Category Archives: News

Dillon bounced from minor party line

By JOHN BRANDI Although both candidates in the state Senate’s 37th District race agree that Common Core is a failed policy, neither one will now be running on the recently created Stop Common Core Party line. The Republican challenger, Joseph Dillon, has been dropped from the line after many signatures on his petition were deemed […]

Playland has productive season

By CHRIS EBERHART Playland is trending upwards in both revenue and attendance over last year.  After years of declining numbers, Playland’s attendance jumped from 390,069 in 2013 to 467,948 in 2014, a 20 percent increase, and revenue increased from $7.1 million to $8.8 million, about a 24 percent increase. Westchester County Deputy Parks Commissioner Peter […]

Tree work begins on Mamaroneck Avenue

By Alina Suriel The Village of Mamaroneck began work last week to plant new trees on Mamaroneck Avenue replacing the 18 Dynasty Lace Bark Elm trees removed from the existing tree wells in mid-July. The Elm trees which were located on Mamaroneck Avenue were taken out because the continued growth of their roots had started […]

Protecting our kids

Over the years of being a parent, I have had many conversations with friends about our children and the environment they are growing up in, both in Rye and beyond.  Like most parents, we are concerned about many things. Some of us have grown increasingly concerned about the drug and alcohol situation in our community. […]

Broncos stay hot

By MIKE SMITH On Oct. 7, the Bronxville Broncos bested a stiff challenge from Rye Neck, beating the Panthers 4-0 at home. The win is the Broncos’ fourth straight, a good sign as the team gets ready for the postseason.  Junior striker Sam Aherne led the way with two goals, netting the game’s first score […]

What’s Going in Harrison 10-10-2014

Library events Due to current renovations to the Harrison Public Library, library programs will now take place at separate locations. Childrens programs are now being held at the Harrison Jewish Community Center located at 130 Union Ave., in Harrison, located a bit past the LMK Middle School parking lot. Enter through the back, you must […]

What’s Going on Rye 10-10-2014

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. Wainwright House events “Unacceptable Levels” about the chemical burdens imposed on our bodies […]

What’s Going on in Eastchester 10-10-2014

Eastchester Public Library  Book sale Every Tuesday the EPL is holding a Friends book sale from noon to 3 p.m. Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time Thursday Session begins at 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Storytime is designed for children who are three to four years old and can stay in the program without a […]

What’s Going on in Harrison 10-10-2013

Library events Due to current renovations to the Harrison Public Library, library programs will now take place at separate locations. Childrens programs are now being held at the Harrison Jewish Community Center located at 130 Union Ave., in Harrison, located a bit past the LMK Middle School parking lot. Enter through the back, you must […]

Project proposed for old theater

By Alina Suriel After many years of vacancy, plans to develop the old movie theater on Harrison Avenue are now finally in the works.  Representatives of the developing company, Verco Properties, located in the Village of Mamaroneck, were at a recent Harrison Town Planning Board meeting to discuss their plans for the 227 Harrison Ave. […]