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What’s Going on in Eastchester 10-24-2014

Eastchester Public Library  Book sale Every Tuesday the EPL is holding a Friends book sale from noon to 3 p.m. Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time Thursday Session begins at 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Storytime is designed for children who are three to four years old and can stay in the program without a […]

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 […]

Letter: Schools need more funding

To the Editor, As a member of the U.S. Army Reserve from 1965 to 1970, a school tax break for veteran’s sounds like a welcome proposal. As a senior, living on a fixed income, the idea seems especially appealing. However, considering the times we live in, with funding for Rye public schools under siege from both local anti-bond issue voters […]

Letter: Don’t handcuff city manager position

To the Editor, The following is open letter to the Rye City Council. We are troubled by the City Council’s questionable proposal to amend the city manager’s powers regarding the hiring and firing of the police commissioner. As former elected officials of both parties—we include three former mayors, and 16 former City Council members—we know from personal experience […]

Pet Rescue 10-10-2014

Blaine is a gorgeous one-year-old male Husky Mix. He loves to have his bone to chew on and his favorite activity is romping in the yard. Blaine is eager to please and loves all humans he comes in contact with. He is a bit strong however, so we recommend he go to a home with […]

What’s Going in Harrison 10-10-2014

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

What’s Going on Rye 10-10-2014

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. Wainwright House events “Unacceptable Levels” about the chemical burdens imposed on our bodies […]