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Firefighter saves day, parade

The annual Rye Little League typically goes off without a hitch. Not this year. On April 11, hundreds of Rye children made their way to Station Plaza to kick off the 2015 Little League season in style, marching in the annual parade. This year marked the 58th anniversary of the opening day festivities. But prior […]

Rye Athlete of the week: Pat Condon

By LAUREN DEMPSEY Rugby may not be the most popular sport in the area, but its influence is gaining ground in Rye.  This, year senior Pat Condon is leading the Garnets squad in its first-ever foray into varsity competition.   Conlon’s all-around athletic ability allows him to play the position of scrum half, an important […]

Column: The revised budget and impact of your vote

    For the last six weeks, the school board and administration have been hard at work vetting the superintendent’s recommended budget for the 2015-2016 school year as presented on Feb. 24 by Dr. Alvarez. At Tuesday night’s board meeting, that work came to fruition in a revised budget recommendation that reduces the proposed budget-to-budget […]

Letter: Invest in schools, override tax cap

To the Editor, When my husband and I moved here 10 years ago, we looked at three factors to decide where to live. We looked at the commuting time from New York City, the community and the strength of the public schools. Even if we weren’t sure that our children would use the public schools […]

Letter: Black men are politically squeezed

    To the Editor, The racist emails of former Pelham Police Chief Alfred Mosiello is very typical of people in many communities of Westchester and beyond. These same people live in Little Falls, N.Y., Forked River, N.J., Mahopac, N.Y., Bensonhurst, Howard Beach and certainly Staten Island. It does not matter to these same people […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 4-17-2015

Eastchester Public Library  Book sale It’s time for spring cleaning, which means that it is time for the Friends of the Eastchester Public Library’s annual book sale. Collection begins on Wednesday, April 15. Please do not bring textbooks, encyclopedias or musty, dusty basement books. Members of the Friends of the Eastchester Public Library can attend […]

What’s Going on in Mamaroneck 4-17-2017

Larchmont Public Library Earth Day crafts Come be green with us and create with our leftover craft materials. Registration is not required but a parent or caregiver must attend. Program designed for children ages 2 to 4 on Wednesday, April 22 at 11 a.m. Movie matinee: “Unbroken” On Wednesday, April 22 at 11 a.m. and […]

What’s Going on in Rye 4-17-2017

Compu-Child Lego Robotics The Rye Free Reading Room’s Science Fun Club session in April will feature Compu-Child Lego Robotics, a program that teaches children logic and problem solving skills by using materials specifically designed by Lego Company for educational settings. In age appropriate classes children build robots, simple and complex toys, machines and structures. Children […]

What’s Going On in Harrison 4-17-2015

English conversation group  Let’s speak English, non-native speakers. Practice your English and make new friends in an informal, volunteer-led setting and learn about the Harrison library too. There is no need to register or sign up. Group meets on Mondays from 11 a.m. to noon at Uncle Henry’s Bar and Grill, 309 Halstead Ave.    […]

Tigers net first win

By MIKE SMITH After two tough losses to start the season, Mamaroneck got back on track on April 3, securing its first victory of the season with a 20-8 win over an over-matched North Rockland team. Although the performance was a step in the right direction for the Tigers, Tiger coach Jeff Barnard said there […]