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What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 9-5-2014

Mamaroneck Public Library events Borrow an iPad The Mamaroneck Public Library is proud to announce adults who are card holders in good standing may borrow iPads. Library iPads circulate for two weeks and can be reserved at the reference desk or at 630-5888. They may be used at any location that has a wireless connection […]

What’s Going On in Rye 9-5-2014

Poetry sought for Marshlands exhibit All poetry and verse that was inspired by Marshlands Conservancy or created at the preserve can be submitted for entry on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 6 and 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the conservancy in Rye. All submissions must be framed and ready for hanging. There is […]

What’s Going On in Harrison 9-5-2014

Harrison Public Library events Closures The Harrison Public Library Halperin Building will undergo a renovation. This initiative will transform the library into a state-of-the-art facility people of all ages will be able to enjoy. The Halperin Building is now closed until  June 2015, and its collection are unavailable until it re-open’s. The West Harrison Branch […]

What’s Going On in New Rochelle 9-5-2014

New Rochelle Public Library events Live theater performances Each month, the library presents a number of live public performances in its Ossie Davis Theater, an intimate, 138-seat venue. Drawing from the outstanding artists living and working in the New York Metropolitan area and the local community of New Rochelle, these performances include concerts of classical, […]

Project Homerun altered again

By PHIL NOBILE The Town of Harrison’s long contested plans to turn an empty wetland into fields and a park were scaled back even further from original plans to make a baseball field and gazebo, with town officials changing project plans almost yearly. The most recent change comes in the form of deciding to not […]

Busing battle lawsuit dropped

By PHIL NOBILE The ongoing battle surrounding busing for some local nonpublic schools has come to a temporary close as the grassroots group suing Mamaroneck Union Free School District officials dropped its legal complaint. Fairness for All Kids, made up of Mamaroneck and Larchmont parents and community members, withdrew its lawsuit against Mamaroneck Superintendent Dr. […]

Project Homerun plan altered again

By PHIL NOBILE The Town of Harrison’s long contested plans to turn an empty wetland into fields and a park were scaled back even further from original plans to make a baseball field and gazebo, with town officials changing project plans almost yearly. The most recent change comes in the form of deciding to not […]

Disbarred West Harrison attorney indicted

    By PHIL NOBILE A disbarred West Harrison attorney and a Glen Rock, N.J., man were indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly defrauding 15 victims of $3.4 million after years of operating multiple fraudulent schemes. Pasquale Stiso, 52, of West Harrison and Paul Mancuso, 46, of Glen Rock were formally indicted after […]

Morgado murder trial date set

  By PHIL NOBILE Mamaroneck mother Manuela Maria Morgado will stand trial in Westchester County Supreme Court nearly two years after allegedly murdering her four-year-old son while in the midst of a contested custody battle. Morgado, who pleaded not guilty to second degree murder charges for the September 2012 death of her son, Jason “Jake” […]

Mamaroneck Towers rehab approved

By JOHN BRANDI Two proposals to have the county finance renovation projects for affordable senior housing complexes were approved by the Westchester County Industrial Development Agency at its meeting on Thursday, Aug. 14. Wilder Balter Partners, Inc., an Elmsford-based developer, was interested in increasing the efficiency of Mamaroneck Towers, and Scarsdale-based Mountco Real Estate Development […]