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 26, 2010

Beulah R. Long

Beulah R. Long (Rusty) a longtime resident of Mamaroneck died July 21, 2010. Born February 2, 1929 to Thomas J. and Beulah E.(Jenkins)Ross,Sr. in Port Chester. Graduating the public schools …read more…

July 25, 2010

Mary Hartnett

Mary Hartnett died peacefully at her home in White Plains on July 23, 2010. A native of Larchmont, Mary loved her family, friends, and her career in real estate property …read more…

July 25, 2010

Thomas J. Hory

Thomas J. Hory, of Mamaroneck, passed away July 23, 2010 at the age of 86. Born July 7, 1924 in NYC, he is the son of the late Dr. Joseph …read more…

July 25, 2010

Madelyn Littman

Madelyn Littman, beloved wife of Frank Wagner and devoted mother of Emily and Molly, died July 23, 2010 of complications of Parkinson’s Disease. An attorney until she stopped to raise …read more…

July 25, 2010

Ramon Rama

Ramon Rama died on July 23, 2010 at age 70. Ramon was born in White Plains in 1940 to Manuel and Clementina (Ursini) Rama. He was a proprietor of D’Arco’s …read more…

July 23, 2010

George J. McLaughlin

George J. McLaughlin, a resident of Larchmont since 1993, died July 21, 2010. Beloved husband to Virginia. He attended Roosevelt Aviation School, CurtissWright Technical Training School, Buffalo, N.Y. , Cooper …read more…

July 22, 2010

Lauren Groveman’s Purée of Asparagus Soup

If you love asparagus, this soup is just delicious and, when served with a mixed green salad that’s lightly dressed with a perky-tasting vinaigrette, it makes a fabulous lunch or …read more…

July 21, 2010

William Henry Beecher

William Henry Beecher died on July 13, 2010 in Olympia, Washington, where he had lived for the past twenty-two years.

Mr. Beecher was born in Mamaroneck on October 20, 1924 …read more…

July 15, 2010

Jane T. Isbister

Jane T. Isbister (nee Samoske) died on July 14, 2010 at age 73. Jane was born in Brooklyn to Joseph and Alice Samoske. She worked for various companies over the …read more…

July 15, 2010

Loudspeakers a Code Violation at Bastille Day Street Party

As I walked home from the train the evening of July 14 after my day’s work in NYC, I began hearing music as far away as Chatsworth Ave., beside Chatsworth …read more…

July 14, 2010

Bastille Day Takes Over Larchmont Avenue

The heat didn't deter Auray's barbeque chefs.

No one stormed the barricades that kept vehicles from entering Larchmont Avenue from the Boston Post Road to Addison Street for Bastille Day in the Village of Larchmont on July …read more…

July 14, 2010

2 Players, 2 Coaches & 1 Ump Honored By Larchmont-Mamaroneck Little League


Last month the Larchmont-Mamaroneck Little League (LMLL) conducted its annual year-end awards ceremony at Lorenzen Field in Larchmont, prior to the final game of the 2010 Baseball Majors Division championship …read more…

July 14, 2010

Career Doctor: A Career in Children’s Theatre

Dear Career Doctor:

I am an Afro-American female who has taught in the inner city for thirty years with a husband who partnered with me without being paid himself. Together, …read more…

July 14, 2010

Carroll V. (Russell) Saunders

Carroll V. (Russell) Saunders, 73, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, July 7, 2010 in Boynton Beach, Florida. Carroll was born in Mamaroneck, New York, the daughter of the late Thomas …read more…

July 9, 2010

Frank Patterson

Frank Patterson of Scarsdale, New York passed away on Tuesday July 6, 2010 at home of pancreatic cancer. He was born August 5, 1928 in New York City to the …read more…

July 9, 2010

Hilary Morton Shontz

Hilary Morton Shontz, filled with grace and courage, passed away on July 7, 2010, after a long illness.

Hilary was born on February 5, 1958, in New York City. She …read more…

July 8, 2010

Ack! What Happened to the Water in the Sheldrake Reservoir?

I am writing this email in hopes of obtaining some information about the dramatic drop in water level at Sheldrake reservoir. In my 15 years as a resident, I cannot …read more…

July 8, 2010

Body of Missing Firefighter Found Near Larchmont Shore Club

On Sunday, July 4, police recovered the body of James Drago, the Mount Vernon firefighter missing in the Long Island Sound since Saturday, June 26. According to Larchmont Police Sgt. …read more…

July 8, 2010

Larchmont Couple Arraigned on Tax Charges

A Larchmont couple was arraigned on charges of grand larceny and failure to file personal and business taxes on July 6 before Larchmont Village Justice Thea Beaver.

According to the …read more…

July 8, 2010

Marsico Elected School Board Prez; Supt. Shaps Steps In

This week, the Mamaroneck schools installed new leaders and began setting goals for 2010-2011.

Mamaroneck resident Rick Marsico took over the reins as president of the Mamaroneck Board of Education …read more…