Month: August 2017

A move by the village of Mamaroneck Board of Trustees’ Democratic majority will look to alter the mayor’s power of appointing members to land use boards, closing what they claim is a loophole. File photo

Rosenblum yet to raise money in county race

As political hopefuls across the county clamor for donations to fill their respective campaigns’ war chests, Norman Rosenblum, a candidate for Westchester County legislator, has taken a hands-off approach. With Election Day quickly approaching, Rosenblum, the village of Mamaroneck’s outspoken Republican mayor, who is hoping to unseat incumbent county Legislator […]

Two Mamaroneck players battle for the ball in a preseason drill on Aug. 25. The Tigers are primed for a deep run this year. Photo/Mike Smith

Tigers aim for section crown

One year after falling to league rival Scarsdale in the Section I final, the Mamaroneck field hockey team is gearing up to avenge last season’s loss and regain its spot as one of the top Class A programs in the state. With a healthy crew of returning starters, they may […]

Co-Op Counselor Zachary Susswein brings laughter to ecosystem studies. Campers analyze animal habitats
and build water filtration units. Photo courtesy Iris Hernandez

Co-Op launches summer STEM learning

When you visit the Co-Op Summer Enrichment program, hosted at Mamaroneck Avenue School, there is an instantaneous sense that this is not school.  Our area’s only summer program for low income families seeks to create exceptional learning experiences in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, STEM, through hands-on, project based work. This initiative works […]

On Saturday, Sept. 2, the Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway will
be giving away Yonkers trot raceway tickets for the first 500 Empire Club
members. Contributed photo

Empire Casino celebrates Labor Day weekend

Looking for action over the Labor Day weekend while bidding adieu to the summer? Look no further than Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway! The raceway’s two signature stakes races for three-year-old trotters and pacers – the Yonkers Tro and Messenger Stakes – will be contested on Saturday night, Sept. […]

The Love is Blind app will provide
extensive dating profiles, video clips
and captions to make the dating
app accessible to everyone.
Photos courtesy

New app hopes to make dating accessible for all

After experiencing discrimination for being blind while using online dating services, Andrew Kranichfeld decided to create his own dating app in hopes of making dating more accessible for disabled people. Kranichfeld’s brainchild is Love is Blind, LIB, a dating app with a goal of creating a safe space for disabled […]