Month: March 2018

Olivia Dunne swings at a pitch on March 27.
Sports

Rye Neck eager for 2018

Opening day may not have been quite the start that Rye Neck was hoping for, but one early loss won’t do much to dampen the enthusiasm for a team that has its sights set on a sectional title. On Tuesday, March 27, the Panthers fell to visiting Pawling 2-1, but […]

Westchester County Executive George Latimer signs into law the Immigration Protection Act, which was approved by an 11-3 vote in the county Board of Legislators earlier this month. Photo courtesy county executive’s office
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County executive approves immigration legislation

Democratic Westchester County Executive George Latimer has signed a bill that protects undocumented immigrants from federal law enforcement agencies. Dubbed the Immigration Protection Act, the county executive approved the legislation on March 20, following its approval in the county Legislature by a 11-3 vote. The bill was crafted by county […]

Margaret Mitchell will lead the Garnet offense in 2018.
Sports

Rye eyes repeat in 2018

After winning a Class C title in 2017, the Rye Garnets come into the spring eager to defend their Section I crown. And with a talented crew of experienced players returning, it would seem the defending champs could be in for a repeat performance. Last season, playing a tough non-conference […]

Senate candidate Mayer booted from Indy line
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Senate candidate Mayer booted from Indy line

Assemblywoman and state Senate candidate Shelley Mayer, a Democrat, was removed from the Independence Line ballot this week after a ruling came down from a state judge. The decision, by Justice Henry Zwack, ruled that because the Independence Party broke its own procedures and nominated Mayer without a quorum present, […]

Con Ed agrees to reimburse for spoiled food, and medicine
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Con Ed agrees to reimburse for spoiled food, and medicine

After two winter storms knocked out power for thousands of Westchester residents, utility company Con Edison has agreed to reimburse some affected customers for spoiled food and medicine. On March 15, the utility company announced that it will reimburse customers who lost power for three or more consecutive days for […]