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Conservancy to install new playground

By JOHN BRANDI The Village of Mamaroneck’s youngest residents can prepare to join in on the playground fun as a plan was approved to install five new pieces of jungle gym equipment in Harbor Island Park. The Board of Trustees unanimously approved a donation of playground equipment from The Harbor Island Conservancy at its meeting […]

Police Blotter in Harrison 9-5-2014

Collected at Harrison police headquarters on Sept. 1 at 10:42 a.m.     Aug. 18 At 10:40 a.m., a car was stopped at a Westchester Avenue checkpoint when cops ascertained the vehicle was missing a front license plate. The vehicle’s driver, a 26-year-old woman, was operating the vehicle with suspended driving privileges. When they searched […]

Police Blotter in Tuckahoe 9-5-2014

Collected at Tuckahoe Police Headquarters on Friday, Aug. 29 at 10 a.m.     Aug. 17 At 11:20 a.m, police responded to a false alarm. at an Italian restaurant on Marbledale Road after a worker was too slow to turn off the security system.   An iPad was reported missing from the estate sale of […]

Police Blotter in Mamaroneck 9-5-2014

Collected at Town of Mamaroneck Police Headquarters on Thursday, Aug. 28, at 10:15 a.m.   Aug. 14 A New York State trailer license plate was reported missing and the owner was sent to the Department of Motor Vehicles to apply for another one. The plate was thought to have been lost sometime between July 15 […]

Police Blotter in Rye 9-5-2014

Collected at Rye Police Headquarters  at 10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 29.   Aug. 14 Police observed a white pickup truck run a traffic light after a car stop at 9:42 p.m. near Locust Avenue and Theodore Fremd Avenue. The passenger in the car said she suffered injuries to her head and said they were […]

Club Car: New cuisine in a classic setting

Brian MacMenamin has an affinity for historic buildings. The experienced restaurateur was inspired to open Club Car in Mamaroneck’s vacant train station, which was built back in 1888 as the second stop on the New Haven line coming out of Grand Central Station in New York City. After eight months of renovation in 2011, MacMenamin […]

Clay Art celebrates open house

By CHRIS PETROWSKI The Clay Art Center, as in art made from clay, is located on Beech Street in Port Chester, behind the village’s south-end firehouse and right off Main Street. It has been there since 1957 and, despite being the largest and busiest ceramic facility in our area, it is not known far and […]

Column: The power of the punched key

As journalists, particularly East Coast journalists, we’re usually expected to worship at one, or both, of two alters, Woodward and Berstein and Jimmy Breslin. For my part, I can say I’ve always loved the idea that the road to President Nixon’s resignation began not with two crusading journalists looking to bring him down, but with […]

Letter: Tiekert praticing civil discourse?

    To the Editor, Stuart Tiekert, in his recent letter to the editor, used the term “civil discourse” twice, once in the beginning and once at the end. In each case, he cites it as something the mayor, Norman Rosenbaum, and Trustee Andres Bermudez Hallstrom have failed to live up to. In his argument […]

Letter: Civil Rights deaths shouldn’t be in vain

    To the Editor, June 21, 2014, was the 50th anniversary of the slaughter of three civil rights heroes—Andrew Goodman, James Chaney and Michael Schwerner—in Philadelphia, Miss., who were engaged in an effort to have African-Americans register to vote. They were a part of the “freedom summer” campaign, fighting the racist, brutal and evil […]