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What’s Going On in Rye 1-3-2014

Rye library events Free reading with Freading Download e-books to read on your computer or transfer to a portable device using Freading, a service provided by the library. It currently provides access to about 22,000 titles from more than 100 publishers and new titles are added regularly. Art exhibit at the library “Raising the bar,” […]

What’s Going On in Harrison 1-3-2014

Harrison Public Library events Be a book giver Want to be a World Book Night book giver on April 23, 2014, in support of literacy and community? It’s Shakespeare’s birthday and 25,000 volunteers will go out on one day and give a half million specially printed paperbacks to light or non-readers across America. Apply to […]

OP-ED: Harrison receives rating upgrade from S&P

By FRANK GORDON On Dec. 18, 2013, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Service announced it raised Harrison’s credit rating to AA- from A. This rating upgrade indicates that, in S&P’s opinion, the town/village is better able to meet its financial obligations than was the case when the rating agency last performed a similar assessment. S&P also […]

What’s Going On in Harrison 12-27-13

Harrison Public Library events Be a book giver Want to be a World Book Night book giver on April 23, 2014, in support of literacy and community? It’s Shakespeare’s birthday and 25,000 volunteers will go out on one day and give a half million specially printed paperbacks to light or non-readers across America. Apply to […]

What’s Going On in Rye 12-27-13

Rye library events Free reading with Freading Download e-books to read on your computer or transfer to a portable device using Freading, a service provided by the library. It currently provides access to about 22,000 titles from more than 100 publishers and new titles are added regularly. School break activities at the Rye library The […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 12-27-13

Tuckahoe Library events Kid’s movie Enjoy a favorite movie during the holiday break. Movie to be determined. Friday, Dec. 27 at 1 p.m. Open to ages 4 to 10 years. Babytime storytime Join Miss Ellen for stories & songs for babies. Thursday, Dec. 26 at 11 a.m. Open to ages birth to 2 years. Preschool […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 12-27-13

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 […]

Letter: Echo Bay debacle should be new beginning

    To the Editor, The latest news is that New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson was the only City Council member to vote in favor of Forest City’s Echo Bay proposal. Residents want to know if he promised the developer too much. After the meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 26, I sincerely hope this is a new […]

Letter: Community Fund needs your help

To the Editor, We would like to remind our friends and neighbors to please remember the Community Fund in their year-end giving. We are about halfway to reaching our goal of $550,000, the total required to meet the critical needs of the agencies and programs that serve the residents of our community, Bronxville 10708, Eastchester and […]

Letter: Holidays are hypocrisy

To the Editor, President Nelson Mandela said, “Poverty is not an accident. Like slavery and Apartheid it is man made and can be removed by human beings.” President James Earl Carter said, “If you don’t want your tax dollars to help the poor then stop saying that you want a country based on Christian values, […]