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Letter to the Editor: Mayor Mary Marvin on Bronxville DPW PDF Print Email

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To the Editor:

I am writing as a grateful citizen and a proud fellow co-worker of our department of public works (DPW) staff who did a magnificent job cleaning our village after the recent snowstorm.

So many of you graciously stopped me walking to work last week to have me convey your thanks to our DPW gentlemen. I thought it only fair I share the accolades for them publicly. 

Wayne Ballard, our recently appointed head of public works, a veteran of decades in the field, shared with me as well his admiration for our staff in action and marveled at their skill on our narrow, tight, and congested streets.

Our DPW crew is yet another example of what makes our village the special place we call home.

I write this with enormous gratitude and appreciation for all the people in our village who care so deeply, as exemplified by our stellar DPW team and those who noticed their fine efforts.

With admiration,

Mary C. Marvin, Mayor of the Village of Bronxville
February 15, 2017

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Bronxville Overview

Bronxville Overview

Bronxville is a quaint village (one square mile) located just 16 miles north of midtown Manhattan (roughly 30 minutes on the train) and has a population of approximately 6,500. It is known as a premier community with an excellent public school (K-12) and easy access to Manhattan. Bronxville offers many amenities including an attractive business district, a hospital (Lawrence Hospital), public paddle and tennis courts, fine dining at local restaurants, two private country clubs and a community library.

While the earliest settlers of Bronxville date back to the first half of the 18th century, the history of the modern suburb of Bronxville began in 1890 when William Van Duzer Lawrence purchased a farm and commissioned the architect, William A. Bates, to design a planned community of houses for well-known artists and professionals that became a thriving art colony. This community, now called Lawrence Park, is listed on the National register of Historic Places and many of the homes still have artists’ studios. A neighborhood association within Lawrence Park called “The Hilltop Association” keeps this heritage alive with art shows and other events for neighbors.

Bronxville offers many charming neighborhoods as well as a variety of living options for residents including single family homes, town houses, cooperatives and condominiums. One of the chief benefits of living in “the village” is that your children can attend the Bronxville School.

The Bronxville postal zone (10708, known as “Bronxville PO”) includes the village of Bronxville as well as the Chester Heights section of Eastchester, parts of Tuckahoe and the Lawrence Park West, Cedar Knolls, Armour Villa and Longvale sections of Yonkers. Many of these areas have their own distinct character. For instance, the Armour Villa section has many historic homes and even has its own newsletter called “The Villa Voice” which reports on neighborhood news.

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Village of Bronxville Administrative Offices
337-6500
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Bronxville Police Department
337-0500
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Bronxville Parking Violations
337-2024
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793-6400


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