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MyhometownBronxville's Top Stories in 2019 PDF Print Email

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By Staff   

Editor's note: This article excludes sports stories and obituaries. There are separate articles in this issue about most noteworthy sports stories in 2019 and friends and family we lost in 2019. 

Jan. 8, 2020: Some of the most popular articles in MyhometownBronxville in 2019 were about school news, including our annual article on where Bronxville graduates are going to college: Bronxville Class of 2019 to Attend Top Colleges. 

Other school news of interest included the naming of the new track and tenure appointments: Bronxville Board of Education Announces Naming of Track, Tenure Appointments, the prom: Bronxville School 2019 Prom in Pictures and graduation: Bronxville High School Seniors Receive Diplomas at 97th Annual Commencement: See Photos.  

Election news is always of great interest to our readers and this year was no exception. Readers were interested in the Bronxville Village Election: Marvin, Underhill, and Mayer Re-elected and in the Town of Eastchester and Westchester County election: Ruth Walter Wins Race for Westchester County Legislator for District 15

The weekly column entitled From The Mayor also is also of interest to our readers, the final one in 2019 being From The Mayor: Could Bronxville Become a Blue Zone? Also of interest was what's happening in neighboring towns such as Renaissance in Tuckahoe: New Apartments, Restaurants, Hotel, and More.

Our readers were interested in news about new stores, restaurants, and business owners. This included articles about Womrath's new owners: The Next Chapter for Womrath Bookshop: Meet The Bishops, the opening of Opa Opa: OpaOpa in Bronxville Serves Delicious Greek Cuisine and the opening of Tredici Social: A First-Rate New Restaurant Opens in Bronxville. Readers were also interested to learn that Artie Lange III had opened a new restaurant: Artie Lange III, Contractor and Restaurateur, Opens Restaurant Serving Delicious Mediterranean Fare and about the man behind the popular Park Place Bagels in Bronxville: Spotlight on Claudio Iaccarino, Owner of Park Place Bagels.

Finally, many in Bronxville have an intense interest in our village history and enjoyed an article entitled Remembering the Hotel Gramatan. 

Thank you to you our readers for a great 2019.

We look forward to another great year!

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Photos above by N. Bower and A. Warner

 

 

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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
Open 9:00am - 4pm excluding holidays and weekends


Bronxville Police Department
337-0500
Open 24 hours


Bronxville Parking Violations
337-2024
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Bronxville Fire Deparment
793-6400


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