WHITE PLAINS POLICE COMMANDERS OF CRISIS NEGOTIATION, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, TRAFFIC POLICY APPEAR AT CNA APRIL 9

COUNCIL OF NEIGHBORHOOD OPERATIONS PRESENTS
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April Monthly Meeting: The White Plains Police Department

The April Meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 7:30 pm at
Education House, 5 Homeside Lane, White Plains, NY. Our special guests will be Captains Spencer, Kralik, and Murphy.


Captain Spencer
is a 19-year veteran recently promoted to captain, and has worked in patrol, special operations, community advocacy and
strategic initiatives. He is currently community liaison and commander
of the crisis negotiations team. He became a sergeant in 2005 and
lieutenant in 2009.

 Captain Nicholas Kralik is a second generation White Plains Police
Officer who has been serving the city since 1981. He is currently the
Commanding Officer of Special Operations, which encompasses the
Traffic and Emergency Services Divisions. Over the past three decades he has held various positions within the department. He was promoted to
Lieutenant in 1998 as a Patrol Division commander. 

Captain Michael Murphy
is a 31 year veteran of the Department. His
current assignment is as Commanding Officer of the Patrol & Special
Operations Division
where he oversees the Patrol Division, Emergency
Services Unit, Neighborhood Conditions Unit and K-9 Unit. During his
career, he has been assigned as the Commanding Officer of the Traffic Division.

Captain Murphy is also a 2006 graduate of the 226th Session of the F.B.I.
National Academy. All three captains will take about their operations.

Please come with questions and suggestions. You’re sure to enjoy the dialog. The meeting is open to the public — bring your friends and neighbors — and will start promptly at 7:30 pm. Light refreshments will be served.
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SMOKEY FIRE AT CITY CENTER RESTAURANT CAUSES FIRST FIVE FLOORS OF TRUMP TOWER CONDOMINIUM TO BE EVACUATED.

SMOKE BILLOWING FROM VIA VENETTO RESTAURANT ON GROUND FLOOR OF TRUMP TOWER JUST BEFORE NOON AT CITY CENTER SATURDAY. WHITE PLAINS FIREFIGHTERS EXTINGUISHED THE BLAZE THAT CAME FROM A WOOD BURNING STOVE IN THE RESTAURANT. FIVE FLOORS OF THE CONDOMINIUM WERE EVACUATED. NEWS 12 REPORTED ONE PERSON WAS TREATED FOR SMOKE INHALATION. THE SMOKE APPARENTLY WENT UP A DUCT IN THE BUILDING. Photos Tweeted to WPCNR by an observer
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WHITE PLAINS WEEK OF MARCH 22, ON THE FASNY LAND SALE INTERNETTING ON YOU TUBE AND WWW.WHITEPLAINSWEEK.COM, WWW.WPCOMMUNITY MEDIA.ORG

THE WHITE PLAINS NEWS TEAM ON

WPWeek for 3/22 has been posted 

the youtube link is https://youtu.be/in3HMN7T2sE 

the whiteplainsweek.com link is http://www.whiteplainsweek.com/

THE FASNY SALE

JIM BENEROFE ANALYZES FASNY LAND PRICING

THE CHANCE FOR SUCCESS.

THE WESTCHESTER BIOTECH COMPETITIVE EDGE

MIKE WELLMAN ON WHAT WE NEED TO DO TO JUMPSTART BIOTECH

THE WESTCHESTER AVENUE APARTMENTS IN OFFICE PARKS EFFECT

NEW YORK PRESBYTERIAN LAWRENCE HOSPITAL TAKES CLEAR SCAN PICTURE OF THE HUMAN HEART ABLE TO SINGLE OUT HEART DEFECTS TO GREATER EXTENT THAN EVER BEFORE.

BUSINESS COUNCIL OF WESTCHESTER TO BOARD OF LEGISLATORS: ENHANCE THE AIRPORT, DON’T EXPAND

DICK DALE KING OF THE SURF GUITAR–A RETROSPECTIVE

WPWeek for 3/22 has been posted  the youtube link is https://youtu.be/in3HMN7T2sE 

The whiteplainsweek.com link is http://www.whiteplainsweek.com/

AND ON www.wpcommunitymedia.org

19TH YEAR ON THE AIR!

