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What’s Going on in Eastchester 8-15-2014

Eastchester Library events Broadway comes to Eastchester continues on Mondays and Fridays during the month of August. Join the Eastchester Public Library for performances by some of the stage’s unforgettable leading ladies including Angela Lansbury, Elaine Stritch, Carol Burnett and Rue McClanaban in five incredible stage productions on film. Showings begin at 1 p.m. These […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 8-15-2015

Harrison Library events Closures The Harrison Public Library Halperin Building will undergo a renovation. This initiative will transform the library into a state-of-the-art facility people of all ages will be able to enjoy. The Halperin Building will be closed from Saturday, Aug. 30, through June 2015, and its collection will be unavailable.The West Harrison Branch […]

What’s Going on in Rye 8-15-2014

Rye Library events For more information about programs offered, go to ryelibrary.org or call 231-3162. Contemporary poetry discussion Read and share your thoughts about contemporary poems with fellow poetry lovers in lively monthly discussions led by Michael Alcee at the Rye Free Reading Room. The next discussion will take place on Thursday, Aug. 28, at […]

What’s Going on in Mamaroneck 8-15-2015

Mamaroneck Public Library events Mamaroneck Public Library is proud to announce adults who are card holders in good standing may borrow ipads. Library ipads circulate for two weeks and can be reserved at the reference desk or at 630-5888. They may be used at any location tht has a wireless connection and are preloaded with […]

City reaches agreement with DPW union

By JOHN BRANDI On Monday, Aug. 4, the Rye City Council unanimously approved a contract with the Department of Public Works union, CSEA Local 1000, which had been operating under an expired contract since 2011. The contract was ratified by the union on July 28 and then referred to the City Council for its final […]

HCZMC faces law change

By PHIL NOBILE Issues revolving around the village’s harbor and marine zones have been largely contentious throughout the year as the Board of Trustees has undergone an updating process to the village’s encompassing waterfront document, the Local Waterfront Revitalization Program. The village’s Harbor and Coastal Zone Management Commission, ostensibly a committee of volunteer experts, is […]

Road projects await bid nod

  By PHIL NOBILE Much anticipated paving projects and road resurfacing work is slated to begin this month pending town officials hiring a pavement preservation company, which was expected to take place after press time.  After a debilitating winter season, much of the region was left to face the effects of wear and tear on […]

Pie-eating success for downtown market

By KATIE “Sweet Potato” HOOS She was hungry for the win. New Rochelle’s Luz Quevedo was crowned champion in the first Downtown Business Improvement District Farmers Market sweet potato pie-eating contest, smearing her competition and landing the top prize—a basket of homemade goodies from the event’s sponsor, Luscious Little Dessert Company. “This is the fourth […]

Two saved from trench collapse

By JOHN BRANDI  and ALINA SURIEL Two construction workers were rescued from a trench collapse on Bradford Avenue in Rye on Thursday, July 31, according to emergency personnel officials. The two men were in a seven-foot-deep hole at approximately 11:15 a.m. working on a home repair job, when the walls of the trench gave way, […]

Digital Westchester ranks one of highest in nation

By KATIE HOOS For the ninth year, Westchester County was named one of the nation’s most digital counties, using social media and digital technology to enhance services and keep residents informed. The award, issued by the Center for Digital Government—a national research institute on information technology within local and state governments—and the National Association of […]