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.


July 9, 2009

MHS Could Have Turf Field by Fall 2010

A new, synthetic turf field funded through a public-private partnership could be installed at Mamaroneck High School as early as Labor Day 2010. That was the surprise news at the …read more…

July 9, 2009

Mam’k Schools Superintendent Will Retire Next Year

Mamaroneck Schools Superintendent Dr. Paul Fried announced on Thursday, July 9 that he will be retiring at the end of the coming school year, effective June 30, 2010.

“He is …read more…

July 9, 2009

VOL Taps New & Former Trustee for Consolidation Group

With government budgets tight and revenues shrinking, consolidation of services has assumed a position of great urgency among elected officials in the area. The Larchmont Village Board took up the …read more…

July 9, 2009

GOP Supports “Unification” Slate for VOM Board of Trustees

The Village of Mamaroneck Republican Party announces their unification slate for the November 3rd Mayoral and Trustees election.

The following candidates have been endorsed by the Republican Party to run …read more…

July 9, 2009

Larchmont Sprints at Flint, Ogles Fire Works at Manor Park

The big news on the Fourth of July was the weather: it didn’t rain. That allowed Larchmont families to take full advantage of the annual races at Flint Park in …read more…

July 9, 2009

Storm Takes Toll on Larchmont Trees

Was it a tornado or a fierce storm that tore through the area late Tuesday evening, July 7?

Whatever the weathermen may call it, there’s no denying the strength of …read more…

July 9, 2009

CAP Center Director Stepping Down After 36 Years

Beverly Brewer-Villa, executive director of the Mamaroneck Community Action Program Center for thirty-six years, is resigning, effective July 24. The CAP Center Advisory Board is inviting the community to join …read more…

July 9, 2009

Red Plum Rocks Mamaroneck Avenue

Walk down Mamaroneck Avenue in Mamaroneck Village and don’t blink or you might miss the opening of a new restaurant, in particular one of the “Asian fusion” persuasion. There are …read more…

July 9, 2009

Can A Single Parent Become A Doctor?

Dear Career Doctor:

I am twenty-four years old and a single mother of 3 girls. I have been attending a local community college, taking full-time pre-medicine courses because I …read more…

July 9, 2009

Philip A. Rigano

Philip A. Rigano, of Larchmont and Lake Luzerne, NY, died July 7, 2009 surrounded by his family. He was born August 12, 1917 in Mamaroneck, NY to Santo and Gaetana …read more…

July 8, 2009

Agnes Sheinfeld Weissman

Agnes Sheinfeld Weissman, resident of Mamaroneck for 56 years, passed away on July 06, 2009. Mother of Jane Silverstein and John Weissman, wife of Leo Weissman, and daughter of Sam …read more…

July 8, 2009

E.Sandra Tepper

E.Sandra Tepper of Larchmont, entered into rest on July 6, 2009.She was 72. Sandi was the beloved wife of Gerald Tepper, two weeks ago both shared celebrating their 55th wedding …read more…

July 6, 2009

Got Money Questions? County Helpline Has Answers

Are money problems getting the best of you? Call the Financial Helpline.

Westchester County government and United Way are setting up a special two-day phone bank to answer your questions …read more…

July 6, 2009

Frances Braiotta

Frances Braiotta, passed away July 4, 2009 at age 86. He was born June 21, 1923 in Mamaroneck, NY to Luigi and Genevieve (Occuzzi) Aloia. Frances worked as a clerk …read more…

July 4, 2009

Stan Chmelecki

Stan Chmelecki, 63, son of late Stan and Helen Chmelecki, was a resident of Mamaroneck, NY and passed away on April 2, 2009.

Stanley is survived by his ex-wife Linda; …read more…

July 2, 2009

Sheldrake Thanks Hommocks “Rockers”

(Editor’s Note: A version of this letter was sent to the members of the Hommocks Student Council.)

The Sheldrake Environmental Center is truly grateful to receive the proceeds of this …read more…

July 2, 2009

Better Fire Protection at What Cost: Study Suggests 10 Muni District

Fire protection could increase significantly if the Village of Larchmont were to form a consolidated fire district with nine other municipalities in Southern Westchester, as suggested by a study released …read more…

July 2, 2009

Hiring Discrimination at Matsumoto? Suit, Protest & Possible Settlement

Was it a case of discrimination on the basis of race? Or was it some other factor that led to 17-year-old Abby Brammer, an African-American teen from Larchmont, not being …read more…

July 2, 2009

With Senate Still Deadlocked, Feld & Oppenheimer Trade Barbs

New York senators, including Suzi Oppenheimer from Mamaroneck, are grappling with horrendous frustration and disappointment in Albany and increasingly strident criticism back home.

Things appeared to be clearing up …read more…

July 2, 2009

Emergency Authorization to Remove MHS Auditorium Asbestos

Schools may be out for the summer, but the Mamaroneck Board of Education is still hard at work. In a special meeting on Friday, June 26, the board passed an …read more…