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What’s Going on in New Rochelle 3-27-2015

New Rochelle Public Library Homework help Homework help is available at the library for elementary and middle school students. Children in grades kindergarten through grade 5 can drop-in to the Children’s Room on the first floor and students in grades 6 through 8 can visit the Young Adult area on the second floor for help […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 3-27-2015

Eastchester Public Library  Reading Buddies The 4th and 5th Grade Reading Buddies will discuss Christopher Paul Curtis’ Newbery Honor-winning work of historical fiction, “The Watsons Go to Birmingham” on Monday, March 30 at 7 p.m. It is a Civil Rights-era story of an African-American family from Flint, Mich., that travels to Alabama to spend the […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 3-27-2015

Harrison library events  English conversation group Let’s speak English, non-native speakers. Practice your English and make new friends in an informal, volunteer-led setting and learn about the Harrison library too. There is no need to register or sign up. Group meets on Mondays from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., at Uncle Henry’s Bar and Grill, […]

What’s Going on in Rye 3-27-2015

Rye library events Story time Nursery rhymes, songs, and fingerplays. “Granny Jean” Klein, well-versed in early childhood development, introduces babies and toddlers to playful rhymes, songs and puppetry. Parents and caregivers participate with the children at the library and are encouraged to continue the activities at home. Because the program is often a child’s first experience in […]

Rye CEO runs to live in new book

By Rich Monetti The road to rising to the level of CEO amounts to a lot of hard work, learning from mistakes and spotting a good lesson when you see it. Target Research CEO Greg Spagna of Rye definitely knows from the latter. But the thoroughfare and the source that taught him two of the […]

Column: Controlling school district costs

The superintendent has put forth his proposed budget for the 2015-2016 school year and I am happy to report there is a lot of community conversation going on about it. As the board and administration continue to work on the budget, we welcome and hope for community engagement. In fact, on March 24, we will […]

Recent killings just more of the same

By cliff jackson The murders of Eric Garner and Michael Brown along with the killing of several other black males since their murders, who were all unarmed, including a 12 year-old boy by a white police officer, as well as the recent revelations about systemic racism and abuse by the Ferguson Police Department vividly illustrates […]

Letter: Yandrasevich should be forced to forfeit state pension

  To the Editor, The following is an open letter to state Sen. George Latimer and state Assemblyman Steve Otis. The March 6 edition of the Rye City Review references Albany lawmakers proposing New York Constitution changes for elected officials convicted of a felony, while in office. I endorse the change to the state Constitution to […]

Letter: Deer numbers are not credible

    To the Editor, The shocking reality is that Westchester County has given Westchester County Bowhunters Association, WCBA,—whose existence is based and depends on the killing of deer—the authority to present deer population density figures to municipalities who may have “slaughter” or “culls” in mind for local wildlife. Talk about the “fox guarding the […]