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Interests: real estate, schools, if you would like to contribute to the my rye site by writing about local restaurants, recreation or other topics of interest to rye, please contact us at the email above.
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(PHOTO: Memorial Day on the Rye village green on Monday, May 25, 2015. Double click to enlarge photo.) MyRye.com asked Memorial Day parade organizer Robin Latimer what she thought of the entire affair: "What a lovely day for a parade... Continue reading
Posted 7 hours ago at MyRye.com
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What must have been about five hundred Rye residents gathered in the village green on Memorial Day after the parade down Purchase Street to acknowledge and remember all those that have and all those that do serve our great nation.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at MyRye.com
Not sure whey this was buried in the news sent out from the County, but US Marines are scheduled to invade Rye Playland Sunday afternoon at 2pm (see video from 2011). If you have not seen this before, well, it... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at MyRye.com
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A group of Rye residents is proposing sidewalk be installed along Forest Avenue between Apawamis Avenue and Grace Church Street and along Manursing Avenue between Davis Avenue and Forest Avenue. (PHOTO: The red lines show the approximate side walk locations.)... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at MyRye.com
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Rye City Council has been considering the designation of a downtown historic district. It seems this was all prompted by the threatened closure of the beloved Smoke Shop. Anyway, a recent city council minute write-up does an OK job of... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at MyRye.com
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(PHOTO: After the 9pm poll closing, interested parties were "locked" in the Rye Middle School gym to await the results.) Vote is in: Yes 2,418 for 70% and a YES for the school budget No 1,034 (Scroll down for the... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2015 at MyRye.com
They are counting the votes now... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2015 at MyRye.com
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VOTE TUESDAY May 19, 2015: School Budget + BOE Candidates Polls open 7am-9pm @ Rye Middle School Gym @ 3 Parsons Street MyRye.com will post election results after polls close Tuesday - expected time: around 10:00pm +/- Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2015 at MyRye.com
The planning commission is Tuesday, May 18, 2015. We've got a full schedule with a senior housing on Theo Fremd, seasonal tent uses for Wainwright (AKA weddings), a subdivision, improvements to old Durland site. Anything else catch your eye? Submit... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2015 at MyRye.com
Jennifer Neren, a Milton school parent, former financial analyst and private school CFO, tells MyRye.com readers in a letter why the property tax cap, unfunded mandates and cuts in State aid are crippling school districts, including Rye City. Neren's letter:... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2015 at MyRye.com
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Rye High Climbed to #165 on Washington Post America’s Most Challenging High Schools national list. America’s Most Challenging High Schools ranks schools through an index formula that’s a simple ratio: the number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Advanced International... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2015 at MyRye.com
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The real battle on Tuesday, May 19th is over the budget. But there are also three candidates sitting for the three open Rye School Board of Education seats. Nancy Pasquale and Chris Repetto are running for re-election. Kelly Smith-Powers is... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2015 at MyRye.com
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The Friend of Rye Schools are having the students make the pitch for a YES vote on the budget tomorrow, Tuesday, May 19th, 2015. The budget requires a "super majority" of 60% YES to pass. Polls open on Tuesday 7am-9pm... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2015 at MyRye.com
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Rye will roll out its red carpet for a second year along Purchase Street for our Veterans on Monday, May 25th, Memorial Day, with a series of morning activities on that Monday holiday. After a multi-decade hiatus, the American Legion... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2015 at MyRye.com
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In a letter to MyRye.com, Josh Nathan, the past president of the Rye City School Board, says Rye citizens should vote YES for the Rye school budget this coming Tuesday, May 19, 2015: ANOTHER COMMUNITY VIEW Vote For our children,... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2015 at MyRye.com
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Katy Keohane Glassberg, Vice President, Rye City School District Board of Education, send in the following letter to MyRye.com in response to Bertrand de Frondeville's letter against the school budget vote. The vote this this Tuesday, May 19, 2015. The... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2015 at MyRye.com
PTO email and missives from the Friends of Rye City Schools are coming in hot with the schoo, budget vote a week out on Tuesday, May 19th. The latest? For the average home owner in Rye (with a house worth... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2015 at MyRye.com
Here is the Rye Sports Report: Winter Wrap-Up and Spring Preview, produced by the high school. It's an update on Rye sports and includes an interview with Rye resident Jimmy Roberts, the 13-time Emmy Award-winning broadcaster and writer known most... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at MyRye.com
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By Bertrand de Frondeville, Rye resident RCSD 2015-16 Budget: IMMEDIATE SAVINGS of $5-6 Million, with ZERO impact, or twice the “cap override” for our first ever budget decrease. SAY NO, twice if necessary! Looking beyond the scare tactics and misinformation... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2015 at MyRye.com
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UPDATED: Rye Schools added important perspective on this one: Sarah Derman, Public Information Officer at Rye City School District, dropped MyRye.com a note explaining that the movement is attributable to more charter and magnet schools: "Our rankings are the same... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2015 at MyRye.com
Call Elaine Cuglieto, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources at the Rye City Schools, if you can work at the polls (especially early) on Tuesday, 5/19 ($15/hour): 914.967.6100, x6278 Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2015 at MyRye.com
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Today Ridgewood Drive resident Bob Zahm, former member of the Rye Board of Education, speaks out on the upcoming budget vote. (PHOTO: Bob Zahm at a joint Board of Ed and City Council meeting in 2010.) By Bob Zahm Have... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2015 at MyRye.com
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The school budget vote is one week out. Whatever your views, make sure you can be heard! Polls open 7am-9pm @ Rye Middle School Gym @ 3 Parsons Street Click Here for a voter registration form. Register in person or... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2015 at MyRye.com
State Senator and Rye resident George Latimer sent over this PR, where he is asking for an update on Thurway work that the State originally indicated would be completed back in the 90s. The work, at the interchange of I-287... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2015 at MyRye.com
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Just about a week plus out from the May 19th school budget vote, the Rye Fund for Education has added two trustees. The relatively new fund has already raised 700K and "seeks to raise money through donations from community members,... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2015 at MyRye.com