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What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 9-12-2014

Mamaroneck Public Library events Borrow an iPad The Mamaroneck Public Library is proud to announce adults who are card holders in good standing may borrow iPads. Library iPads circulate for two weeks and can be reserved at the reference desk or at 630-5888. They may be used at any location that has a wireless connection […]

What’s Going On in Harrison 9-12-2014

Harrison Public Library events Closures The Harrison Public Library Halperin Building will undergo a renovation. This initiative will transform the library into a state-of-the-art facility people of all ages will be able to enjoy. The Halperin Building is now closed until  June 2015, and its collection are unavailable until it re-opens. The West Harrison Branch […]

Bermudez: Neuringer paid Potok

By JOHN BRANDI At the Aug. 31 Village of Mamaroneck Democratic primary debate, the last before the election on Sept. 9, Trustee Andres Bermudez Hallstrom, the catalyst for the primary, levied a significant charge against his fellow incumbent, Trustee Leon Potok, but documents suggest a clerical error is at the heart of the matter, rather […]

Library gets big donation

By JOHN BRANDI The Harrison Public Library has received a donation in the amount of $100,000 to go toward its renovation, which will close the 2 Bruce Ave. building for nearly a year. Most of the funding came from donations to the Harrison Public Library Foundation and Richard E. Halperin Memorial fund, a fund set […]

Murphy unopposed for Town Council

By JOHN BRANDI Current Mamaroneck Town Councilman Tom Murphy looks to be on track to re-claim his seat in the Nov. 4 election as he is, at press time, running unopposed. Murphy, a Democrat, was appointed in February 2014 to fill a vacancy left by retiring Democratic Councilwoman Phyllis Wittner. Wittner, having served a 17-year […]

Primary candidate profile: Leon Potok

AGE: 63 POLITICAL EXPERIENCE: Village of Mamaroneck trustee for two years. YEARS LIVED IN THE VILLAGE OF MAMARONECK: 16 OCCUPATION: Financial advisor to labor unions ENDORSEMENTS: Village of Mamaroneck Democratic Committee FAMILY: My wife Elizabeth, and three children aged 20 to 27.   COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Village Budget Committee, 2007 to 2012. Citizen’s Finance Advisory Committee […]

Primary candidate profile: Ilissa Miller

AGE: 42 POLITICAL EXPERIENCE: Village trustee for two years YEARS LIVED IN THE VILLAGE OF MAMARONECK: 11 years OCCUPATION: Owner, public relations/marketing firm ENDORSEMENTS: Village Democratic Party FAMILY: Married to Yoram Miller for 12 years; 11-year-old son Gabriel Miller going into sixth grade at Rye Neck Middle School COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Co-chair of Rye Neck PTSA […]

Primary candidate profile: Dave Finch

    Age: 72 Political Experience: First time running for office Years Lived in the Village of Mamaroneck: Owned a home in the village for 40 years, 10 of which owned a home, but didn’t live in the village. Eight of those 10, lived in Larchmont, and two in Indonesia. Occupation: Retired Endorsements: Democratic Party […]

Primary candidate profile: Andres Bermudez Hallstrom

  Age: 29 Political Experience: Village trustee since 2012, worked for the Andy Spano re-election campaign in 2009, and did a little work with college Dems while in school. Years Lived in the Village of Mamaroneck: Four Occupation: Attorney Endorsements: None Family: Lives with fiancé. Mother, stepfather and brother live in Elmsford. Father lives in […]