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MBYC appeals rejected

By Alina Suriel Despite the best efforts of the Shore Acres Property Owners Association, the village’s Zoning Board of Appeals has rejected 28 appeals filed by the organization challenging the zoning compliance of a development proposal for Mamaroneck Beach and Yacht Club. “Sometimes the good guys don’t come out on top,” said SAPOA president Dan […]

Bomb scare causes evacuation

A recent bomb threat made against a financial services institution on South Road, Tuesday afternoon, proved to be nothing. Rye Police Lt. Scott Craig said police from Harrison, Rye City and Westchester County responded to a call at 1:43 p.m. over an unmarked U.S. postal letter that was sent to Globe op Financial Services, LLP, […]

Man falls from tree, dies

A man was killed on Rolling Hills Lane on Jan. 5 at 2:35 p.m., when he fell from a tree after accidentally cutting a rope which had been securely holding him. First responders administered CPR upon their arrival to the scene, but according to Harrison Police Chief Anthony Marraccini the man did not survive the […]

Column: Grieving in a new age

    Roger Angell, a writer for the New Yorker magazine is best known for his essays on baseball but wrote a personal piece entitled “This Old Man” last February, describing life in his 10th decade.  I have reread “This Old Man” three times and with each reading, I am renewed with hope and courage. […]

Letter: Think before you rush to judgment

    To the Editor, In the last year, we have witnessed attacks on our police and condemnation of our long fought judicial rights. While many people felt with the election of a bi-racial president (yes, President Obama is both black and white) tensions would ease and a new dawn would be upon us, it appears […]

Letter: Vote yes for flood project

    To the Editor, On Thursday, we urge you to vote yes on Proposition No. 1, the FEMA Midland Valley Drainage Project. Though village government and Bronxville School governance rarely overlap on capital projects, this FEMA project is a unique joint venture to mitigate flooding on school grounds and in nearby residential neighborhoods. Since […]

Pet Rescue 1-23-2015

Dudley is a 10-month old male kitten. Super sweet, he loves being petted and enjoys playing with his foster family. He is good with both kids and dogs and would make an ideal family pet. Dudley was recently abandoned by his former owners when they moved. This wonderful kitty is neutered, in good health and […]

What’s going on in Mamaroneck 1-23-2015

Mamaroneck Public Library  “Eh? I can’t hear you” Do you have difficulty hearing voices, particularly in crowded rooms? The Mamaroneck Public Library is very happy to announce that they have recently installed an Assistive Hearing System by SoundMate in their Community Room. Those who have challenges in hearing are welcome to utilize the new system […]

What’s going on in Eastchester 1-23-2015

Eastchester Public Library  “Baby Lap Time” Contact: Teresa Chang 721-8105 No registration required. Open to ages 9 to 23 months with caregiver and will take place on Jan. 29, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. “Robert the Guitar Guy” Join the library for an all-ages children’s music concert. Open to all, no pre-registra tion required. […]

What’s going on in Harrison 1-23-2015

Harrison library events “Children programs” Children’s programs will continue at the Jewish Community Center of Harrison, 130 Union Ave. Mondays-9:30 a.m. Rockin’ Tots for ages one to three. 10:30 a.m. Parachute Play Time for ages two to five. Tuesdays-9:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Wiggle and Giggle with Dawny Dew for ages one  to five. Sponsored […]