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Athlete of the week: James Reid

By LAUREN DEMPSEY With a powerful serve and strong backhand, senior James Reid is this week’s Athlete of the Week. One of the captains on the Rye Garnets tennis team, Reid led his team to victory over Blind Brook. In his match, playing second singles, James won his two sets by scores of 6-1 and […]

Pet Rescue 5-2-2014

Sweet, lively and curious, Milo is about one-and-a-half years old now. This engaging and intelligent tabby was found near an apartment building in Yonkers, starving in the freezing cold. Even the tips of his ears had frostbite and one tip actually fell off at the vet. Fed by caring people and now residing in a […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 5-2-2014

Italian language class for elementary beginners Spring session, March 15 to May 17. Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. From the first day, students are fully immersed in the Italian language and culture. Individual students’ requirements are met in a classroom of free expression and differentiated learning. This class provides students with a sound grammatical […]

What’s Going On in Harrison 5-2-2014

Harrison Public Library events “Watercolors without boundaries” Paintings by Brigitte Loritz at the Harrison Public Library will be on display from May 4 to May 30, with an opening reception on May 10 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The exhibit may be viewed Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., on Tuesdays, […]

What’s Going On in Rye 5-2-2014

Rye library events For more information about programs offered, go to or call 914-231-3162. Expanded hours for test takers at the Rye Library The Rye Free Reading Room will be offering expanded hours to students as they prep for Regents, AP tests, final exams and any other tests. Students will be able to take […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 5-2-14

Mamaroneck Public Library events Water quality forum Saturday, May 3, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the community room. Learn what’s really in our water and how to keep it clean. This event is presented by the Mamaroneck Village Committee for the Environment. There will be light refreshments, a quiz, prizes and the opportunity […]

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 […]