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New Rochelle street fair draws fanfare

The second annual New Rochelle Street Fair and Festival drew  hundreds of  people downtown to Main Street on Sunday,  Sept. 7. The festival  was    presented by  streetfairs.org in partnership with the City of New Rochelle, and admission was free. Approximately 85 vendors, artists and merchants provided guests with a dizzying array of food and […]

Letter: Local politicians are hypocrites

To the Editor, The appearance of Eliot Engel, Nita Lowey, Andrea Stewart-Cousins, George Latimer and Rev. Dr. Gregory Robeson Smith of Mt. Hope AME Zion Church at an event several months ago, where there was no acknowledgement of the slaughter of over 2,100 Palestinians by Benjamin Netanyahu and his thugs in the Likud Party was […]

Pet Rescue 9-19-2014

This “adorable” tuxedo girl loves to snuggle. Gretchen is playful in a calm way and does well with other cats and dogs. Right now she is being fostered in a wonderful home where she gets lots of TLC. Gretchen was born in early April and is about 5 months old. She is spayed, up to […]

What’s Going On in Rye 9-19-2014

Musical Tuesdays at the Rye Library 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. The 45-minute programs, which will begin at 1 p.m., will be offered twice a month with the first happening on Sept. 23. To find […]

what’s Going On in New Rochelle 9-19-2014

Italian heritage month at the library The New Rochelle Public Library will present two special programs next month for Italian Heritage and Culture Month.   Calitrani Immigrants of America The Calitrani Immigrants of America will be the topic of a free talk by historian Mario Toglia at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4. The village […]

What’s Going on in Mamaroneck 9-19-2014

Mamaroneck Public Library events New and forthcoming fiction To reserve the books listed below, please call 698-1250  ext. 3 or log on to the Westchester libraries website with your library card and pin. “Stone Mattress,” Nine Tales by Margaret Eleanor Atwood “The Blood Of An Englishman,” An Agatha Raisin Mystery by M.C. Beaton “The Cinderella […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 9-19-2014

Eastchester Public Library  Book sale Every Tuesday the EPL is holding a Friends book sale from noon to 3 p.m. Baby Lap Time Join the library for a fun gathering with music, movement and short story reading. From 10:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. For ages 9 to 23 months. Programs dates for fall are as […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 9-19-2014

Harrison events New location for Brown Bag Cinema is Harrison Town Hall, 1 Heineman Place.  We will show “The Fault in our Stars” a PG-13 movie on Friday, Sept. 19 at 12:30 p.m.  You may bring your lunch, beverages provided by the Friends of the Library. Children’s Programs will continue at two different locations. Jewish […]

Finch, Miller and Potok dominate primary

By PHIL NOBILE and JASON CHIREVAS Winning nearly 90 percent of the overall vote, Democratic primary candidates David Finch, Ilissa Miller and Leon Potok, the village party’s chosen candidates to begin with, will be on the Democratic ticket come November and will contend with a slate of Republicans for three open seats on the Village […]

Report: Harrison zoning most exclusionary in Westchester

By PHIL NOBILE “It’s great to live in Harrison” may not apply to everyone. Out of 31 municipalities in Westchester eligible—and out of six identified by the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development as having exclusionary zoning—the Town of Harrison was found to be the main offender, with multiple violations of a court-appointed federal […]