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City Council considers Little League banners

    By MARISSA PENN The Rye City Council is considering granting permission to for-profit organizations such as the Rye Little League to post banners in the City of Rye. Several local nonprofits, such as the Down to Earth Farmer’s Market, the Rye YMCA and the Rye Arts Center, have been given permission to post […]

Monroe packs house at Dining Lab

The best way for chefs in training to practice is through real-time experience. Only then can aspiring culinary talents truly get a feel for what working in a kitchen is like. While this principle is applicable to any job, it may not always be possible. Students at Monroe College are fortunate to have the opportunity […]

The Pie Lady is back

By NICOLE REED Every year around July 1, Wil Tyler, the son of Pie Lady & Son, begins The Peach Watch. The peach growers of Georgia send word theirs are ready, but Wil stays put. In the next week or two, he’ll hear from South Carolina and Virginia, too, but he won’t act on it. […]

West Nile Virus found in Westchester

By CONOR MCKOY As the summer draws to a close, Westchester residents are once again at risk of contracting the West Nile Virus. According to the West-chester County Department of Health, several mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile Virus in the county. The positive pool came from New Rochelle, which is one of the […]

County on the road to going green

By CONOR McKOY Westchester legislators are gearing up to make the decision whether or not to buy more green vehicles for county government. On July 29, members of the Westchester Board of Legislators approved a public hearing for the recently proposed Green Vehicles Sustainable Savings Act, though a date for the hearing has yet to […]

Letter: Ignorance is bliss on the Harrison Town Council

    To the Editor, The old adage “ignorance is bliss” could not be more obvious than when looking at the current Town/Village of Harrison’s elected officials. Once again, during a seven-year stretch, they have modified the plans for the public fiasco known as Project Home Run along the Beaver Swamp Brook. Ten million dollars […]

Letter: Legislator: Help for roads is on the way

To the Editor, I am pleased to announce that, at the Westchester County Board of Legislators meeting on Aug. 4, 2014, my colleagues and I unanimously passed a $5 million bond act to rehabilitate 40 roads and bridges throughout the county, including critical sections of roadways in Harrison. The bond act will fund the design, […]

Pet Rescue 8-15-2014

Freddie is an adorable lab/hound mix about a year old. He is very friendly, outgoing and playful; still very much a puppy. Freddie is deaf, but it does not stop him from being a normal dog; he even knows some hand signals. He would love the company of another dog in his forever home. Once […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 8-15-2014

Eastchester Library events Broadway comes to Eastchester continues on Mondays and Fridays during the month of August. Join the Eastchester Public Library for performances by some of the stage’s unforgettable leading ladies including Angela Lansbury, Elaine Stritch, Carol Burnett and Rue McClanaban in five incredible stage productions on film. Showings begin at 1 p.m. These […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 8-15-2015

Harrison Library events Closures The Harrison Public Library Halperin Building will undergo a renovation. This initiative will transform the library into a state-of-the-art facility people of all ages will be able to enjoy. The Halperin Building will be closed from Saturday, Aug. 30, through June 2015, and its collection will be unavailable.The West Harrison Branch […]