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What’s Going on in Rye 2-13-2015

SPRYE events Thursday, Feb. 26 at noon: Chinese New Year lunch at local restaurant arranged by SPRYE member Frank Woo. $20 The sing along that was supposed to be held on Sunday, Feb. 8 has been changed to Sunday, Feb. 15, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Please make sure you say that all those […]

DEC staff OK’s Beaver Swamp Brook site

By Alina Suriel The dispute over development at Beaver Swamp Brook has seen small, incremental progress as the Town of Harrison received a recent opinion from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation staff, which said the municipality’s modified development plans meet the standards it needs to apply for wetland building permits. The Jan. […]

New year for education center

The Center for Continuing Education in Mamaroneck is pleased to announce that Kim Christiansen, Amy Giddon, Simon Marlow, Leslie Newman and Linnet Tse have joined its Board of Directors. “The Center is a very important educational asset to the community,” said Blythe Hamer, The Center’s executive director. “I am delighted to have these long-time community […]

Former police chief dies

By Alina Suriel Years after completing his public service to the town, Albert Klein Jr., a former Harrison police chief, died of natural causes on Friday, Jan. 30. Klein was 84. Klein was born in June 1930 in Greenwich, Conn., to Albert Sr. and Elsie Klein. In his youth, Klein served in the U.S. Army […]

Post-Silver, Assembly members call for reform

By Alina Suriel With Carl Heastie, a Bronx Democrat, having been elected as the new speaker of the New York State Assembly this week, the question now remains whether he will learn from his predecessor’s mistakes.  Following a whirlwind two weeks which saw the swift downfall of longtime Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a Manhattan Democrat, […]

Eastchester library to move on new roof

By MARISSA PENN The Eastchester Public Library has undergone a series of recent renovations, with plans for future upgrades, including replacing its worn out roof.  The library’s roof, which is from the 1960’s, has been worn out and damaged due to several years of water damage and leaks, according to Tracey Wright, library director. “The […]

Green group for town

By Alina Suriel Sustainability efforts in Town of Mamaroneck will soon be an even higher priority, as the town passes a law on the creation of an officially appointed team to push forward the municipality’s green agenda. The town already has an unofficial sustainability committee of about 10 people, which has been in existence for […]

Column: What your tax dollars get you

As school board president, I frequently have the pleasure of meeting new residents in our community. I was recently introduced to someone who considers himself a rather new resident of Rye, having moved here within the last couple of years. He made two comments to me. The first was that he moved to Rye for […]

Column: Evil foreigners hack legitimate designers

Don’t be surprised if you find an exact duplicate of your present or future kitchen, replicated in such foreign places as North Korea, China or even New Jersey. Even where food is scarce and life is cheap, people still want a breathtaking kitchen and they will not be denied, even if it means using illicit […]

Pet Rescue 2-6-2015

Walter is a one-year-old male orange tabby. He is a total lap cat, cuddly as a teddy bear. Walter greets you with soft meows and loud purrs. He is great with other cats and would be purrfect to keep you warm on cold winter days. Walter is in excellent health, neutered and up to date […]