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What’s Going on in Harrison 11-14-2014

Harrison library events Due to current renovations to the Harrison Public Library, library programs will take place at separate locations. Childrens programs are now being held at the Harrison Jewish Community Center located at 130 Union Ave., in Harrison, a bit past the LMK Middle School parking lot. Enter through the back, you must go […]

13th annual gift guide

I hope that you already got your flu shots this year, but even the latest vaccine won’t protect you from the virulent strain of the holiday virus known as “Catalog Fever,” also referred to by its street names, “I Have to Have That, Flu,” and, for Steven King fans, “Captain Trips to the Internet.” This […]

Pet Rescue 11-7-2014

My name is Ellie, and I am a gorgeous, sweet 1 year old 45 lb. Lab/Hound Mix. I am housebroken and know basic commands. Call me a goofball, very lively and playful sure to make you laugh. Guess you can say I’m one of those happy-go-lucky kind of girls. Since I’m fussy about who I […]

New Ro driver pleads guilty to manslaughter

Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced that Juan Barragan-Reyes, of 88 Horton Aven. in New Rochelle, pleaded guilty today to one count of manslaughter in the second degree, a class “C” felony, two counts of vehicular manslaughter in the second degree, class “D” felonies, one count of unlawfully fleeing a police officer, a class […]

Walter’s celebrates 95 years in style

By MARISSA PENN Walter’s hot dogs celebrated 95 years last Sunday, with a highly anticipated hot dog eating contest and other crowd pleasing festivities. The Westchester institution and nationally-registered historic landmark has been serving its famous hot dogs since 1919.   The family business is still owned and run by Eugene Warrington, with the help […]

Letter: Latimer has fought for Harrison schools

To the Editor, Once again our mailboxes are full of political campaign propaganda. For some, these mailings serve as the only source of information on local races. One that caught my eye was from a candidate for state Senate, Joe Dillon, accusing Sen. George Latimer of failing Harrison schools. As a former school board member […]

Letter: Proposition Three has holes in it

To the Editor, Turn over your ballot on Election Day Nov. 4 and vote no for Proposition 3. “The Smart Schools Bond Act of 2014 authorizes the sale of New York State bonds of up to $2 billion to provide access to classroom technology and high-speed internet connectivity to equalize opportunities for children to learn, […]

Letter: Vote no on Proposal One

To the Editor, Proposal One on this year’s November ballot is frequently called the “Fake Reform Amendment.” Supporters say this sets up an independent commission to draw up state legislative and federal congressional districts. This is not true; the proposed commission is not independent. A court decision required the state Board of Elections to remove […]

Letter: Latimer is a tireless worker

To the Editor,  With Election Day coming up quickly on Nov. 4, I want to encourage all voters in New York’s 37th state Senate district to come out to re-elect our state Sen. George Latimer. My wife and I have known Sen. Latimer for years. Throughout his public life, he has made himself accessible by […]