Larchmont’s Memorial Day Parade was held in the rain on May 25th. There were also ceremonies at the local American Legion and VFW posts in the area. Mamaroneck’s parade was held on Tuesday, May 30th which was followed by a ceremony at American Legion Post #90. A ceremony to honor fallen service members was held earlier that day at Kemper Memorial Park. In the United States, Memorial Day is considered to be a most solemn holiday, especially to the military, as all citizens remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving their country.
Four democrats were hoping to fill two seats in the Village of Mamaroneck. The local democrat party endorsed two of them, Tom Murphy for mayor and Nora Lucas for Trustee. Mayoral hopeful John Hofstetter made a statement to The Mamaroneck Review that he won’t run without being backed by the democratic party. However, trustee candidate, Dan Natchez is still going to run for now. Current Mayor Norman Rosenblum will not be seeking re-election-the first time since 2010, but instead will be challenging incumbent Catherine Parker as the Westchester County Legislator for District 7.
On the May 25th episode of The Local Live, co-producer Cat Galeano and Round Table host, Maura Carlin spoke with Westchester County Executive, Rob Astorino. The show was also a special call-in show with residents asking him questions as well. Several hot topics were discussed like immigration, refugees, if he was going to run for governor, the Green Light NY Driving Together Campaign and even President Donald Trump.
On May 26th, a student from Rye Neck was hit by an SUV, as reported by the Mamaroneck Daily Voice. The eleven-year-old student was struck in front of 1310 Boston Post Road while on his way to his middle school. The extent of the injuries were not disclosed, although Mamaroneck Police Lieutenant Robert Koziak stated that the child was conscious and alert while being transported to Westchester Medical Center for treatment.
LMCTV received a check from Sedona Taphouse for $722 that had been accumulated from the promotional campaign of $1 for each steak sold during the month of February as part of their “Steak-Out for Charity” program. We are thankful to Sedona Taphouse as well as the community for the support. LMCTV Chief of Operations, Matt Sullivan was onsite to receive the check.
In Our LMC Varsity Sports Play of the Week, the Rye Neck High School Softball Team rallied from behind to beat Putnam Valley High School in a sectional semi-final. Rye Neck then went to face Valhalla High School in the finals. Unfortunately for the Panthers, they were beaten by a strong Vikings team by a score of 11-0. Rye Neck fans, don’t be too sad for your girls. They finished their season with a record of 20-3.
Local Live anchor Mike Witsch spoke with Polly VanderWoude and Patricia Allen about an upcoming event, “Walk and Roll” that will be held at the Sarah Neuman Nursing Home which is located at 845 Palmer Avenue on Wednesday, June 7th from 4-5:30 p.m. In case of rain on Wednesday, the event will be held the next day. Patricia is the local scout-mistress and Polly is the mother of a very special Daisy Scout named Olivia who is confined to a wheelchair. The event’s purpose is to raise funds to make the local girl scout facility handicap-accessible so that Olivia can participate in future events that will be held at the facility.
Our Pets of the Week are Peanut, a young Tabby cat and Seg, a six-year-old German Shepherd. Peanut loves looking out the window. He gets along well with other cats and is very sweet but he also has an independent streak. Can you picture him on your window sill? Seg is warm-hearted and loves people. He loves human companionship and gets along with other animals as well. He would love to go home with and give you a big warm hug at the end of your day. For more information on either Peanut or Seg as well as other pets, go to www.ny-petrescue.org.
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