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If you want to view paradise; Chocolations

You know you’re in for a treat as soon as you open the door at 607 E. Boston Post Road. Churning out about 50 pounds of chocolate daily on average, Chocolations turns passersby into customers with just a quick whiff of the homemade confections inside. The aroma alone captured my heart. Known across Westchester for […]

A rare failure of the president’s political mojo

By Peter Lane I’m sure we can all agree the political and media firestorm over the Bergdahl affair has far overshadowed the earlier Obama pronouncement made at the recent West Point commencement ceremony. I refer to the president’s statement that we will be withdrawing all of our forces from Afghanistan no later than Dec. 31, […]

Pet Rescue 6-27-14

Willie is a handsome young cat, about a year old now, very sweet and playful. He was born with cerebellar hypoplasia, a disorder that leads to some jerky movements and uncoordinated motion, but, thankfully, this does not get worse with age. Willie doesn’t let this stop him from being a healthy, happy cat. He can […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 6-27-14

Bronxville library events Up next for children Friday, June 27 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Family Film: “LEGO Batman The Movie” Fun this Month LEGO Love LEGO? We do too. Join us for LEGO movies and events all month long. New Kindle titles Our Kindles are preloaded with content and available to Bronxville card holders […]

What’s Going On in Harrison

“Art Stories” The Harrison Council for the Arts presents “Art Stories” paintings by Alla Goldburt at the Harrison Public Library, 2 Bruce Ave. on view June 30 to Aug. 1 with an opening reception on Wednesday, July 9, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. “Art Stories” is presented in two contrasting media, ink and oil, […]

What’s Going On in Rye 6-27-14

Leading ecologist and author to speak at Meeting House Saturday, July 26, at 4 p.m. Rye residents will have a rare opportunity to hear a leading voice in ecology on Saturday, July 26, at 4 p.m. Dr. Eric W. Sanderson, senior conservation ecologist at the Wildlife Conservation Society and author of the acclaimed book, “Mannahatta: […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 6-27-14

Mamaroneck Public Library events Free teen movies Mondays from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Mamaroneck Teen Library Start time 5 p.m., All films rated PG-13 June 30 “In Time” July 7 “Endless Love” July 14 “The Book Thief” July 21 “Ender’s Game” July 28 “I, Frankenstein” Aug. 4 “47 Ronin” Aug. 11 “Jack […]

Business Briefs 6-27-14

Avon back in New Rochelle Avon, the company for women is back in New Rochelle. The global beauty company with more than $8 billion in annual revenue markets to women in over 100 countries. The Avon brand has been around 127 years. Linda Ruggiero, Avon recruiter and New Rochelle resident, has set up shop in […]

HOPE gets homeless resource center

By KATIE HOOS Feelings of hope and victory felt by a group of the city’s homeless are gone after the City Council voted Tuesday to fund a contentious homelessness prevention program proposed by HOPE Community Services. Despite the majority of council expressing interest in issuing a request for proposals, RFP, for the creation of a […]

Village GOP ticket now three

After announcing two candidates this past week, the Village of Mamaroneck’s Republican Party filled out its 2014 ticket with a third candidate, setting its sights on all three trustee seats up for grabs this fall and majority control of the board. Maggie-Leigh O’Neill, a Republican and Board of Architectural Review member, was announced June 12. […]