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  • Village Manager Steers is on a mission to make government more user-friendly

    Village Manager Chris Steers is on a mission—to bring community-oriented governing to Port Chester. To that end, he has hired Pamela J. Tarlow as his assistant and she is overseeing intern Aylone Katzin.

  • Atria celebrates resident veterans
    World War II Navy vet Jerry Mele raises the flag to open the Veterans Day ceremony at Atria in Rye Brook on Saturday, Nov. 11.
  • Scouts honor local veterans

    Boys Scouts, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts packed into the Knights of Columbus Hall on Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11, to serve lunch to local veterans. They all posed together before the food was ready. 

  • “The jewel of the town” is a common saying when Rye Town Council members talk about Crawford Park. To preserve their green gem, the town jumped on the opportunity to receive money when Governor Andrew Cuomo announced $2.3 million in grants from the NYS Urban Forestry Council. 
  • The best of indie Hollywood and new world cinema returns to Port Chester on a regular basis because of an exciting alliance between Talk Cinema Inc. and AMC Loews theatres. The 2017-18 season opened with the winner of the Cannes Palme d’Or and will continue monthly on select Tuesdays to show the best of new, theatrically unreleased films.

  • Clay Art Center recognizes Village of Port Chester
    Clay Art Center celebrated 60 years with its 10th annual gala fundraiser and 60th Birthday Bash on Oct. 19 at Willow Ridge Country Club in Harrison. 
  • The Westchester County Department of Health provided 3,000 people with Hepatitis A vaccinations after the popular Port Chester’s restaurant bartaco at 1 Willett Ave. exposed customers to the infection. 
  • Barr defeats Gelfarb for county legislator

    According to unofficial results posted on the Westchester County Board of Elections website Wednesday, with 100% of the vote counted, Democrat Nancy Barr defeated incumbent Republican David Gelfarb in the District 6 county legislator race representing Port Chester, Rye Brook and most of Harrison.

  • Framing a personality
    Capturing a personality in photography is difficult to do in a candid shot, but recreating that snapshot into an oil painting is taking it a step further. Rye Brook resident Michel Delafontaine has been doing just that for about 50 years. 
  • Port Chester police collect donated food to support local soup kitchen and pantry
    A group of volunteers help stock a truck bed with nonperishable food items that were generously bought and donated by Costco costumers on Saturday, Nov. 4. 
  • When it came to Rye Town, the 2017 Westchester County General Election results weren’t surprising.

    On Tuesday, Nov. 7, Port Chester, Rye Brook and Rye Neck voted in Jill Axelrod to the Rye Town Council, replacing 12-year member Bill Villanova who decided to step down, and allowed Tom Nardi to keep his chair
  • Forty people gather at cemetery to celebrate Veterans Day
    It’s been a busy year, but nevertheless, emissary of the Rye Town African American Cemetery David Thomas managed to dig up new mysteries and correct mistakes at the African American Cemetery next to Greenwood Union Cemetery in Rye. 
  • According to results posted on the Westchester County Board of Elections website, Democrat Nancy Barr defeated incumbent Republican David Gelfarb in the District 6 County Legislator race representing Port Chester, Rye Brook and most of Harrison.
  • RBFD gets pediatric trauma kit from P.C.-R.B. Kiwanis Club
    The Port Chester-Rye Brook Kiwanis Club donated a pediatric trauma kit to the Rye Brook Fire Department on Tuesday, Oct. 31.
  • County legislator candidates Gelfarb and Barr spar over airport, gun shows and more

    At a League of Women Voters forum last Thursday for the candidates for District 6 County Legislator at Blind Brook High School, where there were disagreements but no fireworks, Democratic candidate Nancy Barr said her opponent, incumbent Republican David Gelfarb, was nice and very smart. She added that she exhibited both of those qualities as well, which brought some chuckles from the audience and set the tone for the well-attended and extremely civil debate.

  • A Rye Brook and a Port Chester resident running unopposed for Rye Town Council

    An uncontested election is still an election – Port Chester’s Tom Nardi and Rye Brook’s Jill Axelrod are both looking to take the two open seats on the Rye Town Council. 

  • Judge and town clerk up for re-election

    The Rye Town ballot is full of people to vote for – all uncontested. Up for re-election are Town Clerk Hope Vespia and Town Justice John B. Colangelo.

  • Bartaco is open and sanitized after Hepatitis A exposure
    The Westchester County Department of Health provided 3,000 people with Hepatitis A vaccinations after bartaco, a popular Port Chester restaurant, exposed customers to the infection. An employee with the illness handled food, causing the potential health risk.
  • Bethesda Baptist Church to celebrate its centennial

    On Saturday, Nov. 18, Bethesda Baptist Church in Port Chester will celebrate its centennial.

  • P.C.-R.B. Rotary Club makes strides at American Cancer Society walk
    The Port Chester-Rye Brook Rotary Club participated in the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Westchester walk in Purchase on Sunday, Oct. 15. 
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