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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Mayor Dennis Pilla: "The primary problem is that these types of sculptures require constant care, and the village failed to provide that care."

Worker from Mariano Brothers of Danbury, a specialty art moving company, prepares the newly-crafted bronze eagle for lifting into place atop the Civil War monument in the park at the intersection of New Broad Street, Pearl Street and Boston Post Road.

Photo by Jananne Abel

By Alex Drechsler and Jananne Abel

Standing in the park at the intersection of New Broad Street, Pearl Street and the Boston Post Road in Port Chester was a decrepit Civil War monument. It was first erected in April 1906 in commemoration of the soldiers killed in the Civil War. The monument was in desperate need of repair. The bronze soldier atop the monument was deteriorated and green, the eagle that once sat on top had been stolen, and the granite was dirty and marred by graffiti......
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Watchin' the ships roll in, and the tide roll away, at Ebb Tide in Port Chester is a pleasant way to waste some summer time. Overlooking the Byram River.....

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ND's Ianello interested in a head coaching job
- Chicago Tribune, United States
Ianello, a native of Port Chester, NY, said he has not been contacted by Syracuse. Ianello's name popped up as a potential candidate for the Syracuse job ...

Port Chester on brink of political shake-up -
Lower Hudson Journal news, NY
By Theresa Juva and Leah Rae
As the country reflects on one of its most exciting and historic elections, Port Chester waits for its own. ...

Economic challenge could strengthen ties between Rye town schools
- Lower Hudson Journal news, NY
By Theresa Juva RYE TOWN
- The economic crunch school districts are facing stirs discussion about sharing more services between the Port Chester and Blind Brook...

Salvadoran teenager with rare genetic disorder gets help from ...
- Lower Hudson Journal news, NY
By Marcela Rojas • The Journal News • November 17, 2008
PORT CHESTER - Lenis Alvarenga was wheeled into St. Peter's Episcopal Church yesterday afternoon, ...

Port Chester's Bellantoni wears many coaching hats at Eastern Illinois
- Lower Hudson Journal news, NY
By Tony Pinciaro • The Journal News • November 4, 2008 Rocky Bellantoni left Port Chester 13 years ago ready to tackle his first college coaching job - as ...

Deli hopes customers return when bridge re-opens
- Greenwich Time
Once traffic comes over the bridge, cars are detoured to the Post Road in Port Chester or through Glenville, miles from Pemberwick Road. ...

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