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Book commemorating Eastchester’s 350th on the way

By PATTY DOHRENWEND In the lifetime of most Eastchester residents, this year will be the only opportunity to purchase the first-ever well-researched and richly illustrated hardcover book that focuses specifically on the town’s rich history. Orders for “Out of the Wilderness: The Emergence of Eastchester, Tuckahoe and Bronxville, N.Y., 1664–2014” can be placed easily online […]

West Nile Virus found in New York City

By CONOR McKOY and TAYLOR KHAN The West Nile Virus has crept to the edges of Westchester once again this year. According to the Westchester County Department of Health, mosquitoes in New York City have tested positive for West Nile this year. New York City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene reported nine of their […]

Make Mambo 64 your second home

Born into a family passionate about all things culinary, Arlen Gargagliano was raised believing “food is love.” Many travels overseas to Spanish-speaking countries expanded her palate and inspired her 20-year career as an ESL—English as a second language—teacher. In recent years, Gargagliano has transitioned into teaching cooking and writing. The published cookbook author has always […]

Karl Family Farms gets Down to Earth

By NICOLE REED Rye’s Down to Earth Farmers Market is a weekly gathering every Sunday of farmers and food makers from the New York area. It’s a straightforward idea to bring vendors together to sell directly to shoppers, yet a vital activity runs through the market’s simple structure; we’re supporting small, local food businesses. Tent […]

Letter: There’s more to Playland than sound bites

To the Editor, The Rye City Review article on 2014 Playland Amusement Park attendance improvement references the Westchester County issued 2005 Playland Park attendance of one million visitors versus 2013 attendance of 400,000 visitors. In 2005, Playland’s unaudited attendance census of one million visitors was a formula of total cars entering parking lots factoring four […]

Pet Rescue 7-25-2014

Rainbow is an adorable young Torbie mix rescued recently by one of our volunteers. She is quite the independent kitty and has a mind of her own. Rainbow gets along with other cats, but would prefer being the only pet in the household. She has distinctive coloring, a unique personality and enjoys people. Rainbow is […]

What’s Going On in New Rochelle 7-25-2014

New Rochelle Public Library events Disney “Summer Hit Parade” The classic Disney family adventure, “Napoleon and Samantha,” starring Michael Douglas, Jodie Foster, Johnny Whitaker and Will Geer, which is appropriate for all ages, will be played on the big screen of the library’s Ossie Davis Theater. It will be shown on on Monday, July 28, […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 7-25-2014

Bronxville library events New Kindle titles Our Kindles are preloaded with content and available to Bronxville card holders and members of the Friends of the Bronxville Public Library. New Kindle titles include: Fiction “The Target” by David Baldacci “The Skin Collector” by Jeffery Deaver “The Collector” by Nora Roberts “Field of Prey” by John Sandford […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 7-25-2014

Mamaroneck Public Library events Required reads roundtable For Hommocks, Rye Neck Middle School, Mamaroneck High School and Rye Neck High School students. Meets at 4:30 p.m. in the Mamaroneck Teen Library on Thursdays July 24 and Aug. 7, and on Tuesdays, July 29 and Aug. 12. Stop into one of the new teen book discussions […]