Category Archives: News

What’s Going on in Harrison 4-24-2015

Taste of Harrison On Sunday, May 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., The Friends of the Harrison Public Library are sponsoring “Taste of Harrison,” an event to benefit the Harrison Public Library. New this year, all Harrison businesses are invited to participate. See what the various establishments have to offer. The main event is a […]

What’s Going on in mamaroneck 4-24-2015

Larchmont Public Library Chair yoga On Tuesdays starting April 21 through May 26 join Certified Yoga Instructor Vincenza Madonia for four sessions of chair yoga. Chair yoga consists of arm, leg and head movements as well as twisting your torso, all done while seated in a chair. There are also standing movements that use a […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 4-24-2015

Eastchester Public Library  Book sale It’s time for spring cleaning, which means that it is time for the Friends of the Eastchester Public Library’s annual book sale. For the general public, the sale will be open on Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., as well as Sunday, April […]

Astorino inks Playland deal

By CHRIS EBERHART On April 14, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, a Republican, announced an agreement that he reached the night prior with the New York-based Standard Amusements to oversee the iconic, county-owned amusement park. In turn, Standard will turn park operations over to United Parks and Jack Falfas, a lead amusement park executive with […]

Subway may be off the menu

By JOHN BRANDI Public opposition against a Subway franchise joining the Tuckahoe business district has grown, as residents spoke out against the proposal at a recent zoning board meeting.  Roughly 10 residents voiced their concern against the proposal which would place the sub shop at 73 Main St., inside a currently vacant storefront along the […]

School budget reduced

By Alina Suriel Mamaroneck schools will be getting six new hires and increase camp funding, thanks to a $2 million in extra funds discovered through a calculation error in the 2015-2016 budget. The mistake came from an overestimation of contribution rates for funds to the teacher retirement system, TRS. Although the school district’s TRS contribution […]

Residents oppose Otter Creek land sale

By JACKSON CHEN In the long contested battle of development for a waterfront yacht club, eight Village of Mamaroneck residents fired off a lawsuit that objects to the club’s purchase of a nearby chunk of land. But just last week, the state attorney general motioned to dismiss the case for its lack of legal merit. […]

School board incumbent to run again

By CHRIS EBERHART Incumbent Michael Collins has announced that he will run one more time for re-election to the Tuckahoe Board of  Education. After four years on the school board, Collins, 51, said he wants to see the school district’s five-year strategic plan, which is a detailed guideline for the district to implement and follow […]

Firefighter saves day, parade

The annual Rye Little League typically goes off without a hitch. Not this year. On April 11, hundreds of Rye children made their way to Station Plaza to kick off the 2015 Little League season in style, marching in the annual parade. This year marked the 58th anniversary of the opening day festivities. But prior […]

Brett won’t seek second term

By JACKSON CHEN Republican Councilwoman Laura Brett has decided not to run for another four-year term on the Rye City Council, and instead devote more time to her family and career.  The councilwoman added that she’s devoted a lot of her time over the last four years to serving the city, but looking forward, she […]