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  • Incumbent Onofrio the big winner
in Port Chester school board race
    Incumbent Onofrio the big winner in Port Chester school board race

    On election night, as about 50 people gathered to learn the results of this year’s Port Chester school board election and budget vote, they did so at a new venue and were faced with a new set of circumstances.

  • Smith, Buzin claim landslide victory 
in Blind Brook school board race
    Smith, Buzin claim landslide victory in Blind Brook school board race
    As soon as the clock struck 9 p.m., a phone alarm went off and the crowd lingering in the Ridge Street Elementary School gymnasium echoed a small collective cheer.
  • Plan announced for former Arrowwood property
    Plan announced for former Arrowwood property

    Charles Cohen, the real estate magnate and owner of the former Doral Arrowwood facility, last Thursday, May 12 announced his plans for the property in a news release that quickly became the talk of Rye Brook’s Doral Greens Homeowners Association (DGHOA), which adjoins Cohen’s property and has historical and legal ties to it through its former owners, the Kaskell/Schrager/Heller families and their DCCA company.

    
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  • Plan announced for former Arrowwood property

    Charles Cohen, the real estate magnate and owner of the former Doral Arrowwood facility, last Thursday, May 12 announced his plans for the property in a news release that quickly became the talk of Rye Brook’s Doral Greens Homeowners Association (DGHOA), which adjoins Cohen’s property and has historical and legal ties to it through its former owners, the Kaskell/Schrager/Heller families and their DCCA company.

  • County Executive Latimer announces
Airport (HPN) Master Plan hearings

    County Executive George Latimer wants to hear from you before the latest Master Plan for the Westchester County Airport (HPN) is drawn up. The last one was prepared by the administration of former County Executive Rob Astorino in 2017 and is to be updated.

  • A previously absent celebration sprang up almost overnight in the Village of Port Chester.

    Resident and historian Peter Feinman wrote a letter to the editor that was published in this paper on Apr. 29 in which he presented his ideas for five events the Village Board of Trustees should stage and made a verbal presentation to go over them at their meeting on May 2. Before the end of the week, planning was in motion and a flyer for a Village of Port Chester 154th Birthday Celebration had been produced.

     
  • B.B. baseball loses a heartbreaker
in the first round of the playoffs
    B.B. baseball loses a heartbreaker in the first round of the playoffs

    The Blind Brook Trojans, after finishing with a two-game win streak against Pleasantville and a record of 6-13, were able to sneak into the playoffs as a 15 seed, with 16 teams making the post-season tournament. With just under a week to prepare, the Trojans were getting ready for their playoff matchup against the two seed North Salem Tigers, who beat the Trojans 9-6 earlier in the season.

  • Blind Brook softball team
ends season on the rocks
    Blind Brook softball team ends season on the rocks

    Although the Blind Brook softball season closed on a low note, with the disappointing news that they will not be competing in the Section 1 playoffs, the young team will not stop their fight with the final strikeout of the season. 

  • Port Chester T&F team makes time fly
with 11 1st place finishes vs Mamaroneck
    Port Chester T&F team makes time fly with 11 1st place finishes vs Mamaroneck
    Time really does fly and waits for no man or woman, no matter their age, and in sports that adage comes to life in last second developments that change outcomes. Anyone who has ever walked the walk in Track & Field (T&F), or more aptly, run the run, knows how important a fraction of a second can be in determining the difference between winning and losing. 
  • No matter how the records spin, regular season ends
with 6 All-Star awards for PCHS baseball & softball
    No matter how the records spin, regular season ends with 6 All-Star awards for PCHS baseball & softball

    It was former NY Giants Hall of Fame football coach Bill Parcells who said: "You’re only as good as your record says you are."

  • Lady Rams take 2 of regular season's last 3 games
    Lady Rams take 2 of regular season's last 3 games

    It's a whole new ball game for the Port Chester Lady Rams because their new season started Thursday (5/19) away against Mamaroneck when the playoffs began.

  • Making of P.C. jiu jitsu champion Nicolas Arnel
requires taking gap year bet on himself and JJ Mill
    Making of P.C. jiu jitsu champion Nicolas Arnel requires taking gap year bet on himself and JJ Mill

    It was the jiu jitsu (JJ) version of a one-two punch without a punch being thrown. The combo is called a rear naked choke (RNC) and an arm lock (AL). The RNC took 23 seconds. The AL required 49 seconds. But those 72 seconds made the decision to take a gap year pay off for Port Chester resident Nicolas Arnel because those two lightning quick moves helped him win The Good Fight Submission Only Spring Challenge Apr. 30 in Mahwah, N.J.

  • B.B. baseball team snaps
their 9-game losing streak
    B.B. baseball team snaps their 9-game losing streak

    After a 4-3 start to the season, with a series of victories and competitive games, the Trojans’ season took a turn for the worse, with a losing streak up to nine games and their record standing at 5-12. Bad offense, lackluster defense, and the absence of key contributor Jack Vnenchak led to this lengthy string of losses.

  • Baseball Rams lose eight
in a row to end season
    Baseball Rams lose eight in a row to end season
    When it rains it pours, literally and figuratively, and the water-logged baseball Rams have been drenched of late—and not just because they were rained out of their eagerly awaited home game against crosstown rival Blind Brook Saturday (5/7). Losing eight games in a row tends to put a damper on things. 
  • Approaching the season finale,
Trojans’ softball shows growth
    Approaching the season finale, Trojans’ softball shows growth

    Approaching the end of a challenging season, Blind Brook’s varsity softball team continues on their rocky path. The season has proven to be less than anticipated; however, even the losses show evidence of steady improvement. Progress throughout the season has seen the team grow from being on the receiving end of a perfect game to being within two runs of winning a high scoring game.

  • B.B. boys’ lacrosse struggles
as regular season nears finish line
    B.B. boys’ lacrosse struggles as regular season nears finish line

    After a week of success for the Blind Brook boys’ lacrosse team in both the win category and achievements. they took a small step back dropping two of the three games they played this week. The Trojans were dominant in their victory and fell just short in two hard-fought games. In addition, another huge achievement occurred for a Blind Brook player this week.

    
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Government Meetings
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  • RYE TOWN BOARD. Crawford Mansion Community Center, 122 North Ridge St., Rye Brook. 6 p.m. Regular monthly meeting. Open to the public. This will be a hybrid meeting. The Town will also be using Zoom to host those who wish to join. You can see the video and hear the audio of the live session on the Town of Rye’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TownofRyeNY/ For information, agenda, call 914-939-3570.

Calendars
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  • 10573 In-Person Events
    The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester will present Primus--A Tribute to Kings with special guests Battles, Fri., May 20, Turn Back The Cap: 1980s Jessie's Girl, Sat., May 21. Anders Osborne & Jackie Greene with special guest Jonathan Sloane, Sat., May 28. 
  • The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library Art of English conversational ESL class hours have changed. The updated hours are Mondays and Tuesdays, 9:30-11 a.m. Classes continue to meet via Zoom. To sign up, please email mary4443@gmail.com

  • 10573 In-Person Events
    The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester will present the Dark Star Orchestra Playing the Grateful Dead’s performance from Lille, France--5/13/72—50 Years Later, Fri. & Sat., May 13 & 14, Hasan Minhaj, Sun., May 15
  • The Port Chester-Rye Brook Film Club will feature a virtual session via Zoom with “Isle of Dogs,” written and directed by Wes Anderson Wed., May 18 at 7 p.m. Please watch the film on your own before the session. A limited number of copies are available at the library. The film is also available for streaming on AmazonPrime.

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