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Man Rapes Port Chester Woman, Holds Her Against Her Will At Apartment: Police Man Rapes Port Chester Woman, Holds Her Against Her Will At Apartment: Police
Man Rapes Port Chester Woman, Holds Her Against Her Will At Apartment: Police A 40-year-old man faces rape charges after sexually assaulting a woman and holding her against her will at an apartment in Westchester, police announced. The arrest stemmed from an incident on Saturday, March 10 at around 9:50 a.m., when a woman told the Village of Mamaroneck Police Department that she was being held at an unknown location within the village, the department said on Monday, March 11. Officers were then able to get more information from her, identify her location, and find her at an apartment building on West Boston Post Road (Route 1). There, the victim, a 22-year-old Port C…
Contractor Charged In Connection To Fatal Trench Collapse At Site In Mamaroneck: DA Contractor Charged In Connection To Fatal Trench Collapse At Site In Mamaroneck: DA
Contractor Charged In Connection To Fatal Trench Collapse At Site In Mamaroneck: DA A Connecticut contractor has been criminally charged in connection to a trench collapse at a construction site in New York that killed a 46-year-old man, officials announced. Fairfield County resident Michael Conway of Bethel, age 59, was arraigned in Westchester County Court on criminal charges in connection to the fatal collapse, which happened in Mamaroneck in May 2021 and killed Stamford resident Jose Vega, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Monday, Feb. 26.  Earlier Report - Worker Dies After Being Trapped In Trench In Westchester Conway is the di…
Victim Stabbed By Co-Worker In Mamaroneck Victim Stabbed By Co-Worker In Mamaroneck
Victim Stabbed By Co-Worker In Mamaroneck A 33-year-old man is being held on felony charges after stabbing his co-worker in the stomach during a dispute in Westchester, police said. Mamaroneck resident Gener Perez-Ramirez was arrested on Tuesday, Feb. 6 in connection with a stabbing incident that happened in the area of 657 Mamaroneck Ave., according to the Village of Mamaroneck Police Department.  Around 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, the department received a 911 call that a man had been stabbed in the stomach in that location. Detectives and officers then rushed to the area and found a 52-year-old White Plains man with a stab wound,…
Truck Goes Up In Flames On Busy Route 1 In Mamaroneck: Video Truck Goes Up In Flames On Busy Route 1 In Mamaroneck: Video
Truck Goes Up In Flames On Busy Route 1 In Mamaroneck: Video Firefighters have released details about a truck fire that filled a busy main route in Westchester with smoke. The incident happened on Wednesday, Jan. 24, when a truck caught on fire on Boston Post Road (Route 1) at Hommocks Road in Mamaroneck, according to the town's fire department.  Luckily, the blaze was quickly put out thanks to the help of a mutual aid engine from the Village of Mamaroneck Fire Department.  Firefighters later released a video of the fire on social media. View this post on Instagram A post shared by TMFD…
Lucky Westchester Man Claims $1M Powerball Prize From Winning Ticket: Here's Where He Bought It Lucky Westchester Man Claims $1M Powerball Prize From Winning Ticket: Here's Where He Bought It
Lucky Westchester Man Claims $1M Powerball Prize From Winning Ticket: Here's Where He Bought It A Westchester man secured the win of a lifetime after claiming a $1 million Powerball prize.  Mamaroneck resident Thomas Lombardo claimed the million-dollar second prize after matching the first five Powerball numbers drawn on Sunday, Nov. 19, New York Lottery officials announced.  The winning numbers for that drawing were 03 19 21 40 48 with a Powerball number of 02.  After giving up the required tax withholdings, Lombardo received a one-time lump sum payment of $651,002, officials said.  As for where the winning ticket was bought, officials revealed th…
Unsolved Murder Of Postal Worker In Mamaroneck Is Focus Of National Crime Podcast Episode Unsolved Murder Of Postal Worker In Mamaroneck Is Focus Of National Crime Podcast Episode
Unsolved Murder Of Postal Worker In Mamaroneck Is Focus Of National Crime Podcast Episode The unsolved stabbing death of a 36-year-old postal worker at a Westchester residence is the subject of the latest episode of a weekly national true crime audio podcast series.  The newest episode of the true crime podcast "APB Cold Case," released on Wednesday, Jan. 10, focuses on the 2007 murder of 36-year-old Stephen Spina in Mamaroneck, which remains unsolved.  Earlier Report - Daughter Searches For Answers 10 Years After Father's Murder In Mamaroneck During the episode, listeners will get to hear from the case detective currently leading the investigation into…
