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What’s Going On in Harrison 1-10-2014

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. Meet the artist Jan. 11 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Patricia’s paintings have been inspired by natural light. […]

What’s Going On in Rye 1-10-2014

Rye library events Free reading with Freading Download e-books to read on your computer or transfer to a portable device using Freading, a service provided by the library. It currently provides access to about 22,000 titles from more than 100 publishers and new titles are added regularly. Art exhibit at the library “Raising the bar,” […]

Church honors 30 years of secret service

By Rich Monetti The mystique of the United States Secret Service can almost be encapsulated in the dark glare of its agents’ signature sunglasses. On the other hand, the optics definitely serve a function beyond just looking cool, according to 30-year Secret Service Agent, Nick Trotta. “The one thing I don’t think you want us […]

Winter farmers market growing in Mamaroneck

By RICH MONETTI When the weather is warm, people come across the farmers market and feel good all around. They eat healthy, support local farms and lighten their carbon footprint. Of course, when the chill ushers in, all that sustainability can fade as fast as the market’s seasonal disappearance. But the Down to Earth Farmer’s […]

Bringing children’s literature to life at the library

  By AMY SIMPSON SWISS A peek through the glass doors of the program room at the Mamaroneck Public Library provides a glimpse of the Picture Book Theater in action. One thing is immediately clear; this is not your average story time at the library. That’s because Emma Caywood, the leader of the program, is […]

Letter: Legitimate violence, the killer among us

To the Editor, I wrote this to the Journal News, May 10, 1999: “These are not inner city-city problems. These are young people issues. [Littleton High School Massacre] Colorado could have been Mamaroneck. It could have been Scarsdale.” Very early in my book “An Other’s Mind” I state, “before I could expose and hold people […]

Letter: Why don’t they just stop the bleeding?

  To the Editor, I have been standing up at the Rye City School District Board of Education meetings religiously the past few months as I am deeply concerned about how our board is handling the case of the reassigned teachers in our district. I feel compelled to keep speaking up because of the incredible […]

Letter: Make this the last year you resolve to quit smoking

  To the Editor, If you are reading this, it’s likely that you or a loved one is considering making an attempt to quit smoking after the ball dropped on New Year’s Eve. Quitting smoking is a common New Year’s resolution for Americans each year, but it’s easier said than done. The average smoker who […]

Athlete of the Week: Jack O’Brien

By LAUREN DEMPSEY With his outstanding stick skills and ability to quickly outmaneuver opposing defenseman, Jack O’Brien has skated his way to this week’s Athlete of the Week. O’Brien, a senior, has been a member of the varsity squad since his freshman year and is one of the leaders on the team. This leadership is […]

Pet Rescue

Eclair is an adorable female mixed breed pup, about 30lbs and 6 or 7 months old. She is very sweet and friendly. She has totally come out of her shell. Eclair has a scar under her right eye, no doubt inflicted on her when she was younger, but it does not stop her as she […]