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What’s Going On in Eastchester 12-19-2014

Eastchester Public Library  Holiday library hours Wednesday, Dec. 24: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 25: Closed Friday, Dec. 26: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 1: Closed Friday, Jan. 2: noon to 5 p.m. The library will be open for their regular hours all other […]

What’s Going On in Rye 12-19-2014

Rye library events Rye library holiday closings “Season’s Readings and Greetings!” from the Rye Free Reading Room. The library will be closed all day on Dec. 24 and 25 for Christmas and Jan. 1 for New Year’s Day. It will also close at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 31, for New Year’s Eve. For information […]

What’s Going On in Harrison 12-19-2014

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 New Rochelle 12-19-2014

  The New Rochelle Public Library and the Huguenot Children’s Library will close at noon on Wednesday, Dec. 24 and will be closed all day on Thursday, Dec. 25 for Christmas observances. The libraries will resume regular operating hours on Friday, Dec. 26. The libraries will close at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 31 for […]

Morgado sentenced to 20 years to life

By Alina Suriel A Mamaroneck mother accused of killing her four-year-old son was sentenced on Dec. 5 to 20 years to life for murder in the second degree. Manuela Maria Morgado, 48, of 1035 E. Boston Post Road, had originally planned to stand trial and plead not guilty, but, on Sept. 18, her attorney announced […]

Town assessment board adds member

By Alina Suriel The Town of Harrison is closer to filling two vacancies on its three-member Board of Assessment Review after appointing a new member on Oct. 4. The new appointee, Paul Genovese, has lived in Harrison with his family for 27 years. According to Town Assessor Mark Heinbockel, before Genovese can begin serving on the […]

Town passes sewer use fee

By Alina Suriel Business owners and residents of the unincorporated portion of the Town of Mamaroneck will soon be subject to a new law passed on Dec. 3 which changes the way they pay for the maintenance and operating expenses of the town’s sanitary sewers.  A fee will be charged to cover sewage maintenance based […]

Town celebrates 10th annual tree lighting

By MARISSA PENN On Sunday, Dec. 7, town residents braved the cold for the annual Christmas tree lighting on the village green at Spring Lake in West Harrison.  The event, which had been originally scheduled for Dec. 5, was rained out and therefore less people showed up than anticipated, according to Geraldine Barbagallo, the vice […]

A mixed year for holiday shopping

By MARISSA PENN Black Friday through Christmas is traditionally when Americans do most of their shopping and retail stores are busier than ever. But in hard economic times and with an increased trend in online shopping, retail has taken a hit. According to a survey by the National Retail Federation, overall shopper traffic from Thanksgiving […]

Letter: Thanks to the Community Fund

    To the Editor, The Bereavement Center of Westchester would like to acknowledge the generous support that The Community Fund of Bronxville, Eastchester and Tuckahoe has given to us. They have been a steadfast and loyal supporter of the work we do for many years. This past year the Community Fund was a major […]