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Column: Holiday kitchen dreams

Most of us spend more time in the kitchen than any other room in our house and this is especially true throughout the holiday season when the kitchen becomes the focal point of your home. During this time of year, kitchens are not only filled with the immediate family, they’re also cluttered with welcome, and […]

Word on the Street 12-13-13

“I’m not crazy about the weather and the slippery sidewalks and roads.” Betsy Harding, 61, Bronxville       “I’m in a motorcycle club, and a rival club moved into our New York City territory.” Ryan Grosin, 16, New York City       “People are speeding, people aren’t crossing at the light and the cops aren’t doing anything […]

Pet Rescue: Taffy

Taffy is a very pretty and sweet girl. She is about 2 years old and loves to romp around in the yard. Taffy is learning to walk on a leash and is a little shy around new people. Once she gets to know you, she is a real sweetie pie. She has a gorgeous golden […]

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

Bronxville 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 an […]

What’s Going On in Rye 12-13-13

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 12-13-13

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 12-13-13

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 transformationfrom rapidly developing technology, to significant economic pressures. […]

A Christmas classic comes to the Broadway Theatre

By MICHELLE JACOBY Contributor It’s the time of year again when the hustle and bustle of the holidays creates a to-do list that can seem endless. No. 1 on top of the list should read, see “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas” at the Westchester Broadway Theatre this season. This Award-winning show is based on the beloved […]

Holiday fun at your local library

By MARGUERITE WARD Now that Thanksgiving has passed, ‘tis the season for family holiday fun. Nearby skating rinks, Christmas tree shops and local cafes are bound to be hot spots this winter, but there’s one more, often overlooked, place for some great holiday fun—the library. Besides holiday-themed book and movie collections, families will love the […]

Op-Ed: Parking permits don’t always permit parking

By Frank Gordon With the advent of the holiday season, users of the Harrison municipal commuter lots may find it increasingly difficult to find parking, even though they may have paid $600 for an annual parking permit. Harrison shoppers heading to New York City via Metro-North are certainly a factor in the reduced availability of […]