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Column: Special interests especially active in 2013

In last week’s column, I spoke exclusively of our village’s legislation, accomplishments and outstanding issues as of year’s end. The subject prompted me to look more globally as to what was accomplished on the federal level, nationwide at the state level and in our state government. In the interest of full disclosure, I have always […]

Column: I’m a time traveler, and so are you

First of all, if you don’t think “Back to the Future” is one of the best, tightest screenplays of the last 30 years I’m not sure we can be friends anymore. Concepts of time travel and stories about it have always fascinated me. Although it’s something we’ve yet to achieve, and perhaps never could, it’s […]

What’s Going On In Eastchester 1-10-2014

Tuckahoe Library events Babytime Join Miss Ellen for stories, songs and rhymes especially for babies. Open to ages birth to two years. Thursdays at 11 a.m. Jan. 16, 23 and 30 Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27 Registration is required. Tuckahoe Public Library 71 Columbus Avenue Tuckahoe 914-961-2121 www.tuckahoelibrary.org. Kids book club Bring your favorite […]

Rye City Veterans Day

By Mayor Douglas French Good morning, thank you post commander and members of Rye Post 128. It’s once again an honor to be with you, and welcome to all of you on this Veterans Day here in Rye. The one question we all face is—how do we best express our gratitude to those that are […]

Pet Rescue

Darsey is a beautiful Chocolate Lab mix. She is close to 60 lbs. and about 2 years old. She is a really good girl but strong on the leash. Darsey is mostly housebroken, knows how to sit on command, gets along with other nice dogs—not a rough player—and mainly likes to be around people. She […]

Library’s friends work toward childrens refurb

The Eastchester Library’s Children’s Room hasn’t been updated since the 60’s, but a library fundraising club is working to change that. “The ceiling had stains, the carpeting is a mess. The lighting is still fluorescent. We decided that we really want to spice up this room, Tracy Wright, the library director, said. “The children’s room […]

State Dept. of Transportation tackles Route 120 repairs

By DANIEL OFFNER Plans for the repair and resurfacing of Route 120—along Purchase Street from the Rye City border to Lake Street in West Harrison—are currently in the works, according to officials with the New York State Department of Transportation. After securing $3.5 million from the 2013 state budget, Assemblyman David Buchwald, a Democrat, announced […]

Column: The way forward

Rye Golf Club will be remembered as the city’s Madoff moment when institutional breakdowns in oversight over a long period of time may have led to financial corruption. As part of the city’s work to restore public confidence in the enterprise entities, the council is reviewing a set of governance rules, practices and procedures as […]