martin would be stepping back into her role as the director of personnel and risk management, he also announced the village would be looking to fill the open position wit…

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On Nov. 12 a resident of Broadmoore Road arrived at police headquarters to report a dispute with a hired landscaper. Due to discrepancies in a bill, the resident had refused to pay the full balance to the landscaper. In response, the landscaper removed two trees from the front porch of the p…

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On Nov. 18 at 4:32 p.m. police and fire department officials responded to a car accident on Mamaroneck Road and Barker Lane. A Mamaroneck woman told police she had a headache while driving a 2018 Honda suburban eastbound on Mamaroneck Road and swerved off the roadway into a tree, causing the…

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Aylone Katzin is still easing into his new position as Scarsdale’s new assistant to the village manager. Like his predecessor Josh Ringel, who left Scarsdale for a job as assistant village administrator in Tarrytown in June, Katzin wants to build a relationship with every person he interacts with.

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On Oct. 27, Robert Livoti had left his house in the late morning and wasn’t concerned with the drizzle coming from the clouds. It wasn’t raining hard throughout the day — maybe 1 to 2 inches — and by the time he returned home the rain was still relatively light.

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On Nov. 9, police responded to a Madison Road home on a report of a car fire. Firefighters also responded to the address and saw the 2015 Chevrolet completely engulfed in flames. Firefighters were able to extinguish the flames and Westchester County conducted an investigation, which found th…

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The Scarsdale Citizens Nominating Committee has new members following annual elections that took place Nov. 12.

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While conducting a routine patrol on Weaver Street Nov. 3, an officer saw a 2017 Honda Civic speeding southbound. After conducting a traffic stop and approaching the driver, 28-year-old Amy Goncalves, the officer smelled a strong odor of alcohol. The officer asked Goncalves to perform a fiel…

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The Procedure Committee announces this year’s slate for election to the nonpartisan Citizens Nominating Committee. The election is Tuesday, Nov. 12, with polls open all day from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. in village hall. In the event of a tie, a run-off election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 19.

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Police received a call from an Autenrieth Road woman Oct. 24 who said she heard a loud crash and saw what appeared to be flashlights outside her house. Upon arrival, police found a car with severe front-end damage had run onto the front lawn and into hedges of an Autenrieth Road house. A man…

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A small earthquake that rattled Larchmont/Mamaroneck at 8:09 p.m. Oct. 28 was felt in the Quaker Ridge area. Its magnitude was 1.3, but the shock was at a very shallow depth, about a mile or less from the surface, according to Won-Young Kim, an earthquake expert at Lamont-Doherty Earth Obser…

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Police responded to Brite Avenue on Oct. 14 on a report of a car that had driven through newly painted street lines. According to police, various roads in Scarsdale were painted overnight by the village and streets weren’t blocked off prior to the paint drying. Two other residents reported d…

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While Scarsdale has been a pacesetter with its measures for sustainability and environmental consciousness, a new committee formed in June by the nonprofit Scarsdale Forum is set to push the village even further in its response to climate change.

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Scarsdale police responded to a Church Lane house on a report of an attempted larceny Oct. 10. Upon arrival, police met with a man who said someone went onto his property and searched through his unlocked car. The man’s video surveillance showed someone went into his car at about 1:30 a.m., …

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Village attorney Angela Martin has stepped back into her role as the director of personnel and risk management effective Oct. 21 after serving as attorney since July 2018.

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Greenburgh police responded to Scarsdale Country Club Oct. 7 on a call of a missing person. The woman’s sister contacted police and reported her sister was being held against her will by Khamsay Chansouk. The woman was found and, after speaking to her, it was determined she wasn’t being held…

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When Congressman Eliot Engel spoke at the Scarsdale Forum Oct. 3, Scarsdale residents turned out in force to hear what the Democrat who represents New York’s 16th Congressional District, which includes parts of the Bronx and Westchester County, had to say.

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A Larch Lane resident went to police headquarters on Oct. 1 to report that his neighbor’s dog was regularly roaming freely onto neighboring properties and hunting rabbits. Police told the man that officers would have to see the dog on his property in order for a summons to be issued. Officer…

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Greenburgh police contacted Scarsdale police officers Sept. 25 in regards to a defendant with an active arrest warrant in Greenburgh’s custody. Jessica Vallejos, a 47-year-old White Plains resident, was searched and taken to Scarsdale police headquarters. Vallejos said she had asked a family…

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In an effort to increase communication between the board of education and the board of trustees, members of both boards met Sept. 25 to review upcoming projects and discuss possible initiatives.

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While conducting a larceny patrol on Old Lyme Road Sept. 19 A Scarsdale Police officer saw a 2007 Toyota Land Cruiser stopped in the middle of the street with the engine running. Upon further inspection, the officer saw a man sleeping in the driver’s side seat. The officer was unsuccessful i…

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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.