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What’s Going On in Eastchester 12-13-13

Bronxville 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. Download e-books from the library for free Do you own an […]

What’s Going On in Rye 12-13-13

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. School break activities at the Rye library The […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 12-13-13

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 […]

What’s Going On in Harrison 12-13-13

Harrison Public Library events Share your ideas for the future of the library Harrison residents are invited to contribute to the process of shaping the future direction of the Harrison Public Library by participating in a survey. The Harrison Public Library is operating in a time of transformationfrom rapidly developing technology, to significant economic pressures. […]

A Christmas classic comes to the Broadway Theatre

By MICHELLE JACOBY Contributor It’s the time of year again when the hustle and bustle of the holidays creates a to-do list that can seem endless. No. 1 on top of the list should read, see “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas” at the Westchester Broadway Theatre this season. This Award-winning show is based on the beloved […]

Holiday fun at your local library

By MARGUERITE WARD Now that Thanksgiving has passed, ‘tis the season for family holiday fun. Nearby skating rinks, Christmas tree shops and local cafes are bound to be hot spots this winter, but there’s one more, often overlooked, place for some great holiday fun—the library. Besides holiday-themed book and movie collections, families will love the […]

Op-Ed: Parking permits don’t always permit parking

By Frank Gordon With the advent of the holiday season, users of the Harrison municipal commuter lots may find it increasingly difficult to find parking, even though they may have paid $600 for an annual parking permit. Harrison shoppers heading to New York City via Metro-North are certainly a factor in the reduced availability of […]

Letter: Incledon is right for EFD board

  To the Editor, Please vote for Peter Incledon, candidate for Eastchester fire commissioner, next Tuesday, Dec. 10 from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.. This is an important five-year term of office. Peter and his family have been residents of the Town of Eastchester since 1994. As a professional for more than 25 years in […]

Letter: Let’s keep Steigelman on the fire board

  To the Editor, Dec. 10 is an important day in our town. It is Eastchester Fire District Election Day. Those of us who live in the Eastchester section of town—not in the villages—need to keep a voice on the board. Richard Steigelman is running for re-election. He is being challenged by a Bronxville candidate. […]

Letter: Housing proposal goes too far

  To the Editor, A senior housing rental development for the Town of Eastchester is being proposed for a commercial parcel of property on Summerfield, Dunwoodie and Montgomery streets. The North Eastchester Civic Association, the local homeowners association, has been involved over the past several years, since 2008, in the formation of the senior housing […]