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What’s Going on in New Rochelle 1-31-14

New Rochelle Public Library events Library seeks public input for five-year strategic plan process The New Rochelle Public Library has begun to develop a five-year strategic plan that will allow the library to best meet the needs of its ever-changing community. To gain maximum input from community members, the library is conducting a brief survey […]

Business Briefs 1-31-2014

Two top-producing agents join Douglas Elliman Westchester Douglas Elliman Real Estate anno-unces that two industry leaders–Henry B. Goldstein and Stacey Oestrich–have joined the company’s Armonk brokerage. Both Goldstein and Oestrich are anchored in the Westchester community and possess strong knowledge of the local markets. “Stacey and Henry are extremely respected, not only in their professions, […]

The data on your New Year’s resolution

By MARGUERITE WARD Only 8 percent of people successfully fulfill their New Year’s resolutions, according to a recent study published by the University of Scranton. While the most common goals seem manageable—to lose weight, get organized and spend less—the majority of Americans are failing. Most people give up on their resolutions after four weeks. For […]

Athlete of the Week: Michael Turner

By LAUREN DEMPSEY Michael Turner of the Rye High School boys squash team has been named this week’s Athlete of the Week based upon his dedication, effort and the example he sets for his teammates. One of the key players on the team, the junior started the season at 5-1, facing opponents from various traditionally […]

Pet Rescue 1-24-14

Uma is a charming, white, female tabby who had her right eye removed a few months ago. This does not stop Uma, though, as she chases and jumps after her feather toy, drinks water from the faucet and just loves life. She has recuperated wonderfully. This delightful girl is super sweet and a joy to […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 1-24-14

Bronxville Public Library events Borrow a Kindle today BPL Kindles are pre-loaded with content, no downloading necessary. New titles will be added monthly. 14-day borrowing period. Bronxville library cardholders only. Kindles have been provided through the generous support of the Friends of Bronxville Public Library. Mommy and baby yoga Fridays at 10 a.m. in the […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 1-24-14

Harrison Public Library events Harrison Council for the Arts presents “Adventure into the Rainforest” A series of oil paintings by Patricia Pardini at the Harrison Public Library, 2 Bruce Ave. on view Jan. 5 to 31. Patricia’s paintings have been inspired by natural light. Whether bright blinding light of hot sand, the muted light of […]

What’s Going on in Rye 1-24-14

Theater camp open house The Amadeus Summer Theater and Art Day Camp is holding an open house on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, from 10 a.m.to 1 p.m. Camp gives children ages 6 to 16 the opportunity to perform musical theater, study two instruments, create art, compose, create sets, learn photography and film making, June 30 […]

What’s Going on in Mamaroneck 1-24-13

Mamaroneck Public Library events  Ebook downloads from the library On a rainy day, isn’t it nice to know that you can stay home and download a free e-book from the Mamaroneck Library? Go to our homepage, www.mamaronecklibrary.org and click on the “Download eBooks & eAudio” icon on the lower right side of the homepage. Please […]

OP-ED: Stipendgate, Part I

By FRANK GORDON It was around 11 p.m. on Dec. 19. I had been sitting for three and a half hours in one of the more unusual Harrison Town Council meetings I had ever witnessed. Unusual, in part, because it was punctuated by no less than three half-hour intermissions—one while the council met privately in […]