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Letter: Former councilmen support Jovanovich

To the Editor, When we ran for Rye City Council in 2003, property taxes were rising at a rate three times the rate of inflation, and city debt levels were skyrocketing. During our tenure on the City Council, we ensured the rate of annual increases in property taxes was no greater than the rate of […]

Letter: Sack on the right side of change

To the Editor, I write this letter to support Joe Sack for mayor. The City of Rye needs new leadership on the City Council. We need a capable, vital, bright individual who is and has been on the right side of the most important issue that Rye has confronted over the past few years: The […]

Letter: Sack a proven leader

To the Editor, My name is Jim Richardson, Jr., and I have lived in Rye for almost my entire life. I think Rye, for numerous reasons, is the perfect place to live. Unfortunately, recent events involving the golf club, the City Council and the mayor’s office have, for the first time, forced me to question […]

Letter: Rye Record’s coverage questioned

To the Editor, In a small city like ours, most residents know that mayoral candidate Peter Jovanovich, the current deputy mayor, is married to Robin Jovanovich, the owner and publisher of The Rye Record. What people may not know is that Mr. Jovanovich maintains an office in the same suite as his wife and The […]

Letter: Dunn: Jovanovich a consensus builder

To the Editor, I am voting for Peter Jovanovich, independent, for Rye City mayor. So are eight former City Council members, Carolyn Cunningham, a Democrat, Franklin Chu, a Republican, Bonnie Downing, a Republican, Matt Fahey, a Republican, Duncan Hennes, a Republican, Roz Larr, a Republican, Gerry Seitz, an independent, and Arthur Stampleman, a Democrat. Together […]

Letter: Joe Sack is just right

To the Editor, This coming Election Day, Nov. 5, 2013, marks an anniversary of sorts. It turns out that this next election will be roughly 7.5 billion seconds since the opening shots of the American Revolution were fired. Coincidentally, or fatefully depending on one’s perspective, there are roughly 7.5 billion people on the planet. It […]

Letter: Sack: The best neighbor in Rye

To the Editor, Here are some reasons why the families of Thorne Place support our neighbor, Rye City Councilman Joe Sack, as the only choice we have for mayor. Joe has lived on our block with Kerri and their girls since the summer of 2006, having moved from another part of Rye, where they had […]

Athlete of the week: Alanna Morque

By LAUREN DEMPSEY After a winning record during the regular season followed by a strong showing in the Conference Championship Tournament that qualified her for a berth in the the Section 1 Tennis Championships, Alanna Morque has been named this week’s Athlete-of-the-Week. Morque, a senior and co-captain, has greatly contributed to her team’s success. Competing […]

Pet Rescue

Rooney is a sweet and adorable male shepherd mix about 9 months old. He loves to be around other dogs, big and small. Though Rooney is a bit shy around new people, he comes out of his shell fairly quickly. He enjoys playing with toys and romping around with the other dogs in his foster […]

What’s going in Harrison

Kitten and cat adoption day Saturday, Nov. 2 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Petco 1275 Boston Post Road Larchmont, 10538 www.NY-PetRescue.org petrescueny@aol.com 914-834-6955 Harrison Public Library events The Gettysburg Address challenges America Sunday, Nov. 3 at 2:30 p.m. To commemorate the 150th anniversary of The Gettysburg Address, the library is hosting a discussion with David […]