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What’s Going on in Mamaroneck 4-10-2015

Larchmont Public Library Book reading On Sunday, April 12 at 3 p.m., Wesleyan University President Michael S. Roth, reads from his new book, “Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters,” focusing on important moments and seminal thinkers in America’s long-running argument over vocational vs. liberal education. The reading is free and all are welcome. Refreshments […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 4-10-2015

Eastchester Public Library  Spring craft Welcome spring by making a beautiful bird nest. On Tuesday, April 14, from 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Ms. Patty will host this event for children ages 3 to 4. Online pre-registration is required and begins April 7 at 9 a.m. Restricted to Eastchester and Tuckahoe library card holders. Bronxville […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 4-10-2015

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 noon at Uncle Henry’s Bar and Grill, 309 Halstead Ave. West […]

What’s Going on in Rye 4-10-2015

Art exhibits Two generations of artists will be displaying their creativity at the Rye Free Reading Room during the month of April. Artists of The Osborn will show their work from April 3 to 29 with a reception for the public on Wednesday, April 15, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The artists whose work […]

Vote on library’s fate nears

By JOHN BRANDI The saga over the Purchase Free Library’s fate sees the eviction proceedings coming to a head, as the institution and its landlord, Purchase Community Inc., set a date for when designated Purchase residents will vote on if the two remain shared-space tenants or go separate ways.  The date the two parties agreed […]

Rye Town to live on after failed dissolution efforts

By Alina Suriel The discussion of a possible dissolution of the Town of Rye was shut down again in the Village of Mamaroneck, after a bipartisan majority vote put an early halt to the negotiation process. A March 23 vote on whether to rescind a resolution stating Mamaroneck’s intent to participate in the dissolution saw […]

421-unit proposal to undergo environmental review

By Alina Suriel Developers of a proposed large-scale residential building along the Platinum Mile are heeding the community’s calls for an environmental impact statement. The plan for a six-story, 421-unit apartment building at 103-105 Corporate Park Drive, located off of the Westchester Avenue corridor, was in front of the Harrison Planning Board on March 24. […]

Sub shop seeks agreement

By JOHN BRANDI The notable sub shop known as Subway is making its way through Tuckahoe’s land use boards to try and fill an empty storefront along the village’s main thoroughfare.  Though neighboring Eastchester and Bronxville have restricted chains from entering the market, Tuckahoe is hearing a proposal from Scarsdale-based architect Leonard Brandes to possibly […]

Hertz parks on Marbledale Road

By JOHN BRANDI The revitalization efforts on Marbledale Road are taking shape, as both redevelopment efforts and new business enterprises move into the  neighborhood. The latest edition for the village is the nationwide chain known as Hertz-Rent-a-Car. According to Latoya Rushion, the new Tuckahoe branch manager,  this Hertz location will be a full-service station and […]

Variances sought for 151 Mamaroneck Ave.

By Alina Suriel Redevelopers of 151 Mamaroneck Ave., are applying for two zoning code variances for a mixed-use building to be built at the site of Chatsworth Auction Rooms, which is in the last few months of its existence. Palladium Management under 151 Mamaroneck Avenue, LLC, is applying for code variances dealing with the proposed height […]