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Local filmmaker to screen silent film

On May 24 at 1 p.m., enjoy a brunch and buffoonery while chucking with classic clowns as Recologie screens a locally produced short film that pays tribute to the silent movie era. “Mabel’s Dressing Room,” a recent selection at the Coney Island Film Festival, takes a humorous and historic look at the early days of […]

SUNY Purchase plans to promote diversity on campus

By Alina Suriel Purchase College has outlined a multi-component action plan to deal with recent incidents of graffiti depicting swastikas and nooses found on campus property, but students aren’t convinced that such measures will bring about any real change. College officials circulated a four-step plan meant to address issues raised during the series of forums […]

Parkway Road Bridge bids way over estimate

By CHRIS EBERHART If everything went according to plan, Parkway Road Bridge would’ve been reopened earlier this month. But the latest in a slew of setbacks since the bridge was closed in July 2013 will now delay the project again. This time, the Village of Bronxville rejected the only two bid responses for the bridge’s […]

New Harbor Island playground opens

During spring recess for the schools in the Village of Mamaroneck, the Harbor Island Conservancy informally opened up a new bite-size playground for younger children. The playground, which is designed for children ages 2 to 5, is located within the Harbor Island Park, or more affectionately known as the “jewel of Mamaroneck.” Brett Hadaway, the […]

Tuckahoe municipal budget to surpass tax cap

By CHRIS EBERHART The Tuckahoe village budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year looks to correct the village’s finances from past years but, in doing so, will cause an override of the state-imposed tax levy cap. Tuckahoe Village Administrator David Burke said the village had to account for a large spike in workers’ compensation, which increased […]

Bronxville adopts village budget, tax reduction

By CHRIS EBERHART The Village of Bronxville Board of Trustees adopted a $15.2 million municipal budget for the next fiscal year that will reduce residents’ taxes for the first time in more than a decade.  The 2015-2016 budget, which runs from June 1, 2015 to May 31, 2016, was adopted by the Board of Trustees […]

Kraft Avenue parking structure being evaluated

By JOHN BRANDI To meet the demands of parking, Bronxville officials are exploring sites around the village for additional parking opportunities.  One of those sites could be along Kraft Avenue and Mayor Mary Marvin, a Republican, has previously mentioned that the village could possibly construct a two-tier parking deck next to Bronxville’s Metro-North train station. […]

Despite new program, parents still worry

By JOHN BRANDI As those with Autism Spectrum Disorder begin to “age out,” or turn a certain age where they can no longer attend public school, parents are scrambling to find suitable housing and day programs that will offer the same kind of socialization and individualized health-based services. At the same time, Westchester County and […]

Eagles turning corner

By MIKE SMITH Although their record might not show it right now, the Eastchester girls lacrosse team is making great strides this year. With a hard-fought loss against perennial powerhouse Rye on April 16, the Eagles are beginning to hit their stride as they play a grueling schedule that represents a step up for the […]

What’s Going on in Rye 4-24-2015

Rye library events Fashion workshop for teens Fashion writer Maureen Amaturo will lead teens in a Red Carpet Fashion Workshop at the Rye Free Reading Room on Tuesday, April 28 at 6:30 p.m. The group will watch the 2015 runway broadcast together, check out the marvelous designs and the mistakes on the red carpet and […]