The Local Live Round Table: Women of the Resistence — February 4, 2018

The Local Live Round Table: Women of the Resistence

RT Women of the Resistance

In our Round Table discussion, Maura Carlin spoke with Debbie Friedman of We Persist and Farah Kathwari of Invisible Westchester about the “Women of Resistance” movement and their respective organizations and how to get involved.

The Local Live Round Table: New Beginnings —

The Local Live Round Table: New Beginnings

In our Round Table discussion, Mike Witsch spoke with Justin Gaita, Push Fitness Head Trainer; Nancy Weiser, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and Sonia Sisti, Holistic Head Coach about new beginnings and keeping new year’s resolutions .

In The Spotlight-NY Rangers Alumni Charity Game —
Pet of the Week ~ Pet Rescue —
Goodbye Clark —
Vacant NY Senate Seat —

Vacant NY Senate Seat

Vacant NY Senate Seat

Due to becoming the new Westchester County Executive, George Latimer’s NY State Senate seat is now open. Local Democrats have endorsed Assemblywoman Shelley Mayer. On Wednesday, January 24th, there were approximately 150 supporters to help open her Mamaroneck campaign office which is located on Ward Avenue, across from the train station. Republican candidates are Westchester Prosecutor, Dan Schorr and attorney Sarmad Khojasteh. A primary to decide the Republican candidate is likely. In the meantime, Governor Andrew Cuomo has not set a date for a special election.

Coyotes in Mamaroneck —

Coyotes in Mamaroneck

On Monday, January 22nd, Mayor Tom Murphy held a meeting to discuss residents’ concerns about coyote sightings in our community. There could be several coyote dens in the area. Village officials as well as the Department of Environmental Conservation are recommending that residents keep garbage in sealed containers. Do not feed the coyotes or leave pets or pet food outside. If you see a coyote, make loud noises to scare it away, and contact your local police department.

Rye Neck School Bond —

Rye Neck School Bond

Rye Neck Capital Bond 2018Rye Neck Bond VoteRye Neck Bond Cost to Taxpapers

During the past fifteen months, the Rye Neck School District has been conceiving a capital bond to make necessary repairs and improvements to schools in the district. The flat roofs at the schools are over twenty-three years old. Since 2009, the district has spent over $700,000 to patch leaks and to repair masonry. Facilities Advisory Committee member and Rye Neck Board Trustee Pietro Fasolino described the plan and Board President Patty Nashelsky explained the impact of the proposed bond on taxpayers.There will be a tour of the relevant facilities on February 1st. On February 7th, at 7:00 p.m., at the Middle High School campus in the library’s multipurpose room, there will be a final hearing on the bond. Voting for the bond will be held on February 13th from 7:00 a.m to 9:00 p.m. at the Middle High School. If the bond passes, construction will begin in the summer of 2019. For more information, go to the district’s website,

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