COMMUNITY NEWS

Sale of North Main St. properties puts development plans on hold

The parcels at 20-28 N. Main St. in downtown Port Chester have been sold, according to an email distributed by Houlihan Lawrence Commercial on Thursday, Feb. 15.

County legislative hearing produces surprising news in WJWW plant fight

On the County Legislature’s schedule, it looked like a routine hearing.

Lengthy legal dispute delays opening of waterfront park

Have you ever wondered why the parking spaces at the westerly side of Rye Ridge Plaza adjacent to the body of water called “The Keyhole” are blocked off with yellow caution tape?

Lost and found: P.C. police share efforts to return lost dogs to their owners

A brief skim of the Port Chester Police Department’s Facebook page will, sooner or later, reveal a photo of a dog at the precinct, with a request for the owner to pick up their lost pet.

Not your average cup of joe

Coffee runs in Jason Richter’s blood. It’s evident in the way he drinks and talks about it. The Meadowlark Road resident describes coffee with gusto, emphasizing sentences with hand movements and picking up raw coffee beans to drive his points home while speaking with this reporter.

‘You can’t be held hostage by the brook’

Brook Lane residents, along with a few other pockets around Rye Brook, are grappling with the decision to stay or go.

New planning director to start in P.C. Mar. 4

Greg Cutler was appointed as Port Chester’s new director of planning and economic development by the Board of Trustees at their Feb. 5 meeting.

‘Port Chester is not surviving, it is thriving’

Mayor Luis Marino called all department heads and other staff to the Port Chester Senior Community Center last Wednesday evening, Jan. 31, for his first State of the Village address. He also invited his fellow board members, other current and former elected officials, the Chamber of Commerce executive director and …

‘We walk because the hostages cannot’

Hostages from Israel had been in Hamas captivity for 121 days, and Debbie Friedman felt speechless while trying to imagine the experience of the victims.

Job Fair gets Port Chester residents thinking about careers of the future

As Christopher Velazquez perused the various booths set up around the Carver Center gymnasium, taking his time to have thorough and genuine conversations with all the representatives stationed, he couldn’t help but think to himself: “These are jobs my mother would be proud of.” To him, in a sentiment likely …

R.B. pooch brings athletic prowess to the Puppy Bowl this weekend

An eager host, Giuseppe was the first to the door when the knock came. Offering a warm greeting of delightfully perky exuberance, he’s keen on making his guests comfortable as they enter his Kings Park home.

Does nepotism have a place in police departments?

When the conditional employment of Mia and Richard Grall as new officers of the Port Chester Police Department was presented to the Board of Trustees on Nov. 20, 2023, all but one trustee voted in favor of the measure.

Library clerks make art on the job

Visitors to the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library are often greeted with two things: a quiet hello from a library employee and a view of a mural behind the circulation desk.

A young magician in the making: BBMS student tries to fool Penn & Teller

With a flick of the wrist, Rachel Gordon turned a large black die into several smaller ones. Then, with a wave of her hand, a pinwheel of playing cards started levitating with no support.

Entering the family business: Grall siblings join the PCPD

The Port Chester Police Department is gaining new family members in a literal sense.