The Mamaroneck democratic party announced its candidate slate for 2017, with on long-serving councilman off the roster and one new name in his place. Returning candidates include Nancy Seligson, Town Council member Jaine Elkind Eney, and Town Justice Ron Meister. First-time candidate Sabrina Fiddleman is joining them. Councilman Ernie Odierna, who has served on the Town of Mamaroneck Board since 1999, is not seeking re-election. Election Day will be held on November 7, 2017.
On the day before a federal appeals court dismissed President Trump’s travel ban revisal, the Westchester Jewish Center hosted an event called “Welcoming Refugees, What You Can Do”. They had heard from New York Times journalist Jodi Kanter about the current state of refugees who are entering the US and the nation’s vetting process. Among the dozens of attendees last Sunday were Mamaroneck Mayor Norman Rosenblum, State Senator George Latimer as well as other elected officials. The event was sponsored by Neighbors for Refugees, a local humanitarian group, along with various nearby churches and synagogues. The same group will host a fundraising dinner on Tuesday, June 20th for International Refugee Day.
The Larchmont Lions and Larchmont Library hosted a Family Eye Health Day on June 10th. The event featured services for the blind and offered recycled glasses free eye screenings. The event was part of the Lion’s 100th anniversary weekend. Those who attended also met a dog from Guiding Eyes.
The Lego Stop-Motion telenovela “Amor Hecho Pedazos”, which was produced by LMCTV staff members Dena Schumacher and Sheyla Navarro was named Best Animated Program in the Access Center Professional Category at this year’s Hometown Media Awards. Congratulations to the producers and volunteers who made this production possible! You can watch all the episodes on LMCTV.org.
Chatsworth Antiques held the Railroad Way Flea Market on Father’s Day, June 18th. Vendors were set up along the railroad in the Village of Mamaroneck selling all kinds of merchandise. Antiques, jewelry as well as adoptable pets from the local Humane Society were among the offerings. The Gyro Uno food truck was on hand to serve both patrons and sellers. It was a fun activity for all who attended.
LMCTV recently replaced its old incandescent lights with LEDS that don’t generate heat and use much less electricity. What will happen to the old lights? Members of the community can borrow them for film and video projects. If interested, please contact Studio Production Manager Dena Schumacher for more information.
The topic for this week’s Round Table Discussion was being transgender in Westchester and its effect on the people in community.
Walter’s Hot Dogs, has been a local favorite and staple of our community since 1919. Producer Chloe Malushaga went to find out why the frankfurters are so loved.
Our Pets of the Week are Tommy, a two-year-old black cat and Ronnie, a five-year-old female German Shephard. Tommy is a little shy at first but he is very sweet and curious. He loves to play and socializes well with other cats. Ronnie is also a little shy but she is also very caring and friendly. She gets. Along with other dogs and do well in a home with a fenced-in backyard. For more information on either Tommy or Ronnie or to browse for other pets, go to www.ny-petrescue.org.
LMCTV is seeking donations to buy new set pieces. The current background flats are beyond repair. To make a donation, go to www.lmctv.org and click on the DONATE button. We appreciate any donations.
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