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Letter: Why was this new fence allowed?

To the Editor, The following is an open to Village of Mamaroneck Zoning Board of Appeals. I am writing about the new fence at the beach at Harbor Island Park because I do not understand how the Village of Mamaroneck could construct such an ugly, jerry-rigged fence with no oversight by any of our boards and […]

Letter: Some facts about public comment

To the Editor, The irony is, when myself and Mayor Rosenblum were first elected and we opened up meetings for public comment on all agenda items. The complaint was it would make the meetings chaotic. Now, the naysayers are complaining that the agenda should be second to the main purpose of any Board of Trustees […]

Pet Rescue 10-17-2014

Our Snuggles loves to “snuggle” with her human companion. She is a lovely young, friendly black adult cat with a silky coat who just wants to socialize with you. Snuggles should do well in a family environment where her cuddly and friendly nature will shine. Snuggles is spayed, in excellent health and up to date […]

What’s Going on in Rye 10-17-2014

Rye library events Popular children’s entertainer Graham Clarke will have youngsters movin’ and groovin’ to the beat on Musical Tuesdays this fall at the Rye Free Reading Room. For more information about his appearances at the library, call 231-3162 or visit ryelibrary.org. Saturday Oct 18 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Gluten free eating and living […]

What’s Going on in New Rochelle 10-17-2014

Italian heritage month at the library The New Rochelle Public Library will present two special programs next month for Italian Heritage and Culture Month. Vincent Ricciardi sings “Mario Lanza and Caruso Too” Vincent Ricciardi sings “Mario Lanza and Caruso Too.” This event is from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18 in the […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 10-17-2014

Library events Due to current renovations to the Harrison Public Library, library programs will take place at separate locations. Childrens programs are now being held at the Harrison Jewish Community Center located at 130 Union Ave., in Harrison, a bit past the LMK Middle School parking lot. Enter through the back, you must go up […]

Police arrest serial bank robber

On Thursday, Oct. 2, Rye police, working with Connecticut police and the FBI in a collaborative effort, arrested a suspect who confessed to robbing the Webster Bank on Rye’s Purchase Street a week prior. Jamal Jarrett, of Bridgeport, Conn., was arrested by police who executed a warrant at his home located at 120 Mill Hill […]

Protecting our kids

Over the years of being a parent, I have had many conversations with friends about our children and the environment they are growing up in, both in Rye and beyond.  Like most parents, we are concerned about many things. Some of us have grown increasingly concerned about the drug and alcohol situation in our community. […]

Charter change opposition bipartisan

By Meg Cameron In last week’s op-ed piece, Peter Lane, who is a paid political consultant to the Rye City Republicans, dismissed the public outcry against Mayor Joe Sack’s proposals to re-write our city charter and misrepresented the motives of the citizens who have expressed alarm. One of Sack’s proposals would take the job of […]