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Schools could face 0 percent tax cap

By CHRIS EBERHART Based on economic trends as of June, school districts in New York state would need a supermajority of the public vote next year to add even one penny to their existing budgets. A recent report by the New York State Educational Conference Board, which is a coalition of seven leading statewide education […]

Underpass renovations nearly complete

According to Bronxville Village Administrator James Palmer, renovations to the Bronxville Metro-North train station underpass, which runs along Pondfield Road, underneath Kraft Avenue, are near complete. The purpose of the project, which began in April, was to beautify the underpass’ façade—which was chipped and considered unsightly—by restuccoing and repainting its walls. “The peeling paint was […]

Golf club: Greens unplayable

By JACKSON CHEN The Rye Golf Club’s greens have been closed off until further notice as the staff has been tackling a turf degradation problem that has left areas unplayable.  Jim Buonaiuto, the city-run golf club general manager, said that at its worst, anywhere from 30 to 70 percent of the course’s greens were compromised […]

DJ reflects on life in the past in book

By JAMES PERO Dennis Nardone remembers. And he should, considering that his memory, and not any one person, is the main protagonist in his recently self-published book titled, “Growing Up in the West End of New Rochelle, New York in the 50’s-60’s: My Life, My Neighborhood.” In his book, Nardone covers it all. Whether it’s […]

Coulmn: A year of accomplishments comes to an end

In every school district, June is a month for celebrations. It is also a time to reflect on the past school year. The Rye City School District had an outstanding 2014-2015 school year and there is much to celebrate. Once again, Rye High School was ranked No. 2 in New York and No. 4 in […]

OP/ED: Warren Ross was very much a ‘class act’

    By Peter Lane I was unfortunately unable to attend the recent memorial service for the late former Democratic Rye City Mayor Warren Ross.  I do, however, want to take an opportunity to share some political and personal recollections of Warren; a thoughtful, highly intelligent man (he was, in fact, brilliant in his modest […]

Letter: MBYC signs serve a purpose

    To the Editor, I am writing in response to the recent letter in the Mamaroneck Review “Barry Avenue signs are mean-spirited” letter. Unlike the author of that letter, I actually live in the Village of Mamaroneck, pay village taxes and attend many village meetings where the owners of Mamaroneck Beach and Yacht Club, […]

What’s going on in Rye 6-19-2015

Teen gaming The Rye Free Reading Room invites teens to play videogames the first and third Friday of the month. Play all our Wii games on the big screen. Some of our new games include Sonic and the Secret Rings, Mario Party 8, Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games, Red Steel 2, Dance […]

What’s going on in Mamaroneck 6-19-2015

LMC-TV Teen summer filmmaking workshops LMC-TV’s summer filmmaking workshops are an opportunity to learn hands-on filmmaking skills, from cinematography to scriptwriting to computer video editing. This program is geared towards teens 13 and older. Participants will collectively conceive of, write a script for, shoot, direct and edit a short dramatic film using high definition video equipment, […]

What’s going on in Eastchester 6-19-2015

Eastchester Public Library  Read-To-Me Kickoff Party On Tuesday, June 30 at 11 a.m., join musician Jeffrey Friedberg and the Bossy Frog Band for a fun-filled music concert to kick off this summer’s Read-to-Me game. Online pre-registration is required, and will begin on Tuesday, June 23 at 9 a.m. For Read-to-Me game participants only. Please register for each attendee […]