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.


Missing a Parakeet?

I found this white and light blue parakeet at Flint Park Saturday, [June27]. He was in good condition. I took him to Tina at Rye Harrison Vet Hospital at 170 …read more…

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The View From Albany: The Springtime of our Discontent

How does it go so wrong?

New Year’s Day each year is a day of optimism and hope, even if the weather is bitter cold and the roads icy; the …read more…

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Peter John Murray: A Sheldrake Presence

The Girl Scouts USA are credited with the slogan: “Take only pictures, leave only footprints.” Peter Murray and his extensive work with Boy Scouts at Sheldrake left footprints that …read more…

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MHS Fencers Going on to College Teams

This morning’s article,”Record Number of MHS Seniors to Play College Sports” compelled me to tell the community about a sport at MHS that gets no press, but has three …read more…

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Vote YES on the Budget, YES on the Bond

In this time of fiscal crisis, people may not appreciate that the proposed 3.23% Mamaroneck School budget increase represents hard and real cost cutting measures, including the reduction of more …read more…

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Wood for Rockland Ave. Bridge?

Are we in Vermont?

It seems that the Rockland Avenue bridge over the railroad tracks is being built with a wooden roadway. Aren’t there more durable materials avaliable to Metro …read more…

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Attend Health Care Reform Town Hall: May 14

With overcrowded emergency rooms, skyrocketing hospital costs, physicians pressed to spend less time with more patients, and 47 million people without health insurance “the norm” in our daily medical lives, …read more…

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Schools Should Consider Cogeneration

Mamaroneck School Board needs to replace the boilers in two of its buildings and make other repairs. Its initial attempt to float a $30 million bond was rejected by the …read more…

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School Budget/Bond Questions Clarified

Editor’s Note: A version of this message was sent by the Mamaroneck High School PTSA to subscribers of MHSTigerBytes, its email newsletter:

A number of parents have requested clarification on …read more…

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Tax Idea: Freeze/Cut Teacher Pay For 5 Years

Clearly no one likes the idea of cutting salaries in the field of education; however here are a few short suggestions to freeze real estate taxes for the next five …read more…

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Help Save Coop Camp

I am working on the effort to save Coop Camp, which was cut from the school budget leaving 100 students at Hommocks and 50 at Mamaroneck Avenue School without a …read more…

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Congresswoman, We Retailers Need Help

A version of the following letter was mailed to Congresswoman Nita Lowey on March 23. Mr. Newland is awaiting a response.

I have owned and operated Designer One, a …read more…

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Danger of One Party Dominating in Mam’k

The decision for Tom Murphy to run for Mamaroneck Town Supervisor misses the lessons of history by reducing the different voices that speak and debate while ruling. The Democratic Party …read more…

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Representatives Fought for School Aid

As residents of Larchmont and Mamaroneck, we were pleased to learn that some of the projected cuts to our schools were restored due to federal stimulus funding made available thorough …read more…

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Are We Using Stimulus Funds Prudently?

As proposed in the revised superintendent’s school budget, federal stimulus funds under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of $1,116,339 would be used to restore 9 teaching positions and …read more…

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Ideas to Reduce School Taxes

School taxes in Larchmont and Mamaroneck have increased faster than inflation for many years. My taxes have more than tripled in 20 years.

The point of this …read more…

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Stimulus Funds Can Be Opportunity for Schools

Our school district is expected to receive approximately $1.2 million over two years under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. Most of the funding will be provided …read more…

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Payroll Tax Is Forgotten Track of MTA Bailout

New York City’s media is focused non-stop on the mass transit crisis ahead if the Legislature does not approve the Ravitch Plan to bailout the MTA. That plan has on …read more…

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Can’t Afford Budget Increase

From Marcelo Delmar:

I am dismayed at the proposed increase in the school budget. We are living in an economy where our incomes and wealth have dropped (if not …read more…

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With Latimer & Lowey Help, Now Is Time for Flood Control

Editor’s Note: The following letter is in response to a March 11 message from Congresswoman Nita Lowey informing that Congress has passed and the president has signed the final appropriations …read more…

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