David Tapia

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Second annual P.C. Arts Festival looks to inspire creativity in town

Jenn Cacciola said that while it may have little visibility, the art scene in the Village of Port Chester is strong. As the founder of Neptune in June—the artist collective formerly known as Ice Cream Social—she, along with Emily Peck and Jessica Berkowitz of the Clay Art Center, were able to demonstrate that last year when they created the inaugural Port Chester Arts Festival. The event was deemed a success by the organizers, who challenged themselves to make this year’s celebration an even bigger affair. And they feel they’re on the right track to make that happen.

Smooth election night for Blind Brook as budget and other propositions pass

There was a nervous energy in the air in the moments leading up to 9 p.m. in the old Ridge Street Elementary school gym on Tuesday, May 21—when the voting day ended and the Blind Brook Board of Education election and proposition votes could be tallied.

Spanish-speaking families leave resource fair satisfied

To help get the word out on the various services available to them, the trustee founded the Port Chester Hispanic Advisory Board (HAB) alongside other active community members to help the Spanish-speaking residents of the area.

Drugs found on shoplifter

While responding to a reported larceny on Monday, May 20, Port Chester police officers were flagged down by a Stop & Shop employee on South Main Street.

Parking lot assault

A 3 Weber Dr. resident was arrested on Saturday, May 18, after allegedly attacking a homeless man in The Home Depot parking lot at 150 Midland Ave.

Driving with drugs

On Friday, May 17, the Port Chester police received a call from someone following a green Honda driven by a man who had allegedly pushed a woman out of his car while parked earlier that evening.

Three thefts in two days

A homeless man was arrested by Port Chester police officers on Thursday, May 16, after allegedly stealing from several stores across the span of two days.

Swiping after paying

Rye Brook police officers arrested a 7 Cottage St. resident for stealing from the CVS at 182 South Ridge St. on Tuesday, May 14.

Stealing construction supplies

An employee of The Home Depot at 150 Midland Ave. called Port Chester police after allegedly witnessing a shoplifting attempt through the store security cameras on Tuesday, May 14.

Five out-of-towners charged

Last week, five out-of-towners were arrested for drunk driving, menacing and shoplifting.

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