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  • The Village of Port Chester is sharing in Governor Cuomo’s $2.5 billion Clean Water Infrastructure Act of 2017. As part of the initiative, Port Chester was awarded $468,837 toward its ongoing sewer rehabilitation work.

    The grant will go toward the $1.875 million in work the village had planned to borrow money to fund as part of its 2017-18 budget.

  • Rising musician shoots first video in Port Chester pub and grill

    Combine a love of music, trivia night, and a few months of bartending into a cocktail shaker and a soulful music video is created. 

  • People from all over Westchester County send hundreds of donations to Mexico
    The ground floor of the Port Chester firehouse on Grace Church Street was packed on Tuesday, Oct. 10. The back half of the building was filled with hundreds of boxes of donated goods. 
  • Beautifying benches at Crawford Park
    All the picnic tables and benches that were under the pavilion at Crawford Park were sanded and painted to provide community service hours for teenagers. 
  • Canvasing 10573 one artist at a time

    From acrylic to watercolor, ART10573 has it all. Artists from Port Chester, Rye Brook and Yonkers will be showing off their works during the Sunday, Oct. 15 gallery event. 

  • Debt remains following P.C.’s sale of fire truck

    The Village of Port Chester has sold at a loss a 7-year-old fire truck that had been driven by its career firefighters before they were eliminated on May 2, 2016 and the village went to an all-volunteer department.

  • Community members donate 700-800 boxes of goods to Mexico
    Mexico was struck but a magnitude 7 earthquake on Tuesday, Sept. 19 and the shaking lasted for about 20 seconds. 
  • Carver Center overtaken by mounds of donations
    You’re never too young to start giving back. Seven-year-old Noah and his mother Michelle Ramas-Concepcion and his father John Concepcion all pitched in to donate clothes and water for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico. 
  • Four Port Chester veterans in awe over their trip to nation’s capital
    For most, it was their first time visiting the nation’s capital and Hudson Valley Honor Flight Mission 17 made sure the 70 veterans, four of whom are from Port Chester, were treated like kings on Saturday, Sept. 9 during their free trip.
  • PLEASE NOTE: The Port Chester beautification/neighborhood revitalization forum is set for Thursday, Oct. 5 at the Salvation Army headquarters, 36 Bush Ave., Port Chester. The date was correct but the day of the week was incorrect in the print edition.
  • No pay? No way!
    A Westchester County-based painting company was taken to court for allegedly withholding wages.Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced the prosecution J&D Painting Contractors Corp., owners, who failed to pay workers $20,000 in total wages. 
  • Beautification forum aims to revitalize Bush Avenue and surrounding streets

    Sonia Phillips, a resident of Bush Avenue since 2002, wants to clean up her neighborhood. She’s tired of the garbage and shopping carts that collect on her street each week.

  • Releasing their pain with messages of love
    Five local families and groups of friends let the strings slide through their fingers and watched as their balloons carried their messages to their lost loved ones to the heavens on Friday, Sept. 22 next to Park Avenue School. 
  • Testing study suggestions
    Jake and the Band rocked Liberty Square on King and North Main Streets on Friday, Sept. 22 around 2 p.m. This event was held on a pop-up parklet to test the location for future activities, as well as to promote the village’s recently-adopted Downtown Parking and Mobility Management Study findings. 
  • Rye Town Park receives a labyrinth
    A new reflection and meditation area can be found in Rye Town Park. The Labyrinth, which was donated by SOUL RYEDERS on Sunday, Sept. 17, is a large circle made up of cement and bricks.
  • Hospital site up for sale

    Starwood Capital Partners is selling the 15.4-acre former United Hospital property on the Boston Post Road. Port Chester Trustee and Industrial Development Agency Chairman Frank Ferrara announced the news at the village board meeting Monday night.

    “Last week Starwood called the mayor and me and wanted to inform us they decided to go ahead and sell the parcel,” said Ferrara.
  • Learning how to save a life
    It’s a nightmare scenario: you enter a room and a person is lying unresponsive on the floor with evidence of drugs strewn around them. Besides calling 911, what do you do? 
  • Mount Rushmore chief carver cemented in bronze at monument
    Seventy-seven years ago, he laid down his hammer and chisel and looked upon the stone faces he brought to life; the faces of four former presidents who tirelessly watch the landscape of South Dakota. 
  • The Village of Rye Brook has hired three new firefighters within the past month, which will bring their complement to 12 when the new recruits start on Oct. 2.

    Two of the new firefighters are from Rye Brook, the other from Mohegan Lake. They were hired in time to attend the Westchester County Career Fire Academy which starts on Oct. 2.

  • B.B. alumna is a ‘Contender’ in the music industry
    The running joke in her school choir was she couldn’t sing, but this Blind Brook High School alumna graduated from joke auditions to touring the country with her band as the lead vocalist. MORI will be opening for Mates of State and Field Mouse at Garcia's (145 Westchester Ave.) on Friday, Sept. 22. 
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