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Letter: Civil Rights deaths shouldn’t be in vain

    To the Editor, June 21, 2014, was the 50th anniversary of the slaughter of three civil rights heroes—Andrew Goodman, James Chaney and Michael Schwerner—in Philadelphia, Miss., who were engaged in an effort to have African-Americans register to vote. They were a part of the “freedom summer” campaign, fighting the racist, brutal and evil […]

Pet Rescue 9-5-2014

Not too long ago, Champ, a four-year-old Siamese mix, was rescued from a local cat hoarder and given a new chance at life and how this miracle boy has blossomed. He is an affectionate and playful kitty who runs, jumps and plays with his cat toys. Champ is reborn and is now a well-adjusted feline […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 9-5-2014

Eastchester Public Library  Book sale Every Tuesday the EPL is holding a Friends book sale from noon to 3 p.m. Summer hours ending Regular Saturday hours resume Sept. 6 at the library. The library will open at 9 a.m. and close at 5 p.m.   Eastchester Recreation Department  Programs for the disabled The Town of […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 9-5-2014

Mamaroneck Public Library events Borrow an iPad The Mamaroneck Public Library is proud to announce adults who are card holders in good standing may borrow iPads. Library iPads circulate for two weeks and can be reserved at the reference desk or at 630-5888. They may be used at any location that has a wireless connection […]

What’s Going On in Rye 9-5-2014

Poetry sought for Marshlands exhibit All poetry and verse that was inspired by Marshlands Conservancy or created at the preserve can be submitted for entry on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 6 and 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the conservancy in Rye. All submissions must be framed and ready for hanging. There is […]

What’s Going On in Harrison 9-5-2014

Harrison Public Library events Closures The Harrison Public Library Halperin Building will undergo a renovation. This initiative will transform the library into a state-of-the-art facility people of all ages will be able to enjoy. The Halperin Building is now closed until  June 2015, and its collection are unavailable until it re-open’s. The West Harrison Branch […]

What’s Going On in New Rochelle 9-5-2014

New Rochelle Public Library events Live theater performances Each month, the library presents a number of live public performances in its Ossie Davis Theater, an intimate, 138-seat venue. Drawing from the outstanding artists living and working in the New York Metropolitan area and the local community of New Rochelle, these performances include concerts of classical, […]

Mamaroneck Towers rehab approved

By JOHN BRANDI Two proposals to have the county finance renovation projects for affordable senior housing complexes were approved by the Westchester County Industrial Development Agency at its meeting on Thursday, Aug. 14. Wilder Balter Partners, Inc., an Elmsford-based developer, was interested in increasing the efficiency of Mamaroneck Towers, and Scarsdale-based Mountco Real Estate Development […]

Sportime seeks to spur enrollment

    By JOHN BRANDI Harbor Island Park’s multi-sport facility is in need of new faces as it struggles with low enrollment and a loss of revenue. Sportime Harbor Island has seen a decrease in general enrollment by 25 to 30 percent, according to Eric Fromm, the club’s managing director. As a result, Village Manager […]

Longford’s may be the sweetest spot in Rye

Things got a little sweeter for Rye in 1995. With a second location in Old Greenwich, Conn., Longford’s Own-Made Ice Cream quickly became a family favorite and has remained such for decades. With 36 flavors in rotation at a given time—like the perennially popular peppermint stick, mud pie and coffee fudge—Longford’s has produced ice cream […]