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Column: The first 100 days: Lessons in humility

When I was at Easter mass last month, the monsignor was heading up the center aisle, sprinkling holy water on the congregation with a traditional blessing. When he arrived at my family’s pew, he paused, looked at me solemnly, and said, “You need all the help you can get.” With that, I got an extra […]

OP-ED: Making the (political) point spread

By Peter Lane In the world of politics, your bottom line is an election victory, even if you have to hang a chad or two to achieve a narrow one. That is not so much the case in the coming New York gubernatorial election, in which margins matter to both sides, albeit in very different […]

Letter: School superintendent: Letter crossed the line

To the Editor, In its April 24, 2014, edition, the Rye City Review printed a letter that went over the line. This letter, written by someone who is not a resident of Rye, made ad hominem attacks on children who bravely came forward with respect to allegations of potential misconduct. While it is bad enough […]

Police Blotter: Rye 5-2-2014

Collected at Rye City Police Headquarters on Friday, April 18, at 2:10 p.m.     April 1 Around 2:51 p.m., Starbucks Coffee on Purchase Street called police to report a tip jar had been stolen from its counter. Police took a report from the owner.   April 2 A next-door neighbor to a house on […]

Police Blotter: Harrison 5-2-2014

Collected at the Harrison Police station on Friday, April 25, at 9:30 p.m.     April 8 At 10:44 a.m., police stopped a vehicle traveling on Lake Street because of a broken taillight. The traffic stop resulted in the arrest of a 55-year-old Harrison resident, who appeared to be driving under the influence. The man […]

Police Blotter: Mamaroneck 5-2-2014

Collected at the Village of Mamaroneck Police Station on Thursday, April 24, at 9:45 a.m.   April 5 At 8:15 a.m., a person reported someone entered their Halstead Avenue premises and took two leaf blowers. The approximate value of the missing machines is $1,400. No one was found responsible.   April 6 At 5:57 a.m., a […]

Police Blotter: Eastchester 5-2-2014

Collected at the Eastchester Police Station on Tuesday, April 29, at 10:30 a.m.   March 27 A Connecticut man was driving the wrong way down a one-way street on Brook Street around 12:38 a.m. when police pulled him over. After running his license, the officer discovered the driver, 31, was on probation for a previous DWI, […]

Athlete of the week: James Reid

By LAUREN DEMPSEY With a powerful serve and strong backhand, senior James Reid is this week’s Athlete of the Week. One of the captains on the Rye Garnets tennis team, Reid led his team to victory over Blind Brook. In his match, playing second singles, James won his two sets by scores of 6-1 and […]

Pet Rescue 5-2-2014

Sweet, lively and curious, Milo is about one-and-a-half years old now. This engaging and intelligent tabby was found near an apartment building in Yonkers, starving in the freezing cold. Even the tips of his ears had frostbite and one tip actually fell off at the vet. Fed by caring people and now residing in a […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 5-2-2014

Italian language class for elementary beginners Spring session, March 15 to May 17. Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. From the first day, students are fully immersed in the Italian language and culture. Individual students’ requirements are met in a classroom of free expression and differentiated learning. This class provides students with a sound grammatical […]