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What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 8-22-2014

Mamaroneck Public Library events The Mamaroneck Public Library is proud to announce adults who are card holders in good standing may borrow iPads. Library iPads circulate for two weeks and can be reserved at the reference desk or at 630-5888. They may be used at any location tht has a wireless connection and are preloaded […]

What’s Going On in New Rochelle 8-22-2014

New Rochelle Public Library events Each month, the library presents a number of live public performances in its Ossie Davis Theater, an intimate, 138-seat venue. Drawing from the outstanding artists living and working in the New York Metropolitan area and the local community of New Rochelle, these performances include concerts of classical, jazz, folk, popular […]

What’s Going On in Harrison 8-22-2014

Harrison Public Library events Closures The Harrison Public Library Halperin Building will undergo a renovation. This initiative will transform the library into a state-of-the-art facility people of all ages will be able to enjoy. The Halperin Building will be closed from Saturday, Aug., 30, through June 2015, and its collection will be unavailable. The West […]

What’s Going On in Rye 8-22-2014

Rye Library events For more information about programs offered, go to ryelibrary.org or call 231-3162. On Pluto: Inside the Mind of Alzheimer’s Former Rye resident Greg O’Brien, an award-winning investigative reporter, will speak about his journey with Alzheimer’s at the Rye Free Reading Room on Saturday, Sept. 6, at 10 a.m. Greg has been diagnosed […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 8-22-2014

Eastchester Public Library  Broadway comes to Eastchester continues on Mondays and Fridays during the month of August. Join the Eastchester Public library for performances by some of the stage’s unforgettable leading ladies including: Angela Lansbury, Elaine Stritch, Carol Burnett and Rue McClanahan in five incredible stage productions on film. Showings begin at 1 p.m. These […]

Business Briefs 8-22-2014

Harrison resident elected Power Authority vice president Last week, the New York Power Authority trustees elected Justin E. Driscoll as NYPA executive vice president and general counsel. In that capacity, he will serve as chief legal officer of the statewide public power utility, which owns and operates 16 hydroelectric and clean natural-gas-fueled power plants, more […]

Village Building Department to get organizational review

By PHIL NOBILE At a time when the Village of Mamaroneck can’t keep consistent staff in its Building Department, a potential proposal by an outside consulting firm may help relieve many of the department’s woes. A proposal by the consulting firm Arcadis may take an in-depth look at the Building Department’s staffing structure, organization and […]

Quarry to Planning Board

By PHIL NOBILE Amidst a barrage of ongoing litigation, community concern and legal wrangling, town officials pushed a zoning change request for a controversial quarry in West Harrison off to the Planning Board for further review. A re-zoning request with an eye toward re-developing the site into commercial and retail space by Lake Street Quarry […]

Dems talk HCZMC, Playhouse

By PHIL NOBILE The first and only Democratic debate in advance of the Sept. 9 primary election was held last week at LMC-TV’s studios as the four potential candidates vying for three open slots on the ballot in November’s election touted their opinions and positions on controversial Village of Mamaroneck matters. Almost immediately, the trio […]

Fitness sign request sparks Town Council divide

By PHIL NOBILE While the Town of Harrison struggles to attract and retain business in its downtown district, one local business owner’s request to put a sign on town-owned property was denied, sparking criticism of the town’s business culture. In a rare contentious 3 to 2 vote among the all-Republican Harrison Town Council, a request […]