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Letter: Vietnam: A victim of the west

To the Editor, May 2014 marked the 60th anniversary of the French defeat at Den Bien Puh in Vietnam. The Vietnamese had been controlled by Japan, and, after their defeat in WWII, Western imperialism reared its ugly head when France, along with the support of the U.S. and western allies, tried to make Vietnam a […]

Pet Rescue 7-18-14

Kurt is a gorgeous 40 lb. Spaniel mix about three years old. He would prefer to be an only dog in a calm, quiet home with older kids. Kurt is not a high-energy dog and will be most content with a companion that showers him with love. He loves people and will be a great […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 7-18-14

Bronxville library events New Kindle titles Our Kindles are preloaded with content and available to Bronxville card holders and members of the Friends of the Bronxville Public Library. New Kindle titles for June include: Fiction “The Target” by David Baldacci “The Skin Collector” by Jeffery Deaver “The Collector” by Nora Roberts “Field of Prey” by […]

What’s Going On in Rye 7-18-14

Celebrate Shabbat on the Beach with Community Synagogue of Rye Families raising young Jewish children are invited to join our clergy and professional staff for a musical Shabbat on Friday, July 18, at 6:15 p.m. at Oakland Beach. 95 Dearborn Ave. After the service and refreshments, families are welcome to stay and enjoy the Playland […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 7-18-14

Mamaroneck Public Library events Required reads roundtable For Hommocks, Rye Neck Middle School, Mamaroneck High School and Rye Neck High School students. Meets at 4:30 p.m. in the Mamaroneck Teen Library on Thursdays July 24 and Aug. 7, and on Tuesdays, July 29 and Aug. 12. Stop into one of the new teen book discussions […]

What’s Going On in Harrison 7-18-14

Harrison Library events Friday, July 18 10 a.m. Open play at the library 3:30 p.m. Steve Woyce, library magician. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Saturday, July 19 9:45 a.m. and again at 10:45 a.m. Sensory Storytime for all abilities. Join us for stories, music, crafts and play led by a Lekotek play specialist. […]

Twining to develop city waterfront

BY KATIE HOOS The New Rochelle City Council selected Twining Properties to revamp the city’s waterfront following a near decade-long struggle to develop the area. Twining Properties, a Manhattan-based real estate developer, won the opportunity to develop the mixed-use project through a unanimous vote of the City Council on Tuesday. The developer will enter into […]

Police surveillance underway

By PHIL NOBILE While mass surveillance measures and privacy rights continue to be a contentious issue across the country, the Town of Harrison recently approved multiple new automatic license plate readers to be placed throughout town, beginning a surveillance project that has been years in the works. Part of the “town surveillance project” by the […]

Trustees receive training

By PHIL NOBILE A special training session regarding consistency determinations along the Village of Mamaroneck’s coastal regions was held this past week, giving officials guidance and understanding of decade’s old coastal policies throughout the village, state and country. Giving a “crash course” and history lesson on consistent coastal policy, Steve Resler, former deputy bureau chief […]

DPW gas spill leads to 220 tons of cleanup

                More than 200 tons of contaminated soil was recently removed by the Harrison Department of Public Works at one of their garages on Gleason Place thanks to a previously decommissioned gas pump. According to Public Works Commissioner Anthony Robinson, soil at the town garage was found to […]