Mamaroneck

FASNY White Plains Campus Rendering

Proposal Would Turn Former White Plains Country Club Into Private School

A huge crowd spilled out into the lobby of White Plains City Hall last night for a hearing on a proposal to turn a former country club into a $60 million private school campus.

09/20/2012

Rina Jimenez says her son was among the minority kids placed in the same class in contrast to the other kindergarten sections that were majority white.  (credit: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Feds Monitoring Mamaroneck School Accused Of Arranging Classes Along Racial Lines

Parents complained the administrators of Central Elementary School in Mamaroneck concentrated minority students in one of four kindergarten classes last year and the year before.

09/12/2012

Artists Against Fracking Sign (credit: CBS 2)

Lennon Family, Other Celebrities Launch Anti-Fracking Group In New York

It’s star-power versus the energy industry, as the widow and son of the late John Lennon announced a campaign to prevent natural gas hydrofracking in New York State. Despite the big names involved, supporters of fracking said they won’t back down.

08/29/2012

Metro-North Railroad Station - Mamaroneck, NY (file / credit: MTA)

Elderly Man Killed After Falling Onto Tracks At Mamaroneck Metro-North Station

Authorities are trying to determine whether a 91-year-old man fell or jumped onto the tracks in front of an oncoming train in Westchester County. Officials said the man was hit by a New York City-bound train at the Metro-North Mamaroneck station on Saturday morning.

08/26/2012

Lobster (Credit: CBS 2)

‘Glut’ Of Maine Lobsters Dropping Price In Tri-State Area Dramatically

The summer of 2012 is turning out to be a bonanza for lobster lovers. Record catches north of the Tri-State Area are bringing prices down to unheard-of levels.

07/12/2012

Passengers wait as a Metro-North passenger train approaches the platform. (file/credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Man Mugged At Gunpoint At Metro-North Station In Harrison

It was the eighth such attack at a station along the New Haven line this year. In most of the incidents the victims were taken completely by surprise, approached from behind by a man who then sticks a gun in their face.

04/10/2012

Metro-North Railroad Station - Mamaroneck, NY (file / credit: MTA)

Reward Offered, Patrols Stepped Up Amid Westchester Commuter Robberies

Police in Westchester County have stepped up patrols around train stations, as they search for a gunman who has been robbing commuters.

02/14/2012

Commuters leave the train station in New Rochelle. (credit: CBS 2)

Police Step Up Patrols After Armed Robbers Target Metro-North Riders Walking Home

The latest robbery happened on a street in Mamaroneck, where a 59-year-old man was victimized walking home from the train.

02/10/2012

Bronx River near Main Street - White Plains, NY - Feb 10, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Westchester Spending Millions To Prevent Flooding

Recent storms have devastated parts of Westchester County and now some money is being spent to actually prevent that flooding.

02/10/2012

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Mamaroneck High School Evacuated Following Nearby Gas Leak

Students were dismissed early following the evacuation. There are no reports of injuries.

01/20/2012

Romney Campaigns with Chris Christie In New Hampshire (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images News)

GOP Candidates Making Final Push Ahead Of New Hampshire Primary

Monday marked the last full day of campaigning in New Hampshire. Mitt Romney is still ahead in the polls, but the other Republican presidential candidates were not ready to concede anything in advance of the nation’s first primary.

01/09/2012

People's belongings destroyed by Irene are seen on the street - Suffern, NY - Sep 1, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Suffern Seeks Donations For Families Flooded Out By Irene

It’s been nearly a week since Hurricane Irene ravaged New York City’s northern suburbs, and it’s still quite obvious to anyone who goes up and down the streets.

09/02/2011

The Bronx River Parkway by Exit 10B in Yonkers (credit: Facebook fan pic by Kathryn MacDonald)

Westchester And Rockland Counties Still Cleaning Up After Irene

Days after Hurricane Irene made her way north, things in New York City’s northern suburbs are still not back to normal.

08/30/2011

Flooding along Albany Post Rd (Route 9A) in Buchanan, NY (credit: Facebook fan pic by Mark Angelides)

Northern Suburbs Continue To Clean Up After Hurricane Irene

From Westchester County to Dutchess County and beyond, New York City’s northern suburbs are still cleaning up from the torrential rains of Hurricane Irene.

08/29/2011

Muncipal Building - Mamaroneck, NY - File / Photo: Village of Mamaroneck

Mamaroneck Needs $30,000 By Month’s End To Save Some Sports Teams

Save our school sports! That’s the cry from some moms and dads in Westchester County.

07/08/2011

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