Coming Up: Astorino vs. Latimer Debate – Oct. 24

An evening debate between Republican incumbent Rob Astorino and Democratic candidate George Latimer takes place on October 24th

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Fall Real Estate Listings: Larchmont, Mamaroneck, and More

Open Houses too! The latest Real Estate property listings from Houlihan Lawrence’s Larchmont office.

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What Can Westchester Learn from Harvey?

Harvey reminds us that the chances of floods in Westchester’s coastal areas are increasing.

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Today’s Snapshot

Know someone who takes amazing photos? Do you have a few photos you’d like to share? Send them our way and you can be featured on our pages and in our newsletter.

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Today’s Snapshot

Dawn– Submitted to theLoop by Jean Marie Sobrito

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Westchester Taking Applications for Affordable Housing

Westchester County purchased these homes at market value and is selling them at affordable prices to qualified individuals and families.

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Locals Plan for Storm, Mamaroneck Issues Predictions

The Village has been tracking for several days now the predictions of a coastal storm, aka Noreaster, that could impact our area on Tuesday, March 14.

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Coming Up: How Clean Is Your Beach?

Save the Sound will host a series of “conversations” to discuss their water quality monitoring work in Sound Shore communities of Westchester and how you can help.

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Gov. Cuomo, Martha Stewart Deal with Westchester Snow Like the Rest of Us

If you were stuck in 11″ of snow Thursday in Westchester, (11.5″ in Mamaroneck by 12:30 pm)you were in good company—depending on your point of view.

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Today’s Snapshot

NWS says there will be a flood watch in effect until 11:00 am Tuesday

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Pet Project: Adopt Skip

We recommend no children and someone who will follow through with his training.

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Your Local Guide to the Fireworks (and the Firemens Carnival)!

From Larchmont to the Kensico Dam, a roundup of local fireworks displays for the July 4 weekend

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Westchester Schools Testing Positive For Lead Contamination in Water

Several school districts in Westchester have tested positive for lead-contaminated water:

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Property Tax Season in Westchester. Should You Grieve Your Assessment?

“I never receive so many phone calls as I receive this time every year,”

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Snow Emergency for Larchmont, Mamaroneck Area

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Saturday into Sunday, January 23 to 24

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How Climate Change Hits Westchester

Those of us at home in Southern Westchester have an updated tool for understanding how climate change will affect us.

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This Weekend: Larchmont, Mamaroneck and a Lot of Other Places

This weekend in and around Larchmont and Mamaroneck … There is so much to do…

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911 Down Briefly in Mamaroneck, Elsewhere

The 911 emergency phone system was down for a time in Mamaroneck and other locations in Westchester and Putnam Counties, say officials.

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Fathers Forum Forming for Larchmont, Mamaroneck

Fathers’ Forum is a new group founded by local Westchester dads,

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Famby Sentenced for “Commuter Robberies”

It was a story that had train commuters, their friends and relatives (ie all of us) pretty scared for several months in early 2012.

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Police Blotter: Mamaroneck Town, Rye, Larchmont

Watch your cell phone, your jewelry, your tools and your booted car

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Guilty Plea in “Commuter Robberies”

It was a story that had train commuters, their friends and relatives (ie all of us) pretty scared for several months in early 2012.

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Who Loves Ya? Local Mom’s Day Ideas

Local Mothers Day gift ideas from our readers…

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Marathon Tragedy Witnessed by Locals

A Rye real estate agent and a Journal News photographer were among local residents who witnessed the deadly explosions at the Boston Marathon Monday.

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Forum on Tax Assessments

About half of the municipalities in Westchester have reassessed, are reassessing or are planning to reassess, most for the first time in decades.

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New Flood Zone Map Shows More Westchester Areas

A new map of Westchester’s flood zones released this week shows more local areas with expected flood hazards and more risks for homeowners and business already battered by Hurricane Sandy.

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Got a Gun? Now Everyone Knows.

Reaction to the Journal News publishing a map with the names and addresses of people in Westchester with gun permits.

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Open Houses this Weekend

Open Houses this weekend

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Local 2012 Election Results

Are you hopeful about America? Westchester gives Obama approximately 60%, and Sen. Gillibrand 70%.

