Category Archives: Mount Pleasant

You’ve Not Heard the Last of Richard Gagliardi

Former Mount Pleasant town supervisor hopeful Richard Gagliardi thanked his supporters on his friendsofrichard.org site last week–and also announced the launch of a site designed to keep tabs on local politicans and their presumed missteps, while offering a forum for … Continue reading

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Poll Positions

Well, things are heating up in central Westchester here on Election Eve, and the comments on Trainjotting reflect that. First, we had town board hopeful Jane Abbate, expressing thanks that we endorsed her, and her quality of life driven platform, for … Continue reading

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Abbate: Give MPT Some Credit For Town Improvements

Town board hopeful Jane Abbate weighed in on Town Supervisor Joan Maybury’s comments on Trainjotting about how she’s improved quality of life in the town, and says maybe the civic org Mount Pleasant Today deserves some credit too. Abbate writes: … Continue reading

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Gagliardi Camp Speaks Out

Well, we still haven’t heard from Dr. Richard Gagliardi, town supervisor hopeful, regarding the numerous interview requests we’ve sent to his camp. But we did hear from his campaign manager, Frank Morganthaler, and Frank is not happy with Trainjotting. Frank … Continue reading

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Who is Richard Gagliardi?

Here’s what we know about Richard Gagliardi (above left). He wants to be town supervisor for Mount Pleasant, dethroning the usually affable Joan Maybury. He lives in Hawthorne. He has hung a giant banner on the long-closed Bel Paese restaurant, … Continue reading

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Town Board Hopeful Abbate Wants More ‘Pleasant’ in Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant town board candidate Jane Abbate gets credit for being first to stick her campaign signs around Hawthorne station—a fitting locale, as the civic group that she’s a founding member of, Mount Pleasant Today, has made that corner of … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap? I Didn’t

Say no to cracks! I’ve noticed a different feel under my wheels for the past week or so as I fly on the cycle down Elwood, en route to the train station. The street looks different as well. I finally … Continue reading

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‘Hyperlocal’ Westchester Sites Launch

A batch of Westchester town sites launched today, including The Daily Mount Pleasant. It looks like there are about 30 community sites under the “Daily Westchester” header, covering local schools, crime, sports, real estate and, occasionally, bits related to transit, … Continue reading

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Civic Group Pushes Town For Improvements to Hawthorne Station

The civic group Mount Pleasant Today is prodding town supervisor Joan Maybury to kick in some town fundage to fix the crummy brick facade and roof of the Hawthorne station building. The building is being renovated by one Gerry Petraglia, a construction … Continue reading

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Things We Found While Walking Home From the Train

These rainy/snowy days provide us with the pleasure of walking to and from the train station, instead of our usual two-wheeled (two-tired? too tired?) approach. Late last week, I spied a compelling sight off the side of the road going … Continue reading

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