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Obituary: Jack Polak

  Jack Polak passed peacefully on Jan. 9, 2015 at the age of 102. He was born in Amsterdam on Dec. 31, 1912. When the Germans invaded the Netherlands, he was deported to Westerbork, a transit camp where he worked as a school principal. In February 1944, he was transported to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. […]

What’s Going on in New Rochelle 1-16-2015

New Rochelle Public Library  “Masterworks Conversations   Concert: Vienna” What a city for music, and what music comes from the city of Vienna. For the old masters Mozart and Beethoven, Vienna was the place to be.  Its roots run deep in the fabric of European culture and even Chopin and Ravel paid their musical dues […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 1-16-2015

Eastchester Public Library  “Book Club and Technology Club” In January, we will have two new programs for teens.  On Saturday, Jan. 17 at 11:30 a.m., the new Young Adult Book Club for grades 6 to 8 will meet. The group will discuss “The Rithmatist,” a fantasy story of a boy who wishes to be a […]

What’s Going on in Mamaroneck 1-16-2015

Mamaroneck Public Library  “Bilingual Storytime | Hora Del Cuento Bilingüe” 4 p.m. to  5 p.m. on  for children of all ages on Wednesdays | los miércoles. Now until March 11, a empezado y sigue todos los miércoles hasta el 11 de Marzo. Join the library every Wednesday for a Spanish-English storytime consisting of stories, songs, […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 1-16-2015

Harrison library events Children’s programs Children’s programs will continue at the Jewish Community Center of Harrison, 130 Union Ave. Mondays-9:30 a.m. Rockin’ Tots for ages one to three 10:30 a.m. Parachute Play Time for ages two to five Tuesdays-9:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Wiggle and Giggle with Dawny Dew for ages one to five. Sponsored […]

What’s Going on in Rye 1-16-2015

Rye Arts Center Maker Day, Saturday, Jan. 24, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Join the RAC for a high tech and high touch maker day featuring new technologies for creating art and music, 3-D printing, minecraft, littlebits, coding, maker activities and more. Construction kids, digital arts experience and RAC makers will be on hand to […]

Farmers market goes indoors for the winter

By NICOLE REED On Saturdays this winter, the Mamaroneck community is going to be thrilled that Keith Cohen, the owner of Orwasher’s Bakery, never went to law school. Twenty years ago, he almost did. But instead he listened to an intuition: he wanted to work with food. He took a job with a bakery in […]

The year in review: 1964

By Joe Sack The more things change, the more they stay the same. That old bromide proved true once again as I leafed through the bound volume of the 1964 weekly editions of The Rye Chronicle—“Subscriptions $4.50 Per Year—Strictly In Advance.” Tucked away in an overlooked corner of City Hall are stacks of the newspaper’s […]

Letter: Racism prevails in recent shootings

    To the Editor, More than 40 years ago I read a book called “White Man’s Justice, Black Man’s Grief.” It was a prison novel by the late Donald Goines that detailed the racism and brutality of prison life in America. It was a book about race in America that I read at the […]

Pet Rescue 1-9-2015

Grover is a very handsome male Russian Blue mix cat with thick, silky smooth fur. Grover is a sweet and friendly young adult who is about 1 to 2 years old, he would make a wonderful family pet. He gets along with other cats, loves attention and lots of human contact, he is simply a […]