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.


May 7, 2009

Girl Scout Cookie Money Funds New Murray Tree

The Girls Scouts of Murray Avenue School celebrated Arbor Day on April 24 by planting an eight-foot pink-flowering cherry tree at the school.

The Girl Scouts purchased the tree …read more…

May 7, 2009

KFWH Trekkers Raise $4000 for African Clinic

Led by student trail guides from Kids for World Health, 150 people hiked through Saxon Woods on Sunday, April 26 to raise funds for a pediatric clinic in Chad. The …read more…

May 7, 2009

Register Now: Rec Soccer Expands Through High School

The Larchmont Junior Soccer League has opened its fall registration with two major changes. First, there will be a new Senior Division for players in the 10th, 11th and 12th …read more…

May 7, 2009

Have A Used Bike to Donate?

That old bike gathering dust in your garage or basement could be put to good use in Central America or another part of the world.

Instead of throwing …read more…

May 7, 2009

Lauren Groveman's Spiced Oven-Puffed Pancake for Mother's Day

Yield: serves 2 to 4

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 …read more…

May 7, 2009

Job Alternatives For Mathematicians?

Dear Career Doctor:

I’m a mathematician doing a Ph.D. This was my dream when I chose to study math; however, my studies are not progressing and I’m burned out. I …read more…

May 7, 2009

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…

May 6, 2009

Edith Mendes

Edith Mendes, a long time resident of Larchmont, died on May 5, 2009. Beloved wife of John. Loving mother of John, Thomas and Lee. Adoring grandmother of Kristin and Thomas. …read more…

May 5, 2009

Claire Gormley Collier

Claire Gormley Collier, 46, of Stamford, ended a courageous battle fighting Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Born September 9, 1962, in New Rochelle, Claire was …read more…

May 5, 2009

Anthony Mirande

Anthony Mirande, a longtime resident of Larchmont and proprietor of Franklin Cleaners, died at home on May 3, 2009. He was 88 years old. He was born April 26, 1920 …read more…

May 3, 2009

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…

May 3, 2009

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…

May 1, 2009

Joseph F. Locascio

Joseph F. Locascio was born June 18, 1929 and died April 22, 2009. Lifelong Westchester resident, he was born to the late Santo, and Lucia Locascio of Harrison. Married in …read more…

May 1, 2009

Lorenzen Field Slated for Makeover

The unveiling of a new site plan for Lorenzen Park attracted interest from the sports leagues at the April 27th meeting of the Larchmont Village Board, but there was only …read more…

May 1, 2009

St. Vito Priest Again Charged With Sexual Abuse

A Mamaroneck Village priest arrested in December of 2008 was indicted on Thursday, April 30 and charged with three counts of sex abuse in the first degree and one count …read more…

May 1, 2009

County Board Funds Flood Study For Mam’k

On Monday, April 27, the Westchester County Board approved funds to support a federal study to evaluate alternative solutions to reduce the impact of flooding in Mamaroneck Village and the …read more…

May 1, 2009

McIntosh Is New HMX Assistant Principal

Mamaroneck Superintendent Dr. Paul Fried announced on Wednesday, April 29 that Edgar McIntosh, assistant principal at Central School, will take the place of Hommocks Assitant Principal Larry Keane, who will …read more…

May 1, 2009

Swine Flu and You

NEWS UPDATE: On Thursday, April 30, Larchmont Temple Nursery School closed and will remain closed Friday after a child’s babysitter was reported to have visited Mexico. “All tests are negative, …read more…

May 1, 2009

MHS Future Biz Leaders are State Champs Again

For the second year in a row, the Mamaroneck High School Future Business Leaders of America earned the highest honor in the state in the “Chapter of the Year” event …read more…

May 1, 2009

MHS Top Students “Ambushed” by Honors

Mamaroneck High School announced that Andrew Katzenstein will be the valedictorian for the class of 2009, and Nifer Fasman will be salutatorian. The two, who have maintained the highest and …read more…