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GREENBURGH ASSESSMENT HIKE FOR EDGEMONT WILL INCREASE EDGEMONT’S SHARE OF TOWN TAXES BY 10%

The Town of Greenburgh thinks Edgemont property owners should be required to pay more next year for town services, while property owners in the rest of unincorporated Greenburgh should pay less. As a result, the Town last week hiked assessed … Continue reading

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GREENBURGH PROPOSES NEW ZONING DISTRICT FOR SENIORS THAT APPEARS TO VIOLATE FEDERAL FAIR HOUSING LAW BARRING DISCRIMINATION AGAINST FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN

Oops, they’re about to do it again. Already facing a $26 million lawsuit for allegedly violating federal laws against making housing unavailable to families with children, the Town of Greenburgh last night considered a proposal unanimously approved by its planning … Continue reading

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ALL EDGEMONT “EROTIC” MASSAGE PARLORS CLOSED AGAIN AFTER POLICE RAID FRIDAY NIGHT RESULTS IN FIVE ARRESTS

The four “erotic” massage parlors in Edgemont that Greenburgh had allowed to reopen last month were all ordered closed again tonight after a police raid Friday led to five arrests, including one for prostitution. The closing of these businesses tonight … Continue reading

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COURT RULES DEED RESTRICTION ON DROMORE BARS MULTIFAMILY HOUSING AS FEINER REDRAWS ZONING MAP TO ALLOW DROMORE PROPERTY FOR MULTIFAMILY USE

In a major victory for Edgemont’s cloistered nuns on Dromore Road, a New York state supreme court judge last month ruled that a century-old deed restriction barring construction of a “tenement or flat-house so-called” covers modern apartment buildings of the … Continue reading

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DROMORE DEVELOPER FILES $26 MILLION SUIT AGAINST EDGEMONT’S NUNS, THE EDGEMONT SCHOOL DISTRICT AND GREENBURGH ALLEGING VIOLATIONS OF FEDERAL HOUSING LAW

The developer seeking to build multifamily housing on a 2.6 acre parcel of land off Dromore Road in Edgemont brought a  $26 million federal housing discrimination lawsuit Friday against the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, the cloistered group of six … Continue reading