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Column: A councilman’s lessons learned

I have learned a great deal in the short time I have served on the City Council. While my colleagues and I have tackled meaty issues in this short period such as Rye Playland, the affordable housing project on Theodore Fremd, the graveling of the parkette on Central Avenue, Whitby castle, the police contract and […]

Westchester Palette: Transcendent tapas at NoMa Social

Make sure you uncover the gastronomical gem contained within the Radisson in New Rochelle. With an unassuming front entrance, NoMa Social is easy to miss for those not staying at the hotel, but I implore you not to pass it by. Despite stormy weather on a Tuesday evening, the Mediterranean restaurant housed a handful of […]

Harrison wins award

For the second straight year, the achievements of Harrison High School’s student-athletes–both on the field and in the classroom–resulted in Harrison being given the Scholar-Athlete School of Distinction Award from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association. The award signifies each one of Harrison’s varsity teams made the scholar-athlete list with a cumulative […]

Pet Rescue 6-13-14

Jenny is an adorable, cuddly, one-year-old Russian Blue/diluted calico mix now living in a great foster home. This still-very-young cat, barely out of kittenhood, already had a litter of kittens, all of whom were adopted. She lives with other cats and dogs now, kids too, and is very affectionate and friendly. Jenny is a real […]

What’s Going On in Harrison

Harrison Public Library events Jeffrey Friedberg Friday, June 13 10:30 a.m. Jeffrey is back for a fun and funky musical experience your young children will love. Sing and dance along to the witty and catchy tunes. Sensory Storytime Saturday, June 14, 9:45 a.m. and again at 10:45 a.m. For all abilities. To register, please call […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 6-13-14

Bronxville Women’s Club events Art exhibit The public is cordially invited to an exhibition of Ying Chen’a work. The exhibit will run through July 31 and viewing is Monday through Friday, excluding holiday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The works are for sale. Performing background music on the piano during the reception will be […]

What’s Going On in Rye 6-13-14

Rye Arts Center events STEM + Arts classes Full STEAM ahead with creativity and innovation at The Rye Arts Center. Check out the full array of STEM+Arts creative programs at the RAC this summer. In addition to the below, we also offer music lessons, drawing, photography, and more. Call 967-0700 for more information, or check […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 6-13-14

At Home on the Sound event Acupuncture: What is the point? Do you know the multiple benefits of acupuncture? It can help lower blood pressure, reduce insomnia, lessen anxiety, diminish arthritic pain and more. On June, 18 at the invitation of At Home on the Sound, Kathy Casey, licensed acupuncturist and practitioner of Oriental medicine, […]

Osborne appointed new school superintendent

By KATIE HOOS The City School District of New Rochelle appointed Dr. Brian Osborne as its new superintendent after completing a nationwide search that began last fall. On Tuesday, the New Rochelle Board of Education officially appointed Osborne, who is the current superintendent of the South Orange-Maplewood School District in New Jersey, as the new […]