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  • 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. 
  • 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. 

  • Blind Brook Varsity Soccer’s ‘Manhattan Project’ against Keio
    On the surface, it was nothing more than a soccer match against the undefeated Blind Brook boys’ varsity soccer team and the 8-1 Keio Unicorns. The game was well played and resulted in a 1-1 overtime draw on Thursday, Sept. 28. Behind the game, trouble was brewing on social media.
  • 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.

  • 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.
  • 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.

  • 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.
  • BBHS soccer team washes cars to raise money for hurricane victims
    About 250 cars passed under their hands as the Blind Brook High School varsity soccer team scrubbed the vehicles clean to raise money for Hurricane Harvey and Irma victims on Saturday, Sept. 23. 
  • 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.
  • P.C. crime down 37 percent compared to last year

    August was a big month for the Port Chester Police Department. Chief Richard Conway reported that, as compared to August 2016, substantial crime such as burglary, larceny and assault was down 37 percent. 

  • 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. 
  • 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. 
  • ‘The people united will never be defeated’
    For some, the decision to repeal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) meant their future was being ripped away from them. Nevertheless, many Dreamers are still fighting for their voices to be heard. 
  • Binny helps put new textile bin at Village Hall in the limelight

    Although a Wear Donate Recycle box has been sitting at the far end of the parking lot at Rye Brook Village Hall for more than a month, its presence has now been officially recognized with a ribbon cutting ceremony last Friday, Sept. 8 featuring Binny, the program’s mascot.

  • Proposal for $100M development in the works for South Main Street

    As with other communities along the train lines in Westchester, there’s a good deal of development interest in Port Chester, says Port Chester Industrial Development Agency Chairman and Village Trustee Frank Ferrara. Among the projects the IDA has seen is a $100 million redevelopment of South Main Street.

  • Port Chester High School to add a gender-neutral bathroom

    Port Chester High School is about to undergo a massive $49.9 million renovation designed to benefit students and teachers. In that plan are new classrooms, new science labs, music rooms, a gym and a single-stall, gender-neutral toilet. 

  • RSS’s new playground isn’t open by first day
    Behind Bruno M. Ponterio Ridge Street School sits a cordoned off playground – the new playset was supposed to be ready for the kids by the time school started on Tuesday, Sept. 5 (when this picture was taken), but it’s not quite there yet. 
  • ‘He believed in me,’ PCHS graduate says about former band director Bob Vitti
    For 36 years, Bob Vitti guided the hands of thousands of instrument-playing Port Chester High School students. Many of them have fond memories of their former band director. 
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