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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

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Port Chester - News June 21, 2011

New Volunteers Get A Trial By Fire
New Volunteers Get A Trial By Fire (Patch)
The Port Chester Fire Department welcomed seven new firefighters to its ranks earlier this month.
For Midland School, It's Nairobi, Baghdad or Bust (My Rye)
Midland School unveiled two road signs on June 16 - one located outside on the grass inside the bus circle, and the other inside the building near the lobby.
Neighbors Confused After Street Signs Are Removed (Patch)
Residents who live in a four-block stretch near Port Chester High School have been lobbying for months to have alternate-side street signs removed so they don't have to move their cars every morning.

06/21/11 No Cause Yet in Deadly Westchester Plane Crash and more from Port Chester Patch

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June 21, 2011

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No Cause Yet in Deadly Westchester Plane Crash

Harold F. Cobin and Jonann Brady | Jun 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

imageFour people aboard the plane were killed in the fiery crash. The pilot owned an art gallery in Piermont.

Neighbors Confused After Street Signs Are Removed

Nik Bonopartis | Jun 20, 2011 | 2 Comments

imagePort Chester Republicans say the alternate-side parking signs were removed without the approval of the board. Trustees are expected to discuss the issue tonight.

School Calendar Highlights: Prom, Graduation Slated for this Week

Christine Loughran | Jun 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

imageFor the last week of school, students, teachers and parents say their goodbyes to another school year with end-of-the-year celebrations.

District Teachers Say Goodbye: Larry Siena

Christine Loughran | Jun 20, 2011 | 1 Comment

imagePort Chester High School English teacher of 38 years to retire this month.

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Volleyball Camp, Next Level Volleyball

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Toddler Story Time at The Voracious Reader

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06/21/11 New Today in The Daily Port Chester

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Port Chester High Senior Gives Thanks
by Ryan Villarreal | 06/21/11
PORT CHESTER, N.Y. – With prom and graduation coming back to back, high school senior Antonio Garcia has a lot on his mind this week. However, the 17-year-old made sure to find the time to thank the people at school who helped him get to where he is."I found people here that care about you and want
No Vote On Children's Museum Lease At Rye Playland
by Ryan Villarreal | 06/21/11
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- The Westchester County Board of Legislators has delayed a vote to lease out the North Bathhouse at Rye Playland to the Westchester Children's Museum until its next meeting July 11. "It's all part of the process," said Tracy Kay, executive director of the museum. The decision
Weekend Tip Yields No Results in Spierer Case
by Natalia Baage-Lord | 06/20/11
Bloomington Police continued their search over the weekend for missing Edgemont resident Lauren Spierer, after someone reported a suspicious odor with the possibility of a body. When the tip was received at 3 p.m. on Sunday, police assumed that it might have something to do with the Spierer
New Crib Safety Standards Protect Infants
by Mitch Lipka | 06/20/11
The rules for how cribs must be made are changing dramatically in the wake of the recall of millions of drop-side cribs that followed the deaths of about three dozen infants and toddlers since 2000. On June 28, every store in America that sells cribs will have to purge its old inventory and only
'Love Me Some Bakery' Hot in New Rochelle
by Danny LoPriore | 06/20/11
Tia Alleyne has been watching her mom, grandma and aunts bake for years. With all that love working in the kitchen, it's no surprise that the New Rochelle baker has turned homegrown tradition into a homegrown business called Love Me Some Bakery. A career financial services professional for 15 years,
Port Chester Kid Loves Baseball And Books
by Ryan Villarreal | 06/20/11
Fourth grader Xavier Massey sat on the bleachers by the baseball fields in Port Chester's Lyon Park eating a pack of sunflower seeds Saturday afternoon after playing two games in the morning. "I like watching the other teams play," said Xavier, 10, whose team "Lockdown" won their first game against

06/21/11 The Raw Port Chester News Feed

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Support Port Chester Cheerleaders at Sunday Car Wash
Friends and neighbors can get a great deal by stopping by the Port Chester Middle School parking lot on Sunday, where junior varsity cheerleaders will return their rides to a pre-storm gleam, all for a good cause. Money raised during the car wash will ...
District Teachers Say Goodbye: Mary Romanello
The departing science teacher has been a familiar face to Port Chester students for 22 years. By Christine Loughran

Mary Romanello spent her first three years with the Port Chester School District teaching at the Edison ...
New Volunteers Get A Trial By Fire
Five days after they officially joined the ranks of the Port Chester Fire Department, a handful of new volunteers found themselves fighting a fierce blaze. By Nik Bonopartis

Seven Port Chester Volunteer Firefighters recently ...
Neighbors Confused After Street Signs Are Removed
Port Chester Republicans say the alternate-side parking signs were removed without the approval of the board. Trustees are expected to discuss the issue tonight. By Nik Bonopartis

Residents who live in a four-block ...

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