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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 […]

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

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 10-10-2013

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 […]

Village holds first demonstration day

On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, the Village of Mamaroneck Fire Department held its first Fire Department Day in Harbor Island Park. The department held the event to display to the surrounding community what in fact, they do. The fire department is the only 100 percent volunteer department in the lower Hudson Valley and looks for […]

Police search for serial bank robber

On Sept. 25, shortly after 3 p.m., a suspect attempted to rob Webster Bank on Purchase Street but was unsuccessful after a dye pack exploded while he was fleeing the scene, according to Rye police. The suspect, identified as a black male with long dreadlocks and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt made it only steps […]

Meeting order change passes

By JACKSON CHEN Residents were outraged when the Village of Mamaroneck Board of Trustees voted 3 to 2 to formally push the public comment section of meetings from the first item on the agenda down to the fifth. At that same Sept. 22 board meeting, many in attendance clashed with board members claiming this was […]