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  • Public now gets to weigh in on Irving Ave. development concept

    A development project that would combine a piece of property that has been vacant for 20 years with a currently underutilized municipal parking lot owned by the Village of Port Chester has been the subject of several meetings, some open to the public, some closed. Stalled at the end of the first public meeting, the preliminary development concept is now on its way forward with a public hearing set for Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. in the village courtroom at 350 North Main St.

  • Making education relevant

    It would be hard to navigate through the Blind Brook School District nowadays without hearing regular talk about problem-based learning.

  • Cheering to Orlando

    As the 15 Blind Brook High School winter season cheerleaders circled on a mat on the floor during the UCA Empire Regional Competition at Nassau Community College on Dec. 2, they were confused when they were handed an envelope after hearing their name announced.

    
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  • Trustee’s trial set
for April Fool’s Day

    To move the six cases involving multiple violations against four of Port Chester Trustee Bart Didden’s real estate corporations along, a date has been set for a trial on April Fool’s Day before Honorable Joseph Latwin in Rye City Court.

  • Public now gets to weigh in on
Irving Ave. development concept

    A development project that would combine a piece of property that has been vacant for 20 years with a currently underutilized municipal parking lot owned by the Village of Port Chester has been the subject of several meetings, some open to the public, some closed. Stalled at the end of the first public meeting, the preliminary development concept is now on its way forward with a public hearing set for Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. in the village courtroom at 350 North Main St.

  • Parties, candidates gear up for Mar. 19 village election

    The next Port Chester village election is coming up on Mar. 19, and this year every seat on the Board of Trustees is up for grabs—all six trustee seats as well as that of the mayor. January is the month when the major parties hold their candidate interviews, committee meetings and caucuses. It is also when candidates interested in running on independent lines start gathering the necessary signatures to get on the ballot.

  • Making education relevant

    It would be hard to navigate through the Blind Brook School District nowadays without hearing regular talk about problem-based learning.

  • Cheering to Orlando

    As the 15 Blind Brook High School winter season cheerleaders circled on a mat on the floor during the UCA Empire Regional Competition at Nassau Community College on Dec. 2, they were confused when they were handed an envelope after hearing their name announced.

  • Man charged with threatening
federal judge and prosecutor

    Clint Edwards, 28, of New Windsor, N.Y., was charged Jan. 8 with two counts of threatening a United States District Judge and an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York.

  • Combative cousins

    Port Chester police were called at 6:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 1, after two cousins allegedly beat someone up outside of Hubba at 24 N. Main St.

  • After work toke

    After driving home from work on Wednesday, Jan. 2, a man allegedly parked outside of his home at 10 Leonard St. and smoked marijuana in the car.

  • Almost got away

    Moments after Port Chester police officers were notified that a local Strike Force Security vehicle was reported stolen from The Waterfront garage on Saturday, Jan. 5, a cop finishing up an unrelated service call allegedly saw the car leaving the garage at 3:05 a.m.

  • Wrestling Rams looking solid in tune-ups leading into Westchester Championships

    As far as tune-ups for the upcoming Westchester County wrestling championships on Saturday (1/19) at 9 a.m. in Yonkers, the Port Chester Rams have gone pretty far to get ready in the past week and a half. They upset Ossining at home, lost to White Plains away and watched two of their best grapplers get beat in the prestigious Eastern State Championships in the Catskills.

  • Rye Town/Harrison Titans dominate play with home win

    After a positive start to the new year, the Rye Town/Harrison Titans returned to Playland Ice Casino on Monday, Jan. 14 to take on the New Rochelle Huguenots. The Titans were fired up from their last win which bolstered their confidence and aggressive play. The long hours of pre-season work and training were immediately visible.

  • With MCL grounding Jones, hoop Rams lose to beatable Valhalla team by a 61-47 score

    Rams varsity basketball is about as good as it gets in Port Chester when the wondrous North Carolina junior prep school transfer Shamel (Mel) Jones is on the court.

  • B.B. girls’ basketball continues to struggle

    The Blind Brook girls’ varsity basketball team has been having a tough time finishing at the end of games. They seem to consistently find their stride in the second half and even dominate toward the end of the game. However, the recurring theme is “too little, too late.” The Lady Trojans’ results aren’t exactly where Coach Jack Adler expected to see them thus far, but nonetheless, the girls are playing extremely hard and showing great improvement one game after another.

