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Column: Playland, we had an agreement

Those of us who live in the vicinity of Playland have always had an unspoken agreement with our neighbor. We will put up with the noise, traffic and litter of the summer season and, in return, we enjoy the remaining seasons with the sleeping park. We know, come late spring, the weekend noise will begin. […]

A taste of Croatia

The outdoor patio at Dubrovnik in New Rochelle feels more like your backyard than a restaurant, and that’s for the better. Unlike many congested eateries, tables here are far enough apart from one another to create a laid-back, comfortable environment. This setting is a perfect match for chef and owner Zeljko “Jerry” Tomic’s approach to […]

Pet Rescue 7-11-2014

Ryleigh is a sweet and gentle 12-pound, low-energy Chihuahua mix around eight years old. She was 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 her preference […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 7-11-2014

Bronxville library events New Kindle titles Our Kindles are preloaded with content and available to Bronxville card holders and members of the Friends of the Bronxville Public Library. New Kindle titles for June include: Fiction “The Target” by David Baldacci “The Skin Collector” by Jeffery Deaver “The Collector” by Nora Roberts “Field of Prey” by […]

What’s Going On in New Rochelle 7-11-2014

Downtown farmers market The New Rochelle’s Downtown Farmers Market will be held every Saturday through Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Library Green next to the New Rochelle Public Library on Huguenot Street between Memorial Highway and Lawton Street. To make this a great community happening for the entire family, there will […]

What’s Going On in Harrison 7-11-2014

“Art Stories” The Harrison Council for the Arts presents “Art Stories” paintings by Alla Goldburt at the Harrison Public Library, 2 Bruce Ave. on view June 30 to Aug. 1. “Art Stories” is presented in two contrasting media, ink and oil, and explores images in the dreamlike state of one’s imagination. The viewer is invited […]

What’s Going On in Rye 7-11-2014

Rye Arts Center events STEM + Arts classes Full STEAM ahead with creativity and innovation at The Rye Arts Center. Check out the full array of STEM+Arts creative programs at the RAC this summer. In addition to the below, we also offer music lessons, drawing, photography, and more. Call 967-0700 for more information, or check […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 7-11-2014

Mamaroneck Public Library events Required reads roundtable For Hommocks, Rye Neck Middle School, Mamaroneck High School and Rye Neck High School students. Meets at 4:30 p.m. in the Mamaroneck Teen Library on Thursdays July 24 and Aug. 7, and on Tuesdays July 15, July 29 and Aug. 12. Stop into one of the new teen […]

Some stores bagging plastic ban

By ALINA SURIEL Rye businesses that appeared to be noncompliant with the city’s 2011 ban on disposable plastic shopping bags are feeling the backlash from local residents and environmental advocates. The Learning Express, a toy store on Purchase Street, has suffered complaints about the store’s use of plastic bags, but owner Jimmy Myers is quick […]

Aging water and sewage pipes an issue

By NINA RECIO CUDDY “The pipes affect our lives in every way possible.” With those words, Mamaroneck Town Supervisor Nancy Seligson commenced the Local Summit’s June 17 breakfast program, “Our Pipes: What Lurks Below,” an examination of the problems the Sound Shore communities face as they seek to maintain and repair their aging underground infrastructure. […]