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Holocaust art exhibit celebrates survival, life

By RICH MONETTI The ArtsWestchester’s, “Lest we Forget: Holocaust in Art” exhibit has been doing its part since March 8 and will continue to do so until April 27. ArtsWestchester is located at 31 Mamaroneck Ave. in White Plains. The depictions rendered engender a “profoundly moving” aura according to curator, Arlé Sklar-Weinstein. “There’s such a […]

Letter: New York’s education system: A pitiful mess

To the Editor, Over the past few weeks, I have taken the time to read the lawsuit filed by Carin Mehler, watch the YouTube video of the last Rye City Board of Education meeting and listen to state Sen. George Latimer’s contribution to a New York State education symposium. What I come away with is […]

Athlete of the Week: Keith Secon

By LAUREN DEMPSEY As a result of his versatile skills and team-first attitude, baseball player Keith Secon has been named Rye’s Athlete of the Week. Secon, known affectionately as “The Big Cat” by his teammates and coaches, pitches and plays third base for the Garnets. Secon has helped the team get off to a fast […]

Pet Rescue 4-25-2014

Eclair is a very sweet female mixed breed pup, about 1 year old, weighing 40 pounds. She is friendly and great with other dogs, cats and children. Although very shy in new places, she is out of her shell in her foster home, where she plays with her foster sisters. Éclair would do well in […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 4-25-2014

Bronxville Public Library events Borrow a Kindle today BPL Kindles are pre-loaded with content, no downloading necessary. New titles will be added monthly. 14-day borrowing period. Bronxville library cardholders only. Kindles have been provided through the generous support of the Friends of Bronxville Public Library. Download e-books from the library for free Do you own […]

What’s Going On in Harrison 4-25-2014

Harrison Public Library events Sensory craft Friday, April 25, at 3:30 p.m. for ages 4 to 12. Children with special needs are especially invited to this fun, children’s craft. Preschool storytime Saturday, April 26, at 9:45 a.m. and again at 10:45 a.m., for children with special needs, their siblings and friends. Social media: What’s it […]

What’s Going On in New Rochelle 4-25-2014

Thomas Paine Cottage Museum events 20 Sicard Avenue, New Rochelle, 914-633-1776 thomaspainecottage.org Breakfast favorites at New Rochelle Irish Benevolent Society Sunday, May 4, noon to 4 p.m. Join us at the New Rochelle Irish Benevolent Society Building located at 38 Division St., New Rochelle, for Huguenot’s spring brunch fundraiser. This fundraiser is for Huguenot and […]

What’s Going On in Rye 4-25-2014

Rye library events Coyote talk Frank Vincenti, director of the Wild Dog Foundation, will give a presentation on Saturday, April 26, at 11 a.m., on the natural history of coyotes including their behavior and ability to thrive in urban environments. He will also give tips on how to coexist with them. For more information the […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 4-25-2014

Mamaroneck Public Library events AARP driver safety course Monday, May 5, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the community room. Registration is required as space is very limited. Sign up at the reference desk or call 914-630-5887. AARP charges $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Payment will be accepted the day of class […]

Column: Streamlining your stuff

As the years go by, we tend to accumulate as much stuff as we possibly can, fitting it into every nook and cranny our home has to offer. Just take a look in your attic, your garage and especially your kitchen to see what I’m referring to. When is the last time you needed that […]