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  • Group home fight goes on

    The Village of Port Chester isn’t going to take no for an answer when it comes to fighting the construction of a group home at the rear of 51 Betsy Brown Rd.

    The Board of Trustees voted 4-2, with Trustee Luis Marino absent and Trustees Dan Brakewood and Greg Adams dissenting, to continue the court battle against Ability Beyond Disability’s proposal...
  • The art of creation: Using eggs as a base

    How can anyone turn an ordinary bird egg into a work of art? Rye Brook resident Theresa DiLucchio says all it takes is steady hands and plenty of practice. But if you asked DiLucchio to draw a straight line 40 years ago, the now 90-year-old would have just laughed.

    She never imagined that attending an Egg Show in Westlake, Calif., in the 1970s with her sister would introduce her to the world of art
  • Three honored for their work with CC-HR Church and School
    Three people were recognized for their commitment to Corpus Christi-Holy Rosary Church and School during the seventh annual Fr. Peter M. Rinaldi Awards Dinner on Saturday, March 25 at Willow Ridge Country Club in Harrison. 
  • Port Chester can win $20,000 for a park makeover if the village gets enough votes. Meet Me at the Park, sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association, in collaboration with Disney, ABC, ESPN and Freeform, is giving away the money. 

    All you need to do is nominate Port Chester and the community with the most votes wins.
  • Manager’s spending plan adds personnel, breaks cap

    For the first year since the state tax levy cap was put in place in 2012, the Port Chester Board of Trustees is contemplating overriding it, having voted to give themselves that flexibility on Mar. 6 and allowing Village Manager Chris Steers to prepare what he called a realistic 2017-18 tentative budget.

  • It’s official: Port Chester has a new mayor

    A packed courtroom came to witness the swearing in of a new mayor, Richard “Fritz” Falanka, Tuesday night, Apr. 4. He is replacing Dennis Pilla who served in the position a total of eight years.

  • Port Chester loses group home fight

    The Village of Port Chester has lost its fight in court challenging Ability Beyond Disability’s proposal to construct a group home on a vacant piece of property on Betsy Brown Road. 

  • King Street School audience demands answers from Astorino

    This wasn’t the worst or the unruliest “Ask Astorino” event; no one stormed King Street School’s auditorium stage on Wednesday, March 29, but all the shouting and hissed insults could have scared away any passerby. 

  • May the fastest Cub Scout win!

    The Pinewood Derby was off on a count of three, two, one, go! The Cub Scouts’ staple event began and ended with eruptions of cheers from the scouts and parents alike during Port Chester Pack 19’s annual Pinewood Derby on Saturday, March 25 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Rye Brook. 

  • George Latimer announces candidacy for Westchester County Executive
    “Stan and Loretta Latimer, my parents, loved Westchester. They loved their home on Mount Vernon's Southside, our boundless opportunities, and the diversity of our towns, villages and cities."
  • Blind Brook grad reels in dream of opening his own fish store

    A love of science doesn’t always have to lead to a career in medicine – for one Blind Brook High School graduate, it led to opening his own store in which he breeds and sells fish. 

  • Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced Tuesday, Mar. 28 the sentencing of Elisa Parto, owner of the restaurant Elisa’s Food & Plus, Inc. in Port Chester, for failing to pay employees the required minimum wage and overtime.
  • Rye Brook Village Administrator Chris Bradbury presented his tentative 2017-18 budget to the Board of Trustees on Mar. 20 which is under the state tax levy cap, but after their first budget work session the board decided it was important to have the legislation in place to override the cap if need be before approving a final spending plan. They therefore voted Tuesday night, Mar. 28 to set a public hearing on a local law to give themselves that option.

  • Former Port Chester family trying to send twins to camp

    Sending your kids to a week-long camp that’s four hours away might make any parent a little nervous, but sending a pair of diabetic twins is even harder. 

  • Crawford Park renovations are underway

    Park-goers may have noticed that the Crawford Park pavilion has been closed off for construction. The same will soon be said for the mansion and the playground. On Thursday, March 23, the Rye Town Council presented all of the plans for the park, which were met with praise from the audience.

  • Picture perfect: Updating Rye Town’s image database

    A white van with mounted cameras will be driving around the Town of Rye for the next three weeks, but don’t be alarmed. The Rye Town Council hired iLookAbout, a Canadian company, to drive around and take pictures of properties. 

  • 40th anniversary Irish flag raising

    On St. Patrick’s Day, Friday, Mar. 17, the Irish flag was raised up the flagpole in Liberty Square for the 40th time in a brief ceremony by members of the Port Chester Irish American Association.

  • Learning Girl Scouts of the USA history from the founder’s great-great nephew
    Port Chester Girl Scouts were in for a few treats that were out of this world during their “Girl Scouts Around the World” party on Sunday, March 12. 
  • Rye Town Park Commission sets new beach regulations

    While many rules are there to keep the public safe, there was a debate during the Tuesday, March 21 Rye Town Park Commission meeting about whether or not they were asking too much of beachgoers. 

  • Retiring to the slopes: P.C. man focuses on skiing

    Sometimes it only takes one winter for the skiing bug to bite you.

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