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What’s Going On in Rye 6-27-14

Leading ecologist and author to speak at Meeting House Saturday, July 26, at 4 p.m. Rye residents will have a rare opportunity to hear a leading voice in ecology on Saturday, July 26, at 4 p.m. Dr. Eric W. Sanderson, senior conservation ecologist at the Wildlife Conservation Society and author of the acclaimed book, “Mannahatta: […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 6-27-14

Mamaroneck Public Library events Free teen movies Mondays from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Mamaroneck Teen Library Start time 5 p.m., All films rated PG-13 June 30 “In Time” July 7 “Endless Love” July 14 “The Book Thief” July 21 “Ender’s Game” July 28 “I, Frankenstein” Aug. 4 “47 Ronin” Aug. 11 “Jack […]

Business Briefs 6-27-14

Avon back in New Rochelle Avon, the company for women is back in New Rochelle. The global beauty company with more than $8 billion in annual revenue markets to women in over 100 countries. The Avon brand has been around 127 years. Linda Ruggiero, Avon recruiter and New Rochelle resident, has set up shop in […]

HOPE gets homeless resource center

By KATIE HOOS Feelings of hope and victory felt by a group of the city’s homeless are gone after the City Council voted Tuesday to fund a contentious homelessness prevention program proposed by HOPE Community Services. Despite the majority of council expressing interest in issuing a request for proposals, RFP, for the creation of a […]

Village GOP ticket now three

After announcing two candidates this past week, the Village of Mamaroneck’s Republican Party filled out its 2014 ticket with a third candidate, setting its sights on all three trustee seats up for grabs this fall and majority control of the board. Maggie-Leigh O’Neill, a Republican and Board of Architectural Review member, was announced June 12. […]

Quarry case headed to trial

By PHIL NOBILE Although quiet has fallen upon a controversial quarry in West Harrison thanks to numerous stop work orders and violations, Harrison Town Court was anything but as a judge told the quarry’s president the matter must face trial come September. Aggravated by a series of delays and absences, presiding Judge Marc Lust reprimanded […]

Pease named top cop

By LIZ BUTTON Interim City Manager Frank Culross has brought back former Rye Police Commissioner Bill Pease to return to the role, replacing Lt. Robert Falk. Culross announced Monday that effective June 23, Pease will leave retirement to take on the role of Rye’s “transitional police commissioner.” So far, Culross has not specified a probable […]

Council hears waterfront proposals

By KATIE HOOS Waterfront development is on the horizon. On Tuesday, June 10, the New Rochelle City Council viewed presentations from four groups competing for the opportunity to develop the city’s Long Island Sound waterfront. The four eligible competitors that submitted proposals include Archi-Tectonics, CDR Studio, Re-imagine New Rochelle—the top three finalists from last year’s […]

City seeks master developer

By KATIE HOOS The heart of the Queen City of the Sound could soon be  revitalized. On May 30, New Rochelle announced its request for qualifications, or RFQ, seeking a master developer interested in designing and constructing large-scale, mixed-use developments for two key clusters in the city’s downtown area. The clusters are centered on the […]

Molly Spillane’s permit renewal causes community stir

By PHIIL NOBILE Banding together to battle against a popular local bar and restaurant, some village residents have taken steps to stop Molly Spillane’s from getting a permit renewed in order to operate its business. The restaurant, located in the heart of the village’s commercial district on the corner of Mamaroneck and Prospect avenues, is […]