Month: January 2017

Where have all the singers gone?

Where have all the singers gone?

The shower is where America does it—in private, with no one judging, just because it feels good. I’m talking about singing, of course, that once universal pastime that uplifts the soul, reboots the body, and doesn’t demand a monthly fee. So why aren’t we singing all the time? In “La […]

New Rochelle’s Aidan Lilly locks up an opponent at the Westchester County Championships on Jan. 21. New Rochelle placed seventh with 95 points.

Locals shine at counties

On Saturday, Jan. 21, some of the top wrestlers in the area hit the mat at Yonkers High School to compete in the annual Westchester County Championships. Perennial powerhouse John Jay won handily, outpointing second-place Horace Greeley by 117 points; but a number of local teams, including New Rochelle and […]

Home court advantage
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Home court advantage

There were a few moments in Saturday’s showdown between New Rochelle and Mount Vernon that should have absolutely brought the roof down. Most of them came when the Knights’ 6-foot-9 big man Greg Calixte got the ball in the low post, then rose above the Huguenots’ defense to throw down […]

A recent bill introduced by state Sen. George Latimer would authorize Westchester County the ability to tax certain state-held lands, such as the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for Women, pictured, located in the town of Bedford. Photo courtesy
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Latimer bill would allow county to tax state land

State Sen. George Latimer has introduced a bill that would authorize Westchester County to collect taxes from certain state lands in its region. Latimer, a Rye Democrat, told the Review that he proposed the bill in hopes that the county would be granted the same authority as Rockland and Putnam […]

Cuomo touts transparency law expansion

Cuomo touts transparency law expansion

As part of an ethics reform overhaul, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, announced that he would look to increase transparency in the state Legislature during his State of the State tour earlier this month. The governor’s initiative seeks to make state lawmakers—as well as the state’s ethics commission—subject to the […]