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What’s Going on in Rye 10-3-2014

Rye library events Popular children’s entertainer Graham Clarke will have youngsters movin’ and groovin’ to the beat on Musical Tuesdays this fall at the Rye Free Reading Room. For more information about his appearances at the library, call 231-3162 or visit ryelibrary.org. Book group discussions at the library The Rye Free Reading Room book groups […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 10-3-2014

Harrison events Children programs Children’s programs will continue at the Jewish  Community Center of Harrison, 130 Union Ave. Mondays 9:30 a.m. Rockin’ Tots for ages one to three 10:30 a.m. Parachute Play Time for ages two to five Tuesdays 9:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Wiggle and  Giggle with Dawny Dew for ages one to five. […]

What’s Going on in New Rochelle 10-3-2014

Italian heritage month at the library The New Rochelle Public Library will present two special programs next month for Italian Heritage and Culture Month. Calitrani Immigrants of America The Calitrani Immigrants of America will be the topic of a free talk by historian Mario Toglia at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4. The village of […]

Miller remarks cause stir

By PHIL NOBILE Although Trustee Andres Bermudez Hallstrom has decided he will not make a run for re-election as an independent candidate, it remains to be seen how comments by one of his primary opponents may hurt Democrats in the general election.  Bermudez Hallstrom, a Democrat who did not receive the party’s endorsement earlier this […]

Bronxville approves Parkway Road Bridge contract

By JOHN BRANDI Bronxville’s Board of Trustees has approved an engineering contract for Parkway Road Bridge, but delays between municipalities could still stall the project’s start date. The board unanimously approved the $32,900 contract with Manhattan-based WSP USA, an engineering and design consultant, on a recommendation from Village Administrator James Palmer. The next step, Palmer […]

A moment of reflection in Memorial Park

By JOHN BRANDI On the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, local responders, town and village officials and the boy and girl scouts of Larchmont-Mamaroneck reminded the community that they would never forget the fallen at their annual memorial service.   The event drew roughly 50 residents of the Town and Village of […]

Halstead Avenue project seeks zoning variances

By PHIL NOBILE In the spirit of much needed downtown revitalization in Harrison’s central business district, a project for new retail stores and transit-oriented apartments appeared before the town’s zoning board in hopes of seeking approval for multiple variances. At the Sept. 11 Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, a project to turn an old one-story […]

Purchase library sues landlord

By JOHN BRANDI The Purchase Free Library has filed suit against its landlord with the intention of keeping the library at its current location inside the Purchase Community House.  The lawsuit comes on the heels of library officials being told by property owner Purchase Community, Inc., on July 31 that they would have to vacate […]

Molly Spillane’s permit renewed with conditions

By JACKSON CHEN The Village of Mamaroneck’s Zoning Board of Appeals decided to grant Molly Spillane’s a shortened special use permit renewal at its Sept. 4 meeting. In the 3 to 2 decision in favor of a one-year renewal, three major conditions aimed at reducing noise were discussed to be imposed on the Mamaroneck Avenue […]

Rye City Mayor takes ALS Challenge

By ALINA SURIEL Everyone knows someone who has gotten doused with a bucket of icy water for charity after a whole summer of the viral Ice Bucket Challenge to benefit the ALS Association. Rye City Mayor Joe Sack, a Republican, and life-long Rye resident and historian Douglas Carey became two of the latest names to […]