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Athlete of the week: Liam Egan

By LAUREN DEMPSEY Leading his swim team in divisionals and qualifying for states, sophomore Liam Egan has been awarded this week’s honor. For the Garnets Varsity Swim and Dive team, which is combined with Blind Brook High School, Liam specializes in the short freestyle sprint events. In the team meets, Liam swims the 200 Individual […]

Pet Rescue 3-7-14

Bear is a dapper little fellow in his chocolate pin-striped suit and spats‑at least that’s how his white hind feet appear. This 8-month-old kitten is a love bug who is great with other cats and, despite a health crisis when he was small, very happy-go-lucky. With daily meds, Bear is robust and playful. Give this […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 3-7-14

Bronxville Union Free School District Announcement Residents of the Bronxville Union Free School District of the Village of Bronxville who wish transportation for school-age children to private or parochial schools for the 2014-2015 school year must submit their request in writing by April 1, 2014 to: The Board of Education 177 Pondfield Road Bronxville, NY […]

What’s Going On in Harrison 3-7-14

Harrison Public Library events Youth Art Month March 1 to 31 at the Harrison Municipal Building, 1 Heineman Place and the Harrison Public Library, 2 Bruce Ave. This annual exhibit consists of multi-media art reflecting the talents of students in the Harrison schools with works selected by art teachers in the community. Library hours are […]

What’s Going On in Rye 3-7-14

Rye YMCA events Rye Y Centennial Basketball Team versus the Harlem Ambassadors Sunday, March 30, 5:30 p.m. The internationally acclaimed Harlem Ambassadors take on the Rye Y team, consisting of local coaches and teachers, in a fun-filled, family-friendly evening of basketball showmanship featuring high-flying slam dunks, ball-handling tricks and hilarious comedy routines. Visit for […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 3-7-14

Mamaroneck Public Library events  Reading and book signing of “Requiem for Njeri” Sunday, March 9, at 2 p.m. “Requiem for Njeri,” by Waithira Mbuthia-Protano is a collection of poems, along with Mbuthia-Protano’s lyrics and music by psychologist and composer Dr. George Groth. The book is dedicated to the author’s daughter—whose young life was claimed by […]

OP-ED: There was a coup in town; I now live in a colony

By BARRY S. GEDAN It’s an odd feeling to awake one morning, after 31 years as a resident of the unincorporated area of the Town of Mamaroneck, to find that I, my spouse and the 12,000 other souls residing in the unincorporated area have been colonized and are being ruled from the near abroad. It’s […]

Letter: Response to the deceptions at the Local Summit

To the Editor, A few clarifications about last week’s Summit. Four years ago, 2009 to 2010, there were only 59 Latino students at Mamaroneck High School, which graduated 71 percent of those students. There were 285 white students in this same class and MHS graduated 95 percent. The stated figures at the Summit four years […]

Letter: Argument against Murphy petty

To the Editor, I live in the unincorporated area of the Town of Mamaroneck and fully support Tom Murphy’s appointment to the Town Council. To those who say Murphy may not be appropriate because he is a village resident, I say this sounds like petty politics. It’s obvious from his past service to Mamaroneck that […]

Athlete of the Week: Madeline Eck

By LAUREN DEMPSEY Leading her team to the County Center for the Girls Basketball Sectional Championships, sophomore Maddie Eck has earned this week’s honor. Eck has averaged 15 points a game so far in the playoffs, with wins over Pelham and Sleepy Hollow. Besides leading the team in scoring, she is also a pristine passer, […]