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Time-honored parade celebrates firefighters

On July 1, firefighters from across the tri-state region marched through the mile stretch of Mamaroneck Avenue as part of the annual Firemen’s Parade in the Village of Mamaroneck. The village’s all-volunteer fire department led the way down the avenue from Mamaroneck Avenue School to Harbor Island Park. Inclusive of Westchester firefighters from departments as […]

EFD to replace Tuckahoe firehouse floor

The Eastchester Fire District will add nearly $60,000 to the Tuckahoe firehouse for repairs to increase the scope of work from a partial replacement of the floor to a full replacement. Fire Commissioner Peter Incledon, who has been spearheading the project, said originally, the fire district planned to replace the ramp and only half the […]

What’s going on in Rye

Rye library events Story time Nursery rhymes, songs and fingerplays, “Granny Jean” Klein, well-versed in early childhood development, introduces babies and toddlers to playful rhymes, songs and puppetry. Parents and caregivers participate with the children at the library and are encouraged to continue the activities at home. Because the program is often a child’s first […]

What’s going on in Harrison

The Harrison Public Library will be closed for renovations until July 2015. English conversation group Let’s speak English, non-native speakers. Practice your English and make new friends in an informal, volunteer-led setting and learn about the Harrison library too. There is no need to register or sign up. Group meets on Mondays from 11 a.m. […]

What’s going on in Eastchester

Eastchester Public Library  “The Ugly Duckling” Puppet Show Join The PuppeTree for an award-winning performance featuring humorous and unique twists on the traditional tale. For ages 5 and up, participating in one of the reading games. Online pre-registration is required and will begin on Monday, July 6 at 9 a.m. The show is on Monday, […]

What’s going on in Mamaroneck

Mamaroneck Public Library Crafternoons Calling all Yarn Crafters. Come join library staff and friends who love to create beautiful things. We invite all to bring their current projects to work on and explore ideas. No registration required. Thursday, July 16, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Community Room. AARP Driver Safety Program Refresh your […]

What’s going on in New Rochelle

New Rochelle Public Library The library’s website has a full listing of free programs, dates and times for all ages this summer at Programs for infants to teens are being held both at the main library and at the Huguenot Children’s Library. Be sure to also check out the return of the annual Disney […]

Mayor, deputy mayor seek re-election

By JACKSON CHEN Familiar faces will appear on the Village of Mamaroneck’s Republican ticket in this year’s Board of Trustees election.  Mayor Norman Rosenblum, 72, and Trustee Lou Santoro, 57, both Republicans, will each be seeking their fourth term as mayor and trustee, respectively. Rosenblum said the duo is running in 2015 for the same […]

Bronxville graduates ready to move on

Bronxville High School’s 93rd graduation was wet and rainy. But despite the constant drizzle, the lawn in front of the high school on June 20 was standing room only as family and friends of the Class of 2015 watched the graduates receive their diplomas. “We all look out into this wonderful audience tonight and realize […]

Concerns mount over solar panels in village

By JACKSON CHEN Following the recent and widespread introduction of solar panels in the Village of Mamaroneck, the approval process for the green equipment has caught some heat. Due to the Solarize Westchester initiative that started in the village early February, there’s been a jump in the amount of residential solar panel installations. In the […]