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In 2017, the Town of Mamaroneck Supervisor, Nancy Seligson announced that there will be a property reassessment of the town. Town residents will be receiving data mailers with information about their property inventory. Residents need to confirm the information on the survey as well as updating information if the property inventory has changed. The Town hired GAR Associates to oversee the assessment and they have produced an informational video to help residents understand the project. You can view the video on the Town of Mamaroneck website, www.townofmamaroneck.org.

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During the December 7th meeting, The Rye Neck Schools Board of Education appointed Dr. Scott Mosenthal to serve as the interim high school principal beginning January 3rd. Dr. Mosenthal had been a principal in the Irvington Union Free School District for fifteen years. Prior to that, he was an English teacher in the Irvington Public School District at both the middle and high school level for twenty-three years. He will replace the current principal Dr. Barbara Ferraro who will be the new Rye Neck School Superintendent replacing Dr. Peter Mustich. In a statement as posted on the Rye Neck Schools website, Dr. Ferraro said that she was pleased have Dr. Mosenthal join the Rye Neck family and said, “he brings a wealth of experience to the position. His strong curriculum background, passion for teaching and learning, and commitment to working with high school students make him the perfect candidate.

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Mamaroneck High School computer science students recently participated in a local tournament to help design a safer railroad crossing. Their prototype included an on-track car removal device using a computerized conveyor belt system and laser sensors using a microcontroller and Legos. The tournament was organized by Alan Brody, the widower of Ellen Brody, was was tragically killed in February 2015, when her SUV was hit by a Metro-North commuter train in Valhalla.

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In our Round Table discussion, Maura Carlin and Mike Witsch spoke with Malcolm Frouman, the president of the Larchmont Mamaroneck Hunger Task Force about their food pantry and their mission to help those in need in our community, not just for the holiday season but all year-round.

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In our LMC Varsity Sports Play of the Week, Rye Neck senior Peter Gallagher turned a simple free throw into a four-point swing.

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Our Pet of the Week is Annie, a calm eight or nine month old hound mix. She was originally found severely malnourished in a state park in Texas. She likes playing with other dogs and is very well socialized. For more information on Annie, as well as other pets, go to http://www.ny-petrescue.org.

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