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

Mamaroneck Public Library events Volunteer, it pays Saturday, May 10, at 10:30 a.m. in the community room. Brenda Wilkin, outreach coordinator at the Volunteer Center, will  give you answers about volunteering and volunteer opportuntities. No registration required. “Saving Mr. Banks” On Tuesday, May 13, at 11 a.m., this film about P.L. Travers and Walt Disney […]

Cops: West Harrison man endangered children

A West Harrison resident was arrested for endangering the welfare of a child after making lewd comments about his genitals to a group of children, according to police. Kevin Lencki, 51, approached a group of children at Preston Elementary School on April 13, when the alleged incident occurred. Lencki, who lives across the street from […]

Library hosts 75 years of Archie

By JOHN BRANDI Two teachers walk into Archie Comics headquarters. This isn’t the beginning of a joke, but an attempt by educators, with the help of a “teaching kit,” to show comic books belong in the classroom. Fast forward and this teaching kit, comprised of “six and 10 issues of comic books,” now belongs to […]

Column: The first 100 days: Lessons in humility

When I was at Easter mass last month, the monsignor was heading up the center aisle, sprinkling holy water on the congregation with a traditional blessing. When he arrived at my family’s pew, he paused, looked at me solemnly, and said, “You need all the help you can get.” With that, I got an extra […]

OP-ED: Making the (political) point spread

By Peter Lane In the world of politics, your bottom line is an election victory, even if you have to hang a chad or two to achieve a narrow one. That is not so much the case in the coming New York gubernatorial election, in which margins matter to both sides, albeit in very different […]

Letter: School superintendent: Letter crossed the line

To the Editor, In its April 24, 2014, edition, the Rye City Review printed a letter that went over the line. This letter, written by someone who is not a resident of Rye, made ad hominem attacks on children who bravely came forward with respect to allegations of potential misconduct. While it is bad enough […]

Police Blotter: Rye 5-2-2014

Collected at Rye City Police Headquarters on Friday, April 18, at 2:10 p.m.     April 1 Around 2:51 p.m., Starbucks Coffee on Purchase Street called police to report a tip jar had been stolen from its counter. Police took a report from the owner.   April 2 A next-door neighbor to a house on […]

Police Blotter: Harrison 5-2-2014

Collected at the Harrison Police station on Friday, April 25, at 9:30 p.m.     April 8 At 10:44 a.m., police stopped a vehicle traveling on Lake Street because of a broken taillight. The traffic stop resulted in the arrest of a 55-year-old Harrison resident, who appeared to be driving under the influence. The man […]

Police Blotter: Mamaroneck 5-2-2014

Collected at the Village of Mamaroneck Police Station on Thursday, April 24, at 9:45 a.m.   April 5 At 8:15 a.m., a person reported someone entered their Halstead Avenue premises and took two leaf blowers. The approximate value of the missing machines is $1,400. No one was found responsible.   April 6 At 5:57 a.m., a […]

Police Blotter: Eastchester 5-2-2014

Collected at the Eastchester Police Station on Tuesday, April 29, at 10:30 a.m.   March 27 A Connecticut man was driving the wrong way down a one-way street on Brook Street around 12:38 a.m. when police pulled him over. After running his license, the officer discovered the driver, 31, was on probation for a previous DWI, […]