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Pet Rescue 9-5-2014

Not too long ago, Champ, a four-year-old Siamese mix, was rescued from a local cat hoarder and given a new chance at life and how this miracle boy has blossomed. He is an affectionate and playful kitty who runs, jumps and plays with his cat toys. Champ is reborn and is now a well-adjusted feline […]

What’s Going On in New Rochelle 9-5-2014

New Rochelle Public Library events Live theater performances Each month, the library presents a number of live public performances in its Ossie Davis Theater, an intimate, 138-seat venue. Drawing from the outstanding artists living and working in the New York Metropolitan area and the local community of New Rochelle, these performances include concerts of classical, […]

Busing battle lawsuit dropped

By PHIL NOBILE The ongoing battle surrounding busing for some local nonpublic schools has come to a temporary close as the grassroots group suing Mamaroneck Union Free School District officials dropped its legal complaint. Fairness for All Kids, made up of Mamaroneck and Larchmont parents and community members, withdrew its lawsuit against Mamaroneck Superintendent Dr. […]

West Nile Virus found in Westchester

By CONOR MCKOY As the summer draws to a close, Westchester residents are once again at risk of contracting the West Nile Virus. According to the West-chester County Department of Health, several mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile Virus in the county. The positive pool came from New Rochelle, which is one of the […]

Cruz back in action

  By MIKE SMITH Port Chester native Bryant “Pee Wee” Cruz will be back in the ring in two weeks, co-headlining a fight card at B.B. King’s in New York City. Cruz, who is currently 11-0 as a professional, will look to keep his perfect record intact–even if he doesn’t know who his opponent will […]

Red light cameras coming

By KATIE HOOS Drivers in Westchester County will soon be under the watchful eye of more red light cameras, with New Rochelle and Mount Vernon slated to install the passive traffic enforcers in the coming months. Following approval from the state Legislature earlier this month, the cities will have the authority to install red light […]

Unopposed, Paulin focused on gender equality

By CHRIS EBERHART Republicans have had a tough time finding candidates to oppose several of Westchester’s more prominent Democratic state representatives. As of press time, Assemblywoman Amy Paulin of Scarsdale remains unopposed. While Paulin, 58, waits to hear if she will be contested in this year’s election, she’s been passionately pushing her human trafficking bill […]

Documenting Germany’s remembrance policy

By RICH MONETTI The genocide of Jews in Germany is certainly not unique in world history. The Rape of Nanking, Rwanda and Manifest Destiny are part of a short list the perpetrating nations would like to forget. In one aspect, Germany stands alone and the Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center in Purchase offered a […]

Playhouse closing sparks movement

By PHIL NOBILE Although the celebrated Mamaroneck Playhouse in the center of the village closed in mid-April, concerned citizens want to preserve the nature of the movie theater, thwart the possibility of condos and head development off at the pass. The Mamaroneck Play-house, purchased by Bow Tie Cinemas in June 2013 with the stated intention […]