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What’s Going on in Mamaroneck 3-13-2015

Larchmont library events Kite making workshop You will be amazed how high a piece of paper, skewers and masking tape can go! On Monday, March 30 at 3 p.m., get ready for National Kite Flying month in April by finding out. Weather permitting, we will try out our creations on the front lawn. Ages 8 […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 3-13-2015

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 noon, at Uncle Henry’s Bar and Grill, 309 […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 3-13-2015

Bronxville UFSD Residents of the Bronxville Union Free School District of the Village of Bronxville who wish transportation for school-age children to private or parochial schools for the 2015-2016 school year, must submit their request in writing by April 1, 2015, or the first business day thereafter to: The Board of Education 177 Pondfield Road […]

Town remembers Hochman girls

By JOHN BRANDI The Harrison community came together to heal on Feb. 25, by honoring the memory of two teenage girls slain in their home last month. The room at the Veterans Memorial Building was packed with approximately 100 residents, there to pay their final respects to the Hochman family and to try to better […]

Town remembers Hochman girls

By JOHN BRANDI The Harrison community came together to heal on Feb. 25, by honoring the memory of two teenage girls slain in their home last month.  The room at the Veterans Memorial Building was packed with approximately 100 residents, there to pay their final respects to the Hochman family and to try to better […]

Turf field still possible

By JOHN BRANDI After some outcry from members of the school community including a petition, the Bronxville Board of Education is considering the possibility of revisiting reconfiguring Hayes Field, a public referendum that was narrowly defeated back in January.  On Jan. 22, two proposals were before Bronxville voters. The first proposal was a successful plan […]

Village to fix Jefferson Avenue Bridge guardrails

By MARISSA PENN After its most recent village board meeting, the Village of Mamaroneck is moving forward on addressing deficiencies with the Jefferson Avenue Bridge so that its railings comply with New York State safety standards.  The bridge, which was reconstructed in August 2014, was built defectively with guard rails that are too short, pursuant […]

TOD remains contentious for residents

By ALINA SURIEL Washingtonville residents are still not convinced of the merits of rezoning the area around the Metro-North train station, after an in-depth informational session meant to ease their fears about recently passed legislation affecting their neighborhood. The meeting took place in the village courthouse on Mount Pleasant Avenue, and was modestly attended by […]

Larchmont elections uncontested again

By Alina Suriel Village of Larchmont Trustees Lorraine Walsh and John Komar, both Democrats, and Village Justice Jerry Bernstein, a Democrat, are all running for re-election unopposed on Wednesday, Mar. 18.  The village will close out its ninth uncontested election in a row. Walsh, a Larchmont resident for 17 years and owner of a local […]

Village taxi license change approved

By MARISSA PENN At a Mamaroneck Village Board of Trustees meeting on Feb. 23, a law that transfers the authority of licensing taxi and limousine drivers from the Village of Mamaroneck Police Department to Westchester County was unanimously approved. The Westchester County Taxi and Limousine Commission license, which taxi drivers and operators within the village […]