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What’s Going on in Rye 8-15-2014

Rye Library events For more information about programs offered, go to ryelibrary.org or call 231-3162. Contemporary poetry discussion Read and share your thoughts about contemporary poems with fellow poetry lovers in lively monthly discussions led by Michael Alcee at the Rye Free Reading Room. The next discussion will take place on Thursday, Aug. 28, at […]

What’s Going on in Mamaroneck 8-15-2015

Mamaroneck Public Library events 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 tht has a wireless connection and are preloaded with […]

City reaches agreement with DPW union

By JOHN BRANDI On Monday, Aug. 4, the Rye City Council unanimously approved a contract with the Department of Public Works union, CSEA Local 1000, which had been operating under an expired contract since 2011. The contract was ratified by the union on July 28 and then referred to the City Council for its final […]

Two saved from trench collapse

By JOHN BRANDI  and ALINA SURIEL Two construction workers were rescued from a trench collapse on Bradford Avenue in Rye on Thursday, July 31, according to emergency personnel officials. The two men were in a seven-foot-deep hole at approximately 11:15 a.m. working on a home repair job, when the walls of the trench gave way, […]

A chicken in every pot: Yellow Bell Farm

By NICOLE REED At Rye’s Down to Earth Farmers Market, there was a funny moment from Yellow Bell Farm that I want to share. Last February, in the depths of one of the coldest winters we all remember, I called up poultry farmer Katie Bogdanffy and asked, “So, what’s it like to be a chicken […]

Police Blotter in Rye 8-8-2014

Collected at Rye Police Headquarters at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 6.   July 24 At 12:24 p.m., a Philips Lane resident called police to report a heavyset white male taking pictures of residences in the area that morning. The man was gone when police arrived, but a local contractor working in the area confirmed […]

Police Blotter in Mamaroneck 8-8-2014

Collected at Village of Mamaroneck Police Headquarters on Thursday, July 31, at 9 a.m.   June 18 At 6:05 p.m., police responded to a call reporting young adults rollerblading on the tennis courts in Florence Park. When police arrived at the scene, the rollerbladers had already left.   At 11:12 p.m., three men and one […]

Police Blotter in Eastchester 8-8-2014

Collected at Eastchester Police Headquarters on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014.   July 6 While the homeowner at 19 Darcy Lane was cutting the grass early morning on July 6, he found an arrow sticking out of the side of his house. The homeowner behind 19 Darcy Lane told police no one in her house owns […]

Police Blotter Harrison 8-8-2014

Collected at Harrison Police Headquarters on Tuesday Aug. 5 at 8:30 a.m.   July 12 Police were called to the corner of the Hutchinson River Parkway and North Street at 6:27 a.m. on a report of a man sleeping in a van. Police arrived on the scene to find the driver asleep behind the wheel with […]

The long, winding road to Chutney Masala

Thirty years ago, if you asked a young Navjot Arora what he aspires to be when he grows up, his answer might have surprised you. Unlike many restaurateurs, Arora was not predestined for a life in hospitality. Quite the contrary; as a teenager in India, he was on the track to medical school. After enduring […]