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City cooks up fresh food at farmers market

By NICOLE REED A firetruck pulled up to the New Rochelle Farmers Market on North Avenue on Friday, July 17. The men hopped off and surveyed the scene. Instead of fighting a fire, New Rochelle’s bravest were there to buy fresh fruit and vegetables for the firehouse. As one of the firefighters explained, “It used […]

Summer Concert Series heats up

Harrison’s Summer Concert Series was in full swing on Thursday, July 16 as a crowd came out to the Village Green in West Harrison to see Rat Race Choir perform. Rat Race Choir is a New York-based progressive rock/fusion band which has been around since 1968. This month marks the 47th year of existence for […]

Rye creates first historic distric downtown

By JACKSON CHEN History was just made and soon will be preserved as the Rye City Council has established the first historic district in the heart of downtown Rye.  As a result of the city’s Landmarks Advisory Committee’s request, the council voted in favor of designating a large chunk of the city’s downtown area as […]

What’s going on in New Rochelle

New Rochelle Library  The library’s website has a full listing of free programs, dates and times for all ages this summer at Programs for infants to teens are being held both at the main library and at the Huguenot Children’s Library. These free programs are made possible by the Friends of the Library and […]

What’s going on in Eastchester

Eastchester Public Library  Summer Reading Games Registration is now open for Children’s Summer Reading Games. This year’s theme is “Every Hero Has a Story.” Participants are eligible to win prizes based on how many books they read this summer. Registration for Summer Reading Games is open to all, regardless of residency or library card status. […]

What’s going on in Mamaroneck

Mamaroneck Public Library Intro to Shelfari Learn how to use this social network for book lovers. Created by, Shelfari allows  readers to create a “virtual bookshelf” of titles they have read and want to read to review and even share with family and friends. Come to our Tech Lab and learn how to use […]

What’s going on in Harrison

Harrison library events  The Harrison Public Library will be closed for renovations and is scheduled to reopen on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. Visit for updates and more information. English conversation group Non-native English speakers can practice their English and make new friends in an informal, volunteer-led setting and learn about the Harrison library too. […]

What’s going on in Rye

Rye Free Reading Room events Family Fun Nights at the Library The Rye Free Reading Room has planned a series of Family Fun Nights for children age 5 and up and their grown-ups on Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. throughout the summer. All pertain to the Summer Reading Program’s theme “Every Hero Has a Story” […]

4 stories to replace 3 Jalapeños

By JACKSON CHEN The long-dilapidated 3 Jalapeños building on Mamaroneck Avenue is making steps toward improvement as its site plan goes through the Village of Mamaroneck’s lengthy approval process.  The site plan, which was designed by the project architect Gregg DeAngelis, went in front of the village’s Planning Board for the third time on July […]

Hampshire submits third development proposal

By JACKSON CHEN After the Village of Mamaroneck Board of Trustees declined to consider two contentious development plans from Hampshire Country Club, the club has submitted a third, more zoning-compliant, plan. The county club, located at 1025 Cove Road, proposed a new development plan that includes the construction of 105 residential units split up into […]