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Letter: Cuomo’s proposal is bad government

To the Editor,  We strongly oppose the governor’s proposal to eliminate newspaper public notice of proposed constitutional amendments. Instead of publishing public notices, the Board of Elections would post an abstract and brief description of the proposed amendment somewhere on its website for three days in the week prior to the election. The secretary of […]

Letter: Thanks to the fire department

To the Editor,  I want to publicly express my thanks and appreciation to the Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department under the leadership of Fire Chief Noah Goldberg. On Feb. 11, we had a fire in an apartment at the Hommocks Houses, at the corner of Weaver Street and Post Road. The quick well-orchestrated response of […]

Malcolm X was ahead of his time

By CLIFF JACKSON James Baldwin said, “To be black and relatively conscious in America, was to be in a constant state of rage.” That exemplified Malcolm X and his understanding of how racist, brutal and evil United States history truly is. Feb. 21, 2015 was the 50th anniversary of the assassination of El Hajj Malik […]

Pet Rescue 2-27-2015

Hi my name is Cleo, and I’m a gorgeous Shepherd/Beagle mix. I’m 1 and 1/2 years old and weigh about 35 pounds. People tell me I’m the sweetest. I’m pretty much housebroken and sleep well through the night, preferably near my people. I’m very easygoing and just go with the flow. I luv to play, […]

What’s Going on in Rye 2-27-2015

Rye Historical Society Women lost to history History luncheon with Allison Pataki. Women lost to history will take place on Thursday, March 5. The Rye Historical Society will host its annual history luncheon from noon until 2:30 p.m. at the American Yacht Club located at 500 Stuyvesant Ave., in Rye. This year’s luncheon features a […]

What’s Going on in Mamaroneck 2-27-2015

Mamaroneck Public Library  Babytime Books, rhythms and rhymes for 6 to 24 months old with a caregiver. This event is for pre-schoolers, Jan. 13 to March 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Larchmont Public Library Moms going back to work On Monday, March 23 at 7 p.m., join Mary Olson-Menzel, managing director of Executive […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 2-27-2015

Harrison library events 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 by the […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 2-27-2015

Eastchester Public Library Teen Technology Club On, Saturday, Feb. 28 at 11 a.m., the Teen Technology Club for grades 8 and up will have a special lesson in the free programming language Scratch. Please bring your own laptop with Scratch already downloaded onto it. The discussion will be led from a screen, so if you […]

Tuckahoe’s Main Street development lingers on

By JOHN BRANDI For nearly 10 years, changes in the design have stalled a proposed multi-use apartment building for Main Street in the Village of Tuckahoe. The four-story, mixed-use complex would have office or retail space on the ground level and 33 open-air parking spaces if the project ever came to fruition. Above that, Joseph […]

Town, quarry settle

By JOHN BRANDI The litigation surrounding West Harrison’s Lake Street Quarry, ongoing for almost six years, has finally ended after the town and the property owner reached an out of court agreement.  At the Feb. 11 Harrison Town Council meeting, Town Attorney Frank Allegretti said the town had reached a settlement with quarry owner Lawrence […]