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Column: Playland, we had an agreement

Those of us who live in the vicinity of Playland have always had an unspoken agreement with our neighbor. We will put up with the noise, traffic and litter of the summer season and, in return, we enjoy the remaining seasons with the sleeping park. We know, come late spring, the weekend noise will begin. […]

Column: Dinner cruise through the nexus of life

The MacGuffin of the 1994 movie “Star Trek: Generations” is a place called The Nexus, a place in a reality beyond ours in which a person’s perfect life is manifest. One of the key conceits of The Nexus is time doesn’t pass there; each person who enters it always existed and always will. I think […]

A taste of Croatia

The outdoor patio at Dubrovnik in New Rochelle feels more like your backyard than a restaurant, and that’s for the better. Unlike many congested eateries, tables here are far enough apart from one another to create a laid-back, comfortable environment. This setting is a perfect match for chef and owner Zeljko “Jerry” Tomic’s approach to […]

Pet Rescue 7-11-2014

Ryleigh is a sweet and gentle 12-pound, low-energy Chihuahua mix around eight years old. She was used as a breeding dog and then discarded. Now in a loving home, she enjoys being held while watching a little TV and being pampered. Ryleigh gets along with all the others in her foster home although her preference […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 7-11-2014

Bronxville library events New Kindle titles Our Kindles are preloaded with content and available to Bronxville card holders and members of the Friends of the Bronxville Public Library. New Kindle titles for June include: Fiction “The Target” by David Baldacci “The Skin Collector” by Jeffery Deaver “The Collector” by Nora Roberts “Field of Prey” by […]

What’s Going On in New Rochelle 7-11-2014

Downtown farmers market The New Rochelle’s Downtown Farmers Market will be held every Saturday through Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Library Green next to the New Rochelle Public Library on Huguenot Street between Memorial Highway and Lawton Street. To make this a great community happening for the entire family, there will […]

What’s Going On in Harrison 7-11-2014

“Art Stories” The Harrison Council for the Arts presents “Art Stories” paintings by Alla Goldburt at the Harrison Public Library, 2 Bruce Ave. on view June 30 to Aug. 1. “Art Stories” is presented in two contrasting media, ink and oil, and explores images in the dreamlike state of one’s imagination. The viewer is invited […]

What’s Going On in Rye 7-11-2014

Rye Arts Center events STEM + Arts classes Full STEAM ahead with creativity and innovation at The Rye Arts Center. Check out the full array of STEM+Arts creative programs at the RAC this summer. In addition to the below, we also offer music lessons, drawing, photography, and more. Call 967-0700 for more information, or check […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 7-11-2014

Mamaroneck Public Library events Required reads roundtable For Hommocks, Rye Neck Middle School, Mamaroneck High School and Rye Neck High School students. Meets at 4:30 p.m. in the Mamaroneck Teen Library on Thursdays July 24 and Aug. 7, and on Tuesdays July 15, July 29 and Aug. 12. Stop into one of the new teen […]

School board president resigns role

By KATIE HOOS Longtime New Rochelle Board of Education member David Lacher, 61, has relinquished his seat as board president, a role he took over for the second time in 2013. On Tuesday, June 24, Lacher concluded the board’s meeting with a statement about his decision to resign as board president, effective immediately. Lacher, who […]