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  • Mountains of school supplies crammed into 2,050 backpacks
    Orderly chaos filled the basement of Rye Resurrection Church as 300 people with backpacks in their hands or slung across their chests formed two lines that weaved across the room. 
  • When night invades day
    Don’t panic if you notice the sky going dark on Monday, Aug. 21 between 1:45 and 4 p.m.; it’s only a solar eclipse. The astronomical marvel occurs when the moon passes in front of the sun, casting a shadow on the earth. 
  • Piecing it all together

    A modular unit is lifted into place with a crane Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 15 at the corner of Bowman Avenue and Barber Place. The process of lifting the boxes onto their foundations will be complete by Saturday, Aug. 26, according to the foreman on the job.

  • Primping pooches in Pine Ridge Park

    Dogs of all sizes came to Pine Ridge Park on Saturday, Aug. 12 to get a free bath from volunteers during the Village of Rye Brook and Humane Society of Westchester’s third annual Dog Wash. One of the pups was a 10-year-old Maltese named Brady, owned by Charin Freundlich of County Ridge Drive. 

  • Smoke testing taking place to detect sewer inflow issues

    Subsurface Utility Imaging, LLC began smoke testing in the Village of Rye Brook on Tuesday, Aug. 8 and will continue the process for 7-10 days.

  • Senior housing proposal for 25 South Regent elicits grave concerns about traffic, parking

    A proposal for 34 units of affordable senior housing on South Regent Street has been before the Port Chester Planning Commission, been referred to the Zoning Board of Appeals and has even piqued the interest of the Port Chester Board of Trustees.

  • Four P.C. churches are now one

    After two years, Port Chester’s Catholic community must be brave and follow the words of St. John Bosco as their three churches unite under his name: “If one is to do good, he must have a little courage, be ready for sacrifice, deal affably with all and never slight anybody."

  • Making a green space even greener
    Blue bins now dot the vast green landscape of Lyon Park. Thanks to a grant from the Dr. Pepper Snapple Group and Keep America Beautiful, the park has new recycling bins littering the area. 
  • Lots of lobster

    A server from Kelly’s Sea Level hands over a 1¼-pound lobster to Ed Mignogna of Rye Brook, a tax preparer and accountant, at the Port Chester-Rye Brook-Rye Town Chamber of Commerce Summer Fest under one of the pavilions overlooking Oakland Beach at Rye Town Park on Friday, July 28.

  • Concerned community members speak out against the privatization of county airport

    Staunch opposition to the privatization plans for Westchester County Airport was the main point of discussion during State Senator George Latimer’s “We the People” forum on Monday, July 24. 

  • Rotarians team up to fight limited opportunity overseas

    To help their international partners break the cycle of low expectation and limited opportunity, the Port Chester-Rye Brook and Yonkers-East Yonkers Rotary Clubs teamed up to purchase and send 75 computer systems and various accessories to Club Rotario Guatemala Oeste.

  • Three cheers for the red, white and blue and for the 250 new local U.S. citizens

    A mother of three placed her hand over her heart like she’s done for years during the Pledge of Allegiance, but this time was different. This time, she was saluting the United States as a citizen. 

  • Recycle all types of textiles via new bin at Village Hall

    The Village of Rye Brook now has a municipal textile recycling bin available to residents in the front parking lot at Village Hall. This bin accepts all types of clothing, shoes, accessories, hats, scarfs, gloves, sheets, towels and blankets.

  • Chief Richard Conway and the Port Chester Police Department are pleased to announce their first “Coffee with a Cop” event scheduled for Aug. 17 from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. at the Port Chester Senior Community Center, 220 Grace Church St.

  • HUD capitulates—Westchester zoning is not exclusionary

    After seven years, the most contentious element of Westchester’s affordable housing settlement with the federal government has been resolved favorably for the county. The Department of Housing and Urban Development has accepted Westchester’s analysis that did not find any exclusionary zoning in the county.

  • Rye Brook Mayor Paul Rosenberg, who was at the July 18 press conference where County Executive Rob Astorino announced that the final piece of Westchester’s affordable housing settlement with the federal government has been resolved favorably, said he was thrilled that the Department of Housing and Urban Development finally decided to accept the county’s Analysis of Impediments.

  • PCCFA kids unleash their inner animals
    Local elementary and middle school students are prepared for the chance of a lifetime to unleash their inner lions, pigs and monkeys during Port Chester Council for the Arts’ showing of “The Lion King, Jr.” 
  • P.C. students shoot and score during weeklong B-ball camp

    More than 60 kids learned how to shoot, but 10 Port Chester students got nothing but net during their week at the Langston Galloway Summer Basketball Camp at Blind Brook High School.

  • Rye Town Park to ramp up its construction upgrades

    Crawford Park isn’t the only greenspace in the Town of Rye that’s getting a facelift – Rye Town Park is joining in the fun as well. Although it isn’t a total cosmetic upgrade, the Rye Town Park Commission is looking to start small and replace the middle and south beach ramps. 

  • The great Atria cookoff
    Two experts in senior care faced off in the corniest battle Atria Rye Brook has ever seen. In one corner was Atria’s own Director of Culinary Services Daniel VanEtten and in the other was Rye Brook Senior Coordinator Elizabeth Rotfeld. 
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