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Digital Westchester ranks one of highest in nation

By KATIE HOOS For the ninth year, Westchester County was named one of the nation’s most digital counties, using social media and digital technology to enhance services and keep residents informed. The award, issued by the Center for Digital Government—a national research institute on information technology within local and state governments—and the National Association of […]

A chicken in every pot: Yellow Bell Farm

By NICOLE REED At Rye’s Down to Earth Farmers Market, there was a funny moment from Yellow Bell Farm that I want to share. Last February, in the depths of one of the coldest winters we all remember, I called up poultry farmer Katie Bogdanffy and asked, “So, what’s it like to be a chicken […]

Police Blotter in Rye 8-8-2014

Collected at Rye Police Headquarters at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 6.   July 24 At 12:24 p.m., a Philips Lane resident called police to report a heavyset white male taking pictures of residences in the area that morning. The man was gone when police arrived, but a local contractor working in the area confirmed […]

Police Blotter in Mamaroneck 8-8-2014

Collected at Village of Mamaroneck Police Headquarters on Thursday, July 31, at 9 a.m.   June 18 At 6:05 p.m., police responded to a call reporting young adults rollerblading on the tennis courts in Florence Park. When police arrived at the scene, the rollerbladers had already left.   At 11:12 p.m., three men and one […]

Police Blotter in Eastchester 8-8-2014

Collected at Eastchester Police Headquarters on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014.   July 6 While the homeowner at 19 Darcy Lane was cutting the grass early morning on July 6, he found an arrow sticking out of the side of his house. The homeowner behind 19 Darcy Lane told police no one in her house owns […]

Police Blotter Harrison 8-8-2014

Collected at Harrison Police Headquarters on Tuesday Aug. 5 at 8:30 a.m.   July 12 Police were called to the corner of the Hutchinson River Parkway and North Street at 6:27 a.m. on a report of a man sleeping in a van. Police arrived on the scene to find the driver asleep behind the wheel with […]

The long, winding road to Chutney Masala

Thirty years ago, if you asked a young Navjot Arora what he aspires to be when he grows up, his answer might have surprised you. Unlike many restaurateurs, Arora was not predestined for a life in hospitality. Quite the contrary; as a teenager in India, he was on the track to medical school. After enduring […]

Column: Observations about the City of Rye’s budget

Before I considered running for City Council, I had very little idea how much our city spends, or from where the money comes. I’ve learned a bit since then, and I wanted to take this opportunity to share some surprising things I’ve learned about our city’s budget. These comments relate to the city’s general fund. […]

Pet Rescue 8-8-2014

Gabby is a beautiful and super friendly two-year-old Tuxedo. She is very affectionate, social and playful. This kitty is a real bundle of fun and will keep you and your family amused. She is friendly with other cats and currently resides in a good foster home. Gabby is spayed, in excellent health and up to […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 8-8-2014

Bronxville library events New Kindle titles Our Kindles are preloaded with content and available to Bronxville card holders and members of the Friends of the Bronxville Public Library. New Kindle titles include: Fiction “The Target” by David Baldacci “The Skin Collector” by Jeffery Deaver “The Collector” by Nora Roberts “Field of Prey” by John Sandford […]