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Letter: An alternative to the deer problem

    To the Editor, In Westchester County there is an abundance of deer. They are too close to us, our plants and homes. Would it not make sense to put down on salt blocks a substance that would prevent deer from multiplying? Should a measure be put in place, it would limit the increase in deer. Doing […]

Pet Rescue 3-6-2015

Penny was abandoned on the streets of Yonkers with her kittens.  She’s very sweet and affectionate and even a bit silly. Penny loves head butts and purrs constantly. Her kittens have now been adopted and this lovely lady is ready for her fur-ever home. Penny is spayed, up to date with all vaccinations and in excellent health, […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 3-6-2015

Eastchester Public Library Reading buddies On Wednesday, March 11 at 7 p.m., 2nd and 3rd grade reading buddies will discuss “The Snow Spider,” the first of Jenny Nimmo’s Magician trilogy. Inspired by a Welsh mythology, “The Snow Spider” is the story of Welsh boy who on his ninth birthday learns that he may be a […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 3-6-2015

Harrison library events English Conversation Group Let’s speak English! Non-native speakers, practice your English and make new friends in an informal, volunteer-led setting and learn about the Harrison library too. There is no need to register or sign up. Group meets on Mondays from 11 a.m. to noon, at Uncle Henry’s Bar and Grill, 309 […]

What’s Going on in Rye 3-6-2015

Rye library events Documentary screening On Saturday, March 28 at 3 p.m., the Rye Free Reading Room along with the SPRYE organization will be hosting a screening of the documentary film “Elevated Thinking: The High Line in New York City.” The film is narrated by Susan Sarandon. Free admission. Rye Arts Center Summer program registration […]

Double murder-suicide stuns Westchester

By JOHN BRANDI A retired White Plains police officer shot dead his two, teenage daughters and then himself, in his Harrison home last weekend, in a shocking incident that authorities are still trying to piece together.  The news has since sent ripples through the Harrison community with Police Chief Anthony Marraccini calling the incident “not […]

Double murder-suicide stuns Westchester

By JOHN BRANDI A retired White Plains police officer shot dead his two, teenage daughters and then himself, in his Harrison home last weekend, in a shocking incident that authorities are still trying to piece together.  The news has since sent ripples through the Harrison community with Police Chief Anthony Marraccini calling the incident “not […]

Double murder-suicide stuns Westchester

    By JOHN BRANDI A retired White Plains police officer shot dead his two, teenage daughters and then himself, in his Harrison home last weekend, in a shocking incident that authorities are still trying to piece together.  The news has since sent ripples through the Harrison community with Police Chief Anthony Marraccini calling the […]

Double murder-suicide stuns Westchester

By JOHN BRANDI A retired White Plains police officer shot dead his two, teenage daughters and then himself, in his Harrison home last weekend, in a shocking incident that authorities are still trying to piece together.  The news has since sent ripples through the Harrison community with Police Chief Anthony Marraccini calling the incident “not […]

Former auxiliary cop impersonates officer

By MARISSA PENN On Thursday, Feb. 19, John “Jack” Holmes pled guilty to a charge of criminal impersonation, pretending to have the authority of a police officer, which was knocked down to a charge of disorderly conduct, and to a charge of having improper equipment in his vehicle.  Holmes, 53, an ex-auxiliary police officer for […]