Month: February 2017

Sudden onset unattractiveness
Opinion

Sudden onset unattractiveness

When you go to the periodontist for oral surgery and all you’re worried about is the potential pain, you may forget to ask whether you will spend the next couple of weeks looking like a chipmunk beaten up by a gang of biker squirrels. Or at least I forgot to […]

It’s just health care math
Opinion

It’s just health care math

The week before last reminded me of one of the many reasons that I am grateful to live in Rye: our city employees. The DPW workers had the roads cleared of nearly a foot snow by the time the storm ended. I’m convinced that they become more efficient with every […]

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino highlights the county’s African-American heritage trail and announces the 2017 Trailblazer Award winners at the Jay Heritage Center in Rye on Feb. 13. Photo courtesy Westchester County
Community

Astorino highlights African-American heritage trail

In celebration of Black History Month, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino was joined on Feb. 13 by Barbara Edwards, chair of the Westchester County African American Advisory Board, at the Jay Heritage Center in Rye to unveil the new Westchester County Guide to African-American History and Heritage and to announce […]

Daniel Warren Elementary School kindergartners celebrated the 100th day of school on Feb. 14. Photo courtesy Rye Neck school district
Community

Daniel Warren students celebrate 100 days

Daniel Warren Elementary School kindergartners celebrated the 100th day of school on Feb. 14 by using the number 100 in a variety of ways. Through the meaningful and enriching activities, students commemorated how much they have grown and learned since September. “Every day in our morning meeting we count the […]

Present at Rye Ridge Pharmacy’s ribbon cutting were, from left, supervising pharmacist Oana Blanaru, Rye Brook Mayor Paul Rosenberg, and pharmacy owners Charlene Jacobi and Abe Rutman.  Photo/Lindsay Sturman
Community

Rye Ridge Pharmacy opens in Rye Brook

Rye Ridge Pharmacy celebrated its grand opening on Saturday, Feb. 11. Owners Charlene Jacobi and Abe Rutman were excited to join Rye Brook Mayor Paul Rosenberg for their formal ribbon cutting. The day of festivities continued with cotton candy, face painting, balloons and free raffles—raffling off a $400 Papyrus gift […]