  • Three consecutive wins propel B.B. boys’ hoops to 7-3 overall

    With the season nearing the halfway mark, the Blind Brook boys’ varsity basketball team is positioned comfortably at an impressive 7-3. After a narrow championship loss to John Jay at the annual Pelham tournament, the boys tightened up with consecutive wins over North Salem and then demolished Edgemont at home. They have won six of their last seven games after beginning the season 1-2.

  • T&F team wins first-ever 5 individual titles during the league championships in NYC

    For the first time in Port Chester indoor Track & Field history, five Rams and Lady Rams won individual titles in the Section 1 League 1-D Championships Sunday, Jan. 13 in New York City. Both teams also won an impressive number of silver and bronze medals on an individual and relays basis in that meet. And several more runners ran and jumped their way to high level finishes in a prestigious championship meet against all comers a few days later in Rockland County.

  • 'Aquaman' leads Ram swimming sprinters as they eye closing out season with a win

    Just call him Aquaman, the Port Chester swimming version of the Disney movie superhero.

  • Rye Town/Harrison Titans win big in physical game against Carmel

    The Rye Town/Harrison Titans 2019 hockey league play has officially begun. After playing in a couple of early season tournaments in which they went toe-to-toe with top teams from all over New York State, the Titans tied up their skates and took to the ice for their first game of the regular season.

  • Garcia and Mendez score for wrestling Rams in top tier Shoreline Classic in New Rochelle

    In a battle of All-State wrestlers, Port Chester's lightweight ace Ivan Garcia, the top-ranked wrestler in his 120-pound weight class in Westchester, lost a close match to Marco Vespa of Monroe-Woodbury, the top-ranked wrestler in that weight class in New York State, in the finals of the prestigious 55th annual Shoreline Classic in New Rochelle last Friday and Saturday (1/4/5).

  • A tough couple of games for Lady Trojans basketball

    The Blind Brook Lady Trojans had a tough game against Briarcliff High School before winter break on Wednesday, Dec. 19. Then promptly after their return, they faced Westlake High School on Monday, Jan. 7. The game against Briarcliff was not Blind Brook’s best showing. The Trojans were dominated by the very talented Bears. After some time to rest and practice, the Lady Trojans returned ready to head into the solid second half of their season, starting with Westlake. Westlake proved a much better game than Briarcliff yet in the end, the Trojans would fall just short of victory. 

    
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  • Port Chester’s newest cop
    Flanked by Police Chief Richard Conway and Mayor Richard “Fritz” Falanka, Andy Polanco is sworn in by Falanka as the Village of Port Chester’s newest police officer 
  • Facts of Life
    Monsignor J. Peter Cullen will be installed as the Grand Marshal of the 45th annual Greenwich St. Patrick’s Parade by the Greenwich Hibernian Association on Sat., Mar. 2 

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  • RYE BROOK BOARD OF TRUSTEES. Meeting Room, Village Hall, 938 King St., Rye Brook. 7:30 p.m.: Public meeting. Draft Agenda: 1) Report from the Residential Streamlining Task Force. 2) Public hearing on proposed local law regarding polystyrene food service ware and corresponding resolution. The law would ban the use of polystyrene from food establishments. Certain uses of polystyrene are exempted from this proposed legislation. 3) Public hearing on proposed local law concerning the naming of public property and corresponding resolution....

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  • 10573 Events
    THE WOOD BROTHERS. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 18 & over unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. The Wood Brothers are an American folk band consisting of brothers Chris and Oliver Wood, as well as multi-instrumentalist Jano Rix. Also performing: Priscilla Renea, an American pop and r&b singer-songwriter. 
  • WINTER FAMILY DAY. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by creating artwork inspired by his values of compassion, love, courage, forgiveness and community. Engage in thoughtful activities that get you thinking about your community, including a canned food drive organized by Neighbor-to-Neighbor. 
  • Arts & Entertainment
    TAMBURITZANS. Academic Arts Theatre, Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. 8 p.m. Travel around the world in a whirlwind adventure of international folk dance in this global journey of international music, song and dance with numerous cultural heritage legacies along the way. For all ages. 
  • COMMUNIDAD CRISTIANA NUEVA VIDA. 7 Hewlett Pl., Port Chester. 3-5 p.m.: Worship Service/Sunday School classes for children ages 5-12. Transportation provided. Ariel and Ruth Acosta, pastors. 914/565-4992; www.ccnvny.org.

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