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Letter: Fire letter doesn’t tell whole story

To the Editor, In response to the letter of gratitude authored by Mr. Richard Cherry, chairperson of the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority and published in your Feb. 27 edition, I would like to add my voice. The Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department indeed put forth remarkable effort and skill in extinguishing the fire at […]

Letter: Democrats remember Ross, Stampleman

    To the Editor, The Rye City Democratic Committee mourns the loss of two stalwart local Democrats. Obituaries for Warren Ross and Nancy Stampleman are available in local newspapers so we won’t repeat the details of their professional achievements and loving family relationships, important as those were. Instead, we want to express our immense […]

Letter: An alternative to the deer problem

    To the Editor, In Westchester County there is an abundance of deer. They are too close to us, our plants and homes. Would it not make sense to put down on salt blocks a substance that would prevent deer from multiplying? Should a measure be put in place, it would limit the increase in deer. Doing […]

Pet Rescue 3-6-2015

Penny was abandoned on the streets of Yonkers with her kittens.  She’s very sweet and affectionate and even a bit silly. Penny loves head butts and purrs constantly. Her kittens have now been adopted and this lovely lady is ready for her fur-ever home. Penny is spayed, up to date with all vaccinations and in excellent health, […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 3-6-2015

Eastchester Public Library Reading buddies On Wednesday, March 11 at 7 p.m., 2nd and 3rd grade reading buddies will discuss “The Snow Spider,” the first of Jenny Nimmo’s Magician trilogy. Inspired by a Welsh mythology, “The Snow Spider” is the story of Welsh boy who on his ninth birthday learns that he may be a […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 3-6-2015

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 Rye 3-6-2015

Rye library events Documentary screening On Saturday, March 28 at 3 p.m., the Rye Free Reading Room along with the SPRYE organization will be hosting a screening of the documentary film “Elevated Thinking: The High Line in New York City.” The film is narrated by Susan Sarandon. Free admission. Rye Arts Center Summer program registration […]

Mirage diner demolished

The air was a bit sentimental on North Avenue last week as the Mirage Diner was razed to make way for an Iona College dormitory. Nick Triantafillou, the owner of the diner, had approached Iona about selling off the eatery and adjoining parking lot during the summer of 2013. The agreement wasn’t announced officially until […]

STEM opportunities grow for Mamaroneck

By Janet K. O’Connell On Tuesday, Feb.10, the Larchmont-Mamaroneck Local Summit hosted an exciting program on STEM Initiatives in the Mamaroneck School District. The headlines report that American students are falling behind their counterparts in other countries in terms of science and technology, but the local summit’s program was encouraging and optimistic. Because of STEM […]

Harrison Police Blotter 2-27-2015

Collected at Harrison Police Headquarters on Monday, Feb. 23 at 10:15 a.m.   Feb. 9 A male driver was stopped by police on Heineman Place at 10:34 p.m. for what authorities observed was the driver failing to stop at a flashing red light. Upon further inspection, the Connecticut resident had his driving privileges suspended in […]