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The word of God with an edge

By Michelle Jacoby “Godspell” has been spreading the word of God through rock music set to lyrics from hymns and psalms for more than 30 years.  John Fanelli has returned to the Westchester Broadway Theatre and has previously directed “Peter Pan,” “Big River,” “Seussical” and “Ragtime” with Standing Ovation Studios. Fanelli, along with associate director […]

Sunny skies for a sidewalk sale

The weather always is a factor in any sidewalk sale. And on July 23, 24 and 25, the weather more than cooperated in Rye for the annual Sidewalk Sale on Purchase Street. Vendors lined the sidewalks displaying items for sale and showcasing their merchandise to eager patrons. The event was sponsored by the Rye Chamber […]

Nardone kicks off Harrison street concerts

Dennis “Dion” Nardone bro-ught the Harrison crowd out for the town’s first of three street concerts. As part of the Harrison Summer Concert Series, three events were scheduled to take place in the streets of Harrison. The first one kicked off on Wednesday, July 22 in front of large crowd camped out downtown on Harrison […]

Column: Why Rye needs to rein in future costs

I am a big fan of our city’s employees. During my time on the council, I have witnessed firsthand the dedication, expertise and effort that the staff in every department brings to their jobs, helping to make our city run. However, there is one benefit City of Rye employees receive that is likely to eventually […]

What’s going on in Mamaroneck

Mamaroneck Public Library Book sale In the book sale room, lower level. On Saturday, Aug. 1, all day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Everything is 50 percent off. To volunteer at the book sale, contact John Hofstetter at 698-4789. All Ages Hour Come in every Saturday at 11 a.m. for stories that will appeal […]

What’s going on in Eastchester

Eastchester Public Library  Summer Reading Games Registration is now open for Children’s Summer Reading Games. This year’s theme is “Every Hero Has a Story.” Participants are eligible to win prizes based on how many books they read this summer. Registration for Summer Reading Games is open to all, regardless of residency or library card status. […]

What’s going on in Harrison

The Harrison Public Library will be closed for renovations and is scheduled to reopen on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. Visit for updates and more information. English conversation group Non-native English speakers can practice their English and make new friends in an informal, volunteer-led setting and learn about the Harrison library, too. No registration necessary. […]

What’s going on in Rye

  Estate planning for seniors Pat Micek, Esq. of McMillan, Constabile, Maker & Perone, LLP, will address estate planning for seniors at the Rye Free Reading Room on Saturday, Aug. 1 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The talk will include protecting your assets for your family, rather than losing them to a nursing home, […]

Local teen named one of top youth volunteers

State Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins, the Senate Democratic leader, recognized Jake Gallin, 13, of New Rochelle for being named as one of America’s top 10 youth volunteers by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards for his volunteer work on behalf of military families. Gallin was nominated by Volunteer New York and selected by the Prudential Foundation […]

City cooks up fresh food at farmers market

By NICOLE REED A firetruck pulled up to the New Rochelle Farmers Market on North Avenue on Friday, July 17. The men hopped off and surveyed the scene. Instead of fighting a fire, New Rochelle’s bravest were there to buy fresh fruit and vegetables for the firehouse. As one of the firefighters explained, “It used […]