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What’s Going on in Rye 4-10-2015

Art exhibits Two generations of artists will be displaying their creativity at the Rye Free Reading Room during the month of April. Artists of The Osborn will show their work from April 3 to 29 with a reception for the public on Wednesday, April 15, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The artists whose work […]

Column: Remodeling fever delayed by snow

Just when you thought the winter was over, we got another six inches of snow on the first day of spring. I think we all had enough, because this unusual weather is delaying our seasonal compulsion of remodeling something in the spring. It could be a kitchen, a bath, even a closet or garage, it […]

What’s Going on in Mamaroneck 4-3-2015

Larchmont Public Library Library board meeting On Wednesday, April 8 from 6:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. there will be a meeting of the Larchmont Library Board of Trustees. Meetings are open to the public and begin at 6:45 p.m. in the Reference Room. Minutes of board meetings will be posted as they come available following […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 4-3-2015

Eastchester Public Library  Battle of the books On April 6 at 6 p.m. all parents and interested third to eighth graders are invited to come find out more about this year’s book-based trivia tournament for Westchester youth. Information about the children’s team, which is open to current third to fifth graders and the teen’s team, […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 4-3-2015

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 Halstead Ave. West […]

What’s Going on in Rye 4-3-2015

Rye library events Teen gaming The Rye Free Reading Room invites teens to play videogames the first and third Friday of the month. Play all our Wii games on the big screen. Some of our new games include Sonic and the Secret Rings, Mario Party 8, Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games, Red […]

Rye Neck proposes healthy school budget

By JACKSON CHEN The Rye Neck School District presented a proposed budget of $39.6 million for the 2015-2016 school year, which comes under the state mandated tax cap for the fourth year in a row. On March 18, the Board of Education presented a preliminary version of the budget to the public that aimed at […]

Japanese students visit Thornton Donovan

The Thornton Donovan School in New Rochelle hosted its Rising Sun program this month, in which students from Japan stayed in New Rochelle for two weeks while visiting the United States. The Japanese students were greeted by their host families at JFK International Airport on Thursday, March 12 and have spent two weeks since learning […]

Column: The etiquette of snow removal

Owning a home on the corner of Forest Avenue and Redfield Street has given me a unique perspective on snow removal. The sidewalk in front of my house is a well-traveled path for strollers, joggers and dog walkers. Within three blocks I can walk to an amusement park, a nature sanctuary, a pharmacy, a market, […]

Letter: Turn your concern to action

    To the Editor, As parents who care passionately about our children and their education, we can get protective and incensed when our child is not offered the opportunities we feel he or she deserves. In recent years we have fought (and often lost) to keep elementary school librarians, school staff, middle schools sports […]