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What’s Going On in Harrison 11-28-2014

Harrison library events Childrens programs are now being held at the Harrison  Jewish Community Center located at 130 Union Ave., in Harrison. Enter through the back, you must go up and down stairs. Other children programs are being held at the Harrison Senior Center located at 216 Halstead Ave., in Harrison. Street parking available, there are […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 11-28-2014

 Mamaroneck Public Library events    The Mamaroneck library has installed a new wireless and mobile printing service.  This new service enables users to print documents, photos and more from their own computer or mobile device using the printeron app or website. In order to print, you need to choose your print location, provide your email […]

What’s Going On in Rye 11-28-2014

Rye Public Library  Violin concert kicks off the holidays The holiday season kicks off musically at the Rye Free Reading Room on Saturday, December 6, at 2 p.m. when talented young violinist Akiko Kobayashi performs a delightful program of works by Mozart, Strauss and De Falla. Kobayashi, who was born in New York, plays both […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 11-28-2014

Eastchester Public Library  Book sale Every Tuesday the EPL is holding a Friends book sale from noon to 3 p.m. Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time Thursday session begins at 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Storytime is designed for children who are three to four years old and can stay in the program without a […]

Police shut down tri-state burglary ring

By Alina Suriel It’s not so great to be in Harrison if you’re a criminal. Harrison police busted members of a seven-member burglary ring with suspected ties to over 25 burglaries in the tri-state area after apprehending two of the alleged thieves following a heist in nearby Fairfield, Conn. According to the Harrison Police Department, […]

Height halts Halstead plan

By Alina Suriel The future of 241-247 Halstead Ave. is now uncertain after owners of the property withdrew their application to construct a mixed-use building over concerns of the proposed height of the structure. The applicant has been requesting seven variances for the property, the biggest of which would require the zoning board to allow […]

Fourth grade boards the Half Moon

By HELENA McSHERRY Last week, fourth graders at the Bronxville School took a fun-filled voyage of discovery on Henry Hudson’s ship, the Half Moon.  Through an in-school field trip offering hands-on activities and the examination of replica artifacts, a historian from the New Netherland Museum brought to life the experience of sailors aboard the Half […]

Rye Neck policies may deter immigrants

By MARISSA PENN Seven local school districts, including Rye Neck, may be preventing immigrant children from enrolling at school by requiring them to produce birth certificates or social security numbers, thereby divulging their immigrant status, according to the New York Civil Liberties Union.  The seven school districts in Westchester County are among 85 school districts […]

Weaver Street to get new sidewalk

By Alina Suriel A heavy traffic area along Weaver Street will soon be getting a sidewalk where there was none before, thanks to a grant received by the Town of Mamaroneck from the New York State Department of Transportation. The grant of $315,728 was awarded to the town last month as one of 68 bicycle, […]

Police kill aggressive coyote

On the morning of Nov. 10, Village of Mamaroneck police shot and killed a coyote that had wandered into a residential neighborhood and was found on Stanley Avenue. No injuries were reported, but police said the animal had exhibited “aggressive behavior,” before it was put down. In this idyllic suburb, locals are not typically concerned with […]