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Letter: Reader: Fourth of July is a fraud

To the Editor, Frederick Douglass said, “What, to the American slave, is your Fourth of July? A day that reveals to him, more than all other days in the year, the gross injustice, cruelty and false Christianity that he is the constant victim. Your constitution is predicated on a lie, your echoes of ‘freedom’ hollow […]

What’s going on in Mamaroneck

LMC-TV Teen summer filmmaking workshops LMC-TV’s summer filmmaking workshops are an opportunity to learn hands-on filmmaking skills, from cinematography to scriptwriting to computer video editing. This program is geared for teens 13 and older. Participants will collectively conceive of, write a script for, shoot, direct and edit a short dramatic film using high definition video equipment, […]

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. Read-to-Me: This game is for younger children who are not yet reading independently, ages 2 to […]

What’s going on in Harrison

The Harrison Public Library will be closed for renovations until July 2015. 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. No registration necessary. Group meets Mondays from 11 a.m. to noon at Uncle Henry’s Bar and Grill, […]

What’s going on in Rye

Story Time Nursery rhymes, son-gs and fingerplays, “Granny Jean” Klein, well-versed in early childhood development, introduces babies and toddlers to playful rhymes, songs and puppetry. Parents and caregivers participate with the children and are encouraged to continue the activities at home. Because the program is often a child’s first experience in an audience setting, it […]

Some fresh catch at the local farmers market

By Nicole Reed For more than 30 years and counting, Michael Decker’s talent for fishing has attracted a crowd. It started when he was just six years old on a Fire Island dock, as onlookers cheered his hard work for a catch. His mother Eileen says, “He’d spend all afternoon bringing up little snappers. People […]

DJ reflects on life in the past in book

By JAMES PERO Dennis Nardone remembers. And he should, considering that his memory, and not any one person, is the main protagonist in his recently self-published book titled “Growing Up in the West End of New Rochelle, New York in the 50’s-60’s: My Life, My Neighborhood.” In his book, Nardone covers it all. Whether it’s […]

What’s going on in Rye

Rye library events Story time Nursery rhymes, songs and fingerplays, “Granny Jean” Klein, well-versed in early childhood development, introduces babies and toddlers to playful rhymes, songs and puppetry. Parents and caregivers participate with the children at the library and are encouraged to continue the activities at home. Because the program is often a child’s first […]

What’s going on in Harrison

The Harrison Public Library will be closed for renovations until July 2015. 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. […]

What’s going on in Eastchester

Eastchester Public Library  “The Ugly Duckling” Puppet Show Join The PuppeTree for an award-winning performance featuring humorous and unique twists on the traditional tale. For ages 5 and up, participating in one of the reading games. Online pre-registration is required and will begin on Monday, July 6 at 9 a.m. The show is on Monday, […]