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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 […]

Police Blotter 3-14-2014

Feb. 25 At 12:29 p.m., police were called to the Con Edison Corporation office on Theodore Fremd Avenue after reports that someone fainted. EMS was dispatched to the situation.   Feb. 26 Police were called to Dearborn Avenue at 3:29 a.m. after a man reported a possible dispute in progress. When police arrived on the […]

Pet Recue 3-14-2014

Rooney is a sweet and adorable Shepherd mix male pup, about one year old. He loves to be around other dogs, big and small. He is a bit shy around new people, but comes out of his shell fairly quickly. He has an amusing personality and just loves to play. He sleeps through the night […]

What’s Going On in New Rochellw3-14-2014

Thomas Paine Cottage Museum events 20 Sicard Ave., New Rochelle Upcoming events:   Lecture: “The Birth of the Women’s Movement and its Connection to New Rochelle” When: Saturday, March 15, 2 p.m. For Women’s History Month, the cottage will proudly present a lecture by Sydelle Herzberg, League of Women Voters of New York, treasurer and […]

What’s Going On in Harrison 3-14-2014

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 […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 3-14-2014

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, 2014 to: The Board of Education 177 Pondfield Road Bronxville, NY […]

What’s Going On in Rye 3-14-2014

Rye YMCA events Rye Y Centennial Basketball Team versus the Harlem Ambassadors Sunday, March 30, 5:30 p.m. The internationally acclaimed Harlem Ambassadors take on the Rye Y team, consisting of local coaches and teachers, in a fun-filled, family-friendly evening of basketball showmanship featuring high-flying slam dunks, ball-handling tricks and hilarious comedy routines. Visit www.ryeymca.org for […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 3-14-2014

Mamaroneck Public Library events Paws a while to read Readers of all ages are invited to this free program. Bring your own book in or choose one of librarian Lori Friedli’s picks and read to the dogs. New session: Sundays, May 4 and June 1. at 2 p.m. in the program room of the library. […]

Letter: Local student requests support for DREAM

To the Editor, On Feb. 18, state Sen. George Latimer became a co-sponsor for S2378, a bill called the New York State DREAM Act. In doing so, Latimer set the example for other elected officials to follow suit. This has helped to give my community of undocumented youth a voice after years of a silent […]

Athlete of the week: Liam Egan

By LAUREN DEMPSEY Leading his swim team in divisionals and qualifying for states, sophomore Liam Egan has been awarded this week’s honor. For the Garnets Varsity Swim and Dive team, which is combined with Blind Brook High School, Liam specializes in the short freestyle sprint events. In the team meets, Liam swims the 200 Individual […]