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Obituary: Jack Polak

  Jack Polak passed peacefully on Jan. 9, 2015 at the age of 102. He was born in Amsterdam on Dec. 31, 1912. When the Germans invaded the Netherlands, he was deported to Westerbork, a transit camp where he worked as a school principal. In February 1944, he was transported to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. […]

What’s Going on in New Rochelle 1-16-2015

New Rochelle Public Library  “Masterworks Conversations   Concert: Vienna” What a city for music, and what music comes from the city of Vienna. For the old masters Mozart and Beethoven, Vienna was the place to be.  Its roots run deep in the fabric of European culture and even Chopin and Ravel paid their musical dues […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 1-16-2015

Eastchester Public Library  “Book Club and Technology Club” In January, we will have two new programs for teens.  On Saturday, Jan. 17 at 11:30 a.m., the new Young Adult Book Club for grades 6 to 8 will meet. The group will discuss “The Rithmatist,” a fantasy story of a boy who wishes to be a […]

What’s Going on in Mamaroneck 1-16-2015

Mamaroneck Public Library  “Bilingual Storytime | Hora Del Cuento Bilingüe” 4 p.m. to  5 p.m. on  for children of all ages on Wednesdays | los miércoles. Now until March 11, a empezado y sigue todos los miércoles hasta el 11 de Marzo. Join the library every Wednesday for a Spanish-English storytime consisting of stories, songs, […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 1-16-2015

Harrison library events Children’s 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 […]

What’s Going on in Rye 1-16-2015

Rye Arts Center Maker Day, Saturday, Jan. 24, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Join the RAC for a high tech and high touch maker day featuring new technologies for creating art and music, 3-D printing, minecraft, littlebits, coding, maker activities and more. Construction kids, digital arts experience and RAC makers will be on hand to […]

Search narrows for industrial development guide

By Alina Suriel The recent boom in commercial redevelopment close to the Metro-North train station is pushing forward, as representatives of the Village of Mamaroneck sift through bids to redevelop the industrial area. The village’s request for proposals, RFP, which closed on Dec. 4, has so far received six responses from qualified consultants, according to […]

First phase of Ma Riis Park upgrades completed

By Alina Suriel With the main bulk of the work done on schedule and within budget, and only minor details remaining, construction at Ma Riis Park is going exactly as planned. “It looks very nice,” said Mayor Ron Belmont, a Republican. “We’ve been getting a lot of compliments on it and the veterans are very […]

More development along Platinum Mile

By Alina Suriel Property taxpayers along the Platinum Mile corridor of I-287 will be happy to know that ongoing development is continuing in the area with the rehabilitation of one of the corporate parks on Westchester Avenue. A building which will contain an 85,000 square foot new medical facility is in the process of being […]

LMC-TV news show to continue

By Alina Suriel Residents of all three municipalities in the Town of Mamaroneck will have one more year of hyperlocal news to watch after a meeting which saw $50,000 added to the 2015 budget of Larchmont Mamaroneck Community Television, LMC-TV, in part to fund its in-house newscast. The future of “The Local Live,” a magazine […]