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Letter: Response to the deceptions at the Local Summit

To the Editor, A few clarifications about last week’s Summit. Four years ago, 2009 to 2010, there were only 59 Latino students at Mamaroneck High School, which graduated 71 percent of those students. There were 285 white students in this same class and MHS graduated 95 percent. The stated figures at the Summit four years […]

Letter: Argument against Murphy petty

To the Editor, I live in the unincorporated area of the Town of Mamaroneck and fully support Tom Murphy’s appointment to the Town Council. To those who say Murphy may not be appropriate because he is a village resident, I say this sounds like petty politics. It’s obvious from his past service to Mamaroneck that […]

Athlete of the Week: Madeline Eck

By LAUREN DEMPSEY Leading her team to the County Center for the Girls Basketball Sectional Championships, sophomore Maddie Eck has earned this week’s honor. Eck has averaged 15 points a game so far in the playoffs, with wins over Pelham and Sleepy Hollow. Besides leading the team in scoring, she is also a pristine passer, […]

Pet Rescue 2-28-2014

Bruno is an adorable male retriever/collie mix, about 8 months old and 45 pounds. He is sweet as can be, but very shy. Bruno is slowly coming out of his shell and needs a family that understands his shy nature and is willing to work with him. He loves to be with the other dogs […]

What’s Going On In Harrison 2-28-2014

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. Opening reception Sunday, […]

What’s Going On in Rye 2-28-2014

Rye Chamber of Commerce meeting The next meeting of the Rye Chamber of Commerce will take place on Wednesday, March 5, at 8:30 a.m. at Morgan’s Fish House, 22 Elm Place, Rye.   Cerebral Palsy of Westchester event Cerebral Palsy of Westchester will hold their 9th annual Caring Friends Breakfast honoring The New York State […]

What’s Gong On in Mamaroneck 2-28-2014

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 Eastchester 2-28-2014

Bronxville Public Library events Borrow a Kindle today BPL Kindles are pre-loaded with content, no downloading necessary. New titles will be added monthly. 14-day borrowing period. Bronxville library cardholders only. Kindles have been provided through the generous support of the Friends of Bronxville Public Library. Download e-books from the library for free Do you own […]

Business Briefs 2-28-2014

Executive Association presents donation to Cerebral Palsy The Executive Association of Westchester generously donated funds in 2013 to update CP/W’s Assistive Technology Center, which has had a tremendous impact on the program participants at CP/W. The Executive Association’s generosity to CP/W is deeply appreciated. This year, they donated $13,000 to support CP/W’s sensory room. The […]

Frozen: The suburban version

By Lisa Miller Is anyone else feeling like our small town has gotten quite a lot smaller since the last snow storm? The white mounds are everywhere: along every pathway, driveway and road in Rye. It’s as if someone decided to paper mache our little enclave in an effort to create a new landscape. The […]