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What’s going on in Eastchester 5-1-2015

Eastchester Public Library  Reading buddies On Monday, May 4 at 7 p.m., the 4th and 5th grade Reading Buddies will discuss “Splendors and Glooms” by Laura Amy Schlitz, a Victorian Gothic thriller that was a 2013 Newbery Honor selection. When Clara vanishes at her birthday party, the puppeteer Grisini and his orphaned assistants Lizzie and Parse are […]

What’s going on in Mamaroneck 5-1-2015

Larchmont Public Library Alzheimer’s talk On Sunday, May 3 Meryl Comer, one of the country’s leading Alzheimer’s advocates will be speaking at the Larchmont library on the impacts of Alzheimer’s disease. Comer is an Emmy award-winning broadcast journalist and New York Times bestselling author of “Slow Dancing With a Stranger: Lost and Found in the […]

What’s going on in Harrison 5-1-2015

“Taste of Harrison” On Sunday, May 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., The Friends of the Harrison Public Library are sponsoring “Taste of Harrison,” an event to benefit the Harrison Public Library. New this year, all Harrison businesses are invited to participate. See what the various establishments have to offer. The main event is a […]

What’s going on in Rye 5-1-2015

Extended hours The Rye Free Reading Room will be offering expanded hours from noon to 4 p.m. on Sundays, May 3, 10, 17, 31 and June 7. The extra hours will be of particular benefit to students as they prep for Regents, AP tests and final exams, but of course all others will be welcome […]

Local filmmaker to screen silent film

On May 24 at 1 p.m., enjoy a brunch and buffoonery while chucking with classic clowns as Recologie screens a locally produced short film that pays tribute to the silent movie era. “Mabel’s Dressing Room,” a recent selection at the Coney Island Film Festival, takes a humorous and historic look at the early days of […]

SUNY Purchase plans to promote diversity on campus

By Alina Suriel Purchase College has outlined a multi-component action plan to deal with recent incidents of graffiti depicting swastikas and nooses found on campus property, but students aren’t convinced that such measures will bring about any real change. College officials circulated a four-step plan meant to address issues raised during the series of forums […]

Column: The mayor’s inbox is full

Some folks are susceptible to sending email messages containing language which they would never have the gall to use to someone’s face. Some folks feel entitled to tee-off on elected officials as a matter of sport, the way callers often eviscerate the Mets or Yankees on talk radio.  And let’s face it, some folks out […]

Letter: Vote the budget override for us

    To the Editor, Last week my family celebrated our first anniversary in Rye, having relocated from the United Kingdom. Shortly after we arrived on April 7, 2014, we kept hearing and seeing things about voting for the  school budget. Preoccupied by the relocation, we gladly ignored the whole thing. Since we’d chosen Rye over other […]

Letter: Support an override budget

    To the Editor, My family moved to Rye in May 2012 from New York City. The reason we moved was because our older daughter was getting ready to attend kindergarten and we made the decision that we wanted our two daughters to live a suburban lifestyle and to attend public school. We quickly […]

Rye Police Blotter 4-24-2015

Collected at the City of Rye Police Headquarters on Tuesday, April 21 at 9:15 a.m.   April 6 At 3:01 a.m., police were called to North Street where a woman reported that her husband had passed away.   A woman called police to Rye Manor at 7:12 a.m., after she had become stuck in an […]