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Letter: A request from your local library

To the Editor, Thank you for your Feb. 28 article titled Library unveils five-year strategic plan. To all residents of the Town/Village of Harrison, the library needs your help to achieve these goals and visions. The Friends of the Harrison Public Library are committed to assist the library to revitalize, promote, expand, lead, cultivate and […]

Letter: Saving Playland

To the Editor, All this talk about Playland is getting weirder every day. Playland is eligible for national historic landmark recognition within the next 10 years as it approaches its 100th anniversary. It is probably the oldest, or one of the oldest, amusement parks in the United States. How will Playland Amusement Park be filled […]

Letter: College grads are pulled, not pushed

To the Editor, I am writing in regard to your article of March 7 entitled Wealthiest towns unaffordable for young. The idea that the cost of housing in Rye is driving 20 and 30-somethings out of town is clearly another attempt by the lobby for taxpayer subsidized housing—Community Housing Innovations—to promote their agenda. The real […]

Letter: Saving Playland

To the Editor, All this talk about Playland is getting weirder every day. Playland is eligible for national historic landmark recognition within the next 10 years as it approaches its 100th anniversary. It is probably the oldest, or one of the oldest, amusement parks in the United States. How will Playland Amusement Park be filled […]

Police Blotter 3-14-2014

Feb. 25 At 12:29 p.m., police were called to the Con Edison Corporation office on Theodore Fremd Avenue after reports that someone fainted. EMS was dispatched to the situation.   Feb. 26 Police were called to Dearborn Avenue at 3:29 a.m. after a man reported a possible dispute in progress. When police arrived on the […]

Pet Recue 3-14-2014

Rooney is a sweet and adorable Shepherd mix male pup, about one year old. He loves to be around other dogs, big and small. He is a bit shy around new people, but comes out of his shell fairly quickly. He has an amusing personality and just loves to play. He sleeps through the night […]

What’s Going On in New Rochellw3-14-2014

Thomas Paine Cottage Museum events 20 Sicard Ave., New Rochelle Upcoming events:   Lecture: “The Birth of the Women’s Movement and its Connection to New Rochelle” When: Saturday, March 15, 2 p.m. For Women’s History Month, the cottage will proudly present a lecture by Sydelle Herzberg, League of Women Voters of New York, treasurer and […]

What’s Going On in Harrison 3-14-2014

Harrison Public Library events Youth Art Month March 1 to 31 at the Harrison Municipal Building, 1 Heineman Place and the Harrison Public Library, 2 Bruce Ave. This annual exhibit consists of multi-media art reflecting the talents of students in the Harrison schools with works selected by art teachers in the community. Library hours are […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 3-14-2014

Bronxville Union Free School District Announcement Residents of the Bronxville Union Free School District of the Village of Bronxville who wish transportation for school-age children to private or parochial schools for the 2014-2015 school year must submit their request in writing by April 1, 2014 to: The Board of Education 177 Pondfield Road Bronxville, NY […]

What’s Going On in Rye 3-14-2014

Rye YMCA events Rye Y Centennial Basketball Team versus the Harlem Ambassadors Sunday, March 30, 5:30 p.m. The internationally acclaimed Harlem Ambassadors take on the Rye Y team, consisting of local coaches and teachers, in a fun-filled, family-friendly evening of basketball showmanship featuring high-flying slam dunks, ball-handling tricks and hilarious comedy routines. Visit www.ryeymca.org for […]