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Bargains, tradition at Rye sidewalk sale

Purchase Street was packed last week when the annual Rye sidewalk sale returned bigger than ever. Businesses and residents alike lined the streets to promote trade and community. Twinkle Toes and Wish owner Denise MacDonald said she likes the sidewalk sale because “it brings festivity to the street.” MacDonald has participated in the sidewalk sale […]

Chantilly: The hard work of sweet treats

I always wondered how those in the baking profession handle super early mornings. The bubbly team behind Chantilly Patisserie, many of whom arrive around 4 a.m. and clock in 80-hour work weeks, let me in on one of their secrets. Pumping what has become an anthem of sorts, “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor, helps propel […]

Obituary: Betty Schneider

Betty Schneider, long-time resident of Rye, died July 11, 2014. She is survived by her husband Richard. The two had been married for 68 years. The couple moved to Rye in 1980. Betty became involved in several community activities, including the Ceres Garden Club, the Woman’s Club of Rye and the American Legion Woman’s Auxiliary […]

Letter: A Republican for Latimer

    To the Editor, As a registered Republican, I am writing in support of George Latimer’s re-election to the New York State Senate. I have lived in Rye for a long time and met many fine people and officials, but no one has the long-term record of George Latimer. I can remember he was […]

Letter: Larchmont likes Latimer

    To the Editor, In last week’s edition, the Republicans announced an opponent for George Latimer for the state Senate. I have known George for a long time, as have many of our Larchmont and Mamaroneck friends, and he has been a tremendous and effective advocate for all of us. Thus, I was a […]

Letter: Letter mischaracterized France’s Vietnam defeat

To the Editor, Clifford Jackson’s letter in your July 18 edition notes the 60th anniversary of the French defeat at Dien Bien Phu and highlights Vietnam as a “victim of the west.” While I’ll agree with that broad overall description, there are way too many misstatements of fact in his letter to ignore. After Japanese […]

Pert Rescue 8-1-2014

Dupree is a handsome Lab mix, about two years old. He has a typical happy Lab personality with the most adorable Basset legs. Dupree sleeps in a crate and has a cushion he rests on in the living room or on the rug. He is very smart and is easily trained. He sits, lays down, […]

What’s Going On in Harrison 8-1-2014

The American Academy of Ballet comes to SUNY Purchase The 22nd annual gala performance by the Summer School of Excellence of the American Academy of Ballet will be held at the Performing Arts Center, located at Purchase College State University of New York on Saturday Aug. 2, at 8 p.m. A total of 165 dancers […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 8-1-2014

Mamaroneck Public Library events Book sale Half price book sale on Friday, Aug. 1 Check out the half-price book sale all day from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Books are now 50 percent off already reduced prices. Estate & Medicaid workshop Estate & Medicaid planning workshop with Pat Micek, esq., is being held on Saturday, […]

What’s Going On in Rye 8-1-2014

Puppy and dog meet and greet Puppy and dog meet and greet will be held Saturday, Aug. 2  from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Larchmont Pet Rescue. It is located at 7 Harrison Ave. in Harrison. For more information or to contact N.Y. Pet Rescue go to the website, or send an […]