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Letter: Appoint unincorporated area resident to Town Council

To the Editor, The vacancy on the Mamaroneck Town Council has occurred because of the resignation of longtime unincorporated area advocate Councilwoman Phyllis Wittner. At present, the board is comprised of two Village of Larchmont residents, Supervisor Nancy Seligson and Councilwoman Jaine Elkind Eney.The remaining two councilpersons are residents of the unincorporated Town of Mamaroneck, […]

Letter: SPI plan is all wrong for Rye, county

To the Editor, The following is an open letter to Chairman Michael Kaplowitz and the county Board of Legislators. I am writing to you in the expectation that you will lead a thorough review and due diligence of all the proposals for Playland and not be locked-in to the flawed SPI plan. I have lived […]

Athlete of the Week: Maggie McDermott

By LAUREN DEMPSEY Running as graceful and as fast as a gazelle, setting records in the process, Maggie McDermott has been named the latest Athlete of the Week. Maggie, a junior on Rye’s track team, is one of the fastest runners for the Garnets in the longer distance events. Her top times this year have […]

Pet Rescue 2-7-14

Elio is an eight-month-old grey swirl tabby kitten, who just loves to be touched and will fall over to expose his belly for some good rubbing. This handsome feline, with the most striking markings, will be one big boy when fully grown. He lives with seven other cats and dogs and likes them all. Elio […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 2-7-14

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 Mamaroneck 2-7-14

Mamaroneck Public Library events  Ebook downloads from the library On a rainy day, isn’t it nice to know that you can stay home and download a free e-book from the Mamaroneck Library? Go to our homepage, and click on the “Download eBooks & eAudio” icon on the lower right side of the homepage. Please […]

What’s Going On in Rye 2-7-14

Theater camp open house The Amadeus Summer Theater and Art Day Camp is holding an open house on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, from 10 1 p.m. Camp gives children ages 6 to 16 the opportunity to perform musical theater, study two instruments, create art, compose, create sets, learn photography and film making, June 30 […]

What’s Going On in Harrison 2-7-14

Harrison Public Library events Harrison Council for the Arts presents “Collection of Photographs” by Tina Link at the Harrison Public Library, 2 Bruce Ave. on view Feb. 2 to 25 with an opening reception Feb. 8 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. For this body of work, Tina Link has selected photographs that integrate the […]

Opinion-Editorial: Stipendgate, Part II

  By FRANK GORDON In Stipendgate, Part I, I reviewed the process by which the Harrison Town Council inserted a $12,000 annual stipend for the police chief as one of its last-minute changes to the 2014 adopted budget. This after the board granted and, shortly thereafter, rescinded a similar stipend just four months earlier. This […]

Letter: Sack, council need to stand against SPI plan

To the Editor, The following is an open letter to Mayor Joe Sack and the Rye City Council. At this key juncture, we are asking city officials to take a firm position in protecting the City of Rye from the county’s plan to impose on our community the intrusive, year-round private sports complex in the […]