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Letter: Letter mischaracterized France’s Vietnam defeat

To the Editor, Clifford Jackson’s letter in your July 18 edition notes the 60th anniversary of the French defeat at Dien Bien Phu and highlights Vietnam as a “victim of the west.” While I’ll agree with that broad overall description, there are way too many misstatements of fact in his letter to ignore. After Japanese […]

Pert Rescue 8-1-2014

Dupree is a handsome Lab mix, about two years old. He has a typical happy Lab personality with the most adorable Basset legs. Dupree sleeps in a crate and has a cushion he rests on in the living room or on the rug. He is very smart and is easily trained. He sits, lays down, […]

What’s Going On in Harrison 8-1-2014

The American Academy of Ballet comes to SUNY Purchase The 22nd annual gala performance by the Summer School of Excellence of the American Academy of Ballet will be held at the Performing Arts Center, located at Purchase College State University of New York on Saturday Aug. 2, at 8 p.m. A total of 165 dancers […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 8-1-2014

Mamaroneck Public Library events Book sale Half price book sale on Friday, Aug. 1 Check out the half-price book sale all day from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Books are now 50 percent off already reduced prices. Estate & Medicaid workshop Estate & Medicaid planning workshop with Pat Micek, esq., is being held on Saturday, […]

What’s Going On in Rye 8-1-2014

Puppy and dog meet and greet Puppy and dog meet and greet will be held Saturday, Aug. 2  from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Larchmont Pet Rescue. It is located at 7 Harrison Ave. in Harrison. For more information or to contact N.Y. Pet Rescue go to the website NY-PetRescue.org, or send an […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 8-1-2014

Puppy and dog meet and greet Puppy and dog meet and greet will be held Saturday, Aug. 2  from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Larchmont Pet Rescue. It is located at 7 Harrison Ave. in Harrison. For more information or to contact N.Y. Pet Rescue go to the website NY-PetRescue.org, or send an […]

Lake Street Quarry zone change on hold

By PHIL NOBILE The saga of a controversial quarry in West Harrison took another turn last week as Harrison officials debated—often with Harrison residents—a zoning change for the quarry to develop new businesses on the property. At the July 17 Town Council meeting, members of the all-Republican board measured the merits of a proposal by […]

Parking meters out to bid

By PHIL NOBILE An attempt to analyze, and possibly mitigate, the Village of Mamaroneck’s parking woes with modern meters throughout the village was idle for more than three months, frustrating some trustees, one of whom believes he has had an answer to the problem since 2012. At an April 7 Board of Trustees work session, […]

Bank may save Smoke Shop

    By KATIE HOOS Faced with the reality that TD’s Rye Smoke Shop could soon close due to pending rent increases, some city officials are brainstorming ideas to save the shop, including installing a bank on a portion of the shop’s property despite the city’s decade old moratorium on new banks. The more than […]

Red light cameras coming

By KATIE HOOS Drivers in Westchester County will soon be under the watchful eye of more red light cameras, with New Rochelle and Mount Vernon slated to install the passive traffic enforcers in the coming months. Following approval from the state Legislature earlier this month, the cities will have the authority to install red light […]