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What’s going on in Rye

Rye Free Reading Room events Family Fun Nights at the Library The Rye Free Reading Room has planned a series of Family Fun Nights for children age 5 and up and their grown-ups on Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. throughout the summer. All pertain to the Summer Reading Program’s theme “Every Hero Has a Story” […]

4 stories to replace 3 Jalapeños

By JACKSON CHEN The long-dilapidated 3 Jalapeños building on Mamaroneck Avenue is making steps toward improvement as its site plan goes through the Village of Mamaroneck’s lengthy approval process.  The site plan, which was designed by the project architect Gregg DeAngelis, went in front of the village’s Planning Board for the third time on July […]

Hampshire submits third development proposal

By JACKSON CHEN After the Village of Mamaroneck Board of Trustees declined to consider two contentious development plans from Hampshire Country Club, the club has submitted a third, more zoning-compliant, plan. The county club, located at 1025 Cove Road, proposed a new development plan that includes the construction of 105 residential units split up into […]

City creates first historic distric downtown

By JACKSON CHEN History was just made and soon will be preserved as the Rye City Council has established the first historic district in the heart of downtown Rye.  As a result of the city’s Landmarks Advisory Committee’s request, the council voted in favor of designating a large chunk of the city’s downtown area as […]

Developers disagree with chipping law

By JACKSON CHEN Developers, contractors and builders in the City of Rye are expressing strong opposition to the ongoing creation of a restrictive rock chipping law that will be detrimental to their livelihoods, as it currently stands.  Rock chipping, a common construction practice that steadily breaks through large rocks with the use of mechanical tools, […]

Rye reaches new contract with clerical unit

By CHRIS EBERHART The city has come to terms on a new contract with the city’s clerical unit that runs through 2016. The announcement came at the July 8 Rye City Council meeting. As part of the new contract, the salaries of the CSEA Local 1000 clerical unit will increase 2.25 percent each year from […]

Moran: EHS in need of expansion

By CHRIS EBERHART The Eastchester School District is looking to continue with a series of capital projects in the school buildings that started with the renovation and expansion of Waverly Kindergarten Center to include first grade in 2000 and the middle school in 2014.  During the 2015-2016 school year, the district’s attention will turn to […]

Broken Bow issued permit for emergency chiller

By CHRIS EBERHART Broken Bow Brewery has been operating with a failing chiller for the past couple weeks. The business needs a larger, more powerful one to handle the increased workload but needs a site plan approval from the Planning Board in order to move it outside.  Because it was an emergency situation that came […]

Barra named to Planning Board

By CHRIS EBERHART The final piece of the puzzle is in place that makes the Tuckahoe village government whole again after the sudden death of Trustee Stephen Quigley in early May.  During the June 22 Tuckahoe Village Board of Trustees meeting, the mayor appointed David Barra, 54, to the village Planning Board to replace former […]

Ope/Ed: Alert, conscious expose historical negligence

  By Luis Quiros “In my past, the combination of luxury and a lot of white people never failed to make me feel invisible” are words from my book, “An Other’s Mind.” Though referring to instances throughout my childhood growing up as a Puerto Rican in New York City, the aftermath of my lived experience […]