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What’s going on in Harrison

The Harrison Public Library will be closed for renovations until July 2015. English conversation group  Non-native English speakers can practice their English and make new friends in an informal, volunteer-led setting and learn about the Harrison library too. No registration necessary. Group meets Mondays from 11 a.m. to noon at Uncle Henry’s Bar and Grill, […]

What’s going on in Rye

Story Time Nursery rhymes, son-gs and fingerplays, “Granny Jean” Klein, well-versed in early childhood development, introduces babies and toddlers to playful rhymes, songs and puppetry. Parents and caregivers participate with the children and are encouraged to continue the activities at home. Because the program is often a child’s first experience in an audience setting, it […]

Some fresh catch at the local farmers market

By Nicole Reed For more than 30 years and counting, Michael Decker’s talent for fishing has attracted a crowd. It started when he was just six years old on a Fire Island dock, as onlookers cheered his hard work for a catch. His mother Eileen says, “He’d spend all afternoon bringing up little snappers. People […]

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 […]

What’s going on in Rye

Rye library events Story time Nursery rhymes, songs and fingerplays, “Granny Jean” Klein, well-versed in early childhood development, introduces babies and toddlers to playful rhymes, songs and puppetry. Parents and caregivers participate with the children at the library and are encouraged to continue the activities at home. Because the program is often a child’s first […]

What’s going on in Harrison

The Harrison Public Library will be closed for renovations until July 2015. 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. […]

What’s going on in Eastchester

Eastchester Public Library  “The Ugly Duckling” Puppet Show Join The PuppeTree for an award-winning performance featuring humorous and unique twists on the traditional tale. For ages 5 and up, participating in one of the reading games. Online pre-registration is required and will begin on Monday, July 6 at 9 a.m. The show is on Monday, […]

What’s going on in Mamaroneck

Mamaroneck Public Library Crafternoons Calling all Yarn Crafters. Come join library staff and friends who love to create beautiful things. We invite all to bring their current projects to work on and explore ideas. No registration required. Thursday, July 16, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Community Room. AARP Driver Safety Program Refresh your […]

What’s going on in New Rochelle

New Rochelle Public Library The library’s website has a full listing of free programs, dates and times for all ages this summer at nrpl.org. Programs for infants to teens are being held both at the main library and at the Huguenot Children’s Library. Be sure to also check out the return of the annual Disney […]

Harrison police arrest Georgia man

On Tuesday, June 16, Harrison police traveled down to Georgia to arrest Enoch Sarkodie—a Marietta, Ga., resident—in connection with an elaborate phone scam responsible for defrauding  a 90-year-old Harrison resident out of $23,000. According to Harrison Police Chief Anthony Marraccini, the suspect, while posing as an attorney, was able to convince the victim that her […]