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Deputy Village Manager In Westchester Dies Suddenly: Was 'Highly Respected' Deputy Village Manager In Westchester Dies Suddenly: Was 'Highly Respected'
Deputy Village Manager In Westchester Dies Suddenly: Was 'Highly Respected' A deputy village manager in Westchester is being remembered as a well-respected figure who devoted himself to leading a community for more than a decade.  North Salem resident Daniel Sarnoff, who served the Village of Mamaroneck for 14 years, died suddenly on Thursday, May 23, village officials announced. More details about Sarnoff's death, as well as his age, were not released. A graduate of SUNY Brockport who earned a bachelor's degree in political science and a master's degree in public administration, Sarnoff was hired as the Assistant Village Manager in January 201…
Red Lobster Abruptly Closes Dozens Of Restaurants, Including Westchester Location Red Lobster Abruptly Closes Dozens Of Restaurants, Including Westchester Location
Red Lobster Abruptly Closes Dozens Of Restaurants, Including Westchester Location Fast-casual seafood restaurant Red Lobster has abruptly closed dozens of its restaurants. The company is also considering filing for bankruptcy protection, according to a CNN report. On its website, Red Lobster lists many of its restaurants as being "temporarily closed," including these New York locations: Kingston, Scarsdale, Nanuet, Poughkeepsie, Stony Brook No closures are currently listed for Connecticut or Massachusetts restaurants. Founded in 1968, Red Lobster has around 600 restaurants in the United States, Canada, and overseas. According to another CNN report, Red Lobster's prob…
New Restaurant Opens For Business In Westchester New Restaurant Opens For Business In Westchester
New Restaurant Opens For Business In Westchester A franchise that serves up sushi on a revolving conveyor belt is set to celebrate the grand opening of a new location in Westchester.  A new Kura Revolving Sushi Bar location at the Midway Shopping Center in Scarsdale at 913A Central Park Ave. held a grand opening celebration on Wednesday, April 24.  The eatery, which held a soft opening on Sunday, April 21, serves sushi, soup, noodles, dumplings, fries, desserts, and more on a conveyor belt that extends throughout the business next to each booth.  To order, customers can either select what they would like to eat on a touchp…
Owner Of Chappaqua's Little Store, Richard Lange, Dies Owner Of Chappaqua's Little Store, Richard Lange, Dies
Owner Of Chappaqua's Little Store, Richard Lange, Dies A well-known business owner from Northern Westchester is being remembered for constantly dropping what he was doing to help others with no questions asked.  Chappaqua resident Richard Lange died peacefully at White Plains Hospital on Tuesday, April 9 at the age of 87, according to his obituary.  Lange, who owned Lange's Little Store and Deli at 382 King St. in Chappaqua for several decades, was a familiar face to many in the hamlet.  Born in 1936 in Wanna, Germany, Lange grew up on his grandparents' farm and immigrated to the US in 1956.  A few years later, in April 19…
Westchester Native Paul Heyman To Be Inducted Into WWE Hall Of Fame Westchester Native Paul Heyman To Be Inducted Into WWE Hall Of Fame
Westchester Native Paul Heyman To Be Inducted Into WWE Hall Of Fame Successful professional wrestling manager and Westchester native Paul Heyman is set to take his well-deserved place in the WWE Hall of Fame.  Heyman's induction into the Hall of Fame Class of 2024 was announced by the WWE on Monday, March 4. A native of Scarsdale, Heyman, age 58, began his career in pro wrestling with World Championship Wrestling in the late 1980s under the ring name Paul E. Dangerously, managing Steve Austin, Arn Anderson, and Rick Rude.  He soon became well-known for his brash attitude and the oversized 1980s-era mobile phone that he was often seen us…
Train Station In Northern Westchester Gets New Elevator, Accessibility Upgrades Train Station In Northern Westchester Gets New Elevator, Accessibility Upgrades
