Category: White Plains Problems

Getting Rid of a Nuisance-Bottle Collectors

How can you get rid of nuisance in White Plains? Bottle collectors go onto others property and often make a mess of recycle bins while making a lot of noise. Bottle collectors take over whole sidewalks with their bags and do not clean the… Continue Reading “Getting Rid of a Nuisance-Bottle Collectors”

To “Citizens to be Heard” a City activist group.

Wow, don’t understand what this group’s purpose is for anymore. Got attacked on their Facbook Group for wanting my neighborhood of Eastview to be as nice as the rest of the City. It is full of shopping carts, traffic from car dealer, litter, dumped… Continue Reading “To “Citizens to be Heard” a City activist group.”

Parking in White Plains

Parking is a challenge everywhere, but very much problematic for those in White Plains (WP). No overnight parking is allowed on the streets between 2 and 6 am. Most meters require payment (M-Sat); start at 9am but the cut off in the evening varying… Continue Reading “Parking in White Plains”

White Plains Revitalization; Its Vanishing Past

In February 2019, one of White Plains’ older homes was demolished. Former Rocco Briante house was built around 1913. Rocco Briante was a builder of homes and other structures. House at 40 Chatterton Parkway had become a “zombie” property. Neglect obviously caused severe deterioration… Continue Reading “White Plains Revitalization; Its Vanishing Past”

Helpful Resources for White Plains Residents in Need

“Who ya gonna call?” What can a person do when they need help? There are a number of organizations and places that people can reach out to help. Listed here are those available to White Plains (WP) residents. Information listed here does not guarantee… Continue Reading “Helpful Resources for White Plains Residents in Need”

Bioretention (Rain) Gardens

Rain gardens or bioretention spaces are a good and inexpensive way of alleviating flooding issues caused by run-off or heavy down pours.  “Bioretention is a process in which contaminants and sedimentation are removed from storm water runoff. Storm water is collected into the treatment… Continue Reading “Bioretention (Rain) Gardens”

Wildlife in White Plains

There are many varieties of birds in White Plains (WP) but the City has its share of feral pigeons, ravens, Canadian Geese (Liberty Park), seabirds, hawks and a variety of smaller types (Sparrows, Cardinals, Blue Jays). Roosting is common from the tops of buildings.… Continue Reading “Wildlife in White Plains”

“The Collection” White Plains Development Plan Rebuttal and Update

White Plains (WP) held its 3rd public hearing (March 5, 2018) on The Collection site plan with special permits for land between Westchester & Franklin Aves: on former Key Ford location, empty stores next to Westchester Burger & municipal lot on Franklin on April… Continue Reading ““The Collection” White Plains Development Plan Rebuttal and Update”

Dealing With A Noisy Neighbor

What can you do about a noisy neighbor and get results? Been dealing with a really bad neighbor about 12 years. Live in Co-op as a share holder. Offender is also share holder. Going through building management/Board, police or even approaching neighbor just did… Continue Reading “Dealing With A Noisy Neighbor”

Homeless; Abandoned in White Plains

When is enough, enough? Properties sold to developers who then abandon their plans are often left in worse condition than what was there before. This lot in White Plains between Windsor Terrace and Amherst is one of these properties. Long gone are the house… Continue Reading “Homeless; Abandoned in White Plains”

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