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Anne Hutch named Green Ribbon School

By JOHN BRANDI Anne Hutchinson Elementary was recently recognized as the only school in the state to receive a Green Ribbon from the U.S. Department of Education for the 2013-2014 award season.  The Green Ribbon takes into consideration how the school is promoting sustainability and environmental teaching. The review process is a three step determination. […]

RAC: Irving Harper’s legacy began here

By CHRIS EBERHART For 40 years, not even Irving Harper knew Irving Harper was an artistic genius.  Since the early 1960s, Harper created paper sculptures in the obscurity of his Greenhaven home on Brevoort Lane in the City of Rye to relieve stress of everyday life as a designer working in the legendary New York […]

Golf club expecting surplus

By CHRIS EBERHART The Rye Golf Club is projecting a $250,000 to $350,000 net profit by the end of the year, a welcomed sign after years of deficits coupled with heavy fund balance usage and increased membership fees under former club general manager Scott Yandrasevich. Yandrasevich was arrested in November 2013 for allegedly stealing thousands […]

Meredith’s Bread: They get gluten-free

By Nicole Reed It’s likely that right now, in an unmarked building on a quiet road approaching Kingston, N.Y., the crew at Meredith’s Bread is baking for Rye’s Down to Earth Farmers Market. Led by husband and wife, Bob and Lynn Allen, and their daughter Amanda, they get started in the hours before dawn, and […]

Huskies clip Eagles

By Mike Smith Harrison’s swim team topped Eastchester on Sept. 30, edging the Eagles 85-84 to grab its fourth win of the season. Of all its wins on the Huskies resume this season, the latest might have been the most impressive.  Taking on the Eagles in a pool that features more lanes than the Huskies […]

Tigers stay perfect

By MIKE SMITH On Sept. 27, the Mamaroneck field hockey team kept its perfect record intact, beating an overmatched Scarsdale squad 5-0 on the road. With the win, the Tigers improved to 9-0 on the season, but still have work to do as they look to repeat as Class A champions.  Lizzie Clarke’s two goals […]

Housing dealine passes

By CHRIS EBERHART Westchester County did not submit a completed and accepted analysis of impediments to the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development by a Sept. 15 deadline, which was a requirement of the 2009 affordable housing settlement. As a consequence, Westchester is now out $15.6 million in federal grant money. The 2009 settlement, […]

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 […]

CAI, Standard Amusements pitch proposals

By CHRIS EBERHART The Westchester County Board of Legislators listened to Central Amusement’s and Standard Amusements’ proposals for Playland for two and a half hours on Sept. 4 with the hope of hiring an operator for the 2015 season. The proposals from both companies are similar to the plans each brought forward in 2012 before […]