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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, […]

Rye Police Blotter

Collected at Rye City Police Headquarters on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 22 At 5:10 p.m., police were called by a man at Rye Town Park who was concerned that he found a firearm in the grass area on the park’s property. The firearm proved to be an airsoft gun. Police were unable to […]

Athlete of the week: Brian Gardner

By LAUREN DEMPSEY Pinning his opponents quickly and convincing, Brian Gardner is this week’s Athlete of the Week. Starting off the early wrestling season with an outstanding record of 10-1, Gardner has proven to be one of the area’s top grapplers in his weight class. Gardner put in a lot of effort during the offseason […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 12-20-13

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. Thursdays, Dec. 5, 12, 19 and 26 at 11 a.m. Open to ages birth […]

What’s Going On in Rye 12-20-13

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 Mamaroneck 12-20-13

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, and click on the “Download eBooks & eAudio” icon on the lower right side of the homepage. Please […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 12-20-13

Harrison Public Library events Share your ideas for the future of the library Harrison residents are invited to contribute to the process of shaping the future direction of the Harrison Public Library by participating in a survey. The Harrison Public Library is operating in a time of transformation‑from rapidly developing technology, to significant economic pressures. To […]

What’s Going on in New Rochelle 12-20-13

New Rochelle Public Library events Library seeks public input for five-year strategic plan The New Rochelle Public Library has begun to develop a five-year strategic plan that will allow the library to best meet the needs of its ever-changing community. To gain maximum input from community members, the library is conducting a brief survey to […]