Larchmont and Mamaroneck Town Begin Food Recycling

There’s a new program in the Larchmont Village/Town of Mamaroneck area for food waste recycling.

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Mamaroneck’s Greenlife Focuses on Delicious and Nutritious

The restaurant itself is a beautiful and modern escape from the frenetic pace of life. 

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Mamaroneck’s Marine Education Center Reveals Secrets of the Deep

Making the most of a small space just steps from the waters of Mamaroneck Harbor, the interactive Marine Education Center on Harbor Island houses wonders for landlubbers and old salts alike.

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What Can Westchester Learn from Harvey?

Harvey reminds us that the chances of floods in Westchester’s coastal areas are increasing.

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Larchmont Library Hosts Eclipse Viewing

An excited crowd gathered in front of the Larchmont Library Monday afternoon

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Is Your Drinking Water Polluted? New Database Has Answers

The news isn’t so good for Mamaroneck. Tap water provided by Westchester Joint Water Works was “in violation of federal health-based drinking water standards.”

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Hampshire to Proceed with Suit against Mamaroneck

Hampshire’s current proposal would convert the embattled open space into 105 residential units,

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New Rochelle Gets 250K Grant to Clean Beechmont Lake

The funds will be used to restore the lake’s ecological health, beauty, and water retention capacity.

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Today’s Snapshot

Know someone who takes amazing photos? Do you have a few photos you’d like to share? Send them our way and you can be featured on our pages and in our newsletter.

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New Rochelle Home to New Organic Supermarket

Have you checked out The Only Mart in Downtown New Rochelle?

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Earth Day Message from the Larchmont Mamaroneck LWV

Do you want to restore environmental protections?

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Coming Up: Local Earth Day Events: Larchmont, Scarsdale

This weekend celebrate Earth Day locally.

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Mobile App Monitors Westchester’s Rising Sea Levels

A mobile app developed by Columbia University scientists lets you use your phone to check rising sea levels

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‘A Brush with Nature’ at Larchmont Library Gallery

On display in the Oresman Gallery at the Larchmont Library throughout March. The exhibit is free.

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Report Shows Cost-Effective Energy After Westchester’s Indian Point Shuts Down

The lower cost of wind and solar power and many of the clean energy projects started by the Governor in recent years are enabling factors for success.

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Coming Up: How Clean Is Your Beach?

Save the Sound will host a series of “conversations” to discuss their water quality monitoring work in Sound Shore communities of Westchester and how you can help.

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Removing Westchester Ice and Snow: Green Alternatives

But experts say you can choose to limit damage to the environment in several ways.

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Indian Point Nuclear Reactors to Close by 2021

Two remaining nuclear reactors at Indian Point will be closed down– one by April 2020 and the second by April 2021

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Coming Up: Into Birds? Bird Walks in Larchmont and Mamaroneck

If you’re into birds, this will be your weekend

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Suburban Agriculture: Take the Survey

Provide valuable information about perspectives on suburban agriculture.

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Army Corps Near Final Flood Plan Report for Mamaroneck

Gelber described Mamaroneck as the “New Orleans of Westchester County.”

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Turkey Season in New Rochelle

Beechmont area residents in New Rochelle have a new neighbor

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New Rochelle Schools Lead Test Results

9% “exceeded the EPA ‘s action level of 15 ppb,” meaning the lead levels were too high to be safe.

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Teaching Kids About Nature: Enrollment Now Open

Want to show the world to kids?

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Mamaroneck Corps Builds Park Nesting Areas

They have just completed the construction of two osprey nesting platforms

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Larchmont Store Cuts Electricity with Generators During Heat Wave

A store that’s cutting back its electrical energy by switching to generator power.

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Mamaroneck Town’s Summer Conservation Corps Maintains the Trails

So who do you think is keeping the Leatherstocking Trail, parts of Sheldrake Environmental Center and other trails so nice?

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Save the Sound Ranks Area Beaches

Here on the Sound Shore, Glen Island Park is the only beach to score a high grade.

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Larchmont Looking for Community Volunteers

Mayor Lorraine Walsh wants you to know that more volunteers are needed!

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Mamaroneck Rain Barrels Are Back, Will Help Prevent Floods

Offered at a discounted price to Mamaroneck residents to encourage residents to conserve water resources as well as to protect water quality.

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Westchester Schools Testing Positive For Lead Contamination in Water

Several school districts in Westchester have tested positive for lead-contaminated water:

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Coming Up: Larchmont Church Rummage Sale- April 28 to 30

It’s a huge rummage sale with great stuff and it’s back for another year.

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Larchmont’s DeCicco’s Receives EPA Energy Award

DeCicco and Sons want you to know something very unusual about their new Larchmont supermarket.

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Westchester Gets An ‘F’ on Air Quality Report Card

The report finds that we are being exposed not only to unhealthy levels of ozone, earning a grade of “F,” but that data on particle pollution isn’t even collected in our area.

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Mamaroneck Village to Open Community Garden

The Village of Mamaroneck is starting a community garden, and you can reserve a plot.

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Indian Point Update: Critical Bolts Damaged and Missing

Inspection shows 25% of the bolts keeping the inner walls of the reactor core from coming apart–were either missing or seriously degraded

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New Rain Barrel Program in Mamaroneck and Larchmont

Residents can use the rooftop water to water plants and lawns and clean cars.

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Coming Up: Larchmont-Mamaroneck ‘Grow It Green’

Celebrate spring at the “Grow It Green” community event

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Lower Electricity Bills Coming to Westchester

Purchase clean energy at a fixed rated from wind, solar, and hydro projects.

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High Levels of Radioactivity at Westchester’s Indian Point Nuclear Plant

Andrew M. Cuomo ordered an investigation of recent “alarmingly high” levels of radioactive tritium-contaminated groundwater found at the Indian Point nuclear plant

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Is There Lead in Westchester Drinking Water?

For Westchester, most recent drinking water quality studies available online were completed in 2013.

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Should We Feed Westchester Birds in Winter?

Majority of studies show positive effects, especially during severe winters.

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Coming Up: Make Your Own Animal Tracks in Larchmont

On Sheldrake Family Weekend, everyone can learn how to identify common animal tracks and make their own plaster track mold to take home.

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Don’t Throw Away Old Clothes and Rags- Recycle in Mamaroneck

The Village of Mamaroneck is looking for your old, shabby, stained clothes, linens, blankets, rags, towels, curtains and even socks with holes in them

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Today’s Snapshot

Cherry Blossoms bloom in New Rochelle on Christmas Day

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