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  • Village and G&S wrestle with parking as Colony Grill construction continues

    Construction of the Colony Grill is causing agita for downtown Port Chester businesses once again as the marina parking lot closed completely last week without notice and the 56-space temporary lot across from AMC Loews movie theaters has been closed on and off since Jan. 2.

  • Battling mental illness one page at a time

    On Jan. 14, 2013, during her senior year of high school, Victoria Caputo crashed her car into a tree while driving around a bend. Her mission was to commit suicide. 

  • Churches raise $1,000 for soup kitchen
    Community members gather in Port Chester Schools Superintendent Dr. Edward Kliszus’s office on Wednesday, Feb. 14, to present Ida Kilpatrick, director of the St. Frances AME Zion Church soup kitchen, the $1,000 raised by several congregations during the Martin Luther King Day Celebration on Sunday, Jan. 21. 
  • Port Chester focuses on fire prevention education

    Though it was difficult to pinpoint the exact cause when the home at 340 King St. erupted in flames on Dec. 26, Port Chester Fire Chief Michael DeVittorio said evidence at the scene led investigators to believe it was electrical in nature. 

  • The Port Chester Carver Center will host its 4th “Concert for Carver” benefit at The Capitol Theatre on Sunday, February 25. 
  • ‘Coffee with a Cop’ gives residents chance to communicate with police

    Residents have the opportunity to voice their concerns and build a relationship with the Port Chester Police Department in a casual environment during Coffee with a Cop on Tuesday, Feb. 13. 

  • In their process of coming up with a replacement voting system to elect trustees starting with the March 2019 election, the Port Chester Board of Trustees is establishing an Advisory Resident Voting Committee and is looking for volunteers.

  • Once an Eagle, always an Eagle

    Eugene Cerniglia, born on Feb. 19, 1921 in New York City, joined Port Chester Boy Scout Troop 3 in 1932. By 1938, he had earned 34 merit badges by the time he was 17, above and beyond what’s needed to earn the Eagle rank, but he did not get the opportunity to complete the path. 

  • High-tech squash facility to open in Port Chester
     In combining fitness with innovative technology and videogames, two professional squash athletes-turned-entrepreneurs are opening a game-changing squash facility in Port Chester. 
  • Knitting from the heart

    For the past three years, Helen Kaufman, 99, and Anna Lemiszko, 85, multitasked television time with knitting skills to raise money for charity.

  • As the Village of Port Chester wrestles with how it is going to conduct its next trustee election in 2019, the village attorney has received an opinion from the New York State Attorney General’s office stating that the village is authorized to adopt a local law to elect village trustees that would establish a system of cumulative voting or another “fair representation” voting system instead of returning to the at-large voting system the village’s charter provides for.
  • Village, railroad celebrate elevator opening

    Port Chester and Metro-North officials and a Rye Brook attorney gathered on Westchester Avenue in front of the elevator that carries passengers to and from the railroad’s northbound tracks last Thursday morning, Jan. 25.

  • Giving back to those that give

    St. Peter’s Episcopal Church honored their 150 volunteers during the church’s annual appreciation dinner at 19 Smith St. on Sunday, Jan. 28.

  • Pre-apprentice program comes to P.C., the first in the county

    In November 2017, the Don Bosco Community Center held its first Pre-Apprenticeship Pilot Program to help women and minorities get access to secure, unionized construction jobs. 

  • Super blue blood moon

    Super blue blood moon is seen through the trees at the corner of Tamarack Road and Neuton Avenue at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31.

    Jananne Abel|Westmore News

  • Future of glass office building on South Main Street unclear

    The 40,000-square-foot glass office building that was once to have been the cornerstone of Port Chester’s economic revitalization may soon be a thing of the past. The owner is proposing to sell the 1 Gateway Plaza building to Safeguard Self-Storage for the construction of a self-storage facility.

  • Energy radiates at MLK Celebration

    Saint Frances AME Zion Church in Port Chester was filled to the brim, requiring the setup of extra folding chairs in the aisles to seat hundreds of community members eager to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Sunday, Jan. 21. 

  • Bowl fundraiser to raise money for the hungry

    The Clay Art Center at 40 Beech St. and the Rye Presbyterian Church are hosting a fundraiser to help hungry families in Port Chester.

  • On Thursday, Jan. 25, the Village of Port Chester and Metro-North will host a ribbon-cutting on the site of the elevator that was recently completed by Metro-North to allow access to the handicapped and those with baby strollers.
  • New Broad St. development gains traction

    Of the three new development projects that have been presented for downtown Port Chester in recent months, one is moving forward.

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