Train Station In Northern Westchester Gets New Elevator, Accessibility Upgrades A Metro-North station in Northern Westchester is the latest to receive accessibility improvements, including an all-new elevator.  The improvements, which were made to the Purdys Metro-North Station in North Salem, were announced by the MTA on Thursday, Feb. 22.  The upgrades include a new elevator that travels between the station's parking lot and the Purdys Road (Route 116) overpass, as well as a new sidewalk compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act that leads from the elevator to the existing station entrance.  The station is the third in Westchester to receive …
Westchester Native Designs Taylor Swift's Super Bowl Necklace, Causes 1,049% Rise In Searches Westchester Native Designs Taylor Swift's Super Bowl Necklace, Causes 1,049% Rise In Searches
Westchester Native Designs Taylor Swift's Super Bowl Necklace, Causes 1,049% Rise In Searches If you couldn't help but notice pop superstar Taylor Swift's "87" necklace that she was sporting during the Super Bowl, you certainly weren't alone.  The necklace, designed by Westchester County native Stephanie Gottlieb of Scarsdale, was worn by Swift in tribute to her boyfriend, Travis Kelce of the Kansas City Chiefs, who won the Super Bowl by defeating the San Fransisco 49ers 25-22 on Sunday, Feb. 11.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Stephanie Gottlieb (@stephaniegottlieb) Swift's fans noticed the necklace en ma…
Man Nabbed At Westchester Bar After Nearly Running Over Officer, Evading Arrest: Police Man Nabbed At Westchester Bar After Nearly Running Over Officer, Evading Arrest: Police
Man Nabbed At Westchester Bar After Nearly Running Over Officer, Evading Arrest: Police A 28-year-old man faces criminal charges in two Westchester municipalities after fleeing from police multiple times and nearly running an officer over in the process, authorities announced. The events leading to the man’s arrest began during the early morning of Thursday, Feb. 1, when detectives in New Rochelle tried pulling over a suspicious vehicle. According to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne, this car instead drove away at a fast speed, avoiding officers. Police still continued an investigation into the vehicle, though. Later in the day around 10 a.m., the same car was s…
Graffiti Found At Jewish-Owned Stores In Westchester Graffiti Found At Jewish-Owned Stores In Westchester
Graffiti Found At Jewish-Owned Stores In Westchester Two Jewish-owned businesses at a Westchester shopping center were the victim of vandalism, officials said.  The graffiti was discovered on Thursday, Jan. 25 at the Jewish-owned Cheryl's Closet clothing store and Scoop Shop at the Golden Horseshoe shopping center on the border of Scarsdale and New Rochelle at 1088 Wilmot Rd., according to New York Rep. Jamaal Bowman. In a statement, Bowman condemned the act.  "Let me be clear: I strongly condemn antisemitic actions that target Jewish Americans because of their religion or conflate the actions of the Israeli government with ou…
All-New Eatery Opens For Business In Westchester: Here's Where All-New Eatery Opens For Business In Westchester: Here's Where
All-New Eatery Opens For Business In Westchester: Here's Where If you're looking to try a new restaurant with some unique cuisine, a new establishment in Westchester may be a good option.  LEMAK Malaysian, located in Scarsdale at 62 Garth Rd., is open for business as of Friday, Jan. 19, according to the eatery's website.  The restaurant is now serving up authentic Malaysian cuisine. The menu is split up into soups and salads, small plates, nasi (rice), noodle soup bar, and specialty entrees, in addition to drinks and desserts.  Examples of each category include:  Small Plates:  Roti Canai, which is pan-fried flatbread serve…
8-Year-Old Boy From Westchester Gets Chance To Meet Popular TV Judge 8-Year-Old Boy From Westchester Gets Chance To Meet Popular TV Judge
