Category Archives: News

Veterans Day 2015 remarks

By Mayor Joe Sack Father Lim, Cmdr. DeBarros, Legionnaires of Rye Post 128, Lt. Col. Bancroft, elected officials, and citizens of Rye: The names of Rye veterans are fixed in granite and bronze on our monuments and plaques. I have also had the privilege of memorializing many Rye veterans on videotape. A few years ago, […]

Acme store replaces defunct A&P

By Sarah Varney The transition from A&P to Acme Markets for shoppers in Bronxville and Eastchester has been smooth from the standpoint of both customers and employees. And according to United Food and Commercial Workers Union for Local 464 President John Niccollai, the overall change is proving to be a positive one for union members […]

CPW holds annual fundraising event

On Monday, Nov. 9, Cerebral Palsy of Westchester held its annual Taste of Westchester food and wine tasting event at The Renaissance Hotel in Harrison. The event showcased more than 20 of the area’s finest restaurants and chefs. The evening also included a cooking demonstration from Hive Living Room + Bar as well as a […]

Ladies Comedy Night cracks smiles at RAC

“She Said What?” Ladies Comedy Night returned to the Rye Arts Center as comedians Kim Berns, a Rye native, Karen Begreen, previously featured on “The View,” and Jessica Kirson, previously featured on “Last Comic Standing,” took the stage for a sold-out audience on Thursday, Nov. 5. Switching from topics of motherhood to dating, the comedians […]

Sigma Alpha Mu unwelcome at SUNY Purchase

    By James Pero Purchase College has never been known for its Greek life; primarily because, unlike most other universities, it’s never had any.  But for the first time in the SUNY school’s history, a group of students is actively sowing the seeds of what they hope could be the college’s first-ever school recognized […]

Rosenblum wins contentious re-election

    By Sarah Varney and Sibylla Chipaziwa For the fourth time, Village of Mamaroneck incumbents Mayor Norman Rosenblum and Trustee Louis Santoro, both Republicans, won what turned out to be a tightly-contested re-election.  The scene at the Elks Lodge on Boston Post Road, which served as home base for the Republican candidates, was jovial […]

Rye Dems edge out GOP for first time in 10 years

  By James Pero and Suzy Berkowitz After three malfunctioning voting machines prolonged both voters’ and candidates’ anticipation, the dust has settled over the Rye City Council race, and the unofficial numbers are in. For the first time in 10 years, the city’s Democratic Party—winning two of three open seats—has won an election.  Democratic candidate […]