To close its looming budget gap, the Port Chester Board of Trustees is seriously considering charging for parking on Midland and Horton avenues where it is currently free. In fact, doing so is likely a done deal with only the details of how it will be done to be worked out.
Because of the court action of at least 12 vendors at the Empire Flea Market around the back of the Kohl's Shopping Center in Port Chester, the market is being allowed to stay open until the end of the year.
Although the Blind Brook school district beefed up their security following the Sandy Hook shootings last year, a bond will be needed to execute any of the more comprehensive changes recommended based on the feasibility study the school board commissioned.
Port Chester youths have had enough when it comes to coaches and parents setting a bad example and smoking in village parks. At their urging, Port Chester Cares successfully arranged for designated smoke-free areas in all the parks in the village.