Transgender in Westchester

The Mamaroneck democratic party announced its candidate slate for 2017, with on long-serving councilman off the roster and one new name in his place. Returning candidates include Nancy Seligson, Town Council member Jaine Elkind Eney, and Town Justice Ron Meister. First-time candidate Sabrina Fiddleman is joining them. Councilman Ernie Odierna, who has served on the … Continue reading Transgender in Westchester

Hyper-Local Stories Roundup

              On Thursday, June 8th, the Village of Mamaroneck Republican Committee released their candidates for the positions of Village of Mamaroneck mayor and trustee. The candidates are George Mgrditchian and Maria Micone DeRose. Their challengers are democrats Tom Murphy and Nora Lucas. In a press release, Mgrditchian wrote that … Continue reading Hyper-Local Stories Roundup

County Executive Rob Astorino Interview

Larchmont’s Memorial Day Parade was held in the rain on May 25th. There were also ceremonies at the local American Legion and VFW posts in the area. Mamaroneck’s parade was held on Tuesday, May 30th which was followed by a ceremony at American Legion Post #90. A ceremony to honor fallen service members was held … Continue reading County Executive Rob Astorino Interview

Westchester County Executive, Rob Astorino

On Monday, May 22nd, four residents attended the Village of Mamaroneck Board meeting to complain about a potential raise in salary to Building Inspector, Dan Gray. They do not think that he deserves the increase. Their major issue was the Building Department’s handling of activities on Grove Street, The Sandbox Theatre and Ralph’s Italian Ices … Continue reading Westchester County Executive, Rob Astorino

Tourrette Awareness Month

On Friday, the Democratic Convention announced a winner, New York State Senator, George Latimer, who received 71% of the vote. Despite the overwhelming result, Westchester County Legislator, Ken Jenkins stated that he will continue to seek the Democratic position in the September primary. The winner of the primary will run against incumbent and two-term Republican … Continue reading Tourrette Awareness Month

Women’s Reproductive Rights

On May 6th, Roxanda Cifuentes, a Harrison resident from Guatemala, was found dead at Beaver Swamp. According to the Harrison Police Department, this was a suicide. Cifuentes, who was fifty-four years old, is survived by her husband and three children. Her son, Marvin De Leon Cifuentes, who is a senior at SUNY-Purchase, started a Go … Continue reading Women’s Reproductive Rights

Larchmont and Mamaroneck Bike Routes

On Thursday, May 4th, an arrest was made in the hit and run accident that killed Vincent’s Truck driver Salvatore Brescia. Anthony Mangano, who is a fifty-one year old Queens resident was charged with a felony for leaving the scene of the accident. According to police, Brescia, who was thirty-two at the time of the … Continue reading Larchmont and Mamaroneck Bike Routes