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Swearing in signals new Democratic majority

By Alina Suriel In a wine and cheese filled celebration which felt more like a party than a governing board meeting, the Village of Mamaroneck’s recently elected, and re-elected, officials were sworn in on Monday, Dec. 1, just one month after winning the village’s general election. With the re-election of incumbents Leon Potok and Ilissa […]

Westchester County opens diaper bank

  By MARISSA PENN After years of preparation, a Westchester County Diaper Bank officially opened on Nov. 24 with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Junior League of Central Westchester headquarters at Wayside Cottage in Scarsdale. The Westchester County Diaper Bank is the only one of its kind in the New York City metro area. […]

Letter: Commissioners support Keating fire board

    To the Editor, We are writing to you today to ask for your vote for Brian Keating for fire commissioner in the Eastchester Board of Fire Commissioners election this Tuesday, Dec. 9. Thanks to increased voter turnout and taxpayer focus on the annual fire district elections, our fire district is now managed by […]

Letter: All for health centers in our schools

    To the Editor, I want to applaud the Mamaroneck Board of Education for reviewing the model of a school-based health center, SBHC, for our district. As a licensed clinical social worker, I have been involved with the school-based health center model for more than a decade and can attest to the benefits of […]

Letter: Silly, isn’t it?

  To the Editor, Why do people have guns? In the United States we have law enforcement to protect us. There are local, county and state police, and federal law enforcement agencies. We also have some in security-type positions carrying guns. The right to bear arms should remain. The right to bear arms was really put in place to protect […]

Pet Rescue 12-5-2014

Hi, my name is Cooper, and I’m a 11/2 year-old Golden-Doodle. Though I do shed, I’m a good boy because I’m housebroken, I sleep through the night and I also get along great with the other dogs in my foster home. I am a bit insecure though, so I will feel more comfortable in a […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 12-5-2014

Eastchester Public Library The Friends of the Eastchester Public Library will hold their Annual Meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. Members will be asked to approve the 2015 Slate of Officers. Non-members are invited to attend the Holiday Reception at 2:30 p.m. following the short business meeting. If you are not already a […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 12-5-2014

  Mamaroneck Public Library events    The Mamaroneck library has installed a new wireless and mobile printing service.  This new service enables users to print documents, photos and more from their own computer or mobile device using the printeron app or website. In order to print, you need to choose your print location, provide your email […]

What’s Going On in Harrison 12-5-2014

Harrison library events Due to current renovations to the Harrison Public Library, library programs will take place at separate locations. Childrens programs are now being held at the Harrison Jewish Community Center located at 130 Union Ave., in Harrison, a bit past the LMK Middle School parking lot. Enter through the back, you must go […]

What’s Going On in Rye 12-5-2014

Rye Public Library Violin concert kicks off the Holidays The holiday season kicks off musically at the Rye Free Reading Room on Saturday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m. when talented young violinist Akiko Kobayashi performs a delightful program of works by Mozart, Strauss and De Falla. Kobayashi, who was born in New York, plays both […]