Gazette Ceases Publication: Donates Archives to LHS


In 2010, the Larchmont Gazette ceased publication. In 2011 the publishers donated all contents to the Larchmont Historical Society, which will continue to make the Gazette archives available online.



All inquiries should be addressed to the Larchmont Historical Society.


Outgoing Superintendent Cites Costs, Consistency & Diversity as Ongoing Challenges

In the midst of unseasonable June heat and open packing cartons, retiring Mamaroneck Schools Superintendent Dr. Paul Fried shared some musings on his five years in the district. Dr. Fried …read more…

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MHS Principal Retires After 13 Years of Significant Change

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“This is a personal business,” said retiring Mamaroneck High School Principal Mark Orfinger on his last day at work.

Dr. Orfinger retired effective today, July 1, after 18 years as …read more…

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13 Retirees & 2 Rockefeller Recipients Honored by Mamaroneck Schools

“Schools are about people,” said Superintendent Dr. Paul Fried at the final school board meeting of the academic year – and his final meeting in Mamaroneck before his retirement. The …read more…

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Booster Club Raffle Nets $30K To Reinstate Mamaroneck Teams

In addition to honoring students, staff and retirees on June 16, the Mamaroneck School Board took another step in addressing private fund raising efforts to reinstate the eight sports teams …read more…

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School Board Hears Progress Across District and in Each School

Notwithstanding the many meetings devoted to the school budget this year, school administrators have continued to work on improving teaching and learning. That was apparent at the June 1 school …read more…

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Chatsworth Gets New AP, Departments Highlight Goals

The big news on Tuesday night was the budget vote, but the Mamaroneck School Board met earlier in the evening to approve the hiring of an assistant principal …read more…

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Tenure Goes to 46, Schools Pick Virgin Rubber for New Field

At its May 11 meeting, the Mamaroneck School Board selected “virgin rubber” as infill for the high school’s new artificial turf field and considered whether and how to charge fees …read more…

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School Board Hears More on Teacher Tenure & Turf

Students continued to advocate for their teacher and board continued to consider the specifics of a turf field to be installed at the high school. Those were a few of …read more…

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High School Students Distribute Mountain of Clothes

In their second annual community Clothes Closet, Mamaroneck High School students displayed and gave away even more items than they had in 2009 at the CAP Center in …read more…

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School Board Adopts $122M Budget, Appoints Superintendent

In contrast to the last half dozen budget sessions over the past three months, attendance was sparse on April 20 as the Mamaroneck School Board formally adopted the 2010-2011 budget …read more…

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Open Issues Resolved; School Budget Remains at 2.08% Tax Increase

Sandwiched between executive sessions to discuss collective bargaining and employment matters, the school board convened for a short public meeting on April 13 to hear Superintendent Paul Fried’s recommendations on …read more…

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Schools Trim Budget Further, Will Study Princeton Plan Busing

The school budget is still a work in progress. That was the message at the April 6 meeting of the Mamaroneck School Board, where Superintendent Dr. Paul Fried briefly described …read more…

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Students Urge Tenure for MHS English Teacher

Jennifer Rosenzweig, a Mamaroneck High School English teacher who has not been recommended for tenure, had math on her side at the April 6 meeting of the Mamaroneck Board of …read more…

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School Board Dissects Details of Proposed Budget

In their first all-day lreview of SuperintendentPaul Fried’s recommended budget for 2010-2011, members of the Mamaroneck School Board expressed concern over particular cuts, but no one suggested adding money …read more…

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Details of Superintendent's Budget; Tax Increase is 2.81%

Mamaroneck Schools Superintendent Paul Fried unveiled his recommended budget on Tuesday, March 16, describing the 1.47% spending increase as “the lowest budget-to-budget increase in the history of the school district.”

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School District Authorizes Repairs to Collapsed Wall at Murray

In addition to hearing Dr. Paul Fried present the superintendent’s recommended budget on March 16, the Mamaroneck school board authorized emergency repairs to a retaining wall at Murray Avenue …read more…

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Data Driving District Efforts to Improve

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) had delayed release of test scores and analysis from the 2008-2009 school report cards, due in February, but that did not inhibit the …read more…

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Sharehouse & MHS Partner on Furniture Drive: March 20

“We’re going back where we started,” said Kate Bialo, president and executive director of Furniture Sharehouse, about the upcoming March 20 furniture drive at Mamaroneck High School. Mamaroneck was where …read more…

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Cuts Bring School Tax Hike to 4.45%: Is It Low Enough?

While the March 2 meeting of the Mamaroneck School Board opened on a sunny note, with good news on the district\’s energy efficiency, it finished somberly as Superintendent Paul …read more…

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School Board Moves Towards Green Savings

Although overshadowed by the budget discussion, there was good news at the March 2 school board meeting.

The district is performing “extremely well” in its efforts to save energy, …read more…

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