28 Briarcliff Manor Students to Learn CPR


On May 15, 28 Briarcliff Manor high school students will learn how to save a life. Biology teacher Yelena Silverman thought that everyone should be learning CPR and decided to first learn it herself. In April 2014 she became an American Heart … [Read more...]

Precautions against Lyme Disease Essential Post Harsh Winter

(for release) “While New Yorkers are out taking advantage of the Spring weather, it is important to ensure safety remains a top priority,” Governor Andrew Cuomo said. “New Yorkers of all ages should take a few moments to educate themselves about the … [Read more...]

Cuomo: Toss your Kids’ “Clingy Darts”

(For release) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today urged the federal government to recall a toy known as “Clingy Darts,” which poses a significant danger to children. The New York Department of State’s Division of Consumer Protection (DCP) found the … [Read more...]

Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Detector(s): Are yours Situated Correctly?

By Eileen Gallagher In the wake of the  fire on Bedford Road, the safety presentation given by First Assistant Chief Russell Maitland during the town board meeting on Tuesday, April 8, holds special significance.  Maitland cited safety tips as … [Read more...]

Why Bedford Street Fire was Fought from the Outside

Photo by Marianne A. Campolongo

By Marianne A. Campolongo As firefighters arrived on the scene of a fire at 91 Bedford Road in the wee hours of Friday morning, “we were met with an unusually large amount of fire,” said First Assistant Fire Chief Russell Maitland. All seven … [Read more...]

Fire Overtakes Whispering Pines Building

Photo by Marianne A. Campolongo

New Castle Residents Reported Out of Harm’s Way Article and Photo by Marianne A. Campolongo As dawn broke this morning, firefighters from Chappaqua, Millwood, and several surrounding towns were still fighting a blaze in the building that houses … [Read more...]

Garbage Pickup: Once? Twice? Debate Reopens

By Eileen Gallagher For the first time since 2011, the question of garbage collections in New Castle came up at the town board meeting. The town’s contract with SaniPro ends on January 1, 2015, and the board is preparing an RFP (request for … [Read more...]

Tuesday in Town

by Eileen Gallagher Tuesday, March 18, in Chappaqua had all the energy of the St. Patrick’s Day parade in Manhattan the day before--with a great deal of information conveyed to anyone attending or watching online. For starters, during the … [Read more...]

Citizens Honored as Heroes; Station Restaurant Update; and More

By Eileen Gallagher Two New Castle residents, Frank Nestro and Kenneth Martin, received accolades and engraved plaques at Town Hall Tuesday to honor their actions on behalf of a New Castle Police Officer.  Chief of Police Charles Ferry provided a … [Read more...]

Residents Worry About ‘Spa at New Castle’ Proposal

By Tom Auchterlonie A proposed mixed-use redevelopment of the Legionaries of Christ site has residents concerned about its environmental impacts and procedural items tied to it. The proposal submitted to the town is called The Spa at New Castle … [Read more...]

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