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Letter: Re-elect Dennis Winter for fire commissioner

    To the Editor, On Dec. 8, Dennis Winter will be running for re-election to the Town of Eastchester Board of Fire Commissioners. Dennis has served as the board’s chairman for the last three years and, under his leadership, the board has achieved many significant accomplishments. These have included: • The adoption of a […]

Letter: Thank you to The Community Fund

    To the Editor, The Senior Citizens Council would like to wholeheartedly thank The Community Fund of Bronxville, Eastchester and Tuckahoe for its continued generous support of Bronxville and Tuckahoe senior citizens. We know that the best way to keep our many seniors healthy and vigorous and engaged in the community is to provide […]

New Rochelle honors local veterans

The City of New Rochelle held a Veterans Day ceremony on the morning of Nov. 11 in downtown New Rochelle. Veterans and residents alike gathered at Memorial Plaza, where Memorial Highway and Main Street meet, to reflect on their experiences and to pay respect to the men and women who have served their country. The […]

Column: Anne Hutchinson’s story comes to an end

With George Pietarinen, author of “Anne Hutchinson,  A Puritan Woman of Courage.” This is the fourth in a series of articles on the Colonial and Revolutionary History of Eastchester. The dominance of religious belief in 17th century America is very difficult for people today to comprehend. Patricia Bonomi, a prominent historian of that period, stresses that […]

Letter: Library workers have right to unionize

    To the Editor, I write as a patron and supporter of the Mamaroneck library. I was proud to have served on a bipartisan Village of Mamaroneck Board of Trustees that voted to support a $13.5 million bond that renovated and expanded our beautiful library. I have always been impressed with the professionalism and […]

Letter: Thanksgiving and Native Americans

To the Editor, Thanksgiving, like most holidays, is marked by a frenetic pace of commercialism. Indeed, it is a prelude in this country to Black Friday and the insane push by corporate America to buy and consume. Like Christmas, its original meaning has been lost and perverted with this deluge of consumption and indulgence that […]

CPW holds annual fundraising event

On Monday, Nov. 9, Cerebral Palsy of Westchester held its annual Taste of Westchester food and wine tasting event at The Renaissance Hotel in Harrison. The event showcased more than 20 of the area’s finest restaurants and chefs. The evening also included a cooking demonstration from Hive Living Room + Bar as well as a […]

Letter: Re: Latona’s open letter to library board of trustees

    To the Editor, Last week, you printed an open letter to the Mamaroneck library Board of Trustees that asked questions I would like to respond to on behalf of the Mamaroneck Public Library Board of Trustees. First, the library has always welcomed community input and involvement. In fact, these very values are what […]