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High tea for dementia residents offers hope

  By RICH MONETTI Families very often make the decision to uproot their loved ones for a nursing home with the intention of being frequent visitors. Unfortunately, circumstances can change, pulling them away and leaving seniors living a very lonely existence. In the void, volunteers become an essential lifeline to residents, according to Amy Lionheart […]

Fundraising with flair

By JOHN BRANDI Inspired to help their fellow kids, a group of local girls is making bracelets to raise money for children with life threatening medical conditions and have received help from two Westchester County businesses. Eastchester residents Katie and Hailey Sidari, Ally LaValle, Maddy Smith and Kayla Sandolo are hand-making hundreds of bracelets crafted […]

OP-ED: Hillary the triangulator

By Peter Lane In response to the Republican power shifting victories in the mid-term 1994 congressional elections, then President Bill Clinton successfully repositioned himself politically prior to the 1996 election by practicing the art of “triangulation.” Though the term itself may then have been applied for the first time, Clinton was hardly the first politician […]

Letter: Rosenblum, Bermudez are uncivil, poor examples

To the Editor, Mayor Norman Rosenblum’s authoritarian leadership style and penchant for secrecy has inexorably led to the $55 million Hampshire Country Club lawsuit alleging Open Meetings Law violations and has brought Village of Mamaroneck civil discourse to a new low. What’s so bad about Mayor Rosenblum’s behavior? He demonizes those who dare to have […]

Pet Rescue 8-29-2014

Brad is an adorable 35lb., one-year-old male terrier mix. He is a good boy very eager to please. Brad enjoys playing in the yard with his brother Chad, but they can be separated without issue. He is a good learner and is working on his leash walking and housebreaking. Brad is neutered, vaccinated, dewormed, heartworm […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 8-29-2014

Eastchester Public Library  Book sale Every Tuesday the EPL is holding a Friends book sale from noon to 3 p.m. Baby Lap Time Join the library for a fun gathering with music, movement and short story reading. From 10:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. For ages 9 to 23 months. Programs dates for Fall are as […]

What’s Going On in Harrison 8-29-2014

Harrison Public Library events Closures The Harrison Public Library Halperin Building will undergo a renovation. This initiative will transform the library into a state-of-the-art facility people of all ages will be able to enjoy. The Halperin Building will be closed from Saturday, Aug. 30, through June 2015, and its collection will be unavailable. The West […]

What’s Going On in Rye 8-29-2014

Rye Library events For more information about programs offered, go to ryelibrary.org or call 231-3162. Storytelling Guild Join adult storytellers to share traditional and personal tales and trade tips on storytelling techniques. The Rye Storytellers’ Guild meets at the Rye Free Reading Room one Tuesday evening a month at 6 p.m. Each meeting is loosely […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 8-29-2014

Mamaroneck Public Library events The Mamaroneck Public Library is proud to announce adults who are card holders in good standing may borrow iPads. Library iPads circulate for two weeks and can be reserved at the reference desk or at 630-5888. They may be used at any location that has a wireless connection and are preloaded […]

County IDA approves funding for senior housing renovations

By: JOHN BRANDI Two proposals to have the county finance renovation projects for affordable senior housing complexes were approved by the Westchester County Industrial Development Agency at its meeting on Thursday, Aug. 14. Wilder Balter Partners, Inc., an Elmsford-based developer, was interested in increasing the efficiency of Mamaroneck Towers, and Scarsdale-based Mountco Real Estate Development […]