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Column: Observations about the City of Rye’s budget

Before I considered running for City Council, I had very little idea how much our city spends, or from where the money comes. I’ve learned a bit since then, and I wanted to take this opportunity to share some surprising things I’ve learned about our city’s budget. These comments relate to the city’s general fund. […]

Pet Rescue 8-8-2014

Gabby is a beautiful and super friendly two-year-old Tuxedo. She is very affectionate, social and playful. This kitty is a real bundle of fun and will keep you and your family amused. She is friendly with other cats and currently resides in a good foster home. Gabby is spayed, in excellent health and up to […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 8-8-2014

Bronxville library events New Kindle titles Our Kindles are preloaded with content and available to Bronxville card holders and members of the Friends of the Bronxville Public Library. New Kindle titles include: Fiction “The Target” by David Baldacci “The Skin Collector” by Jeffery Deaver “The Collector” by Nora Roberts “Field of Prey” by John Sandford […]

What’s Going in Mamaroneck 8-8-2014

Mamaroneck Public Library events The Mamaroneck Public Library announces 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 630-5888. They may be used at any location that has a wireless connection and are pre-loaded with e-books. Whether you need […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 8-8-2014

Harrison Library events Monday, Aug.11 at 4 p.m.: Boardgames at the Library. Tuesday, Aug.12 at 10 a.m., Train time for Tots Wednesday, Aug. 13: at 10 a.m. Movers and Shakers, at 11 a.m. Laptime. Thursday, Aug. 14 at 10:30 a.m., Computer orientation Friday, Aug. 15 at 10 a.m., Open Play at the Library. On Saturday, […]

What’s Going on in Rye 8-8-2014

Rye Library events For more information about programs offered, go to or call 231-3162. Family Fun Night The last Family Fun Night for children age 5 and up and their grown-ups at the Rye Free Reading Room will be “Ooey Gooey Chemistry” with Johnda Ferrari on Thursday, August 14, at 6 p.m. Kids can […]

What’s Going on in New Rochelle 8-8-2014

New Rochelle Public Library events Library presents programs featuring live animals and related exhibit “Life on Earth: A Photographic Tour of Global Biodiversity” is the summer exhibit at the New Rochelle Public Library on view in the Lumen Winter Gallery during regular library hours through Aug. 8, 2014. Director of Animal Embassy Chris Evers and […]

Column: Managing your triggers can be challenging

Mark Twain wrote, “I have been through some terrible things in my life, some of which never happened.” Twain’s humor suggests that, unknowingly, we create many unnecessary problems. Researchers point out we have more than 60,000 thoughts daily and most are repetitive. We believe rethinking problems protects us against tragedy, but, in reality, these thoughts […]

Bermudez triggers Dem primary

  By ALINA SURIEL After village party leadership left him off its ticket, Mamaroneck Trustee Andres Bermudez Hallstrom, a Democrat, has gathered enough signatures to qualify for the Sept. 9 primary to determine the party’s three slots on the ballot for November’s election. Volunteers for Bermudez Hallstrom collected 361 signatures, well over the amount needed […]

Rye teen dies suddenly, investigation ongoing

By John Brandi A Marist College student and resident of Rye died at Greenwich Hospital last Saturday night under circumstances yet to be determined. According to Rye Police, Peter Collins, 18, was at his home on Garden Drive when officers responded within four minutes of receiving a distress call that the teen was unresponsive. Police […]