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Frozen: The suburban version

By Lisa Miller Is anyone else feeling like our small town has gotten quite a lot smaller since the last snow storm? The white mounds are everywhere: along every pathway, driveway and road in Rye. It’s as if someone decided to paper mache our little enclave in an effort to create a new landscape. The […]

Op-Ed: Belmont rejects proposal to benefit library

By FRANK GORDON Last week, I wrote about the status of negotiations with Con Edison over the amount the Town of Harrison will be paid for Con Ed’s use of a portion of the town’s commuter parking lot for about a month in October 2013. I described how the compensation from Con Ed has two […]

Athlete of the Week: Drew Abate

By LAUREN DEMPSEY As the Garnets varsity boys basketball team’s top rebounder and one of its leading scorers, Drew Abate has earned himself this week’s honor. A starter since his sophomore season, Abate has had the rare honor of being named a Captain as a junior. He fought off injury and illness this season to […]

Pet Rescue 2-21-14

This lovely cat raised five kittens who have all been adopted, so now Naomi is eager to find a loving home of her own. Naomi is a gentle calico with beautiful markings, about a year-and-a-half old. A bit shy at first, she will become very affectionate once she gets to know you. Her bright green […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 2-21-14

Bronxville Public Library events Borrow a Kindle today BPL Kindles are pre-loaded with content, no downloading necessary. New titles will be added monthly. 14-day borrowing period. Bronxville library cardholders only. Kindles have been provided through the generous support of the Friends of Bronxville Public Library. Download e-books from the library for free Do you own an […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 2-21-14

Harrison Public Library events Art exhibit Harrison Council for the Arts presents “Collection of Photographs” by Tina Link at the Harrison Public Library, 2 Bruce Ave. on view Feb. 2 to 25. For this body of work, Tina Link has selected photographs that integrate the composition of light, shadow, shape, form and fragments of detail, […]

What’s Going on in Rye 2-21-14

Jay Heritage Center event “John Jay’s Night at the Opera” John Jay’s Night at the Opera: English, French and American 18th Century Entertainments. Sunday Feb. 23, 2014, from 3 p.m to 5 p.m. As early America’s chief diplomat, John Jay experienced high musical culture abroad and at home. We present a sampling of the kind […]

What’s Going on in Mamaroneck 2-21-14

Five-hour pre-licensing class Formula One Driving School located at 584 Mamaroneck Ave. has the five-hour prelicensing class scheduled for: Saturday Feb. 22 at 4 p.m. and Wednesday Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. This class is required by New York State for new drivers before they can take their road test. Please call 914-381-4500 or visit […]

Westchester Broadway Theatre presents “Titanic”

By MICHELLE JACOBY The Titanic represented the ship of hopes and dreams to all of the passengers on board on April 10, 1912. Little did they know their dreams would be shattered as the unthinkable happened four days later. We all know the story and the ending. It is recorded as one of the worst […]

Police Blotter 2-14-2014

Collected at Rye City Police Headquarters on Thursday, Feb. 6 at 9:31 a.m.  Jan. 21 Police were called by a Theall Road building manager at 9:41 a.m. after a resident fell, hit her head and was bleeding badly. EMS was dispatched to the scene.   At 9:57 p.m., police were contacted about a car driving […]