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What’s Going on in Harrison 3-20-2015

Harrison library events 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. to 12 p.m., at Uncle Henry’s Bar and Grill, […]

What’s Going on in Rye 3-20-2015

Rye library events Documentary screening On March 28 at 3 p.m., SPRYE will be hosting a joint film screening with the Rye Free Reading Room. The film, titled, “Elevated Thinking: The High Line in New York City,” celebrates the stunning transformation of an elevated, abandoned railway into a widely acclaimed public park. Once an active […]

Column: Insight into the city manager search

The single most important decision the Rye City Council will make is squarely on the horizon. In the next few months the council will select and hire the next city manager. Although our current city manager, Frank Culross, has ably filled the role and admirably steered Rye towards a more credible and reliable government, given […]

Column: Aging in place if you’re not moving

By the time you read this month’s article, I’ll have been aging in place for several days. In my case, the place is at my desk, and I’m certain that I can feel the keyboard getting further and further away as my bone density decreases. Now, just what does the catch phrase “aging in place” […]

Letter: Come one, come all to the parade

  To the Editor, As we deal with yet another winter that just won’t end, the Eastchester Irish American Social Club has your antidote. It is the 11th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, to be held on Sunday, March 15 at 3 p.m. in the Town of Eastchester. This highly anticipated event is a true […]

Letter: Cuomo’s proposal is bad government

    To the Editor,  We strongly oppose the governor’s proposal to eliminate newspaper public notice of proposed constitutional amendments. Instead of publishing public notices, the Board of Elections would post an abstract and brief description of the proposed amendment somewhere on its website for three days in the week prior to the election. The […]

Police Blotter: Rye 3-13-2015

Collected at the City of Rye Police Headquarters on Sunday, March 8 at 9:30 a.m.     Feb. 24 At 8:04 a.m., a Theall Road resident called police after suffering headaches and vomiting. EMS was dispatched to the scene.   Police were called to the intersection of Locust and Theodore Fremd avenues at 1:08 p.m., after […]

Police Blotter: Mamaroneck 3-13-2015

Collected at the Town of Mamaroneck Police Department on Monday, March 9 at 2:35 p.m.     Feb. 8  At 8:39 p.m., a caller reported a dog barking, which stopped barking once police arrived.   Feb. 9 At 2:13p.m., a complainant reported an intruder in her residence located on Rockingstone Avenue, which turned out to […]