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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 […]

Jacobs receives Independence nod

By ASHLEY HELMS Political newcomer and New Rochelle resident Mary Jo Jacobs, a Democrat, has received the endorsement from the county Independence Party over incumbent county Legislator Sheila Marcotte, a Republican, as the November 2013 election approaches. Jacobs is vying for the legislator seat currently held by Marcotte, which represents portions of New Rochelle, Eastchester […]

Column: Getting the village ready for fall

As is my custom, this will be the last column until Labor Day. Given the timeframe, I thought it particularly apropos to highlight village construction and improvement activity that is taking place over the summer. Though the village appears quiet, much is happening to improve the village prior to everyone’s return in early September. Clearly, […]