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What’s Going on in Eastchester 2-14-2014

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 New Rochelle 2-14-2014

New Rochelle Public Library events Free family African dance workshops at library A series of seven free African dance workshops for children ages 7 and up and their parents and grandparents, will be held at the New Rochelle Public Library on Saturday mornings, from 11 a.m. to noon, beginning Jan. 11 and continuing through Feb. […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 2-14-2014

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 Rye 2-14-2014

Jay Heritage Center event “John Jay’s Night at the Opera” Arranged by Grant Herreid Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Soprano, Catherine Leach 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 […]

What’s Going on in Mamaroneck 2-14-2014

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

Op-Ed: Official reserved parking spaces an outmoded perk

By FRANK GORDON In early December, David Martin, the mayor of Stamford, Conn., announced the elimination of all official reserved parking spaces on the ground floor of the parking garage for the government center, Stamford’s City Hall. Prior to this change, 20 spaces had been reserved for municipal government officials on the first floor of […]

Letter: Appoint unincorporated area resident to Town Council

To the Editor, The vacancy on the Mamaroneck Town Council has occurred because of the resignation of longtime unincorporated area advocate Councilwoman Phyllis Wittner. At present, the board is comprised of two Village of Larchmont residents, Supervisor Nancy Seligson and Councilwoman Jaine Elkind Eney.The remaining two councilpersons are residents of the unincorporated Town of Mamaroneck, […]

Letter: SPI plan is all wrong for Rye, county

To the Editor, The following is an open letter to Chairman Michael Kaplowitz and the county Board of Legislators. I am writing to you in the expectation that you will lead a thorough review and due diligence of all the proposals for Playland and not be locked-in to the flawed SPI plan. I have lived […]

Athlete of the Week: Maggie McDermott

By LAUREN DEMPSEY Running as graceful and as fast as a gazelle, setting records in the process, Maggie McDermott has been named the latest Athlete of the Week. Maggie, a junior on Rye’s track team, is one of the fastest runners for the Garnets in the longer distance events. Her top times this year have […]

Pet Rescue 2-7-14

Elio is an eight-month-old grey swirl tabby kitten, who just loves to be touched and will fall over to expose his belly for some good rubbing. This handsome feline, with the most striking markings, will be one big boy when fully grown. He lives with seven other cats and dogs and likes them all. Elio […]