8-Year-Old Boy From Westchester Gets Chance To Meet Popular TV Judge An 8-year-old boy from Westchester had the chance to talk to his hero and learn some important lessons about second chances during his meeting with a beloved television judge.  The heartwarming meeting came about after Scarsdale resident Sebastian Lamonarca, a student at Fox Meadow School, learned that his hero, Judge Frank Caprio from the reality television show "Caught In Providence," had revealed a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.  Caprio, an 87-year-old Rhode Island traffic judge known for his caring personality in the courtroom and on his show, revealed his diagnosis…
ID Released Of Westchester Man Who Jumped From Bear Mountain Bridge ID Released Of Westchester Man Who Jumped From Bear Mountain Bridge
ID Released Of Westchester Man Who Jumped From Bear Mountain Bridge A man whose body was pulled out of the Hudson River at a dock in Northern Westchester weeks after he jumped from the Bear Mountain Bridge has been identified by authorities.  Westchester County Police discovered the body of Scarsdale resident Donald Baker, age 49, at the Steam Boat Dock in Verplanck on Hardie Street on Friday, Dec. 29, according to authorities.  Earlier Report - Man Jumps From Bear Mountain Bridge Baker was identified as the man who jumped from the Bear Mountain Bridge closest to the Rockland County side on Friday, Nov. 24 around 6:40 a.m., Trooper AJ H…
4 Firefighters Hospitalized After 4-Alarm Blaze At Condominiums In Westchester 4 Firefighters Hospitalized After 4-Alarm Blaze At Condominiums In Westchester
4 Firefighters Hospitalized After 4-Alarm Blaze At Condominiums In Westchester A four-alarm blaze at a condominium complex in Westchester resulted in four firefighters and one civilian being sent to a nearby hospital, fire officials said.  The blaze happened on Thursday night, Dec. 7 at a three-story condominium complex in White Plains at 87 North Broadway, when a fire ignited on the building's second floor.  According to White Plains Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 274, arriving crews found extreme clutter conditions and high heat inside the room where the fire had begun, which forced them to retreat into a hallway.  Another engine company t…
Support Floods In For Children Of Beloved Westchester Attorneys Killed In Thanksgiving Crash Support Floods In For Children Of Beloved Westchester Attorneys Killed In Thanksgiving Crash
Support Floods In For Children Of Beloved Westchester Attorneys Killed In Thanksgiving Crash Weeks after a tragic Thanksgiving crash in Connecticut that killed two beloved attorneys from Westchester, their community is coming together to ensure that the couple's children will be taken care of.  Scarsdale residents Toby Cohen, age 41, and Brooke Peltz Cohen, age 37, were both killed in a crash in Hartford County on Thursday, Nov. 23 just after 7:15 p.m. near the Bristol/Farmington town line on Stevens Street in Bristol.  Earlier Report - New Update: Scarsdale Parents Of 3 Killed In Thanksgiving Crash Were Beloved Attorneys According to Bristol Police, …
New Update: Westchester Parents Of 3 Killed In Thanksgiving Crash Were Beloved Attorneys New Update: Westchester Parents Of 3 Killed In Thanksgiving Crash Were Beloved Attorneys
New Update: Westchester Parents Of 3 Killed In Thanksgiving Crash Were Beloved Attorneys The young parents from New York who were killed in a horrific crash while visiting family in Connecticut on Thanksgiving Day both worked as attorneys. The single-vehicle crash happened in Hartford County just after 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 23 near the Bristol/Farmington town line on Stevens Street in Bristol. The initial investigation showed that a westbound vehicle was traveling on Morea Road in Farmington, had crossed into Bristol on Stevens Street, east of Cherry Hill Drive, and had left the roadway to the right, striking a roadway sign and vegetation/trees. Bristol Police sai…
Westchester Parents Of 3 Killed In Horrific Thanksgiving Crash ID'd Westchester Parents Of 3 Killed In Horrific Thanksgiving Crash ID'd
Westchester Parents Of 3 Killed In Horrific Thanksgiving Crash ID'd Click here for a new, updated story - Parents Of 3 Killed In Thanksgiving Crash Were Beloved Attorneys Police have identified the parents of three young children from New York killed in a horrific crash while they were visiting family in Connecticut on Thanksgiving Day. Original report: Victims Of Double-Fatal Bristol Crash Were Visiting For Thanksgiving, Police Say The crash happened in Hartford County just after 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 23 near the Bristol/Farmington town line on Stevens Street in Bristol. According to Lt. Patrick Krajewski, of the Bristol Police, Westchester Count…
