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What’s going on in Rye

  Estate planning for seniors Pat Micek, Esq. of McMillan, Constabile, Maker & Perone, LLP, will address estate planning for seniors at the Rye Free Reading Room on Saturday, Aug. 1 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The talk will include protecting your assets for your family, rather than losing them to a nursing home, […]

Local teen named one of top youth volunteers

State Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins, the Senate Democratic leader, recognized Jake Gallin, 13, of New Rochelle for being named as one of America’s top 10 youth volunteers by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards for his volunteer work on behalf of military families. Gallin was nominated by Volunteer New York and selected by the Prudential Foundation […]

City cooks up fresh food at farmers market

By NICOLE REED A firetruck pulled up to the New Rochelle Farmers Market on North Avenue on Friday, July 17. The men hopped off and surveyed the scene. Instead of fighting a fire, New Rochelle’s bravest were there to buy fresh fruit and vegetables for the firehouse. As one of the firefighters explained, “It used […]

Summer Concert Series heats up

Harrison’s Summer Concert Series was in full swing on Thursday, July 16 as a crowd came out to the Village Green in West Harrison to see Rat Race Choir perform. Rat Race Choir is a New York-based progressive rock/fusion band which has been around since 1968. This month marks the 47th year of existence for […]

What’s going on in New Rochelle

New Rochelle Library  The library’s website has a full listing of free programs, dates and times for all ages this summer at nrpl.org. Programs for infants to teens are being held both at the main library and at the Huguenot Children’s Library. These free programs are made possible by the Friends of the Library and […]

What’s going on in Eastchester

Eastchester Public Library  Summer Reading Games Registration is now open for Children’s Summer Reading Games. This year’s theme is “Every Hero Has a Story.” Participants are eligible to win prizes based on how many books they read this summer. Registration for Summer Reading Games is open to all, regardless of residency or library card status. […]

What’s going on in Mamaroneck

Mamaroneck Public Library Intro to Shelfari Learn how to use this social network for book lovers. Created by Amazon.com, Shelfari allows  readers to create a “virtual bookshelf” of titles they have read and want to read to review and even share with family and friends. Come to our Tech Lab and learn how to use […]

What’s going on in Harrison

Harrison library events  The Harrison Public Library will be closed for renovations and is scheduled to reopen on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. Visit harrisonpl.org for updates and more information. English conversation group Non-native English speakers can practice their English and make new friends in an informal, volunteer-led setting and learn about the Harrison library too. […]

What’s going on in Rye

Rye Free Reading Room events Family Fun Nights at the Library The Rye Free Reading Room has planned a series of Family Fun Nights for children age 5 and up and their grown-ups on Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. throughout the summer. All pertain to the Summer Reading Program’s theme “Every Hero Has a Story” […]

Ope/Ed: Alert, conscious expose historical negligence

  By Luis Quiros “In my past, the combination of luxury and a lot of white people never failed to make me feel invisible” are words from my book, “An Other’s Mind.” Though referring to instances throughout my childhood growing up as a Puerto Rican in New York City, the aftermath of my lived experience […]