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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 […]

MLS club backs out

By PHIL NOBILE The New York City Football Club, a Major League Soccer affiliate which was set to train at Manhattanville College in Purchase, is taking their ball and going home.  Despite getting approval from Harrison’s land use boards and penning a deal with the Purchase area college, a lawsuit from three Purchase residents and […]

Rye Dems: No nominees yet

By LIZ BUTTON Once again, Rye Democrats are struggling to field candidates. The party has yet to nominate anyone to run in this year’s special election for two City Council seats, leaving relatively little time to find suitable candidates to contend in November’s election. New Rye Democratic Committee chairwoman Meg Cameron, who replaced former chairman […]

Students organize Memorial Day ceremony

For the first time ever, students at Mamaroneck High School coordinated this year’s Kemper Park Memorial Day ceremony, which took place on Friday, May 30. Every year since 1946, Kemper Memorial Park has been the location of a Mamaroneck Memorial Day tradition in which veterans have been recognized and honored by students, other veterans and […]

Rye hires consultant for Beaver Swamp Brook

By PHIL NOBILE Flood storage capacity data for Beaver Swamp Brook Harrison has withheld from the City of Rye dating back to the Walsh administration has been turned over. Once in possession of the data, Rye City officials hired a consultant to analyze data used by the Town of Harrison, which determined there would be […]

Schumer: Move quickly with flood project

By PHIL NOBILE Referred to as a “light at the end of the tunnel” for the village’s flooding problems, potential mitigation plans that would erect levees and floodwalls were made public recently, with elected officials from the national to local level lending their support. Coming at the tail end of the first public presentation of […]

Storm water law changes shelved

By PHIL NOBILE Major revisions to the Village of Mamaroneck’s storm water runoff law have been temporarily shelved as the village’s Harbor Coastal Zone Management Commission found the law to be inconsistent with the village’s encompassing waterfront doctrine. Debated for months, revisions to Chapter 294 of village code, which involved aligning the law closer to […]

City remembers veterans

On a warm, sunny Memorial Day morning, hundreds of New Rochelle residents, veterans and active military gathered to honor those who gave their lives serving the United States. Beginning the day with a ceremony at Memorial Plaza, located on the corner of Memorial Highway and Main Street in the heart of the city’s downtown, local […]