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FASNY FLASH:French American School of NY Puts Parcels B, C, D of Ridgeway Country Club up for sale. Retains Parcel A (Approved site of Planned School)

PARCEL A: SITE OF PLANNED FASNY SCHOOL ON FORMER RIDGEWAY COUNTRY CLUB (ABOVE) WILL BE WITHHELD FROM SALE.

WPCNR SOUTH END TIMES. From the French American School of New York March 21, 2019 updated WITH CLARIFICATION, 10 A.M. SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 2019:

IN A NEWS STATEMENT FRIDAY, The French-American School of New York (FASNY) has decided to divest part of its Ridgeway property in White Plains.

FASNY recently retained CBRE, a commercial real estate services firm, to market and sell three undeveloped portions of the property, while retaining the 28 acres that are approved for construction of its Secondary School campus and a 51-acre nature conservancy.

FASNY is selling what are known as Parcel B (14 acres between Gedney Esplanade and Heatherbloom Road); Parcel C (15.5 acres between Heatherbloom and Bryant Avenue); and a portion of Parcel D (18.4 acres starting from Hathaway Lane and heading towards Ridgeway) that is not part of the dedicated nature conservancy. The parcels are zoned for single-family residential use.

FASNY entered a stipulation of settlement with the City of White Plains and ultimately obtained site plan approval and a permit for a reduced project for its Secondary School (grades 6-12) campus only on Parcel A.

The conditions of the approval pertain only to Parcel A and the conservancy, with residential use remaining in effect for the balance of the property.

The FASNY Board of Trustees remains committed to the vision of a future permanent campus for the school and is working to create the best conditions to fulfill this vision. 

John Sheehan, President of the Gedney Association involved in a legal action challenging the city approval of the new school construction on parcel A (not for sale)  gave WPCNR this statement on this development:

“The Mayor and the Common Council has egg on their faces, was Sheehan’s first reaction to the news of three parcels for sale.

“They didn’t require information on what the school would do with the rest of the property after the revised (Parcel A) school plan was approved. When Councilperson Nadine Hunt-Robinson asked what they would do, the city was told by FASNY they would build nothing with the undeveloped property for 15 years. The Gedney Association will insist that the R-30, 30,000 square foot zoning of the (Parcels B,C, D) will be strictly enforced.”

 never said that the 47 acres to be sold could accommodate approximately 50 homes.  I might have said the entire property might accommodate 50 homes according to earlier estimates.  I have no idea of the potential number for these parcels. 

CLARIFICATION: In a written statement to WPCNR Sunday, Mr. Sheehan added this information to clarify a White Plains Week program comment by John Bailey:

“I never said that the 47 acres now on the market) to be sold could accommodate approximately 50 homes. I might have said the entire property might accommodate 50 homes according to earlier estimates. I have no idea of the potential number for these parcels. I would say however that parcel c and d have mapped wetlands and steep slopes.  Areas dedicated for new roads would also be deducted from any lots. Also, parcel A is approx. 28 acres, not 79.” 

Asked if the Gedney Association might initiate a new legal action against this effort to sell of property, violating SQRA regulations forbidding segmentaion, Sheehan said “That’s an interesting question.”

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Save the Planet Forum in White Plains NY USA March 24

Vegan environmental activist Ray Ippolito will lead a conversation on what we can do to save the planet in a forum at the Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation at White Plains (CUUC) on Sunday, March 24, from 11:30–1:00. The forum is sponsored by the congregation’s Animal Advocacy Social Justice Team and is open to the public; it is suitable for school-age children and adults. Light food and beverages will be provided.

CUUC is located at 468 Rosedale Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605. Childcare can be provided if requested by noon on Wednesday, March 20; send request to CUUCevents@gmail.com.

