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What’s going on in Eastchester 5-15-2015

Eastchester Public Library  Great female vocalists of the modern era On Sunday, May 17 at 1:30 p.m., Eastchester Public Library welcomes back Richard Knox, who performed in last spring’s Mario Lanza program.This time, Knox will explore the careers of great female vocalists of the modern era, including Barbra Streisand, Patti LuPone, Kelli O’Hara, Idina Menzel […]

What’s going on in Mamaroneck 5-15-2015

Larchmont Public Library Improving posture On Friday, May 29 from 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. join Eve Silver for this introduction to the Alexander Technique. The Alexander Technique is a unique, hands-on learning process for changing poor postural and movement habits that cause discomfort and limitation. Through gentle touch and simple verbal instruction, the teacher guides […]

What’s going on in Harrison 5-15-2015

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 […]

What’s going on in Rye 5-15-2015

Extended hours The Rye Free Reading Room will be offering expanded hours from noon to 4 p.m. on Sundays, May 17, 31 and June 7. The extra hours will be of particular benefit to students as they prep for Regents, AP tests and final exams, but of course all others will be welcome to use […]

FD recruitment looks to boost volunteers

The Harrison Fire Department opened its doors to residents on Sunday, April 26, hosting its fifth annual RecruitNY event as part of a statewide initiative to bolster shrinking volunteer numbers. According to Harrison Fire Capt. Vincent Straface, there are currently 60 volunteer members in the Harrison department, however only 30 are active interior firefighters. And […]

New Rochelle kicks off annual farmers market

The New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District will kick off its third annual Farmers Market on Saturday, May 30 at 9 a.m. on the Library Green. Mayor Noam Bramson and downtown Councilman Ivar Hyden will emcee the opening ceremony at 10 a.m. Located next to the New Rochelle Public Library on Huguenot Street between Memorial […]

Mayor receives award from SEPTA

  New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson received the prestigious “Bridges” award on Thursday, April 23, from the City School District of New Rochelle’s Special Education Parent Teacher Association. The ceremony was part of the organization’s annual “We Are One” dinner. Mayor Bramson was celebrated for his commitment to advancing the needs and interests of children […]

Rye runs 27th derby

Hundreds of runners, families and volunteers gathered at the Rye YMCA on April 26 for the 27th anniversary of the Rye Derby and for Healthy Kids Day. The blue skies, sunshine and spring temperatures were ideal for the races and the active family festivities at the Y. Runners followed either a five-mile or 5K route. […]

Athlete of the week: Arcadia Zahm

By LAUREN DEMPSEY The Rye High School girls rugby team maybe new to competition, but that hasn’t prevented the Garnets from finding success on the pitch.  So far, one of Rye’s key players has been junior Cadi Zahm. Cadi, a junior, helped lead the Garnets to a 37-10 victory over Lycee Francais on April 24 […]

Column: The need for a historic district in Rye

At this week’s City Council meeting we will consider creating a downtown historic district.  It has been a long path to get to this point, but the creation of historic districts has the potential to provide real benefits to the community. If a historic district is created, owners of historic buildings would be provided with […]