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Letter: Deer numbers are not credible

    To the Editor, The shocking reality is that Westchester County has given Westchester County Bowhunters Association, WCBA,—whose existence is based and depends on the killing of deer—the authority to present deer population density figures to municipalities who may have “slaughter” or “culls” in mind for local wildlife. Talk about the “fox guarding the […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 3-20-2015

Harrison library events English conversation group Let’s speak English, non-native speakers. Practice your English and make new friends in an informal, volunteer-led setting and learn about the Harrison library too. There is no need to register or sign up. Group meets on Mondays from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., at Uncle Henry’s Bar and Grill, […]

What’s Going on in Mamaroneck 3-20-2015

Larchmont library events Kite making workshop You will be amazed how high a piece of paper, skewers and masking tape can go. On Monday, March 30 at 3 p.m., get ready for National Kite Flying month in April by finding out. Weather permitting, we will try out our creations on the front lawn. Ages 8 […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 3-20-2015

Eastchester Public Library  Mad about math On Monday, March 23 at 6 p.m., join us for more math fun this month on the topic of “Big Number.” We will share two books, “How Much is a Million” and “Millions to Measure,” and make a project together to show off the skills we just learned. For […]

What’s Going on in Rye 3-20-2015

Rye library events Documentary screening On March 28 at 3 p.m., SPRYE will be hosting a joint film screening with the Rye Free Reading Room. The film, titled, “Elevated Thinking: The High Line in New York City,” celebrates the stunning transformation of an elevated, abandoned railway into a widely acclaimed public park. Once an active […]

Parking law delayed

By JOHN BRANDI An expected vote from the Harrison Town Council to enact a residential parking permit law, designed for residents of the town to reclaim spots in front of their home and alleviate congestion concerns, has been postponed to later this month. As some residents continue to flag the law, citing the potential increase […]

Delays in village flood plan

By Alina Suriel A plan touted as a major step to finally solve flooding in the Village of Mamaroneck is off schedule, according to village officials. A draft study of flood risk management strategies conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Mamaroneck and Sheldrake rivers is not yet completed because engineers are […]

Double murder investigation ongoing

By Alina Suriel With details slowly emerging, the investigation continues into a double murder-suicide committed last month by retired White Plains Police Officer Glen Hochman. Harrison police confirmed that a smashed computer hard drive was found during a search of the home where Hochman, 52, shot his two teenaged daughters before ultimately committing suicide during […]

Dems remain an afterthought in Bronxville politics

By JOHN BRANDI Bronxville will hold its Board of Trustees election on Wednesday, but as has become the norm in the village, the matter has already been decided.  For the ninth consecutive year, Democrats will sit out an election cycle, when the mayor and two incumbent trustees secure their re-election efforts. The last time there […]

3 Jalapenos property sold for $1.2M

By Alina Suriel After years of serving as one of the most cited examples of urban blight in Washingtonville, a Mamaroneck Avenue lot containing a vacant restaurant formerly known as 3 Jalapenos is currently in contract to be sold for $1.2 million, according to a real estate broker involved in the deal. Paul Noto, a […]