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What’s Going on

Harrison Public Library events Volunteers wanted Volunteer at the Harrison Public Library, 2 Bruce Ave., as a conversation group leader for non-native English speakers. Volunteers should have an interest in meeting people from other cultures, and the ability to engage people in a pleasant, welcoming and encouraging manner. Required Skills: -Strong commitment to helping people. […]

Rye Golf Club Commission candidates

Name: Akhil Kumar Status: Challenger Age: 33 Place of residence: Rye Years as member of Rye Golf Club: 5 years Family: Wife, Kristin Occupation: Investment advisor at ING Financial Partners; partner at ARCH Global Advisors community involvement: N/A Why are you running? I am running as I think the commission needs a younger, more energetic […]

Local farmers markets offer fresh food, community

By MARGUERITE WARD At the height of the summer harvest, farmers markets around Westchester are filled with fresh food and produce from local farmers, bakers, and food artisans. But it’s not simply good food that shoppers enjoy, but a sense of community. Perusing the food options, you’ll find that markets hold stories the farmers and […]

Please, sir: “Oliver” bows at Broadway Theatre

By MICHELLE JACOBY Charles Dickens’ classic “Oliver Twist” comes to life at the Westchester Broadway Theatre this month. This beloved musical tells the tale of the orphan boy who is swept into a band of pickpockets. The show takes you back to Victorian London, introducing us to a colorful cast of characters. This production of […]

Police Blotter

Collected at Rye City Police Headquarters on Aug. 26 at 2:15 p.m. Aug. 10 A convertible was stopped on Boston Post Road at 1:14 a.m. for speeding and because a passanger in the back seat was standing up. Summonses were issued. Police were called to a Theodore Fremd Avenue residence after a 94-year-old woman fell. […]

Letter: Fahey at the bat

To the Editor, In his recent Op-ed piece in The Rye Record, “Three Strikes & You’re Out!” Mayor Doug French’s campaign manager, Matt Fahey, unfortunately demonstrated his commitment to continuing our current mayor’s legacy of playing fast and loose with the facts. In his open letter to the public, Mr. Fahey never disclosed he was, […]

Letter: Protect pancreatic cancer research

To the Editor, Pancreatic cancer remains one of the deadliest cancers, with a five-year survival rate of just six percent and no early detection tools or effective treatments. My wonderful mom, Gigi Shanes-Hernandez, passed away on April 9, 2009, at 52 years young after a courageous 11-month battle with this deadly disease. The night before […]

Pet Rescue

Nimbus is a beautiful Russian Blue mix with a little Chartreux ancestry as well. This young, small 7lb. kitty has a silky silver grey coat that is super soft. Her eyes are greenish yellow and she has a purr-fect triangular black nose that is adorable. Nimbus seeks attention from the people she knows, purring and […]