On Behalf of the Dirks Family: “Support Tremendous” at Jodi’s Gym

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Following up with the initial and highly successful Chappaqua Cares/Chappaqua Shares effort to establish a Scholarship fund for the Dirks Family, Jodi's Gym opens its facility to all for additional support. By Matt Smith Family and friends came … [Read more...]

Broad Range of Town Issues–from Potholes to the Master Plan–Addressed this Week

By Eileen Gallagher An information-packed week began with the League of Women Voters’ Conversation with the Supervisor on Monday March 9, town board meeting including presentations by WSP Sells and Summit Greenfield on Tuesday March 10, and Pace’s … [Read more...]

Congresspersons Lowey and Maloney Join Town and School Officials at Roaring Brook Road Metro North Railroad Crossing to Address and Propose Solutions

Both Congresswoman Nita Lowey and Congressman Sean Patrick Mahoney (to her left) arrived to address railroad crossing hazards. Town Supervisor Robert Greenstein challenged public officials to take action on improving safety in the wake of the tragedy.

Article and Photos by Eileen Gallagher With the backdrop of the Harlem Line trains roaring by, Congresspersons Nita Lowey and Sean Patrick Maloney joined members of the town board, school board, and various public officials at the Roaring Brook … [Read more...]

Metro North Disaster’s Small Miracle: “The train did not derail. It stayed on its tracks.” Rob Astornio

By Grace Bennett “When you get on a train, you expect to arrive safely to work or to home." Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino Instead, last night's ride home was every commuter's worst nightmare. These additional comments and info … [Read more...]

Grand Giveaway Spree to Area Not for Profits at Auntie Penny

Dawn Meyerski, executive director, Mount Kisco Child Care Center

By Grace Bennett The shelves of Chappaqua's beloved five and dime may have begun to appear bare, but thanks to hearts full of love, boxes of gifts to not for profits were filling up fast. In short, a grand and generous gesture on the part of … [Read more...]

Mike Kaplowitz Explains State’s Approval for Affordable Housing at Hunt’s Place

By Eileen Gallagher Returning to town hall for his 14th year, Chairman of the Westchester Board of Legislators Mike Kaplowitz addressed Supervisor Rob Greenstein and the town board in his recap of 2014. Kaplowitz spoke of the “bipartisan mode” … [Read more...]

Governor Cumo Defends Juno Storm Strategy to Err on Side of Caution

Travel ban lifted; Mass transit to operate by 9 a.m today on a Sunday 60% Schedule; Normal service to resume by Wed a.m. All bridges and tunnels reopened. Heavy flight cancellations still being reported. While noting at the outset of a … [Read more...]

Potential Dog Park at Gedney Considered: a Possible “Haven from Coyotes”

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By Eileen Gallagher During a work session Tuesday, town board members and town administrator Jill Shapiro discussed the possibility of a dog park at Gedney. Two possible locations are the area behind the pond and the area further back in the park, … [Read more...]

Pace Consultants re Master Plan: “Here to Empower, Not Steer.”

By Eileen Gallagher In a joint meeting on January 20, the town board and master planning steering committee listened to a presentation by Tiffany Zezula and Kevin Dwarka of Pace Land Use Law Center. As one of five respondents to the town’s … [Read more...]

“Transit Oriented Development” to be Explored as part of Master Plan

By Eileen Gallagher During the town board meeting of Jan 14, the main topic was once again the master plan. Supervisor Rob Greenstein mentioned as part of his report that the town is considering hiring Pace to facilitate the next phases of the … [Read more...]

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