Month: March 2017

My pillow’s smarter than your pillow
Opinion

My pillow’s smarter than your pillow

If you’ve been wondering what to do with all that extra cash you’re so sick of, I hope you hightailed it over to the Luxury Technology Show last week in Chelsea. Otherwise, you might not be aware of some of the must-haves coming soon, or already upon us, like the […]

Rye Neck student gives back through The Prom Collective
Features

Rye Neck student gives back through The Prom Collective

With prom season only a few months away, Camryn Sullivan, a senior at Rye Neck High School, created The Prom Collective, an event that helps make prom more financially accessible for students. On March 25, Sullivan held a four-hour shopping experience at Mamaroneck United Methodist Church that allowed girls in […]

Astorino’s fiscal recklessness
Opinion

Astorino’s fiscal recklessness

To the Editor, I was dismayed to read about another instance of fiscal recklessness by our Westchester county executive, Rob Astorino. Under the direction of Astorino, Westchester County leased an office in New York City that cost taxpayers $85,000. The office has been under utilized and served no justifiable purpose, […]

Lockdown drills and guns in Westchester
Opinion

Lockdown drills and guns in Westchester

To the Editor, Thursday morning I picked up my second-grade son from our local public school in Westchester. His teacher reported to me that he had a tough time managing his behavior during an unplanned lockdown drill that took place while the class was outside of their regular classroom. On […]

Village $35M budget clocks in just under tax cap
Lead Stories

Village $35M budget clocks in just under tax cap

With a $35 million proposed budget, the village of Mamaroneck will tentatively remain under the state-imposed tax cap by just $8. According to budget figures, if the tentative budget were to stand as is, it would mark the fifth year of staying under the tax levy cap since its enactment […]