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Tigers net first win

By MIKE SMITH After two tough losses to start the season, Mamaroneck got back on track on April 3, securing its first victory of the season with a 20-8 win over an over-matched North Rockland team. Although the performance was a step in the right direction for the Tigers, Tiger coach Jeff Barnard said there […]

Column: Does Rye fire need more volunteers?

Rye has a long history of volunteerism. Many people volunteer their time in some way: coaching sports, PTO, the library. The city benefits from this volunteering spirit. It is volunteers who fill the 15 boards and commissions that provide much needed support and expertise to the city manager and the City Council. I think it […]

Letter: Support school budget, full-day kindergarten

    To the Editor, Two years ago my family made a decision that most people never do. We moved from Connecticut, where the taxes are low, to New York, where the taxes are high. As we were looking for our new place to call home, we settled on Rye for its reputation as having […]

Letter: Reader: Subway not welcomed

    To the Editor, You may have heard by now that the Tuckahoe Zoning Board of Appeals will be hearing an application by the national chain, Subway sandwich shop, to locate at 73 Main St. They are seeking variances for parking, reducing the required four spots to two spots. They claim they will be dependent […]

Obituary: Doris Delfosse

Doris Delfosse, a Rye native and teacher, passed away on March 20 in the Bailey Hospice Center in Saint Augustine, Fla. Doris was 86. Born Doris Emily Ferris into the extended Ferris family of Rye, Doris grew up living on Forest Avenue across from Rye Town Park. After her marriage to Joseph Delfosse and living […]

Eastchester Police Blotter 4-10-2015

Collected at Village of Bronxville Police Headquarters at 7:26 a.m. on Wednesday, April 8    March 26 Police were alerted to a 38-year-old Vail, Colo., resident selling New York Mets tickets along Pondfield Road at 12:49 p.m. Officers issued the man a verbal warning and reminded the non-resident of the village code which requires a […]

What’s Going on in New Rochelle 4-10-2015

New Rochelle Public Library   Homework help Homework help is available at the library for elementary and middle school students. Children in grades kindergarten through grade 5 can drop-in to the Children’s Room on the first floor and students in grades 6 through 8 can visit the Young Adult area on the second floor for […]

What’s Going on in Mamaroneck 4-10-2015

Larchmont Public Library Book reading On Sunday, April 12 at 3 p.m., Wesleyan University President Michael S. Roth, reads from his new book, “Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters,” focusing on important moments and seminal thinkers in America’s long-running argument over vocational vs. liberal education. The reading is free and all are welcome. Refreshments […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 4-10-2015

Eastchester Public Library  Spring craft Welcome spring by making a beautiful bird nest. On Tuesday, April 14, from 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Ms. Patty will host this event for children ages 3 to 4. Online pre-registration is required and begins April 7 at 9 a.m. Restricted to Eastchester and Tuckahoe library card holders. Bronxville […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 4-10-2015

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. to noon at Uncle Henry’s Bar and Grill, 309 Halstead Ave. West […]