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What’s Going On in Rye 4-18-14

Rye library events Movie for teen Austen fans “Scents and Sensibility,” rated PG, will be shown on Monday, April 21, at 3 p.m. It’s about two modern day sisters find that they have to make their own way in the world after their father is jailed. Food safety and more Food activist Dr. Susan Rubin […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 4-18-14

Mamaroneck Public Library events “Shellshocked,” back by popular demand Wednesday, April 23, from 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Price: Free The Marine Education Center at Harbor Island Park and the LISoundFest proudly present this special screening and presentation of “Shellshocked” in the community room. All ages welcome. Hands-on tanks will be available for exploration. Q&A […]

“Ragtime” is a must-see musical

By MICHELLE JACOBY “A must-see” is how we describe shows or films we must see. “Ragtime, The Musical,” now playing now at the Westchester Broadway Theatre definitely falls into this category. The Standing Ovation Studios of Armonk graces the stage as Westchester’s largest production with a cast of 40 New York City, national and local […]

Letter: A response to two building proposals in Purchase

To the Editor, The following is a letter sent this week to Harrison Planning Board chairman Thomas Heaslip about the proposed soccer team practice facility and the proposal of a 26,000-square-foot church on Anderson Hill Road under board consideration. The writers urge the community to take a stand with them. Attend the meetings on April […]

Letter: Don’t blame Astorino for being a typical politician

    To the Editor, There has been a lot of talk surrounding Robert Astorino’s announcement he is seeking the Republican nomination for governor of New York. There has been criticism by Democrats, especially that he was just re-elected as county executive and now he decides to run for the gubernatorial seat. A quick look […]

Athlete of the Week: Charlotte Tucci

By LAUREN DEMPSEY By reaching a historic milestone of scoring 100 goals, Charlotte Tucci of the Rye High School girls lacrosse team has earned the first Athlete of the Week for the Spring season. Tucci reached the century mark in the Garnets first game of the season, a victory over rival Harrison. From her all-important […]

Pet Rescue 4-11-2014

Ryleigh is a sweet and gentle nine-pound Chihuahua mix around 8 years old. She was probably used as a breeding dog and then discarded. Now in a loving home, she enjoys being held while watching a little TV and being pampered. Ryleigh gets along with all the others in her foster home, although she is […]

What’s Going On in New Rochelle 4-11-2014

Thomas Paine Cottage Museum events 20 Sicard Avenue, New Rochelle, 914-633-1776, thomaspainecottage.org Exhibit opening: “Political Cartoons” Friday, April 11, 5 p.m. In April, the Westchester Human Rights Commission and New Rochelle High School are co-sponsoring Human Rights Week under the direction of Mark Fang. As a part of the week, Thomas Paine Cottage Museum director, […]

What’s Going On in Harrison 4-11-2014

A taste of Harrison Sunday, May 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come discover the fabulous restaurants in downtown Harrison and support our library through this Friends of the Harrison Public Library fundraiser. At your own pace, you may visit all of the restaurants in any order you wish and enjoy a delicious sample […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 4-11-2014

Mamaroneck Public Library events New craft club Thursday, April 17, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the community room. Calling all yarn crafters: knitters, crocheters, embroiderers and felters. Come join library staff and friends who love to create beautiful things. Bring current projects to work on, ideas to explore and your best teaching skills […]