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Cuomo proposes student loan relief

By MARISSA PENN        On Jan. 18, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a student loan forgiveness program that, if approved, will ease the debt burden of thousands of college graduates from New York State colleges.  Under the proposal, the state would cover two years of loan payments for graduates of public universities who make […]

Column: Curb the spread of flu in your home

During the cold season, the flu is undesirable. Help curb the spread of sickness in your home by targeting your most touched surfaces.  Door knobs and locks Every time you enter or exit your home or any individual room, chances are that you’re touching a door knob and/or turning a lock. Any surface that you’re […]

Column: Squeaky wheels

The past few months, the City Council heard an increasing number of complaints about rock chipping. The primary source of the complaints was from neighbors of a construction site on Highland Road where rock chipping began more than seven months ago and stopped only days ago. The chipping did not stop because the developer completed […]

Letter: Leave the politics out of abortion

To the Editor, As Americans celebrate and reflect on the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling 42 years ago, I urge Congress and state legislators to listen to doctors and medical experts who know that legal abortion is safe, and that politicians should not interfere in personal medical decisions. Despite the fact that abortion is one […]

Pet Rescue 1-30-2015

Hi, my name is Patrick. I am a 3-year old beagle mix looking for my forever home. I am completely housebroken, great with other dogs, good in the car and very, very loving. I enjoy the dog park, walks, chewing on bones, and playing with the dogs in my foster home. My very favorite thing […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 1-30-2015

Harrison library events “Children programs” Children’s programs will continue at the Jewish Community Center of Harrison, 130 Union Ave. Mondays-9:30 a.m. Rockin’ Tots for ages one to three. 10:30 a.m. Parachute Play Time for ages two to five. Tuesdays-9:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Wiggle and Giggle with Dawny Dew for ages one  to five. Sponsored […]

What’s Going on in Rye 1-30-2015

Rye library E-book help will be offered on Thursday, Feb. 5, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:25 p.m. Come by to learn how to download e-books to your tablet or phone. Assistance is available on a first come, first-served basis. Wainwright House  “A consumer’s guide to a green, energy efficient home” Judith Martin, founder and principal […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 1-30-2015

Eastchester Public Library  “Robert the Guitar Guy” Join the library for an all-ages children’s music concert. Open to all, no pre-registration required. Saturday, Jan. 31, 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Contact: Teresa Chang 721-8105 tchang@ “Preschool Storytime, Wednesday session” Preschool Storytime is designed for children who are 3 to 4 years old and can […]

What’s Going on in New Rochelle 1-30-2015

New Rochelle Public Library  An Evening with Jen Chapin Time:  6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31. Where: Recologie located at 49 Lawton St., in New Rochelle Description: Join us Saturday night, Jan. 31 at 8:30 p.m., doors open at 7:30 p.m. for an evening with Jen Chapin. Jen Chapin has been celebrated […]

What’s Going on in Mamaroneck 1-30-2015

Mamaroneck Public Library  “Eh? I can’t hear you” Do you have difficulty hearing voices, particularly in crowded rooms? The Mamaroneck Public Library is very happy to announce that they have recently installed an Assistive Hearing System by SoundMate in their Community Room. Those who have challenges in hearing are welcome to utilize the new system […]