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.

April 22, 2010

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…

April 22, 2010

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…

April 22, 2010

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…

April 22, 2010

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…

April 22, 2010

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…

April 22, 2010

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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April 22, 2010

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…

April 22, 2010

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…

April 22, 2010

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…

April 22, 2010

PR: Lucio Fontana at PGartventure

Lucio Fontana, Brown Print, Untitled, 1962

PGartventure Gallery is honored to present “Lucio Fontana: Concetti Spaziali Prints and Sculptures” featuring works by Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), founder of the art movement “Spatialism” and precursor to the “Minimalist” …read more…

April 22, 2010

Green Week Calendar Full From April 19-30



MONDAY, APRIL 19, 2010

The Great …read more…

April 22, 2010

Spiced Oven-Puffed Pancake

Mornings don’t get lovelier than this. A crisp oven-puffed pancake, filled with a mound of assorted fresh berries, all lightly dusted with powdered sugar. This recipe promises to please even …read more…

April 21, 2010

Protect Yourself From Health Care Misinformation

Last week I received a well-conceived “robocall” about health care. A live person said he was interested in my opinion on a taped message from Dick Morris; he would play …read more…

April 21, 2010

Robert Purcell

Robert (Mike) Purcell, 65, died on March 30, 2010 of New Rochelle, NY. Beloved son of Robert and Edyth Purcell and beloved brother of Pete, Dave, Bill (deceased), Beth, Kim, …read more…

April 20, 2010

Think Woodsy, Not Grand, For Constitution Park

Although I admire the creativity and loveliness of the renovation plans for Constitution Park submitted by Rivi Oren, I cannot agree with the need for the proposal. This plot was …read more…

April 17, 2010

William Harrison Maynard, Jr.

William Harrison Maynard, Jr. died Thursday at his home in Larchmont, NY with his family by his side. He was born to William H. and Charlotte (Wadlin) Maynard in Poughkeepsie, …read more…

April 17, 2010

John Warren

John Warren 71, died February 7, 2010 surrounded by members of his family in Harwich, M.A. John resided in Mamaroneck, NY and graduated Mamaroneck High School. After graduation John enlisted …read more…

April 15, 2010

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…

April 15, 2010

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…

April 15, 2010

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…