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Expert: O.J. verdict might be different today

By CHRISTOPHER PETROWSKI The murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman took place on June 12, 1994, and the resulting investigation and eventual trial of the suspect, NFL Hall of Famer O.J. Simpson, became one of the hottest topics of conversation for the next couple of years and continues to arouse interest and passions […]

Column: Tax levy cap: A cap on education?

As I reflect on the years I have volunteered for the Rye City School District, the last few years in public education have changed dramatically. Local school districts are required to comply with so many more state mandates while the state pushes costs down to the local level, which affects the public financing of schools […]

Letter: Rye Golf Club poised for a bounce-back year

The following is an open letter to current and prospective Rye Golf Club members and residents, The Rye Golf Commission wanted to update its members and the public on some of the work accomplished over the last year. After the turmoil surrounding the former manager of Rye Golf Club and an unprofitable 2012, the Golf […]

Letter: Belanger, more than just a friend

To the Editor, I am writing to share a personal anecdote about my recent experience working with school board candidate Karen Belanger, my friend of more than six years. Members who are resourceful, versatile and are committed to representing their constituency best serve any leadership organization. Belanger possesses these skills, which have significantly benefitted our […]

Athlete of the week: Amanda Yanett 5-9-2014

By LAUREN DEMPSEY Exhibiting her skills at the plate on offense and behind the plate on defense, junior Amanda Yannett has been named Rye’s Athlete of the Week. Amanda started playing softball in third grade and is now in her third year on varsity. She has one of the highest batting averages on the team […]

Pet Recuse 5-9-2014

Marty is a happy two-year-old, 11-pound bundle of joy. He is energetic, housebroken, very smart and most eager to please. Marty likes most other dogs and doesn’t mind cats. He’s a feisty boy and needs an alpha leader that can manage him. He needs an experienced owner and should not go to a home with […]

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

Thomas Paine Cottage Museum events 20 Sicard Avenue, New Rochelle, 914-633-1776 Living history: One room schoolhouse Sunday, May 18, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Sophia Brewster Schoolhouse on the grounds of Thomas Paine Cottage. Miss Keating, a teacher in early American garb will lead a lesson. Typical text books, slates and chalk […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 5-9-2014

Harrison Public Library events Sensory storytime Saturday, May 10, at 9:45 a.m. and again at 10:45 a.m. For children of all abilities. Rockin’ tots Monday, May 12, at 10:30 a.m. for ages 2 to 4. English conversation group Monday, May 12, at 11 a.m. Millenium book club discussion Wednesday, May 14, at 7 p.m., Millennium […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 5-9-2014

Bronxville Women’s Club events “Fashion in Fine Art” exhibit Scarsdale resident Anna Marie Magagna Hyde is the featured artist for May at the Bronxville Women’s Club, located at 135 Midland Ave, Bronxville. The exhibit is open for viewing Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding holidays throughout the month. The exhibit is titled […]

What’s Going on in Rye 5-9-2014

Rye library events For more information about programs offered, go to or call 914-231-3162. Homework Hub Teens can take advantage of a brand new homework help program at the Rye Free Reading Room from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from May 1 through June 24. NYS certified teachers will […]