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Police Blotter: Harrison 3-13-2015

Collected at Harrison Police Headquarters on Monday, March 9 at 4:15 p.m.   Feb. 21 At 4:31 a.m., police arrested a 21-year-old black male with an active bench warrant at 1 Heineman Place. Harrison police dispatched the call to SUNY Purchase’s University Police Department before processing the suspect at headquarters. The suspect was later released […]

Pet Rescue 3-13-2015

Hi my name is Dylan, and I’m still very much a puppy with a great disposition. Right now I’m about 8-months old and just over 50 lbs. but still growing. I’m very affectionate and love other dogs. I am a bit shy though, and I’m hoping to find someone who can understand me and help […]

What’s Going on in Rye 3-13-2015

Rye library events Art exhibit Ceil Harrigan’s works will be on exhibit on Monday, March 16. Her work has been shown at Rye Art Gallery & Framing in Rye as well as Gallery of Hyannis and Colors in Massachusetts.  For more information on Harrigan, visit Story time Nursery rhymes, songs, and fingerplays.  “Granny Jean” […]

What’s Going on in New Rochelle 3-13-2015

  New Rochelle Public Library Family concert As a warm-up to St. Patrick’s Day, the Westchester Harp Ensemble returns for another fabulous performance of Celtic music that captivates and delights all ages. Lois Colin directs the 12 members on Celtic harps in the Ossie Davis Theater. This concert is made possible by the New Rochelle […]

What’s Going on in Mamaroneck 3-13-2015

Larchmont library events Kite making workshop You will be amazed how high a piece of paper, skewers and masking tape can go! On Monday, March 30 at 3 p.m., get ready for National Kite Flying month in April by finding out. Weather permitting, we will try out our creations on the front lawn. Ages 8 […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 3-13-2015

Harrison library events English Conversation Group Let’s speak English. Non-native speakers, practice your English and make new friends in an informal, volunteer-led setting and learn about the Harrison library too. There is no need to register or sign up. Group meets on Mondays from 11 a.m. to noon, at Uncle Henry’s Bar and Grill, 309 […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 3-13-2015

Bronxville UFSD 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 2015-2016 school year, must submit their request in writing by April 1, 2015, or the first business day thereafter to: The Board of Education 177 Pondfield Road […]

Lieutenant brings yoga to Tuckahoe police

By PEGGY BELLES The Tuckahoe police have learned to speak a new language.  In addition to the 10-codes, they now speak Sanskrit. On Sundays, instead of standing at attention, we stand in Tadasana, or mountain pose. The familiar “put your hands up” has become float your arms up and come to Anjali Mudra, hands in […]

Athlete of the week: Michael Ackert

By LAUREN DEMPSEY Flying through the sky meters above the water and then hitting the water with essentially no splash, Michael Ackert has been leading the diving team all winter. Only a freshman, this is already his third year on the team.  In fact, this year he is the only diver on Rye’s team. Michael […]

Column: A new approach to addressing Albany

Last month, I read an article in an upstate newspaper detailing an assignment that a Cazenovia first grade teacher, Catharine Taylor had given to her students. Ms. Taylor taught her students a new phrase: state aid. The assignment was to write the governor and ask for their school’s state aid back. As one could imagine […]