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Letter: Re: Susan Watson’s charging station letter

    To the Editor, I found Susan Watson’s letter, “Parker’s charging station legislation flawed” published on Sept. 25, 2015, to be short-sighted. She decries even minimal county spending for EV charging stations, and then goes on to extoll the efficiency of markets and the private sector. She asks, “Who pays?[...]Who benefits?” All county residents […]

Letter: Air traffic over Larchmont

    To the Editor, It’s a beautiful September morning and I would enjoy sitting on my porch, but the daily roaring onslaught of airplanes over Larchmont is in full flight. Every 30 seconds or so, jets fly on their way to LaGuardia, and they are loud. This will go on all morning and resume […]

What’s going on in Mamaroneck

Mamaroneck Public Library For information on regular programs and other events, visit Seminar for Special Needs Trusts A special needs trust can be established by families who are the primary caregivers of a child with disabilities. The goal of a special needs trust is to improve the quality of the child’s life and provide […]

What’s going on in Eastchester

Bronxville Public Library The library’s regular fall and winter hours are: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The library will be closed on Monday, Oct. 12 for Columbus Day. The golden age […]

What’s going on in Harrison

Harrison library events  Check out events and programs at Hours for Richard E. Halperin Memorial Library Building at 2 Bruce Ave.: Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sundays, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Hours for West Harrison branch at 2 Madison St.: […]

What’s going on in Rye

Collage for art and journaling Collage is the combination of pieces of diverse materials and media, such as newspaper, magazines, package labels, fabric, paint and photographs, into one composition. Learn the basics of collage techniques on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Meeting Room. No reservations required. Genealogy Basics and […]

Manager: Golf fungicide improperly purchased

By JACKSON CHEN The Rye Golf Club and the City of Rye failed to follow proper purchasing policy when buying a fungicide that destroyed the club’s greens this year, according to the city’s top appointed official. The city-run golf club purchased the ALT70 fungicide to treat its course in late February through a process of […]

Town submits proposal for new LMCTV home

By JACKSON CHEN The Town of Mamaroneck has submitted its lease proposal to house the nonprofit public access TV corporation LMCTV, which will serve as an alternate option to the old firehouse in the Village of Mamaroneck. LMCTV has long been searching for a new consolidated base of operations. LMCTV, which broadcasts live viewings and […]

County bonds for West St. affordable unit

By JOHN BRANDI Harrison is slowly meeting its affordable housing needs, as the Westchester County Board of Legislators has given approval to the county executive’s decision to transform a condo unit within the town’s border into affordable housing. At its Sept. 8 meeting, the county board unanimously approved funding for Westchester to acquire a two-bedroom […]

Bronxville flood project splits in two

By JOHN BRANDI Securing additional funding for a flood mitigation project at the Bronxville School is proving difficult, so the plan now, upon recommendation from New York State’s Office of Emergency Management, has evolved to complete the project in two phases, according to the village administrator.  The trouble started when the lowest bid came in […]