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What’s Going on in Mamaroneck 9-19-2014

Mamaroneck Public Library events New and forthcoming fiction To reserve the books listed below, please call 698-1250  ext. 3 or log on to the Westchester libraries website with your library card and pin. “Stone Mattress,” Nine Tales by Margaret Eleanor Atwood “The Blood Of An Englishman,” An Agatha Raisin Mystery by M.C. Beaton “The Cinderella […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 9-19-2014

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 9-19-2014

Harrison events New location for Brown Bag Cinema is Harrison Town Hall, 1 Heineman Place.  We will show “The Fault in our Stars” a PG-13 movie on Friday, Sept. 19 at 12:30 p.m.  You may bring your lunch, beverages provided by the Friends of the Library. Children’s Programs will continue at two different locations. Jewish […]

Finch, Miller and Potok dominate primary

By PHIL NOBILE and JASON CHIREVAS Winning nearly 90 percent of the overall vote, Democratic primary candidates David Finch, Ilissa Miller and Leon Potok, the village party’s chosen candidates to begin with, will be on the Democratic ticket come November and will contend with a slate of Republicans for three open seats on the Village […]

Report: Harrison zoning most exclusionary in Westchester

By PHIL NOBILE “It’s great to live in Harrison” may not apply to everyone. Out of 31 municipalities in Westchester eligible—and out of six identified by the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development as having exclusionary zoning—the Town of Harrison was found to be the main offender, with multiple violations of a court-appointed federal […]

Quarry trial postponed

By PHIL NOBILE Ongoing and lengthy litigation surrounding a local quarry for more than five years was further delayed as the quarry owner fired his legal representation on the eve of the criminal trial—a move which Harrison prosecutors described as a stalling tactic. Although the trial of Lake Street Quarry president Lawrence Barrego versus the […]

New building inspector hired

By PHIL NOBILE The revolving door that is the Village of Mamaroneck’s Building Department may come to a stop, for now. On Sept. 10, Mayor Norman Rosenblum, a Republican, and Village Manager Richard Slingerland announced the hiring of Daniel Gray as village building inspector. The hiring comes after the most recent inspector, Bill Gerety, was […]

Bidding for TCC roof contract opens

By ALINA SURIEL The Village of Tuckahoe has begun accepting bids to replace the leaky, solar-paneled roof at the Tuckahoe Community Center, according to Village Administrator David Burke. “It has been leaking for a couple of years now,” Tuckahoe Village Mayor Steve Ecklond, a Republican, said. “We have a series of garbage cans that have […]

Palmer Avenue streetscape starts up again

By JOHN BRANDI The Palmer Avenue streetscape project resumed on Monday, Sept. 8, after the Village of Larchmont reached an agreement with a new contractor, according to Democratic Mayor Anne McAndrews. A surety company, Selective Insurance Company of America, issued a performance bond in 2012 when the village hired its previous contractor. The bond guarantees […]

Mayor takes ALS Challenge

By ALINA SURIEL Everyone knows someone who has gotten doused with a bucket of icy water for charity after a whole summer of the viral Ice Bucket Challenge to benefit the ALS Association. Rye Mayor Joe Sack, a Republican, and life-long Rye resident and historian Douglas Carey became two of the latest names to undertake […]