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Letter: Black celebrities are the Uncle Toms of today

To the Editor, Malcolm X railed against the “Uncle Tom” 50 years ago that he and others described as a byproduct of centuries of enslavement, colonization and destruction of the history of African-Americans and people of color by “western so-called civilization.” It is reflected today in a modern day homogenization of thinking that rears itself […]

Athlete of the Week: Pat Macaulay

By LAUREN DEMPSEY After placing first in all four of his events in a swim meet win against Westlake High School at Pace University, Pat Macaulay of the Rye High School Boys Swimming and Diving Team has been named this week’s Athlete of the Week. So far on the year, the Garnets have also defeated […]

Pet Rescue 1-31-2014

Pharaoh is a great dog, about 2 and a half years old and 70 pounds. We believe he is a Great Dane/Greyhound mix. Pharoah likes his humans and plays well with some dogs, mostly female. He is strong on a leash but, with a little training, he can be a wonderful companion. He was turned […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 1-31-2014

Bronxville Public 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 […]

What’s Going on in Rye 1-31-2014

The Small Town Theatre Company and Wainwright House present “Quartet” A staged play reading directed by Tom Kramer. Feb. 2, 2 p.m. Member $15, non-member $18. Register today. We hope you can join us Sunday afternoon. “Quartet” is a wickedly comic play about redefining old age and growing old with hope; demonstrating how art illuminates […]

What’s Going on in Mamaroneck 1-31-2014

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, and click on the “Download eBooks & eAudio” icon on the lower right side of the homepage. Please […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 1-31-2014

Harrison Public Library events Harrison Council for the Arts presents “Collection of Photographs” by Tina Link at the Harrison Public Library, 2 Bruce Ave. on view Feb. 2 to 25 with an opening reception Feb. 8 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. For this body of work, Tina Link has selected photographs that integrate the […]

What’s Going on in New Rochelle 1-31-14

New Rochelle Public Library events Library seeks public input for five-year strategic plan process The New Rochelle Public Library has begun to develop a five-year strategic plan that will allow the library to best meet the needs of its ever-changing community. To gain maximum input from community members, the library is conducting a brief survey […]

Business Briefs 1-31-2014

Two top-producing agents join Douglas Elliman Westchester Douglas Elliman Real Estate anno-unces that two industry leaders–Henry B. Goldstein and Stacey Oestrich–have joined the company’s Armonk brokerage. Both Goldstein and Oestrich are anchored in the Westchester community and possess strong knowledge of the local markets. “Stacey and Henry are extremely respected, not only in their professions, […]

The data on your New Year’s resolution

By MARGUERITE WARD Only 8 percent of people successfully fulfill their New Year’s resolutions, according to a recent study published by the University of Scranton. While the most common goals seem manageable—to lose weight, get organized and spend less—the majority of Americans are failing. Most people give up on their resolutions after four weeks. For […]