New Assistant Superintendent Named At District In Westchester: 'One Of Most Critical Roles' New Assistant Superintendent Named At District In Westchester: 'One Of Most Critical Roles'
New Assistant Superintendent Named At District In Westchester: 'One Of Most Critical Roles' A school district in Westchester has appointed a new assistant superintendent who will bring plenty of administrative experience to the role.  The Mamaroneck Union Free School District has named Jeffrey Moore as its new Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, officials announced on Wednesday, Dec. 20.  Moore, whose contract was officially approved by the district's Board of Education on Tuesday evening, Dec. 19, will begin in the role on or before Monday, April 1.  According to district officials, Moore emerged as the best fit for the position duri…
Update: Former Business Manager Steals Over $44K From Mamaroneck Library, DA Says Update: Former Business Manager Steals Over $44K From Mamaroneck Library, DA Says
Update: Former Business Manager Steals Over $44K From Mamaroneck Library, DA Says The former business manager of a public library in Westchester is facing grand larceny charges after stealing more than $44,000 from her workplace over several years, officials announced.  Mamaroneck resident Mary Soto, age 62, was arrested on Thursday, Dec. 14, months after resigning from her position as business manager at the Mamaroneck Public Library, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced.  According to the DA's Office, between May 2016 and February 2023, Soto stole around $44,769 from the library's bank accounts in the form of credit card and r…
Port Chester Man Nabbed For Deli Burglary: Smashed Front Door Window, Police Say Port Chester Man Nabbed For Deli Burglary: Smashed Front Door Window, Police Say
Port Chester Man Nabbed For Deli Burglary: Smashed Front Door Window, Police Say A former Connecticut resident and serial burglar faces more charges after breaking into another deli in Westchester, police announced.  Port Chester resident Cesar Salazar-Duque, age 36, was arrested on Thursday, Dec. 7 in connection with a burglary that occurred at Sage Deli in Mamaroneck at 392 Palmer Ave., the Village of Mamaroneck Police Department announced.  According to the department, Salazar-Duque, who once lived in the Fairfield County town of Greenwich, allegedly broke the deli's front door window on Friday, Nov. 17. After receiving a report of the incident around…
ID Released For Northern Westchester Resident Struck, Killed By Metro-North Train ID Released For Northern Westchester Resident Struck, Killed By Metro-North Train
ID Released For Northern Westchester Resident Struck, Killed By Metro-North Train The identity has been released of a local resident who was killed after being struck by a Metro-North train near a station in Northern Westchester County. New, updated report: Update: Man Killed By Train In Northern Westchester Was Beloved Author Of 2 Novels The incident happened on Friday, Dec. 8 around 9 a.m., when the person on the tracks at Chappaqua station was struck by a Harlem Line train, according to a MTA spokesperson. On Saturday, Dec. 9, the MTA identified the person as 42-year-old David B. Gerrard, a resident of Chappaqua. As a result of the incident, Harlem Line trains …
ID Released For Mamaroneck Resident Struck, Killed By Metro-North Train In Port Chester ID Released For Mamaroneck Resident Struck, Killed By Metro-North Train In Port Chester
ID Released For Mamaroneck Resident Struck, Killed By Metro-North Train In Port Chester The identity has been released of a person who was killed after being struck by a train at a station in New York. The incident happened around 2 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6 in Westchester County when the man trespassing on tracks at the Port Chester station was struck by the Stamford-bound Metro-North  train on Track 3, according to an MTA spokesperson.  The man struck was later declared dead.  Early Thursday afternoon, Dec. 7, the MTA identified the man as 59-year-old Mamaroneck resident Gabriel Rocael Barrios. Original report: Person Fatally Struck By Train In West…
Support Pours In For Beloved Restaurant Co-Owner In Mamaroneck After Brain Tumor Removal Support Pours In For Beloved Restaurant Co-Owner In Mamaroneck After Brain Tumor Removal
Support Pours In For Beloved Restaurant Co-Owner In Mamaroneck After Brain Tumor Removal A community in Westchester is pulling together to raise tens of thousands of dollars for the family of a beloved restaurant co-owner who faces a long recovery process after having a brain tumor removed.  Just after announcing that he and his wife Nikole would be having their fourth child, Carmine Durso, who co-owns 25 North Ristorante in Mamaroneck on Route 1, learned that he would have to have a brain tumor removed.  Luckily, the operation to remove the tumor was successful. However, Durso will now have to endure a long recovery effort that will incur many medical bills, accordin…
