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Column: Controlling school district costs

The superintendent has put forth his proposed budget for the 2015-2016 school year and I am happy to report there is a lot of community conversation going on about it. As the board and administration continue to work on the budget, we welcome and hope for community engagement. In fact, on March 24, we will […]

Recent killings just more of the same

By cliff jackson The murders of Eric Garner and Michael Brown along with the killing of several other black males since their murders, who were all unarmed, including a 12 year-old boy by a white police officer, as well as the recent revelations about systemic racism and abuse by the Ferguson Police Department vividly illustrates […]

Letter: Yandrasevich should be forced to forfeit state pension

  To the Editor, The following is an open letter to state Sen. George Latimer and state Assemblyman Steve Otis. The March 6 edition of the Rye City Review references Albany lawmakers proposing New York Constitution changes for elected officials convicted of a felony, while in office. I endorse the change to the state Constitution to […]

Letter: Deer numbers are not credible

    To the Editor, The shocking reality is that Westchester County has given Westchester County Bowhunters Association, WCBA,—whose existence is based and depends on the killing of deer—the authority to present deer population density figures to municipalities who may have “slaughter” or “culls” in mind for local wildlife. Talk about the “fox guarding the […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 3-20-2015

Harrison library events English conversation group Let’s speak English, non-native speakers. Practice your English and make new friends in an informal, volunteer-led setting and learn about the Harrison library too. There is no need to register or sign up. Group meets on Mondays from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., at Uncle Henry’s Bar and Grill, […]

What’s Going on in Mamaroneck 3-20-2015

Larchmont library events Kite making workshop You will be amazed how high a piece of paper, skewers and masking tape can go. On Monday, March 30 at 3 p.m., get ready for National Kite Flying month in April by finding out. Weather permitting, we will try out our creations on the front lawn. Ages 8 […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 3-20-2015

Eastchester Public Library  Mad about math On Monday, March 23 at 6 p.m., join us for more math fun this month on the topic of “Big Number.” We will share two books, “How Much is a Million” and “Millions to Measure,” and make a project together to show off the skills we just learned. For […]

What’s Going on in Rye 3-20-2015

Rye library events Documentary screening On March 28 at 3 p.m., SPRYE will be hosting a joint film screening with the Rye Free Reading Room. The film, titled, “Elevated Thinking: The High Line in New York City,” celebrates the stunning transformation of an elevated, abandoned railway into a widely acclaimed public park. Once an active […]

Parking law delayed

By JOHN BRANDI An expected vote from the Harrison Town Council to enact a residential parking permit law, designed for residents of the town to reclaim spots in front of their home and alleviate congestion concerns, has been postponed to later this month. As some residents continue to flag the law, citing the potential increase […]

Delays in village flood plan

By Alina Suriel A plan touted as a major step to finally solve flooding in the Village of Mamaroneck is off schedule, according to village officials. A draft study of flood risk management strategies conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Mamaroneck and Sheldrake rivers is not yet completed because engineers are […]