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Town talks alternative revenue

By PHIL NOBILE While communities everywhere continue to search for new revenue sources in what is still considered a slow economy, the Town of Harrison may have found one in digital signage. On Thursday, Oct. 3, Richard Yaffa, chief executive officer and founder of Ray Media II, approached the Harrison Town Council about various options […]

Local family honored with garden

By PHIL NOBILE On Oct. 2, distinguished members of the Harrison community turned out for a ceremonial dedication of a new garden to resident Peter Gisondi and his family. The unveiling ceremony included Mayor Ron Belmont, Councilwoman Marlene Amelio and other Harrison dignitaries who came out to view the dedication of the garden. The Harrison […]

This fall, a few surprises in fashion

By Marguerite Ward The latest trends this season may very well be right in your closet. Runway style icons and self-proclaimed fashionistas agree, the season’s top looks embrace minimalism and practicality. So, ditch the glitter and trim the frills, great style this season just got a whole lot easier. Simple but bold, clothes define this […]

“Kiss Me Kate,” fast paced and fun

By Michelle Jacoby It has been said the William Shakespeare wrote, “The Taming of the Shrew” sometime between 1590 and 1592. This classic play about a courtship between a gentlemen and a headstrong shrew inspired another play that has become one of the masterpieces of the musical theatre. Cole Porter’s “Kiss Me Kate” is now […]

Rye Police Blotter

Collected at Rye City Police Headquarters on Oct. 4 at 2:33 p.m. Sept. 20 At 12:50 a.m., police we called to The Osborn Home Retirement Center when a women fell out of bed and hit her head. EMS was dispatched and the woman was taken to Greenwich Hospital. At 3:25, a Milton Road man called […]

Letter: Bramson future, a dangerous one

To the Editor, In his TV ad “We Care,” Westchester County Executive candidate Noam Bramson lays out an abridged version of his vision for the future of Westchester County’s children; the only problem is that his future is one of inconsistency and danger. In his ad, Bramson says he is a proponent of “a woman’s […]

Letter: An unpleasant surprise

Editor’s note: The following is an open letter sent to Eastchester Town Supervisor Anthony Colavita.    Supervisor Colavita, We were surprised to wake up on the morning of Friday, Sept. 27 to a garish sign on Bronxville’s former Alfredo Field regarding what we feel is a selective interpretation of Eastchester’s leash law. We understand this […]

Letter: Bramson has a lot to learn

To the Editor, I have lived in New Rochelle for many years and I appreciate the multi-cultural community in which I live. My children have gone through the school system from Columbus Elementary School, through Isaac E. Young Middle School and both graduated from New Rochelle High School. I have always served this community as […]

Letter: Naming rights a mistake

To the Editor, I read with dismay of the decision by the Harrison Public Library Foundation and Harrison Public Library, in connection with the downtown Harrison library’s planned renovation, to name an area set aside for teenagers the Marmot Teen Center in response to the Jarden Corporation’s pledge of up to $100,000 of matching funding. […]

Athlete of the week: Norah Murphy

By Lauren Dempsey Rye senior diver Norah Murphy has certainly made a splash this year, winning Athlete of the Week honors. Murphy is undefeated this season and placed first against the combined team of Briarcliff-Pleasantville-Westlake-Valhalla as well as against Byram Hills using her top dives—the front double pike and the back one-and-a-half pike. Murphy is […]