Set For Life: Lucky Winner To Receive $1K Every Week After Buying Ticket At Mamaroneck Shop Set For Life: Lucky Winner To Receive $1K Every Week After Buying Ticket At Mamaroneck Shop
Set For Life: Lucky Winner To Receive $1K Every Week After Buying Ticket At Mamaroneck Shop A lottery player is set to receive $1,000 every week after purchasing a winning ticket at a gift shop in Westchester.  The second-prize-winning CASH4LIFE ticket worth $1,000 a week for life was sold at a store in Mamaroneck for the drawing on Sunday, Nov. 19, according to New York Lottery officials.  The store that sold the ticket was revealed as Nan's Gift & Party Shoppe located at 237 Mamaroneck Ave.  The ticket is worth a guaranteed minimum of $1 million, according to lottery officials.  For those who want to give the game a shot, CASH4LIFE drawings take pl…
Election Day Results: These Mayoral Candidates Win Big In Westchester Election Day Results: These Mayoral Candidates Win Big In Westchester
Election Day Results: These Mayoral Candidates Win Big In Westchester Election Day 2023 in Westchester proved to be a mixed bag for mayoral candidates, as some incumbents managed to keep their positions while some found themselves passing on the torch to newcomers.  Hours after polls closed on Tuesday, Nov. 7, several mayoral candidates in Westchester municipalities discovered whether their campaigns had succeeded. Some of these results included:  Yonkers: Incumbent Mayor Mike Spano, a Democrat, managed to beat Republican candidate Anthony Merante in order to secure a fourth term in office. Spano earned 61 percent of the votes, while Merante earned 36 perce…
$4.5M Bridge Replacement Project Sparks Conflict Between Town, Village In Westchester $4.5M Bridge Replacement Project Sparks Conflict Between Town, Village In Westchester
$4.5M Bridge Replacement Project Sparks Conflict Between Town, Village In Westchester A $4.54 million project to replace a structurally deficient bridge has caused conflict between a village and a town in Westchester over traffic control funding.  The conflict originated when the New York State Department of Transportation identified the Waverly Avenue Bridge over the Sheldrake River in Mamaroneck as being structurally deficient, prompting the Town of Mamaroneck to undertake a $4.54 million replacement project.  According to Town of Mamaroneck officials, the town's contractor tried beginning the project by installing barricades at the bridge.  After this thou…
Support Swells For Flood Victims In Mamaroneck As Families Begin Rebuilding Process Support Swells For Flood Victims In Mamaroneck As Families Begin Rebuilding Process
Support Swells For Flood Victims In Mamaroneck As Families Begin Rebuilding Process As flash flooding victims in Westchester begin working to rebuild their lives after a storm system that dumped several inches of rain on the region, community members are pulling together to help give them much-needed supplies.  The effort follows a slow-moving coastal storm system that brought downpours to the Hudson Valley on Friday, Sept. 29, causing flash flooding in busy roads, public parks, and countless basements.  Earlier Report - Storm Aftermath: Clean-Up Begins After Heavy Rain Causes Evacuations, Flooding In Mamaroneck As a result of the deluge, many Westchester residents livin…
Storm Aftermath: Clean-Up Begins After Heavy Rain Causes Evacuations, Flooding In Mamaroneck Storm Aftermath: Clean-Up Begins After Heavy Rain Causes Evacuations, Flooding In Mamaroneck
Storm Aftermath: Clean-Up Begins After Heavy Rain Causes Evacuations, Flooding In Mamaroneck Following a freak weather event that drenched Westchester with several inches of rain, residents are cleaning up the damage and returning to their homes after being forced to evacuate. The inundation was the result of a slow-moving coastal storm system that dropped several inches of rain on the Hudson Valley and caused countless roads, basements, parks, and other buildings to flood.  Earlier Report - State Of Emergency: Flooding Closes Roads, Prompts Evacuations In Westchester The effects of the storm were felt throughout coastal Westchester, including Rye and Mamaroneck, where r…
Popular Eatery Chain To Open New Mamaroneck Location: 'This Is Special One,' CEO Says Popular Eatery Chain To Open New Mamaroneck Location: 'This Is Special One,' CEO Says
Popular Eatery Chain To Open New Mamaroneck Location: 'This Is Special One,' CEO Says A restaurant chain that has proved to be a hit amongst salad lovers will soon be opening an all-new location in Westchester. Chopt, a chain known for build-your-own salads, will open a new location in Mamaroneck at 1043 West Boston Post Rd. and begin normal business hours on Wednesday, Sept. 20.  Additionally, the eatery will hold a special grand opening event on Tuesday, Sept. 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  The new restaurant will offer customizable salads, warm bowls, and grilled wraps, in addition to special Fall-themed menu items such as Tahini Crunch Caesar Sal…
