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Rye Neck proposes healthy school budget

By JACKSON CHEN The Rye Neck School District presented a proposed budget of $39.6 million for the 2015-2016 school year, which comes under the state mandated tax cap for the fourth year in a row. On March 18, the Board of Education presented a preliminary version of the budget to the public that aimed at […]

Japanese students visit Thornton Donovan

The Thornton Donovan School in New Rochelle hosted its Rising Sun program this month, in which students from Japan stayed in New Rochelle for two weeks while visiting the United States. The Japanese students were greeted by their host families at JFK International Airport on Thursday, March 12 and have spent two weeks since learning […]

Column: The etiquette of snow removal

Owning a home on the corner of Forest Avenue and Redfield Street has given me a unique perspective on snow removal. The sidewalk in front of my house is a well-traveled path for strollers, joggers and dog walkers. Within three blocks I can walk to an amusement park, a nature sanctuary, a pharmacy, a market, […]

Letter: Turn your concern to action

    To the Editor, As parents who care passionately about our children and their education, we can get protective and incensed when our child is not offered the opportunities we feel he or she deserves. In recent years we have fought (and often lost) to keep elementary school librarians, school staff, middle schools sports […]

Letter: Open Door is wrong idea for school

    To the Editor, The Open Door health clinic is a wonderful organization, but not within one of our public schools, especially one with the largest brown and black population. Comparing our district to schools in Port Chester is problematic because the demographic there enforced a Latino-friendly climate that we don’t have in Larchmont […]

Police Blotter: Mamamroneck 3-27-2015

Collected at the Village of Mamaroneck Police Department on Monday, March 23 at 10:35 a.m.   Feb. 27 Police responded to a verbal dispute on a Bee-Line Bus on Palmer Avenue at around 8:22 p.m. Officers arrived on the scene and resolved the issue by escorting the parties off the bus, as requested by the […]

Police Blotter: Harrison 3-27-2015

Collected at Harrison Police Station on Friday, March 20 at 11 a.m.   March 10 An officer observed a man making an illegal turn on Halstead Avenue and upon investigation, the officer noted that the driver was operating the vehicle with a suspended license. This took place at 1:38 p.m.   At 5:03 p.m., on […]

Police Blotter Rye 3-27-2015

Collected at the City of Rye Police Headquarters on Monday, March 23 at 9:10 a.m.   March 9 At 1:12 a.m., police were called to the Osborn Retirement Community after a resident fell and cut her head. EMS was dispatched to the scene.   At 9:33 a.m., Rye High School Principal Patricia Taylor alerted police that […]

Business Briefs 3-27-2015

Collaborative workshop in Rye Ivy Eisenberg, a leading innovation consultant and founder of the White Plains-based Our IdeaWorks, LLC, will host “Connect 2 Innovate 2 Grow,” an innovation workshop for business or organization leaders at Serendipity Labs, Inc., in Rye on Thursday, April 16 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eisenberg, an accomplished innovation process […]