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Red light cameras coming

By KATIE HOOS Drivers in Westchester County will soon be under the watchful eye of more red light cameras, with New Rochelle and Mount Vernon slated to install the passive traffic enforcers in the coming months. Following approval from the state Legislature earlier this month, the cities will have the authority to install red light […]

Unopposed, Paulin focused on gender equality

By CHRIS EBERHART Republicans have had a tough time finding candidates to oppose several of Westchester’s more prominent Democratic state representatives. As of press time, Assemblywoman Amy Paulin of Scarsdale remains unopposed. While Paulin, 58, waits to hear if she will be contested in this year’s election, she’s been passionately pushing her human trafficking bill […]

Documenting Germany’s remembrance policy

By RICH MONETTI The genocide of Jews in Germany is certainly not unique in world history. The Rape of Nanking, Rwanda and Manifest Destiny are part of a short list the perpetrating nations would like to forget. In one aspect, Germany stands alone and the Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center in Purchase offered a […]

Playhouse closing sparks movement

By PHIL NOBILE Although the celebrated Mamaroneck Playhouse in the center of the village closed in mid-April, concerned citizens want to preserve the nature of the movie theater, thwart the possibility of condos and head development off at the pass. The Mamaroneck Play-house, purchased by Bow Tie Cinemas in June 2013 with the stated intention […]

Column: Our kids marched in the big one

Spring Spruce-Up Weekend, March 22 and 23, is fast approaching and I encourage all residents to come out in support of this very worthwhile community event. We will be cleaning our town parks, streams and roadways of garbage and debris. I welcome any suggested target areas and look forward to making Harrison shine as we […]

Column: No Longer and Not Yet

“No Longer and Not Yet” is the title of a recently published book by New York City author Joanna Clapps Herman from which she will read at Manhattanville College on March 24. The event is free and open to the public. If you’ve never been to a book reading, I highly recommend you go to […]

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 […]