Popular Eatery To Expand To Second Location In Mamaroneck Popular Eatery To Expand To Second Location In Mamaroneck
Popular Eatery To Expand To Second Location In Mamaroneck A much-praised dessert shop in Westchester is preparing to open a second location where customers can enjoy delicious, old-fashioned ice cream.  Penny Lick Ice Cream Company will be expanding to a new location in Mamaroneck at 1212 West Boston Post Rd., which will celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 14 at 3 p.m.  The new ice cream shop will be the second Penny Lick Ice Cream to open in Westchester and will join the original location in Hastings-on-Hudson at 580 Warburton Ave., which opened in 2015. The dessert shop, owned and founded by former New…
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…
Duo Nabbed For Stealing Car After Fighting At Gas Station In Mamaroneck: Police Duo Nabbed For Stealing Car After Fighting At Gas Station In Mamaroneck: Police
Duo Nabbed For Stealing Car After Fighting At Gas Station In Mamaroneck: Police A man and a woman face charges after their fight at a Westchester gas station eventually led to their arrest for stealing a car in another state, police said.  The two arrests stemmed from an incident on Friday, Sept. 1 around 9:30 a.m., when police received a complaint from a witness who saw the duo fighting at a Shell gas station in Mamaroneck at 974 Mamaroneck Ave. According to the Village of Mamaroneck Police Department, the witness had told the duo he was going to report them to authorities, which led to them fleeing from the gas station.  Mamaroneck officers then responded …
First Positive Human West Nile Virus Case Confirmed In Westchester First Positive Human West Nile Virus Case Confirmed In Westchester
First Positive Human West Nile Virus Case Confirmed In Westchester A Westchester resident has tested positive for the first case of West Nile Virus found this year in the county.  A New Rochelle resident has been confirmed to be positive for West Nile Virus, Westchester County officials announced on Thursday, Aug. 31.  The news comes after the first batches of mosquitoes carrying the virus were discovered in Rye and Mamaroneck on Friday, Aug. 25.  Earlier Report: Mosquitoes Carrying West Nile Virus Found In Rye, Mamaroneck: Here's How To Protect Yourself Following the discovery, standing water around the resident's home and catch basi…
Discovery Of Bacteria Prompts Closure Of Beaches In Westchester: Here's Full List Discovery Of Bacteria Prompts Closure Of Beaches In Westchester: Here's Full List
Discovery Of Bacteria Prompts Closure Of Beaches In Westchester: Here's Full List Several beaches in Westchester along Long Island Sound have been closed indefinitely following the discovery of bacteria in the water, officials said.  The eight beaches, located in New Rochelle, Mamaroneck, and Rye, were shut down on Tuesday, Aug. 29 based on the bacteriological results of beach water samples collected the day before, the Westchester Health Department announced.  These beaches include:  Glen Island VIP Club in New Rochelle; Greentree Club in New Rochelle; Davenport Beach Club in New Rochelle; Surf Club in New Rochelle; Beach Point Club in Mamaroneck; …
Mosquitos Carrying West Nile Virus Found In Rye, Mamaroneck: Here's How To Protect Yourself Mosquitos Carrying West Nile Virus Found In Rye, Mamaroneck: Here's How To Protect Yourself
Mosquitos Carrying West Nile Virus Found In Rye, Mamaroneck: Here's How To Protect Yourself Two batches of mosquitoes in Westchester have tested positive for carrying the West Nile Virus, officials announced.  The two virus-carrying batches of the insects were caught in Rye and Mamaroneck and were this season's first batch to test positive, the Westchester County Department of Health announced on Friday, Aug. 25.  Following this discovery, the Health Department will now inspect the areas surrounding the positive mosquito batches and treat any catch basins holding standing water to prevent mosquito breeding if necessary.  The two batches to carry the virus were the…
Beloved Eatery Reopens After Outpouring Of Support In Mamaroneck Beloved Eatery Reopens After Outpouring Of Support In Mamaroneck
Beloved Eatery Reopens After Outpouring Of Support In Mamaroneck Following a petition signed by hundreds of people that helped convince officials to approve new zoning permits, a popular Westchester eatery has reopened better than ever.  Donjito, a Latin restaurant located in Mamaroneck at 122 Mamaroneck Ave., reopened for business on Thursday, Aug. 3, the eatery announced on social media.  The business was originally forced to close on Sunday, May 21 after its special use permit issued by Mamaroneck village officials expired.  However, this setback did not stop the eatery's owners and former customers from holding on to hope that the restaurant could …
