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.


Mission Accomplished: Girl Scouts Beautify Kemper Park

Girl Scouts pledge to do their best to do their duty to their country, often through community service projects. As part of Earth Week, several such projects were planned for …read more…

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MHS Jazz Band is Tops at JazzFest - Again

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From the Mamaroneck School District:

On Friday, April 17th, the Mamaroneck High School Jazz Band A took first place in the 7th annual Sleepy Hollow High School JazzFest. …read more…

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Honor Mom by Helping Another Mom Make a House a Home

This Mother’s Day, Furniture Sharehouse is suggesting an alternative to buying flowers, chocolates or clothing. They recommend you honor Mom by making a financial donation to the Sharehouse and helping …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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High School Field Renovation Waiting for Bids

With so much focus on next year’s budget, many may have lost sight of a project that has been flying under the radar: renovation of Memorial Field at Mamaroneck High …read more…

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Mamaroneck: Prepare for Higher Water Rates

Water rates are going up and some residents are complaining about parking rates, which have already gone up. These were among the items addressed at the April 21 meeting of …read more…

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Selection Committee Picks Pierson & Schoengood for School Board

The Committee For The Selection of School Board Nominees announced on Monday, April 19 that it has endorsed two candidates to run for the two seats up for election on …read more…

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Laws, Politics, & Parochialism Impede Sharing of Services

Existing laws, political realities and parochial views make shared services – much less a wholesale consolidation between the Town of Mamaroneck and Villages of Larchmont and Mamaroneck – practically impossible. …read more…

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Verni Brothers Start Rehab of Mamaroneck Train Station

Antique postcard of Mamaroneck Train Station courtesy of Metro-North.

John Verni and Chris Verni, brothers and partners in Verco Properties, LLC, began their renovation of the old Mamaroneck Train Station with a formal groundbreaking on Thursday, April 22. The …read more…

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Two Larchmont Women Win United Way Spirit Awards

Two Larchmont women are among the eight volunteers being honored for their service on Friday, April 23 at a Volunteer Spirit Award Celebration hosted by the Volunteer Center of the …read more…

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French-American School Mobilizes to Aid Students Stranded by Volcano

It took less than four hours on April 19 for more than 100 families from the French-American School of New York (FASNY) to answer the call when alerted that 30 …read more…

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Firefighters On Skates Raise $48K For Local Family

“Friday went fantastic,” said Mamaroneck Town Fire Chief Sean McCarthy reporting on the outcome of the April 16 Fire on Ice hockey game between his department and the Village …read more…

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Knitters Celebrate 30th Year of Silver Canvas

Jessie Rednitsky (left) is a relatively new customer, while Naomi Kaplan has been learning from Giunta for 30 years

With empty storefronts throughout the local business district, Monday night’s party marking the 30th anniversary of the Silver Canvas knitting store in Larchmont was indeed a reason to celebrate.

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3 Larchmonters Walk 20-Miles to Manhattan

Dan Heldridge’s neighbors on Birch Lane in Larchmont Village are from Finland, and they love to go on long walks. “I mean LONG walks,” he stressed. On Saturday, April 17, …read more…

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Chatsworth Sixth Grade of 1967 Take DC Trip Down Memory Lane

In 1967, the sixth grade trip to Washington, D.C. sparked considerable excitement and months of fundraising for the students, their teachers and their parents. Forty-three years later, a class photo …read more…

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Unique Dance Festival Celebrates Israel’s Birthday

On Monday, April 19, 4- and 5-year-olds from the Westchester Jewish Center Nursery School in Mamaroneck joined other preschoolers from Beth El Synagogue Nursery School in New Rochelle and Congregation …read more…

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Green Week Calendar Full From April 19-30

GREEN WEEK: APRIL 19-21 and APRIL 22-30, 2010 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

PRE-GREEN WEEK PROGRAMS

MONDAY, APRIL 19, 2010

The Great …read more…

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Teachers' Union & District Clash on Contract Concessions

The latest iteration of the Mamaroneck School budget for 2010-2011 does not include any contract concessions from the Mamaroneck Teachers’ Association. Dueling press releases issued on Thursday, April 15 provide …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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Overnight Parking Has Town Neighbors at Odds

A seemingly innocuous public hearing to prohibit overnight parking on Laurel Avenue, a dead-end residential street, generated both confusion and controversy at the April 7 public meeting of the Mamaroneck …read more…

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