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What’s Going On in Rye

Fall food drive for the Port Chester Carver Center Drop-off location: 21 Elm Place, Rye, Rye, NY 10580 Contact:, Borsella Agency Most needed foods: • rice (one pound boxes/bags) • pasta (one pound boxes/bags) • tomato sauce • tuna • canned vegetables (corn,  peas, etc.) • canned fruits (mixed cocktail, etc.) • cereal (12-14 […]

Business Briefs

Three physicians at Phelps Hospital named “doctors of distinction” Three Phelps Memorial Hospital Center physicians were honored at the first-annual “Doctors of Distinction” awards ceremony. The event was co-sponsored by Citrin Cooperman, Westchester County Medical Society, Westfair Communications, and the Bristal Assisted Living facility, where the awards ceremony and reception were held. “We are particularly […]

Election 2013 tidbits: Rye

Rye voters will have several choices to make at the polls next week. Locally, voters will cast their ballots for four open seats on the Rye City Council, including that of the mayor. It has turned out to be an entertaining campaign season, highlighted by the apparent disdain between mayoral candidates Councilman Joe Sack, the […]

Election 2013 tidbits: Mamaroneck

Last Election Day, the majority on the Village of Mamaroneck Board of Trustees was at stake. This year, the board is sure to remain in Democratic hands, but the complexion of the village may hang in the balance as incumbent Republican Mayor Norman Rosenblum, who critics say favors broad, continuous development, faces off with Democrat […]

“Complete Streets” coming to Westchester

By KATIE HOOS Striving to accommodate pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders and motorists alike, the Westchester County Board of Legislators approved a Complete Streets Act, which will consider adding features for alternative modes of transportation when constructing and repairing county roads. Complete Streets are designed to provide safe and convenient access for all travelers by adding […]

OP-ED: Astorino or Bramson? Who’s for our middle class?

By PETER LANE If I had a buck for each time Democratic politicians have invoked their concern for the “middle class,” I would be instantly catapulted from that socio-economic state to the exalted “one percent” of the country where many high-end Democratic operatives and bundlers—and yes, Mitt too—are happily ensconced. While I’m aware that too […]

Letter: A Democrat for Maisano

To the Editor, This Election Day, I’m voting for Jim Maisano for county legislator for New Rochelle and Pelham. Jim is independent, bipartisan and one of the most experienced members of the county legislature. I’m a Democrat supporting Jim Maisano because it’s always best to vote for the best candidate instead of voting for a […]

Letter: Maisano: The best for New Rochelle

To the Editor, I encourage all New Rochelle and Pelham residents to vote for Jim Maisano for county legislator on Election Day. Jim is a lifelong New Rochelle resident that knows his district very well—Jim knows every neighborhood and has visited every street. Jim is proud to raise his family in the city where he […]

Letter: No one more qualified than Colavita

To the Editor, I have voted in many local elections and have come to know that people vote for the person, not the party. They vote for the most qualified candidate. That’s why I’m supporting Tony Colavita. He has served in one capacity or another on most of our non-profit community service organizations. He earned […]

Letter: Colavita works well with others

To the Editor, My wife and I moved to Eastchester in 1999 to raise our family because we were impressed by all the town had to offer, including its great school system. I am glad to see the level of cooperation and support of our schools by Supervisor Tony Colavita and his administration. During his […]