Say Cheese: New Food Shop Celebrates Grand Opening In Westchester Say Cheese: New Food Shop Celebrates Grand Opening In Westchester
Say Cheese: New Food Shop Celebrates Grand Opening In Westchester An all-new shop specializing in gourmet cheese, fresh-baked bread, platters, and more is now open in Westchester.  Dobbs & Bishop Fine Cheese celebrated the grand opening of its second location in Scarsdale at 35 Spencer Pl. on Thursday, Nov. 16.  The new store, opened by owners Kevin McNeill and Ruth Walter, offers a host of fine cheeses sold separately and in platters, which include fruits, crackers, jam, dips, and more.  The Scarsdale location is the second Dobbs & Bishop store to open after the original, founded in 2009 in Bronxville at 107 Pondfield Rd. Both stores reflect Mc…
Good Eats: 13 Restaurants Awarded Michelin Bib Gourmands In Westchester Good Eats: 13 Restaurants Awarded Michelin Bib Gourmands In Westchester
Good Eats: 13 Restaurants Awarded Michelin Bib Gourmands In Westchester Any foodies looking for new places to try in Westchester may want to take a look at more than a dozen eateries that have been added to the prestigious Michelin Bib Gourmand list. A total of 13 Westchester restaurants have been named Michelin Bib Gourmands in 2023, an award that recognizes establishments that combine delicious food with great value. The awards are doled out by the Michelin Guide, which helps readers discover the best restaurants by listing establishments well-received by its reviewers. The awards were revealed following a Michelin Guide ceremony held on Tuesday, No…
Lane, Ramp Closures: These Parkways, Routes In Westchester To Be Affected Lane, Ramp Closures: These Parkways, Routes In Westchester To Be Affected
Lane, Ramp Closures: These Parkways, Routes In Westchester To Be Affected A series of lane reductions and ramp closures are set to affect traffic on several parkways and busy main routes throughout Westchester.  The closures will affect the Cross County Parkway in Mount Vernon and Bronxville; the Hutchinson River Parkway in Harrison and Scarsdale; and Route 119 in White Plains, the New York State Department of Transportation announced.  Closures occurring on Sunday nights through Friday nights beginning on Sunday, Oct. 29 through Tuesday, Nov. 21 between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. will include:  Two lanes of the Cross County Parkway in each direction, wh…
Lane, Ramp Closures: These Parkways In Westchester Being Affected For Week Lane, Ramp Closures: These Parkways In Westchester Being Affected For Week
Lane, Ramp Closures: These Parkways In Westchester Being Affected For Week Motorists in Westchester are being made aware of a series of lane and ramp closures on two busy parkways. The closures are scheduled to affect traffic on the Cross County Parkway in Mount Vernon and Bronxville and the Hutchinson River Parkway in Harrison and Scarsdale through Friday, Oct. 27 between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. each day, the New York State Department of Transportation announced.  The closures, which began Sunday, Oct. 22, will include:  Two lanes of the Cross County Parkway will close in both directions between Exit 8 (Route 22) and the Hutchinson River Parkway; One …
Lane, Ramp Closures To Affect Parkways In Westchester For 2 Weeks Lane, Ramp Closures To Affect Parkways In Westchester For 2 Weeks
Lane, Ramp Closures To Affect Parkways In Westchester For 2 Weeks An upcoming series of closures is set to slow down traffic on two parkways in Westchester for two weeks. The closures will affect both the Cross County Parkway in Mount Vernon and Bronxville and the Hutchinson River Parkway in Harrison and Scarsdale beginning on Sunday, Oct. 1, and lasting through Saturday, Oct. 14 between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m., the New York State Department of Transportation announced. The closures will include: Two lanes of the Cross County Parkway in each direction between Exit 8 (Route 22) and the Hutchinson River Parkway; One lane of the northbound Hutchinson River Park…
