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West Nile Virus found in Westchester

By CONOR MCKOY As the summer draws to a close, Westchester residents are once again at risk of contracting the West Nile Virus. According to the West-chester County Department of Health, several mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile Virus in the county. The positive pool came from New Rochelle, which is one of the […]

County on the road to going green

By CONOR McKOY Westchester legislators are gearing up to make the decision whether or not to buy more green vehicles for county government. On July 29, members of the Westchester Board of Legislators approved a public hearing for the recently proposed Green Vehicles Sustainable Savings Act, though a date for the hearing has yet to […]

Column: I hate traffic. No, like, really a lot

Let me tell you how I feel about being caught in traffic and then you can decide whether or not I’m a sociopath. That’ll be a fun game, right? When I’m caught in traffic, particularly on a weekend, particularly over the last two or so years, it doesn’t just frustrate me, as I assume it […]

Letter: Ignorance is bliss on the Harrison Town Council

    To the Editor, The old adage “ignorance is bliss” could not be more obvious than when looking at the current Town/Village of Harrison’s elected officials. Once again, during a seven-year stretch, they have modified the plans for the public fiasco known as Project Home Run along the Beaver Swamp Brook. Ten million dollars […]

Letter: Legislator: Help for roads is on the way

To the Editor, I am pleased to announce that, at the Westchester County Board of Legislators meeting on Aug. 4, 2014, my colleagues and I unanimously passed a $5 million bond act to rehabilitate 40 roads and bridges throughout the county, including critical sections of roadways in Harrison. The bond act will fund the design, […]

Pet Rescue 8-15-2014

Freddie is an adorable lab/hound mix about a year old. He is very friendly, outgoing and playful; still very much a puppy. Freddie is deaf, but it does not stop him from being a normal dog; he even knows some hand signals. He would love the company of another dog in his forever home. Once […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 8-15-2014

Eastchester Library events Broadway comes to Eastchester continues on Mondays and Fridays during the month of August. Join the Eastchester Public Library for performances by some of the stage’s unforgettable leading ladies including Angela Lansbury, Elaine Stritch, Carol Burnett and Rue McClanaban in five incredible stage productions on film. Showings begin at 1 p.m. These […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 8-15-2015

Harrison Library events Closures The Harrison Public Library Halperin Building will undergo a renovation. This initiative will transform the library into a state-of-the-art facility people of all ages will be able to enjoy. The Halperin Building will be closed from Saturday, Aug. 30, through June 2015, and its collection will be unavailable.The West Harrison Branch […]

What’s Going on in Rye 8-15-2014

Rye Library events For more information about programs offered, go to ryelibrary.org or call 231-3162. Contemporary poetry discussion Read and share your thoughts about contemporary poems with fellow poetry lovers in lively monthly discussions led by Michael Alcee at the Rye Free Reading Room. The next discussion will take place on Thursday, Aug. 28, at […]

What’s Going on in Mamaroneck 8-15-2015

Mamaroneck Public Library events Mamaroneck Public Library is proud to announce adults who are card holders in good standing may borrow ipads. Library ipads circulate for two weeks and can be reserved at the reference desk or at 630-5888. They may be used at any location tht has a wireless connection and are preloaded with […]