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Peter Incledon Wins Eastchester Fire Commissioner Election PDF Print Email

Dec. 11, 2013:  Peter Incledon of Bronxville won a decisive victory in the Eastchester Fire District Board of Commissioners election defeating incumbent Richard Steigelman.

For the third year in a row, Eastchester voters have elected to shift the complexion of the Eastchester Fire Board of Commissioners from familiar incumbents in favor of new members.

Incledon won a five-year seat on the board with a total townwide vote of 487. Steigelman received 282 votes.  In Bronxville, alone, Incledon received 282 votes.  Seteigelman's received 10.

The total of 769 votes cast was low, possibly due to the snowstorm that brought several inches of snow to the town. Last year the total townwide turnout was 1,174. The year before, it was 1,453.

This year's election for fire commissioner marks the last time it will be held on the second Tuesday of December. State legislation passed earlier this fall and signed by the governor has moved the voting date to the regular general election in November.

Pictured here:  Peter Incledon, newly elected Eastchester fire commissioner.

Photo by 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.

Bronxville Village Government Directory

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


Bronxville Fire Deparment
793-6400


 
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