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Fourth Fireworks and Fun

Larchmont-

10:00 am-Those wacky relay races in Flint Park for all ages. 7:15 pm- Get to Manor Park and watch the arc of fireworks from neighboring areas across the sky. Music by the Dixie Dandies. Mamaroneck-

Till July 5- The Firemen’s Carnival at Harbor Island. Fireworks at 9:15 pm.

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Monday’s Closing Photo

 

Submit your local photo by email or to our looppool on flickr, and we’ll post one at the end of every weekday.

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Rosen Redistricted out of Run for Congress

Congressional redistricting has claimed its first victim. Mark Rosen, a Larchmont Republican who had announced his intention to seek the Congressional seat now held by Democrat Rep. Nita Lowey, dropped out Wednesday. “Given the redistricting that was just announced, I regret that I can no longer run the effective race we envisioned with Congresswoman Nita Lowey. My kids go to Murray Avenue School. This is our home.

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Westchester Competes Strongly with NYC for Young Adults

 

Radio station WFUV reports on a new study that finds young adults like living in Westchester County almost as much as in the City. This is due to the mix of nightlife, parks, schools and public transportation. The Business Council of Westchester did the study. “We may have expected that there was a real youth flight to New York City, but this suggests that Westchester competes strongly,” says Marsha Gordon of the Council. more

Photo: Jacqueline Silberbush

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Today’s Cheapest Gas

If you can’t stand paying $4.50 a gallon for gas, we put together this interactive listing of gas prices at stations throughout the area with the help of gasbuddy.com

You can even join gasbuddy to add your own gas price discoveries. As of this morning, White Plains, Scarsdale, New Rochelle and Brewster are the places to pump. photo: geograph.org

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House of the Day: Katonah Victorian and Barn: $1,599,000

Built in 1900, the listing says this Katonah home has three fireplaces, a front porch, period windows, high ceilings, hardwood floors, rich oak millwork and paneling. Heated pool with beautifully landscaped property and 3 story barn. Walk to train. See this home and all the MLS listings at theLoop Real Estate Marketplace.

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Our Towns: Ardsley

Each Tuesday, we will feature photos of one of the towns that help define us. Submit your photos to our looppool on Flickr!  

 

 

 

 

 

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It’s Linsanity! (Is he moving here?)

One comment in online reads, “It is starting to require actual effort to remain completely ignorant of this person.” For those who’ve been successful to date, here is every story posted by Gothamist on Jeremy Lin, the current Knicks sensation. And the tabs are making a lot of hay with his apparent move “up” to Westchester to rent  Golden State Warrior David Lee’s apartment in White Plains that Amar’e Stoudemire is relinquishing; It’s close to the training camp in Greenburgh. Want to see the handshake? (see also Linning.com)

photo: jay santiago on flickr

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Cold Sound Sky

 

Submit your local photo by email or to our looppool on flickr, and we’ll post one at the end of every weekday.

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More Houses Under $600K Found in Southern Westchester

Since 2007, prices have steadily gone down in westchester real estate

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Over the Weekend

The first snowfall of the season (unless you count that freakishness right before Halloween) finally came. It’ll be gone soon. It’s supposed to get to 50 degrees today. It was very Ferris Bueller in Mamaroneck Schools- First, MHS closed suddenly Friday and the building was evacuated after a Con Ed gas leak right outside the school on Boston Post Road. Weekend school activities were cancelled and some Midterms were postponed.

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What to Do: The Bronx Zoo

Since 1899 it’s been, arguably, the best zoo in the world. This is a great week to explore it.

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Local Election Results

Here are the overnight tallies for local elections. Check back for updated numbers throughout the day.

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Protester Dangles from Tappan Zee

A protester was hanging by rope off the Westchester County-bound side of the Tappan Zee Bridge Monday

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Leave The Leaves Alone

Now’s the season when we practice strange rituals. No, not decorating our bushes with spider webs and skeletons. I’m referring to raking and blowing leaves onto the street.

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Call it a Day: Thursday Local News Roundup

Local news from around the region Thursday.

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