See the event flyer at files.constantcontact.com/5b85a1ab001/7742f8fd-34e9-456d-90d5-954de68b2bac.pdfA

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WHITE PLAINS WEEK THE IDES OF MARCH PROGRAM:

19TH YEAR ON THE AIR


WPWeek for 3-15 has been posted the youtube link is
 
https://youtu.be/4J3GfYZy4V8
 
the whiteplainsweek.com link is
 
http://www.whiteplainsweek.com/

THE SCHOOL BUDGET NEXT TO FINAL VERSION–YOUR PERSONAL TAX IMPACT

GOVERNOR CUOMO WILL NOT SIGN

ROBERT WEISZ GOES TO THE NEIGHBORS

11 PROJECTS LAGGING IN WHITE PLAINS NY USA, COULD THIS BE A COSTLY DELAY?

THE UPCOMING STATE OF THE COUNTY

AND MORE ON

CH. 76 ALTICE AND CH. 45 FIOS AT 7:30 and on the internet



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WESTCHESTER CHILDREN’S MUSEUM AT PLAYLAND on its Way.

ANNOUNCES BEGINNING OF PHASE II OF MUSEUM DEVELOPMENT. $1.74 MILLION IN INTERIOR RENOVATION TO COMPLETE IN MAY. NO COUNTY MONEY INVOLVED.

COUNTY EXECUTIVE GEORGE LATIMER AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF WESTCHESTER CHILDREN’S MUSEUM WITH MUSEUM WORKERS POISED FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION OF THE REST OF THE MUSEUM STRUCTURE AT THE MUSEUM TODAY AT PLAYLAND.
TRACY KAY (CENTER) COMMENTS ON THE POPULARITY OF THE MUSEUM SINCE OPENING IN 2016. MARA MANUS, SECOND FROM RIGHT, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE
 NEW YORK COUNCIL ON THE ARTS, WHICH FUNDED $824,000 FOR THE NEW
 CONSTRUCTION WHICH WAS MATCHED BY $824,000 IN PRIVATE DONATIONS. 
WPCNR VIDEO
PANORAMA OF SPACE AT THE HISTORIC PLAYLAND BATHOUSE TO BE RETROFITTED WITH PLUMBING, ELECTRICAL AND IT SYSTEMS, NEW COLORING, SAFETY SYSTEMS, NEW ADMISSION AND ENTRANCER CIRCULATION AREA, NEW CLASSROOMS, GIFT SHOP, SNACK AREA AND QUEUING SPACE. 

The museum has been slowly taking form over the last 9 years, delayed considerably by the former Robert Astorino County administration  which was slow to turn over occupancy to the museum. 
The County, according to Mr. Kay, agreed to repair the decaying walls and interior  of the deteriorated bathhouse for
$6.2 Million when the museum was first conceived at the close of the Andrew Spano 
administration.
The Museum paid $2.4 Million in contributions to install 
infrastructure in the portion of the museum that began operations in 2016.

WPCNR asked Mr. Latimer about whether Standard Amusements is still interested in taking over management of Playland. Mr. Latimer said, “The lawyers are still in negotiations.” He said Westchester County would run Playland this summer and by November 1, the county would see where things stood with Standard. He said he could not comment further because he did not want to influence the talks still going on.

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BIOTECH BOOM-MIKE WELLING OF WESTCHESTER BIOTECH PROJECT INTERVIEWED on WPTV’S “PEOPLE TO BE HEARD” at 7 PM TONIGHT ON FIOS CH.45 AND ALTICE CH 76 – or instantly at wpcommunitymedia.org

WESTCHESTER BIOTECH PROJECT

TALKING BIOTECH BOOM!

MIKE WELLING

INTERVIEWED BY JOHN BAILEY

ON WESTCHESTER’S BIOTECH RESOURCES

EUROPEAN BIOTECH PARTNERSHIP READY TO COME ON IN

WHAT’S NEXT TO GET BIOTECH COOKING IN THE COUNTY

EDUCATION REVOLUTION IN BIOTECH IN WESTCHESTER COLLEGES

FIELDS THAT WESTCHESTER BIOTECH PROJECT SEES COMING IN

ON WESTCHESTER’S MOST RELEVANT INTERVIEW PROGRAM

PEOPLE TO BE HEARD

“THE PROGRAM WHERE PEOPLE WHO HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY– HAVE THEIR SAY”

HEAR HIM TONIGHT SATURDAY AT 7 ON CH. 45 FIOS OR CH. 76 ALTICE

OR RIGHT NOW ON WWW.WPCOMMUNITYMEDIA.ORG

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