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Business Briefs 3-28-2014

Ronald McDonald House becomes newest member of Nonprofit Westchester Nonprofit Westchester recently announced the Ronald McDonald House of the greater Hudson Valley as its newest member. NPW is an advocacy organization that represents more than 90 nonprofits in the county. “The Ronald McDonald House of the greater Hudson Valley has been a key resource to […]

Bronxville trustees uncontested, re-elected

By ANNAROSE RUSSO On Tuesday, March 18, Republicans Anne Poorman and Guy Longobardo were reseated on the Bronxville Board of Trustees for their fifth and second term, respectively, after an uncontested election. According to unofficial results from Bronxville’s Village Hall, Poorman was re-elected with 76 votes. Longobardo will return to the board with 74 votes. […]

Letter: Nelson Mandela, a true revolutionary

To the Editor, Thirty-three years ago, while attending my alma mater, the University of Buffalo, I did a one-hour oral presentation on the apartheid regime in South Africa for a political science course. I remember this project and all the preparation and research involved more than any other paper, assignment or examination I’ve done because […]

Letter: Saving Playland

To the Editor, All this talk about Playland is getting weirder every day. Playland is eligible for national historic landmark recognition within the next 10 years as it approaches its 100th anniversary. It is probably the oldest, or one of the oldest, amusement parks in the United States. How will Playland Amusement Park be filled […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 3-21-14

Mamaroneck Public Library events Champions loan program Saturday, March 29, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. A free, no obligation presentation for veterans, active military personnel, doctors, nurses, hospital workers, EMTs, firefighters, law enforcement officers and teachers. Learn the ABCs of new mortgages, refinancing, reverse mortgages and home renovation loans, followed by a Q&A session. […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 3-21-14

Bronxville Union Free School District announcement Residents of the Bronxville Union Free School District of the Village of Bronxville who wish transportation for school-age children to private or parochial schools for the 2014-2015 school year must submit their request in writing by April 1 to: The Board of Education 177 Pondfield Road Bronxville, NY 10708 […]

What’s Going On in Rye 3-21-14

Rye YMCA events Program Registration starts with Rollover Week March 15 to 21 for members currently enrolled in a class. Member registration starts Wednesday, March 26 and non-member registration starts Friday, March 28. Rye Y Centennial Basketball Team versus the Harlem Ambassadors Sunday, March 30, 5:30 p.m. at the MHS gym. The internationally acclaimed Harlem […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 3-21-14

Harrison Public Library events Youth Art Month March 1 to 31 at the Harrison Municipal Building, 1 Heineman Place and the Harrison Public Library, 2 Bruce Ave. This annual exhibit consists of multi-media art reflecting the talents of students in the Harrison schools with works selected by art teachers in the community. Library hours are […]

Steering students in the right direction

By MARGUERITE WARD A couple of motivated individuals have the ball rolling on an inspiring pay-it-forward plan to improve young people’s lives through sports. What started as an idea by longtime athlete and Rye resident Michael Eck quickly grew into a growing nonprofit as a few friends, community members and athletic leaders in the area, […]

Column: We’re working on a vision for downtown

  Our downtown business consultant, Phillips Preiss and Grygiel LLC, recently sent the village a progress report of our Downtown Planning Study. They suggested some straig-htforward changes to the village code for which there was strong support within all the constituent groups surveyed. The consultants recommend loosening the restrictions on outdoor tables/eating to allow a […]