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Chamber celebrates holidays

The Rye Chamber of Commerce held its annual holiday party on Tuesday, Dec. 9. This year’s festivities took place at Le Pain Qoutidien, located at 30 Purchase St. Members of the Rye business community joined together to celebrate the year and enjoy catered food, drinks and some healthy conversation. The chamber is a volunteer organization […]

Lawyer runs marathon for Marfan’s Syndrome

By Rich Monetti Marfan’s Syndrome in its cruelest form weakens the connective tissue around the heart. Undetected, this can lead to a fatal aneurysm in the blink of an eye. On the other hand, if diagnosed, a person can have their heart monitored and possibly operated on—allowing a relatively normal life.   Unfortunately, for Rich […]

Charity drive delivers gifts and holiday cheer

  By Alina Suriel The Harrison Food Pantry and local good Samaritans are getting ready for the holidays with The Holiday Project, their annual charity gift drive bestowing presents to underprivileged families in the community. Three Harrison residents are sharing the responsibility for this year’s event, Christine DiRusso, Tabatha Marraccini and Coco Leftkowitz, according to […]

20th annual Concert for Peace

By MARISSA PENN On Dec. 14, Songcatchers, Inc., put on its 20th annual Concert for Peace. Led by the renowned Sister Beth Dowd, executive director of Songcatchers, the event draws a large crowd yearly to the College of New Rochelle’s chapel at 29 Castle Place, filling it with beautiful, holiday themed songs with an emphasis […]

Girl Scout cookies gone digital

  By MARISSA PENN For the first time since they debuted 100 years ago, Girl Scout cookies are now available online. On Dec. 1, the Girl Scouts and the Girl Scouts of Heart of the Hudson, which govern troops in Mamaroneck-Larchmont, Rye, Tuckahoe-Eastchester and New Rochelle, announced that it would be selling cookies online through […]

Christmas tree vendors stand test of time

By MARISSA PENN Local Christmas tree vendors have been selling Christmas trees since the early 20th century, as the Christmas tree tradition dates back to a custom established in Germany during the 15th and 16th century.   Originally, devout Christians brought decorated trees into their homes, but the custom has since expanded to become more […]

Column: Rye’s future leaders take to dais

The juxtaposition could not have been more appropriate. As Rye’s current and former public servants rose to regale the audience in the Council Chambers at City Hall last week, perched behind them on the dais and peering down over their shoulders, and providing a backdrop never heretofore seen in this venue, was a smart-looking group […]

Letters: Miller’s comments full of entitlement

    To the Editor, The racist comments of Mamaroneck Village Trustee Ilissa Miller about Latino’s brought a larger issue that I think needs to be addressed. That is the “entitlement” mentality of many whites that engenders the kind of comments that you see not only coming from this trustee but many whites especially in […]

Business Briefs 12-19-2014

Stark Office Suites celebrates 10 years in business Stark Office Suites has been providing premium turn-key office space and high-end amenities for professionals and entrepreneurs in the Metropolitan New York area for a decade. Ten years of continued success and business innovation has positioned Stark as the premier provider of executive office suites for entrepreneurs […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 12-19-2014

Mamaroneck Public Library events “Hora del Cuento” Join the library for the once a month Spanish story time consisting of stories, songs and crafts for children with a caregiver. No registration required. The library is located at 136 Prospect Ave., Mamaroneck. Papier-mâché decorative bowls Open to middle and high school aged teens Two part workshop: […]