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Farmers market goes indoors for the winter

By NICOLE REED On Saturdays this winter, the Mamaroneck community is going to be thrilled that Keith Cohen, the owner of Orwasher’s Bakery, never went to law school. Twenty years ago, he almost did. But instead he listened to an intuition: he wanted to work with food. He took a job with a bakery in […]

The year in review: 1964

By Joe Sack The more things change, the more they stay the same. That old bromide proved true once again as I leafed through the bound volume of the 1964 weekly editions of The Rye Chronicle—“Subscriptions $4.50 Per Year—Strictly In Advance.” Tucked away in an overlooked corner of City Hall are stacks of the newspaper’s […]

Letter: Racism prevails in recent shootings

    To the Editor, More than 40 years ago I read a book called “White Man’s Justice, Black Man’s Grief.” It was a prison novel by the late Donald Goines that detailed the racism and brutality of prison life in America. It was a book about race in America that I read at the […]

Pet Rescue 1-9-2015

Grover is a very handsome male Russian Blue mix cat with thick, silky smooth fur. Grover is a sweet and friendly young adult who is about 1 to 2 years old, he would make a wonderful family pet. He gets along with other cats, loves attention and lots of human contact, he is simply a […]

What’s going on in Mamaroneck 1-9-2015

Mamaroneck Public Library events “Teacher in the Library” 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.  Jan. 12. This event is for school-aged kids and is going on now until May 20, 2015. Need Homework Help? Come visit the teacher in the library. Children who are in K through 5 grade are welcome to come to the library […]

What’s going on in Eastchester 1-9-2015

Eastchester Public Library  Baby Lap Time Contact: Teresa Chang 721-8105 tchang@wlsmail.org No registration required. Open to ages 9 to 23 months with caregiver  and will take place on Jan. 15 at 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. 2nd and 3rd grade Reading Buddies You will be discussing Clyde Robert Bulla’s “The Sword in the Tree,” an […]

What’s going on in Harrison 1-9-2015

Harrison library events Children’s programs Children’s programs will continue at the Jewish Community Center of Harrison, 130 Union Ave. Mondays-9:30 a.m. Rockin’ Tots for ages one to three. 10:30 a.m. Parachute Play Time for ages two to five. Tuesdays-9:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Wiggle and Giggle with Dawny Dew for ages one to five. Sponsored […]

What’s going on in Rye 1-9-2015

Rye Public Library  Tips on Using Your iPad and Managing e-Books at the Rye Library Your New iPad: A Two-Part Computer Workshop will be given at the Rye Free Reading Room on Thursday, Jan. 15, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Attendees should bring their fully charged iPads and plan to attend both classes to […]

Mamaroneck library budget weathers mandates

By Alina Suriel Despite jumps in New York State retirement taxes and health insurance, which forced trustees of the Mamaroneck Public Library to override the state tax levy cap, the library remains in good economic standing, according to the library director. “I think overall we’re in very good financial situation because it’s very obvious that […]

Habitat looks to ReStore hope

By MARISSA PENN Just in time for Christmas, Habitat for Humanity of Westchester County celebrated the opening of its second retail store in downtown New Rochelle. ReStore, one of 800 across the country, opened for business in October, but had its official grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 25.  Habitat for Humanity is […]