Eatery Reopens In New Mamaroneck Location After Death Of Beloved Chef Eatery Reopens In New Mamaroneck Location After Death Of Beloved Chef
Eatery Reopens In New Mamaroneck Location After Death Of Beloved Chef A popular Italian eatery that closed amid the COVID-19 pandemic is set to reopen at a different location in Westchester despite the death of its beloved chef.  Rosa's La Scarbitta will be reopening as Rosa’s Cucina Italiana at a new location at 410 W Boston Post Rd. in Mamaroneck on Wednesday, July 26, the owners announced on social media.  The reopening follows both the closure of the original restaurant, located at 215 Halstead Ave. in Mamaroneck, in late 2020, as well as the death of chef Rosa Merenda on Monday, June 19.  The year before her death, Merenda had been working with the eat…
School District Failed To Address Race, Gender Based Bullying In Westchester: Attorney General School District Failed To Address Race, Gender Based Bullying In Westchester: Attorney General
School District Failed To Address Race, Gender Based Bullying In Westchester: Attorney General Following an investigation that found a Westchester school district failed to adequately address race- and gender-based bullying and harassment against students, the district has agreed to make the needed changes to improve its response to these incidents, officials said.  The Mamaroneck Union Free School District agreed to make these changes following an investigation conducted by the New York Office of the Attorney General, Attorney General Letitia James announced on Tuesday, July 18.  According to James, the investigation was started in June 2020 following allegations from…
Beloved Father, Dart Team Captain From Westchester Dies At Age 49 Beloved Father, Dart Team Captain From Westchester Dies At Age 49
Beloved Father, Dart Team Captain From Westchester Dies At Age 49 A dart team captain from Westchester is being remembered for his love of music and his devotion to his family.  Mamaroneck resident John Flynn died on Wednesday, July 5 at the age of 49, according to his obituary.  A loving husband to Elsalee Jay, Flynn was dedicated to both his wife and daughter, Abigail, who he shared a deep passion for music with.  In addition to music, Flynn was also a huge sports fan and closely followed the New York Yankees, New York Jets, and Buffalo Sabres.  A customer service worker for many years, in his free time, Flynn could often be f…
'Small Mammal' Infestation Prompts Village To Declare State Of Emergency In Westchester 'Small Mammal' Infestation Prompts Village To Declare State Of Emergency In Westchester
'Small Mammal' Infestation Prompts Village To Declare State Of Emergency In Westchester A village in Westchester has declared a local emergency following an investigation into an infestation that is causing safety and health issues for residents, officials said.  A local emergency was declared by Mamaroneck Village Manager Jerry Barberio on Thursday, July 6 after a small mammal infestation was discovered in the Washingtonville neighborhood area and the Fenimore Industrial area.  According to Barberio, this "emergency condition" poses a health, safety, and welfare issue for village residents.  The infestation will now be combated by various control methods,…
New Update: Police ID 20-Year-Old Victim Of Westchester Crash New Update: Police ID 20-Year-Old Victim Of Westchester Crash
New Update: Police ID 20-Year-Old Victim Of Westchester Crash Police have identified the 20-year-old Westchester man who was killed in a violent crash that left his passenger in critical condition. The crash took place around 11:40 p.m., Monday, July 3 at 1420 West Boston Post Road (Route 1) in the town of Mamaroneck. The driver who was killed was Anthony Diosdado, a resident of New Rochelle. The front-seat passenger, Andy Romeo Fuentes, age 18, also of New Rochelle, remains in critical condition at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, said Capt. James Maher, of the Town of Mamaroneck Police. Earlier report: New Update: 20-Year-Old Dead, 1…
Drunk 17-Year-Old Drives Into Playground During Carnival In Mamaroneck: Police Drunk 17-Year-Old Drives Into Playground During Carnival In Mamaroneck: Police
Drunk 17-Year-Old Drives Into Playground During Carnival In Mamaroneck: Police An unlicensed 17-year-old faces drunk driving charges after crashing a minivan into a playground during a carnival in Westchester, police said.  The incident happened on Saturday, July 1 around 11:20 p.m., when officers assigned to the Fireman's Carnival in Mamaroneck at Harbor Island Park saw a minivan recklessly driving in the grassy area next to the event's grounds, according to Village of Mamaroneck Police Lt. Mark Gatta. Police then ran over to the minivan and ordered it to stop numerous times before it accelerated into a playground at the park, hitting several pieces of play…