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Pet Rescue 10-31-2014

Rocco is a small 1-1/2 year old adorable male kitty. He was brought to the NY Pet Rescue by one of the dedicated volunteers. Rocco is very, very sweet and friendly and will do wonderfully in a family environment. He is almost more kitten than cat. Rocco is neutered, in excellent health and up to date with all […]

Is experience worth it?

Pretty much everyone has heard the old adage that a picture is worth a thousand words, but, did you know that experience is worth a thousand pictures? Or a thousand dollars, or even more, when it comes to remodeling. In fact, some may say experience is priceless. This is especially true for those that have […]

Proud of my council colleagues

When I accepted an appointment to the City Council in January of this year, it was important that I was comfortable with my perspective fellow council members. I was not looking for colleagues who had precisely my views on issues; indeed, I strongly believe the City Council should be comprised of people with a diversity […]

Letter: Reader: Latimer gets my vote

To the Editor, I would like to express my wholehearted support for Sen. George Latimer’s re-election to the New York State Senate. As a constituent of nearly 20 years, I can say that George truly serves the community. He has consistently worked hard and listened to the residents of the Sound Shore community. Whether the issue is […]

Letter: Latimer gets my vote

To the Editor, I would like to express my wholehearted support for Sen. George Latimer’s re-election to the New York State Senate. As a constituent of nearly 20 years, I can say that George truly serves the community. He has consistently worked hard and listened to the residents of the Sound Shore community. Whether the issue is […]

Pet Rescue 10-24-2014

Prudence is a beautiful 50 lb. Hound/Boxer mix. She is about 5 years old and is as sweet as can be. This big girl is easily entertained with her toys and could play with them all day. Prudence loves carrying her toys and anounces her presence by making them squeak wherever she goes. Prudence is […]

Business Briefs 10-24-2014

Westmed receives National Recognition for cancer care Westmed Medical Group has been recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology This is a three-year certification for outpatient hematology-oncology practices that meet the highest standards for quality cancer care. Westmed is the only oncology practice in […]

New Rochelle honors Ruby Dee

To honor the legacy of legendary actress Ruby Dee, Library Green will now be known as “The Ruby Dee Park at Library Green.” Members of the Dee,Davis family joined New Rochelle and Westchester County on Thursday, Oct. 2 to make the announcement and highlight a weekend that included a memorial tribute and film festival. An […]

Westchester on high alert after– Ebola scare

By JOHN BRANDI Westchester County may have dodged the Ebola bullet for now, after a patient was admitted to Phelps Memorial Hospital and tested negative on Oct. 8, but those in the health field remain split on whether the county is prepared to deal with such an outbreak. The patient, whose name has not been […]

History and Halloween in Westchester

By MARISSA PENN  This Halloween marks the 10th anniversary of the celebrated Great Jack O’ Lantern Blaze in Croton-on-Hudson, one of Westchester’s most popular seasonal activities for all ages. It also marks the fifth anniversary of Horseman’s Hollow, the haunted experience in Sleepy Hollow. They’re just some of the festivities that spring up around the […]