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Letter: Radon is a killer

To the Editor, January was National Radon Action Month and the American Lung Association of the Northeast is reminding New Yorkers that radon can affect their lung health. Many may not be aware of what exactly radon is; radon is a colorless, tasteless and odorless gas that is found in soil and forms radioactive by-products […]

Letter: Reader: Put an end to this

To the Editor, Osborn teacher Carin Mehler is still reassigned. The district’s handling of the case was flawed from the beginning and their lack of resolution is costing Rye taxpayers dearly. So far our board has wasted $243,720, excluding legal costs, and if we don’t tell them to stop they will continue to add $13,540 […]

Letter: Where’s all the letters

To the Editor, Considering the fact that all the newspapers and magazines I read, except for the New York Daily News, are publishing very few, if any, letters from their readers, I conclude that the people no longer have any opinions or their opinions are not worth publishing. This is a very sad state of affairs. […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 2-6-2015

Eastchester Public Library Local Children’s Author to visit EPL On Tuesday, Feb. 17 at 2:30 p.m., the Eastchester Public Library will welcome children’s author Christine Powell who recently published her debut title, “My Bed Is.” This picture book makes the experience of going to bed magical and imaginary. After the discussion, Powell will be signing […]

What’s Going on in Mamaroneck 2-6-2015

  Larchmont Public Library Teen DIY Embroidery wrapped earbuds.Grades 6 to 8. Monday, Feb. 23 at 3:45 p.m. They sell them, but we’ll make our own embroidery-wrapped earphones. A fun and eye-catching way to listen to your music.   Stories for Mad Scientists: Make your own paint: Ages 5 to 7. Tuesday, Feb. 24 at […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 2-6-2015

Harrison library events Children’s programs will continue at the Jewish Community Center of Harrison, 130 Union Ave. Mondays-9:30 a.m. Rockin’ Tots for ages one to three. 10:30 a.m. Parachute Play Time for ages two to five. Tuesdays-9:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Wiggle and Giggle with Dawny Dew for ages one  to five. Sponsored by the […]

What’s Going on in Rye 2-6-2015

Wainwright House  “A consumer’s guide to a green, energy efficient home” Judith Martin, founder and principal of Green Home Consulting, LLC, WH Board Trustee, along with guest speakers will educate you on how to live green during a five-week program. Week 3 – Feb. 13: Hot water heating and water purification. Week 4 – Feb. […]

Two choices left for village’s industrial study

By Alina Suriel The search for a guide for preliminary development plans of the industrial area is narrowing, with only two options still on the table. A Request for Proposals issued by the village, which closed on Dec. 4, received seven responses from various consulting and urban design firms. Four of them were chosen for […]

Hearings begin on Platinum Mile project

By Alina Suriel Purchase residents spoke out in the first public hearing of a proposed residential building which may serve as a big step in reinvigorating the Platinum Mile along I-287. Homeowners and neighborhood groups of nearby communities had varying concerns with respect to the massive project, which will see a six-story, 421-unit apartment complex […]

Library set for renovations

By MARISSA PENN In downtown New Rochelle, the library is getting ready for a much needed facelift, with renovations already underway.   The improvements are being funded by a $60,000 construction grant from New York State and a $65,000 match from the New Rochelle Public Library Foundation. According to Tom Geoffino, the library director of […]