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The Local Live #185 Information About DACA 9/21/17 — September 26, 2017

The Local Live #185 Information About DACA 9/21/17


On this episode….

  • A local shelter rescues pets from hurricane affected zones.
  • Home composting will now be accessible to all residents. Learn more about a new initiative in our area.
  • The Larchmont community helps a local barber.
  • We host a live roundtable discussion on daca and our community!
  • Varsity sports in our local schools
  • We recap the fashion from the Emmy’s
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Pet Rescue — August 15, 2017

Pet Rescue


This past week we took the Local Live to the streets of Mamaroneck during the Summer on the Avenue Block Party. Working with Pet Rescue Vice President, Paula Krenkel and Board Member, Barbara Gebala. We showcased several adorable dogs that need a new home.

Bailey is a 1-2 year old Siberian Husky from West Virginia. Bailey has one blue eye and the other is brownish-blue. Bailey is very energetic, loves lots of activity and going to the dog park. Looking for a house with another dog.

Seg is a German Shepherd, who also from West Virginia. He is 7 years old and weighs 74 pounds. He gets along with other dogs, cats and people. Seg loves to be with his human and doesn’t like to be alone for long periods of time.

Kuno is a 2 year old Terrier mix. He is 20 pounds and is very active and bouncy. He gets along with other dogs and is looking for a house with older children.

Serena is a hound-beagle mix. She is around a year old, 37 pounds and is trained. Serena is a little shy but, very sweet and is good with any family.

Hamilton is a Golden Retriever-Cocker Spaniel-Shepherd mix. He is still a puppy and needs constant attention but, he is very mellow.

Lady, Leo (black coat), Levi, Leon, Landon (name subject to change) are siblings. They are are 3-4 months old, 7-8 pounds, and are not house broken but, are paper trained. It is not recommended to have small children around them because they are teething.

 

For more information on any of these dogs and to learn about other pets, please go to www.ny-petrescue.org.

Girl Power — August 7, 2017

Girl Power


Three companies have bid to manage and operate the Westchester County Airport. Frasca and Associates, consultants for the county will be reviewed and identified next week. The bidding process is required by the Federal Aviation Administration. The bid was announcement following a public meeting held on Thursday, July 27th. The purpose of the meeting was to consider a controversial plan to overhaul the airport and add two departure gates and new parking garages. Opponents are concerned that the expansion will lower nearby property values and increase noise and traffic.

The week of July 30th began the annual paving project in the Town of Mamaroneck. The work will occur daily from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The affected areas will be Maple Hill Section, Ellsworth Road and Stoneyside Drive. Detours and traffic delays are expected due to lane closures. Officials are urging residents to seek alternate routes and to park vehicles on unaffected side roads that coincide with parking regulations.

Mamaroneck’s House of Honda is closing after fifty-three years of selling and fixing motorcycles. The last official day is unclear but owner Honda Bob posted a thanks to his loyal customers on Facebook and said he was “on to living a new and different life, taking all my wonderful memories with me”. The Local Live wishes him well in his future endeavors.

The Center for Continuing Education has a new executive director, Diane Cashman, who will be adding new classes and programs. New fall classes include ones on the geopolitics of Korea, the impact of diversity on America’s bottom line and the failure of traditional polling methods to determine political and other outcomes. Some of the new programs are a Harlem Gospel music tour and a cooking series that will collaborate with local restaurants. Registration for the fall classes begin on August 25th and classes will begin on September 25th

Local Live reporter, Meral Kathwari spoke with Jennie Reich Litzky about her video documentary, “Girl Power” that reflects on women in history and their impact on society.

Our Pets of the Week are Yellow, a friendly cat and Bucky, a Lab Mix. Yellow loves to lounge around and be petted. She would make an excellent family pet. All she asks for is love from humans and she gets along with other cats. Bucky, who is a year-and-a-half, is friendly, outgoing and a little goofy. He gets along with other dogs. He is crate-trained and considers his crate to be his happy place. You will find a wonderful and playful companion if you adopt Bucky. For more information on either Yellow or Bucky, as well as other adorable pets, go to www.ny-petrescue.org.

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