Hix Park and Glen Oaks residents have had to contend with a half-dozen burglaries since Oct. 30. Police are looking for commonalities among the struck residences which have been hit during the late afternoon and early-evening, thankfully when unoccupied. But these are not all homes where everyone is out at… Read More →
There’s a new movie coming out on Friday called “Everybody’s Fine” starring Robert DeNiro, Drew Barrymore and Kate Beckinsale that’s been generating a lot of buzz among movie critics. On Tuesday, the Pelham Picture House is offering an advanced screening of the film, followed by a Q&A with the film’s… Read More →
It’s always eye-opening to look at poverty statistics for Westchester County, more commonly associated with the modifier “affluent.” The number of food stamp recipients here is surging, as I noted in a story about a statewide anti-hunger campaign. At the end of October, there were 57,162 people receiving food stamps… Read More →
No, they didn’t mention asking the Road Runner for help. There’s been a lot of chatter in the community after several parents spotted coyotes running around the Rye Neck section of Mamaroneck. In fact, a coyote ran onto Rye Neck’s high school track during a sports practice last week. Anywho,... Read More →
More than three years after 10-year-old Jarrid Amico was killed on his bike on Midland Avenue, his father, Jimmy, has launched Stop For Jarrid, a Web site to promote pedestrian safety in Rye, particularly on Midland Avenue. Amico has relentlessly pressed city officials to put a stop sign at Palisade… Read More →
Maybe you’re struggling to complete a school project, or maybe you just don’t want to bother with pesky class assignments. Why not turn to Craiglist? That’s what someone in New Rochelle apparently did, after posting an ad on Friday offering cash for a college math and computer research project. Check… Read More →
New Rochelle took on North Tonawanda in the Class AA state championship at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse. New Rochelle Lewis Edney is consoled by coach Ray Rhett following the Huguenot’s 14-7 loss to North Tonawanda. Edney was injured in the first quarter and was sidelined for the rest of the… Read More →
This month the Mamaroneck Public Library announced they received a check for $1948 from the Larchmont Avenue Presbyterian Church. Library director Susan Benton said the money will be used to purchase children’s art and science books as well as fund a few literacy programs at the library.
Even your local hardware store is breaking out the holiday decorations today. This afternoon at the True Value in Port Chester, Giovanna Mustac, left, and Christina Vitiello were setting up Santa in the store window. He’s got a view of North Main Street.
Get ready for carols, a tree and menorah lighting and an appearance by Santa Claus. New Rochelle’s Holiday Lighting takes place Thursday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m. See details below.