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Democrats retain county board control

Though majority control of the Westchester County Board of Legislators was at stake this election season, not much changed hands when the dust settled. Prior to Election Day, Democr­ats held a 10-7 voting majority. Republicans were hopeful of capturing two seats and wrestling control of the board. But, with unofficial voting totals nearing completion, it […]

Looking back one year after Sandy

By MARGUERITE WARD The influx of national media coverage around Hurricane Sandy’s one-year anniversary has come and gone, but what becomes of the communities still struggling to rebuild? For thousands of low-income residents in New York and New Jersey, displacement, homelessness and unemployment mar hopes of recovery. Even today, Westchester County is still in critical […]

Letter: Don’t use the electronic signs in Harrison

To the Editor, I have been hearing a lot of conversations based on the use of electronic advertising signs that have been proposed for use in Harrison. This is not the only issue. There is talk of using our police cars and ambulances for advertising as if they were delivery trucks. Are we really in […]

Athlete of the week: Maddie Murcko

By LAUREN DEMPSEY Senior co-captain Maddie Murcko has passed and volleyed her way to this week’s Athlete of the Week, helping her team reach the sectional tournament. Maddie has been a key player on and off the court for the Garnets volleyball team. In a match against Valhalla on Oct. 26, Murcko played a key […]

Pet Rescue

Jeffrey is an adorable five-month old male kitten, very sweet and playful, with a soft cloudy blue-gray coat. He’s a Russian Blue with blurry stripes. Living in a foster home, Jeffrey not only gets along with the other cats but the dogs as well. This is one cute kitty who maintains his kittenish personality as […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester

Bronxville Library events Borrow a Kindle today BPL Kindles are pre-loaded with content, no downloading necessary. New titles will be added monthly. 14 day borrowing period. Bronxville library cardholders only. Kindles have been provided through the generous support of the FOBPL. Download e-books from the library for free Do you own an iPad, Kindle, Nook, […]

What’s Going On in Harrison

Harrison Public Library events Open Play at the library Fri, Nov. 8, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Come meet other parents, grandparents, caregivers, and children. Make new friends, play, read and have fun in the community room. Blocks and preschool LEGOs will be available for the little ones while adults chat. Board games at the […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck

Mamaroneck Public Library events  Ebook downloads from the library  On a rainy day, isn’t it nice to know that you can stay home and download a free e-book from the Mamaroneck Library? Go to our homepage, and click on the “Download eBooks & eAudio” icon on the lower right side of the homepage. Please […]

What’s Going On in Rye

Fall food drive for the Port Chester Carver Center Drop-off location: 21 Elm Place, Rye, Rye, NY 10580 Contact:, Borsella Agency Most needed foods: • rice (one pound boxes/bags) • pasta (one pound boxes/bags) • tomato sauce • tuna • canned vegetables (corn,  peas, etc.) • canned fruits (mixed cocktail, etc.) • cereal (12-14 […]