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.


March 25, 2009

My Son Won’t Go to School

Dear Career Doctor:

My son is in the 10th grade. I believe he suffers from depression. He is often abusive towards me and very often won’t attend school. It’s been …read more…

March 25, 2009

Questions, Uncertainties: Schools Hold Extra Budget Hearings

Mamaroneck School Superintendent Paul Fried’s recommended budget has been out for only a week. Yet already it has generated dozens of comments and questions via email and at budget workshops …read more…

March 24, 2009

Americo (Rico) DiRuzzo

Americo (Rico) DiRuzzo died March 23, 2009. He was born on January 21, 1917 in Mamaroneck to Charles and Pasqualina (Marcicelli) DiRuzzo. He attended the Mamaroneck School system and was …read more…

March 23, 2009

Jon Schneider

Jon Schneider, evp, director of client service for the flagship office of MRM Worldwide, died suddenly on March 22 at his home in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was 52 years old.

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March 21, 2009

Jane Ann Reynolds

Jane Ann Reynolds (née Cunniffe), a lifetime resident of Larchmont, NY, passed away on March 20, 2009 at the age of 54. She was born to John and Jane Cunniffe …read more…

March 20, 2009

The Lure of the Land

Larchmont artist Hilda Green Demsky takes her cues from nature. “Eternal Spring” of the Sheldrake River is part of an exhibit of her recent works at Sheldrake Environmental Center Monday …read more…

March 18, 2009

Eugene R. Ritter

Eugene R. Ritter, a longtime Larchmont resident, died Tuesday March 17 in Miami surrounded by his family. “Gene” was born January 31, 1944 to William and Barbara (nee Hupfel) Ritter …read more…

March 18, 2009

Superintendent ‘s Budget Calls For Many Cuts, 4.28% Tax Hike

Mamaroneck Schools Superintendent Dr. Paul Fried’s recommended budget for 2009-2010 eliminates more than 47 positions and raises spending less than any such budget in recent times. The $120.4 million budget, …read more…

March 18, 2009

Schools Foundation Gives $275K: SmartBoards to Smart Music

Thirty-Four Projects Will Impact All Six District Schools

On March 2, in the midst of a recession, the Mamaroneck Schools Foundation (MSF) announced its own economic stimulus: grant awards for …read more…

March 17, 2009

New Rochelle Mayor Cites City Plans With Regional Effects

In accord with its conviction that the Larchmont/Mamaroneck community benefits from a safe, financially sound New Rochelle next door, the Local Summit invited New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson to address …read more…

March 17, 2009

Breakfast Casserole- Recipe

In our family, this egg casserole is a “one-size fits all” magic recipe adapted from a South Beach diet version on the Kalyn’s Kitchen website. It’s wonderful whether you’re …read more…

March 16, 2009

Salvatore DiFini

Salvatore DiFini died peacefully March 15, 2009 at his home in Pompano Beach, FL at the age of 91. Born to Gaetano and Teresa (Latteri) DiFini on December 16, 1917 …read more…

March 16, 2009

Charles A. Vallese

Charles A. Vallese passed away March 15, 2009 at age 87. Born August 20, 1921 in Herkimer, NY to Philip and Giovina Vallese. Before serving in the US Air Force, …read more…

March 15, 2009

Ruth N. Baylinson

Ruth N. Baylinson, long time resident of Larchmont died on March 14, 2009. Beloved wife of Peter. Loving mother of Alison Goldstein (Lenard). Adoring grandmother of Rachel. Sister of Eleanor …read more…

March 15, 2009

Larchmont Scenes for Desktops Screens

Back in 2004 and 2005, we presented some beautiful photos of Larchmont taken by several local photographers. They are high resolution images suitable for use as wallpaper for your computer …read more…

March 15, 2009

Larchmont Life

It was a bit too early to be sipping coffee outdoors on Chatsworth Avenue this week, as a late-winter nor’easter dropped almost a …read more…

March 14, 2009

Rosalind Riegelman

Rosalind Riegelman died at age 93 in Mamaroneck, New York, formerly of Lenox, Massachusetts, of natural causes on March 13, 2009.

Beloved wife of the late William I. Riegelman, loving …read more…

March 13, 2009

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…

March 13, 2009

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…

March 13, 2009

“Bare Bones” $22.1M School Bond Vote Will Be May 19

(March 12, 2009) “While the board members all still agree that each piece of the work proposed in the defeated bond is very important for the district, we also recognize …read more…