Month: June 2017

Building Department analysis goes to bid
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Building Department analysis goes to bid

With Mamaroneck’s Building Department coming under increasing scrutiny, the village will send out a request for proposals seeking a consultant to evaluate the department’s processes and protocols. According to Assistant Village Manager Dan Sarnoff, an RFP was sent out on June 26 and will conclude on July 27. The decision […]

County lawmakers have their say on Israel, Palestine
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County lawmakers have their say on Israel, Palestine

Westchester County lawmakers had their say in one of the world’s oldest and most divisive conflicts, Israel and Palestine, bringing international issues and bigotry to the forefront of its legislative chambers. On June 19, stemming from a proposal by Legislator Ken Jenkins, a Yonkers Democrat, the Board of Legislators voted […]

Rye Neck Middle School eighth-graders celebrated moving up to Rye Neck High School on June 22.
Photos courtesy Rye Neck school district
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Students celebrate middle school graduation

Eighth-graders at Rye Neck Middle School celebrated the culmination of their hard work over the last three years during a special moving up ceremony, held at the Performing Arts Center on June 22. They will embark on the next phase of their educational journey as Rye Neck High School freshmen […]

Uber Policy Director Josh Gold discusses bringing the company’s services to Westchester County. Photo/Corey Stockton
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Uber, Lyft become legal in Westchester County

Westchester County won’t be able to regulate ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft beyond the state law, which goes into effect this week. But that won’t stop county lawmakers from trying. The county has decided not to opt-out of the New York state law regulating ride-hailing companies outside of New […]

As a Sept. 30 deadline approaches, Westchester County legislators propose a compromised alternative to removing Playland’s pool. File photo
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County approves $10M Playland Pool rehab

Advocates for retaining and renovating Playland’s historic swimming pool scored a major victory this week after Westchester County lawmakers, in a 15-2 vote, decided to inject nearly $10 million in capital improvements to bring the structure back up to par. The decision comes after more than a year of deliberations […]