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Winter farmers market growing in Mamaroneck

By RICH MONETTI When the weather is warm, people come across the farmers market and feel good all around. They eat healthy, support local farms and lighten their carbon footprint. Of course, when the chill ushers in, all that sustainability can fade as fast as the market’s seasonal disappearance. But the Down to Earth Farmer’s […]

Bringing children’s literature to life at the library

  By AMY SIMPSON SWISS A peek through the glass doors of the program room at the Mamaroneck Public Library provides a glimpse of the Picture Book Theater in action. One thing is immediately clear; this is not your average story time at the library. That’s because Emma Caywood, the leader of the program, is […]

Letter: Legitimate violence, the killer among us

To the Editor, I wrote this to the Journal News, May 10, 1999: “These are not inner city-city problems. These are young people issues. [Littleton High School Massacre] Colorado could have been Mamaroneck. It could have been Scarsdale.” Very early in my book “An Other’s Mind” I state, “before I could expose and hold people […]

Letter: Why don’t they just stop the bleeding?

  To the Editor, I have been standing up at the Rye City School District Board of Education meetings religiously the past few months as I am deeply concerned about how our board is handling the case of the reassigned teachers in our district. I feel compelled to keep speaking up because of the incredible […]

Letter: Make this the last year you resolve to quit smoking

  To the Editor, If you are reading this, it’s likely that you or a loved one is considering making an attempt to quit smoking after the ball dropped on New Year’s Eve. Quitting smoking is a common New Year’s resolution for Americans each year, but it’s easier said than done. The average smoker who […]

Athlete of the Week: Jack O’Brien

By LAUREN DEMPSEY With his outstanding stick skills and ability to quickly outmaneuver opposing defenseman, Jack O’Brien has skated his way to this week’s Athlete of the Week. O’Brien, a senior, has been a member of the varsity squad since his freshman year and is one of the leaders on the team. This leadership is […]

Pet Rescue

Eclair is an adorable female mixed breed pup, about 30lbs and 6 or 7 months old. She is very sweet and friendly. She has totally come out of her shell. Eclair has a scar under her right eye, no doubt inflicted on her when she was younger, but it does not stop her as she […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 1-3-2014

Mamaroneck Public Library events Ebook downloads from the library On a rainy day, isn’t it nice to know that you can stay home and download a free e-book from the Mamaroneck Library? Go to our homepage, www.mamaronecklibrary.org and click on the “Download eBooks & eAudio” icon on the lower right side of the homepage. Please […]

What’s Going on in New Rochelle 1-3-2014

New Rochelle Public Library events Library seeks public input for five-year strategic plan process The New Rochelle Public Library has begun to develop a five-year strategic plan that will allow the library to best meet the needs of its ever-changing community. To gain maximum input from community members, the library is conducting a brief survey […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 1-3-2014

Tuckahoe Library events Babytime Join Miss Ellen for stories, songs and rhymes especially for babies. Open to ages birth to two years. Thursdays at 11 a.m. Jan. 9, 16, 23 and 30 Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27 Registration is required. Tuckahoe Public Library 71 Columbus Avenue Tuckahoe 914-961-2121 www.tuckahoelibrary.org. Kids book club Bring your […]