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Letter: Think before you rush to judgment

    To the Editor, In the last year, we have witnessed attacks on our police and condemnation of our long fought judicial rights. While many people felt with the election of a bi-racial president (yes, President Obama is both black and white) tensions would ease and a new dawn would be upon us, it appears […]

Letter: Vote yes for flood project

    To the Editor, On Thursday, we urge you to vote yes on Proposition No. 1, the FEMA Midland Valley Drainage Project. Though village government and Bronxville School governance rarely overlap on capital projects, this FEMA project is a unique joint venture to mitigate flooding on school grounds and in nearby residential neighborhoods. Since […]

Pet Rescue 1-23-2015

Dudley is a 10-month old male kitten. Super sweet, he loves being petted and enjoys playing with his foster family. He is good with both kids and dogs and would make an ideal family pet. Dudley was recently abandoned by his former owners when they moved. This wonderful kitty is neutered, in good health and […]

What’s going on in Mamaroneck 1-23-2015

Mamaroneck Public Library  “Eh? I can’t hear you” Do you have difficulty hearing voices, particularly in crowded rooms? The Mamaroneck Public Library is very happy to announce that they have recently installed an Assistive Hearing System by SoundMate in their Community Room. Those who have challenges in hearing are welcome to utilize the new system […]

What’s going on in Eastchester 1-23-2015

Eastchester Public Library  “Baby Lap Time” Contact: Teresa Chang 721-8105 tchang@wlsmail.org. No registration required. Open to ages 9 to 23 months with caregiver and will take place on Jan. 29, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. “Robert the Guitar Guy” Join the library for an all-ages children’s music concert. Open to all, no pre-registra tion required. […]

What’s going on in Harrison 1-23-2015

Harrison library events “Children programs” Children’s programs will continue at the Jewish Community Center of Harrison, 130 Union Ave. Mondays-9:30 a.m. Rockin’ Tots for ages one to three. 10:30 a.m. Parachute Play Time for ages two to five. Tuesdays-9:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Wiggle and Giggle with Dawny Dew for ages one  to five. Sponsored […]

What’s going on in Rye 1-23-2015

Rye Arts Center Maker Day, Saturday, Jan. 24, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Join the RAC for a high tech and high touch maker day featuring new technologies for creating art and music, 3-D printing, minecraft, littlebits, coding, maker activities and more. Construction kids, digital arts experience and RAC makers will be on hand to […]

The State of the City

By Mayor Joe Sack In one respect, 2015 is beginning just like 2014. For the second year in a row, this traditional State of the City address by the mayor has been upstaged—and rightly so—by the swearing-in of councilmembers Richard Mecca and Richard Slack. But in another way, the start of this year is actually […]

Column: A new age

Now that Generation-Xer’s are approaching middle age, the marketing industry is frantically trying to predict what the Millenials will be attracted to in terms of houses, cars, appliances, and yes, even cabinets and countertops. I asked my 3-G (third generation) Smart Phone who are the Millenials but it just sat there and stared back at […]

Temari for adults 50-plus at Bronxville library

By Gabriella Radujko Fiber artist Anna Upston will lead the Village of Bronxville into a new year by introducing them to the joyful art known as temari. These stunningly beautiful spheres are relatively unknown in the United States, although they have a rich history reaching back for centuries in Japan. It is common for a […]