Timely Issues Affecting Bronxville Villagers
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

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VILLAGE OF BRONXVILLE, NY — June 12, 2018  — The following is a compilation of timely issues affecting Villagers as we enter the summer season. Police Activity Eight suspects have been arrested and several others being actively sought for mail theft and bank fraud in connection with the recent spate of mail tampering and check “washing.” The Police Chief still …

eHeziTimely Issues Affecting Bronxville Villagers
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

Memorial Day Speech
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

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VILLAGE OF BRONXVILLE, NY — May 31, 2018  — Good Morning and God Bless America I extend a warm welcome to all of our clergy, firemen, police officers, community organizations, distinguished colleagues in government and residents and all the young people here. A special welcome of thanks I extend to all the Veterans in the audience including Gene Westmoreland, husband …

eHeziMemorial Day Speech
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

The Solemnity and Pride of Memorial Day in the Village of Bronxville
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

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VILLAGE OF BRONXVILLE, NY — May 15, 2018  — As Memorial Day approaches, I decided to dig a little deeper into Bronxville’s history of observing the day.  Our Village historian, Ray Geselbracht, was enormously helpful in searching the archives for our local history. As I mentioned in last week’s column, Decoration Day began in 1868 to commemorate the sacrifices of …

eHeziThe Solemnity and Pride of Memorial Day in the Village of Bronxville
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

Celebrating Mother’s Day and Memorial Day in the Village of Bronxville
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

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VILLAGE OF BRONXVILLE, NY — May 8, 2018  — May brings two holidays so celebrated in our Village – Mother’s Day and Memorial Day – so I decided to do a little research as to the origins and meanings. Celebrations of mothers and motherhood can be traced back to the ancient Greeks and Romans, who held festivals in honor of …

eHeziCelebrating Mother’s Day and Memorial Day in the Village of Bronxville
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

The Challenges in Mitigating Deleterious Federal Issues that Overlay State, County, City, and Village Governance
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

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VILLAGE OF BRONXVILLE, NY — May 1, 2018  — I wanted to update you as to a variety of topics taking center stage for Village government as we enter May. Of potential great consequence is Governor Cuomo’s efforts, with the support of the legislature, to mitigate the deleterious effects of the Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on the taxpayers …

eHeziThe Challenges in Mitigating Deleterious Federal Issues that Overlay State, County, City, and Village Governance
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

In the Spirit of Arbor Day
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

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VILLAGE OF BRONXVILLE, NY — April 24, 2018  — On Friday, April 27, the entire nation celebrates Arbor Day. Though nothing ceremonially planned in Bronxville, it will signal the start of our street tree plantings throughout the Village. As point of history, the first Arbor Day originated in Nebraska City, Nebraska on April 10, 1872 when an estimated one million …

eHeziIn the Spirit of Arbor Day
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

The Promise of Spring, Its Challenges and Responsibility
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

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VILLAGE OF BRONXVILLE, NY — April 10, 2018  — I spent a good part of Saturday doing errands in town and the merchants convinced me spring is really here to stay. As the days get longer, residents are much more out and about enjoying the sunshine. Several have approached me about safe bike riding in the Village and possible designated …

eHeziThe Promise of Spring, Its Challenges and Responsibility
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

Budgets, Taxes and Financial Health – Proven Stress Inducers!
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

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VILLAGE OF BRONXVILLE, NY — February 20, 2018 — Last week I wrote about longevity and stress reduction.  In a complete one-eighty, I am focusing on budgets, taxes and financial health – proven stress inducers! Our Village budget must be approved and filed with the State by May 1 so the staff, Trustees and I are already culling numbers and …

eHeziBudgets, Taxes and Financial Health – Proven Stress Inducers!
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

Bronxville Aesthetics Hold the Elixir to Longevity
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

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VILLAGE OF BRONXVILLE, NY — February 6, 2018 — I often write about the importance of preserving our business district and its small town atmosphere because of the benefit to our tax base, home values, revenue stream and Village aesthetic. After listening to a TED talk on aging, I can add that living in and supporting our Village will add to …

eHeziBronxville Aesthetics Hold the Elixir to Longevity
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

Laws Enacted by The New York State Legislature in 2017 Impact in 2018
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

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VILLAGE OF BRONXVILLE, NY — January 9, 2018 — January signals the enactment of many laws passed by the New York State Legislature in their 2017 session. Over 500 bills were signed into law with a goodly number having an effect on village residents. Though I often quote Mark Twain on less government, “No man’s life, liberty or property are …

eHeziLaws Enacted by The New York State Legislature in 2017 Impact in 2018
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.