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There’s more to life in the ‘burbs

By MARA RUPNERS It’s peaceful here in the ‘burbs. Our nights are filled with the sounds of crickets, not the sounds of traffic horns. We’ve got two or three neighbors, not two or three hundred. We’ve got fresh air, trees and lawns, parking spots for our minivans, a bit of elbow room. Still, our counterparts […]

Letter: Legislation needed to protect our residents

  To the Editor, At the final Rye City Council hearing on rock chipping, council members seemed reluctant to pass legislation strong enough to restore our community’s peace and quiet. Instead, they seemed ready to favor the interests of builders over the interests of Rye residents. However, strong rules will protect all residents from deafening […]

Letter: Re: Susan Watson’s charging station letter

    To the Editor, I found Susan Watson’s letter, “Parker’s charging station legislation flawed” published on Sept. 25, 2015, to be short-sighted. She decries even minimal county spending for EV charging stations, and then goes on to extoll the efficiency of markets and the private sector. She asks, “Who pays?[...]Who benefits?” All county residents […]

Letter: Air traffic over Larchmont

    To the Editor, It’s a beautiful September morning and I would enjoy sitting on my porch, but the daily roaring onslaught of airplanes over Larchmont is in full flight. Every 30 seconds or so, jets fly on their way to LaGuardia, and they are loud. This will go on all morning and resume […]

What’s going on in Mamaroneck

Mamaroneck Public Library For information on regular programs and other events, visit Seminar for Special Needs Trusts A special needs trust can be established by families who are the primary caregivers of a child with disabilities. The goal of a special needs trust is to improve the quality of the child’s life and provide […]

What’s going on in Eastchester

Bronxville Public Library The library’s regular fall and winter hours are: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The library will be closed on Monday, Oct. 12 for Columbus Day. The golden age […]

What’s going on in Harrison

Harrison library events  Check out events and programs at Hours for Richard E. Halperin Memorial Library Building at 2 Bruce Ave.: Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sundays, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Hours for West Harrison branch at 2 Madison St.: […]

What’s going on in Rye

Collage for art and journaling Collage is the combination of pieces of diverse materials and media, such as newspaper, magazines, package labels, fabric, paint and photographs, into one composition. Learn the basics of collage techniques on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Meeting Room. No reservations required. Genealogy Basics and […]