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What’s going on in New Rochelle

Kitten and cat adoption day Saturday, Nov. 2 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Petco 1275 Boston Post Road Larchmont, 10538 914-834-6955 Puppy and dog meet and greet Saturday, Nov. 2 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. PetSmart, Port Chester Kohl’s Shopping Center 421 Boston Post Road 914-834-6955 New Rochelle Public Library events […]

What’s going on in Rye

Fall food drive for thePort Chester Carver Center Drop-off location: 21 Elm Place, Rye Rye, NY 10580 Contact:, Borsella Agency Most needed foods: • rice (one pound boxes/bags) • pasta (one pound boxes/bags) • tomato sauce • tuna • canned vegetables (corn, peas, etc.) • canned fruits (mixed cocktail, etc.) • cereal (12-14 ounce […]

County, Tuckahoe share PD duties

By CHRIS EBERHART Beginning Dec. 3, all overnight calls, Sunday to Saturday, to the Tuckahoe Police Department will be forwarded to the Westchester County Department of Public Safety, who will then dispatch Tuckahoe officers to the scene. This shared services agreement, which was announced on Oct. 18 by County Executive Rob Astorino, a Republican, and […]

Parker, Verni tout party line platforms in Rye debate

By CHRIS EBERHART Both candidates for Westchester County legislative District 7, Democratic Rye City Councilwoman Catherine Parker and Republican businessman and attorney John Verni, emphasized their bipartisan achievements, but reiterated their parties’ stances on the key issues facing the county in an Oct. 21 debate at the Osborn Retirement Home. In what is viewed as […]

Police Blotter

Collected at Rye City Police Headquarters on Oct. 21 at 3:15 p.m. Oct. 2 At 11:24 a.m., police were called to Forest Avenue to assist a man who was removing property from his residence. There were no incidents. At 2:08 p.m., a Grace Church Street resident called police to alert them to a verbal argument […]

Great fall excursions without the hassle

By MARGUERITE WARD A full day trip to an upstate apple orchard or mountain may be hard to fit into your busy schedule. What if you only have a couple of hours to enjoy the outdoors? A scenic walk, bike ride or day at the park may be much closer and more manageable than you […]

Letter: Colavita looks out for me

To the Editor, There is only one qualified candidate for supervisor. That person is Tony Colavita.  While his opponent seems to be a nice person, he can’t hold a candle to Colavita’s budgetary, governmental and management experience. Times are tough and we can’t gamble with our tax dollars. Colavita has reduced staff at Town Hall […]

Letter: Vote for good government

To the Editor,  Our community is in desperate need of good government. Westchester County is the highest property tax county in the nation. New York State ranks dead last as a place to do business and leads the nation in people fleeing our state. Over the course of the last four years, there is one […]

Column: Idoni on the cutting edge

To the Editor, Westchester County Clerk Tim Idoni has done a fantastic job of reducing costs at the County Clerk’s office. He is one of the outstanding government managers in the state.  All Westchester voters should examine his record and vote to re-elect him. Idoni has reduced the operating budget of the County Clerk’s Office by […]

Athlete of the week: Ryan Bird

By LAUREN DEMPSEY By placing against some of the best runners in the northeast, Ryan Bird has earned this week’s Athlete of the Week award. At the Manhattan College Cross Country Invitational at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, Ryan placed 28th out of more than 200 top runners, completing the 2.5 mile course through […]