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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.

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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.