Man Walking Toward BMW Robbed At Gunpoint Outside Home In Westchester, Police Say Man Walking Toward BMW Robbed At Gunpoint Outside Home In Westchester, Police Say
Man Walking Toward BMW Robbed At Gunpoint Outside Home In Westchester, Police Say Authorities in Westchester are searching for at least three men who held a victim at gunpoint and stole his car in front of his residence, police said. The incident happened on Wednesday, Sept. 27 around 7:15 a.m., when a man left his home in Scarsdale on Edgewood Road and walked toward his BMW SUV that was parked on the street. According to Scarsdale Police, the victim was then approached by at least three men who displayed what appeared to be a handgun and demanded that he hand over his property, which included his car keys.  The men then stole his BMW and drove west on Edgewoo…
Lane, Ramp Closures To Affect Hutchinson River Parkway In Westchester: Here's Where Lane, Ramp Closures To Affect Hutchinson River Parkway In Westchester: Here's Where
Lane, Ramp Closures To Affect Hutchinson River Parkway In Westchester: Here's Where A series of lane reductions and ramp closures are expected to slow traffic on a parkway in Westchester for several nights.  The lane reductions and closures will affect the Hutchinson River Parkway in Harrison and Scarsdale from Sunday, Sept. 24 through Thursday, Sept. 28  between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. each day. The following closures are scheduled for these nights:  One lane of the northbound Hutchinson River Parkway will close between Exit 12 (Mamaroneck Road) and Exit 14 (North Street); The northbound ramps to Exit 13 (Mamaroneck Avenue) and Exit 14 (North Street) will clos…
Top Honors: These Westchester Schools Recipients Of Prestigious National Blue Ribbon Award Top Honors: These Westchester Schools Recipients Of Prestigious National Blue Ribbon Award
Top Honors: These Westchester Schools Recipients Of Prestigious National Blue Ribbon Award When it comes to overall excellence, these New York schools are at the top of the class, and they have the hardware to prove it. Twenty-two schools in the Empire State are among just 353 across the country to receive the prestigious National Blue Ribbon Award from the US Department of Education. The annual awards recognize high-performing public and non-public schools, as well as those making strides in closing “achievement gaps” among student groups. “Their leaders not only articulate a vision of excellence and hold everyone to high standards, they stay close to the real action of teachin…
These 3 Westchester Pizzerias Named Among Best For Regional Styles In NY By New Report These 3 Westchester Pizzerias Named Among Best For Regional Styles In NY By New Report
These 3 Westchester Pizzerias Named Among Best For Regional Styles In NY By New Report Three pizza joints in Westchester have been recognized as among the best in New York at specializing in certain regional styles, according to a new report by The Washington Post.  The three restaurants were selected as part of a new database compiled by the Post that lists the best pizzerias in each state specializing in Chicago, Detroit, Neapolitan, New York, Roman, Sicilian, and Tavern-style pizza.  According to the report, the pizzerias in Westchester that are the best at certain styles of pie are:  Sal's Pizzeria, located at 316 Mamaroneck Ave. in Mamaroneck, which spec…
This Westchester Suburb Makes List Of 'Most Envied' Lifestyles In America, Report Says This Westchester Suburb Makes List Of 'Most Envied' Lifestyles In America, Report Says
This Westchester Suburb Makes List Of 'Most Envied' Lifestyles In America, Report Says A village in Westchester is apparently making people green with envy, as a new report has named a county suburb as having one of the most sought-after lifestyles in America.  The village of Scarsdale has made it on a list of suburbs with the "most envied lifestyles" across the country, according to a report from Moving Feedback released on Monday, Aug. 14.  The village took spot No. 104 on the list out of the 175 suburbs that were included.  The rankings were determined by an online panel survey of 3,000 adults based on age, gender, and geography, the organiza…
