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What’s Going on in Harrison 8-8-2014

Harrison Library events Monday, Aug.11 at 4 p.m.: Boardgames at the Library. Tuesday, Aug.12 at 10 a.m., Train time for Tots Wednesday, Aug. 13: at 10 a.m. Movers and Shakers, at 11 a.m. Laptime. Thursday, Aug. 14 at 10:30 a.m., Computer orientation Friday, Aug. 15 at 10 a.m., Open Play at the Library. On Saturday, […]

What’s Going on in Rye 8-8-2014

Rye Library events For more information about programs offered, go to or call 231-3162. Family Fun Night The last Family Fun Night for children age 5 and up and their grown-ups at the Rye Free Reading Room will be “Ooey Gooey Chemistry” with Johnda Ferrari on Thursday, August 14, at 6 p.m. Kids can […]

What’s Going on in New Rochelle 8-8-2014

New Rochelle Public Library events Library presents programs featuring live animals and related exhibit “Life on Earth: A Photographic Tour of Global Biodiversity” is the summer exhibit at the New Rochelle Public Library on view in the Lumen Winter Gallery during regular library hours through Aug. 8, 2014. Director of Animal Embassy Chris Evers and […]

Column: Managing your triggers can be challenging

Mark Twain wrote, “I have been through some terrible things in my life, some of which never happened.” Twain’s humor suggests that, unknowingly, we create many unnecessary problems. Researchers point out we have more than 60,000 thoughts daily and most are repetitive. We believe rethinking problems protects us against tragedy, but, in reality, these thoughts […]

Harbor Coastal Commission remains status quo

By KATIE HOOS Reviewing a draft of the Local Waterfront Revitalization Program last week, the Village of Mamaroneck Board of Trustees decided to stick to the status quo regarding the role of the Harbor Coastal Zone Management Commission and its involvement with analyzing the waterfront document and making consistency determinations. At its July 21 work […]

City Council eyes commissioner control

    By KATIE HOOS The Rye City Council is considering having the final say in the hiring and firing of the city’s police commissioner, doing away with a duty that has been the sole responsibility of the city manager for decades. Currently, the city manager appoints all department heads and all other city employees, […]

Town considers LED lighting

By PHIL NOBILE Town officials are considering an agreement with the state’s top power and energy organization that would replace lighting throughout Harrison with more modern and efficient alternatives—and at no cost to taxpayers. Discussed at the July 17 Town Council meeting, the all-Republican board told residents of plans for a possible agreement with the […]

Bermudez triggers Dem primary

  By ALINA SURIEL After village party leadership left him off its ticket, Mamaroneck Trustee Andres Bermudez Hallstrom, a Democrat, has gathered enough signatures to qualify for the Sept. 9 primary to determine the party’s three slots on the ballot for November’s election. Volunteers for Bermudez Hallstrom collected 361 signatures, well over the amount needed […]

Rye teen dies suddenly, investigation ongoing

By John Brandi A Marist College student and resident of Rye died at Greenwich Hospital last Saturday night under circumstances yet to be determined. According to Rye Police, Peter Collins, 18, was at his home on Garden Drive when officers responded within four minutes of receiving a distress call that the teen was unresponsive. Police […]

Village to adopt towns’ rolls

BY KATIE HOOS After much discussion regarding the Village of Mamaroneck’s property assessment values, officials say the village will likely adopt the Town of Mamaroneck and the Town of Rye’s tax rolls and eliminate the village assessor’s office. According to Village of Mamaroneck Mayor Norman Rosenblum, a Republican, the Board of Trustees is leaning toward […]