New Eatery To Bring Homemade 'Creative Dishes' To Westchester New Eatery To Bring Homemade 'Creative Dishes' To Westchester
New Eatery To Bring Homemade 'Creative Dishes' To Westchester An all-new restaurant in Westchester will soon be serving up a variety of homemade pasta dishes and pizza cooked up by a chef known for his creativity.  Via Veroli Restaurant, located in Yonkers at 2150 Central Park Ave., will celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Aug. 8 at 12:30 p.m. The eatery, located in the former home of Reggia Morelli Ristorante, will serve meals that offer a "unique twist" to Italian cuisine, according to the restaurant's website.  Some menu items include "IFC," or Italian fried chicken served with creamy polenta,…
Loaded Gun, Narcotic Envelopes Found During Traffic Stop In Westchester Loaded Gun, Narcotic Envelopes Found During Traffic Stop In Westchester
Loaded Gun, Narcotic Envelopes Found During Traffic Stop In Westchester A 26-year-old man faces numerous charges after authorities discovered a loaded handgun and several envelopes of narcotics inside his vehicle during a traffic stop in Westchester, police said.  The arrest resulted from an incident on Saturday, July 29 just before 5 p.m., when a Village of Mamaroneck bicycle officer conducting traffic enforcement in the 300 block of Mamaroneck Avenue saw a vehicle make an illegal left turn.  According to the Village of Mamaroneck Police, the officer then pulled this vehicle over, at which point a Mamaroneck K-9 officer also responded to help.&n…
Invasive Species Outbreak: Westchester Officials Use Vacuums To Combat Harmful Insects Invasive Species Outbreak: Westchester Officials Use Vacuums To Combat Harmful Insects
Invasive Species Outbreak: Westchester Officials Use Vacuums To Combat Harmful Insects Westchester officials are stepping up efforts to fight back against an outbreak of an invasive insect that is leaving parks and wooded areas vulnerable to disease.  The increased efforts have followed the discovery of the Spotted Lanternfly, which has spread rapidly throughout Westchester, county officials announced on Tuesday, Aug. 1.  An invasive species, the Spotted Lanternfly can cause "significant damage" to parks and wooded areas by sucking sap from plants, which can leave them vulnerable to disease and threats from other insects, officials said.  The juveniles of the species are id…
3 Winning $50K Powerball Tickets Sold In Westchester 3 Winning $50K Powerball Tickets Sold In Westchester
3 Winning $50K Powerball Tickets Sold In Westchester If you believe good things come in threes, the fact that a trio of winning Powerball tickets worth $50,000 each were sold in Westchester for the same drawing may help indicate you're right. The three third-prize-winning Powerball tickets were sold for the drawing on Saturday, July 15, New York Lottery announced.  The three tickets, each worth $50,000, were sold at the following locations:  Coco Farms of Scarsdale, located at 1455 Weaver St.; A Citgo gas station in Peekskill located at 925 Washington St.; The Oregon Shell gas station in Cortlandt Manor located at 1208 Oregon Rd.&…
Armonk Eatery Named One Of Best Restaurants For Wine, New Rankings Say Armonk Eatery Named One Of Best Restaurants For Wine, New Rankings Say
Armonk Eatery Named One Of Best Restaurants For Wine, New Rankings Say Wine lovers in Westchester will want to check out several eateries in the county that have been named among the world's best restaurants for wine, according to new rankings released by Wine Spectator.  The nine Westchester eateries were recognized as winners of the 2023 Restaurant Awards released by Wine Spectator, a publication that serves as a leading authority on wine.  The five restaurants named as winners of the awards, which were made public on Tuesday, June 27, are:  Blue Hill at Stone Barns, located in Pocantico Hills at 630 Bedford Rd. The eatery is recognized for …