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(PHOTO: Rye High grad Marisa Curlen) Rye has lost another young person. New 12 is reporting Rye High grad Marisa Curlen was found dead at her college early this morning. The cause appears to be alcohol poisoning: "RYE - A... Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at
Not so fast - that is the fast word from Board of Legislator Dems who clearly feel shanghaied by the secret Playland deal negotiated by Republican Rob Astorino. Seems no one can play nice in the Playland sandbox. In their... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at
We'll see if the war of words (and the actual "war") over Rye Playland continues... The Democratic controlled Westchester County BOL (Board of Legislators) has convened a press call for Thursday at 3pm. Leading up to the Astorino Playland recommendation... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at
It seems like there is always a twist that comes after these things are announced, but Rob Astorino has chosen Standard Amusements to run Rye Playland. The deal includes $25 Million that will be invested into the park over five... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at
Westchester County Exec Astorino says major Playland news is coming Tuesday. He plans to make the announcement at 11am at Playand. Just last Friday, Westchester County Legislator and Rye resident Catherine Parker sent an email to constituents complaining about the... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at
(PHOTO: The car moments after it careened through the parking lot and crashed into the curb.) The annual Rye Little League parade, when baseball teams, parents and VIPs assemble at the Rye station parking lot and march through town, is... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at
Rye Y Power Fix Means Closure Monday Until 10am: "REMINDER We have scheduled the installation of our electrical system replacement part early Monday morning and will need to turn off the emergency generator during this process. As a result, we... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at
More craziness at Rye Schools. Superintendent Alvarez is reporting a foot fetish wacko was observed at Osborn School: From: Frank Alvarez Sent: Thursday, April 9, 2015 Subject: Suspicious Incident at Osborn School Dear Rye City School District Parents and Guardians:... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2015 at
Originally scheduled for January and cancelled due to weather, the Heard in Rye lecture "Caring for Ill or Elderly Loved Ones?" is now re-scheduled for Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from 6:30 – 8:30pm at The Auditorium at The Osborn, 101... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2015 at
The Rye YMCA is back open and running on an emergency generator for power. All facilities are open: "Update - April 7, 2015 @ 8:45 am We are pleased to report that the emergency generator we ordered has been installed... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2015 at
The Rye Y is arranging for an emergency generator.. still no power: "Update - April 6, 2015 @ 6 pm Valued Members: Staff continue to work tirelessly to address electrical issues caused by Saturday's outage. At this point in time,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2015 at
The planning commission is Tuesday, April 7, 2015. They released the agenda Monday, so here it is. We've got a full schedule with a new pool at the Coveleigh club, zoning and wetland permits for senior housing on North Street,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2015 at
UPDATED, more Patronage: Amended Agenda Item # 10A: Five appointments to the Finance Committee for three-year terms expiring on January 1, 2018, by the Mayor with Council approval. (PICTURE: Rye City Hall by local artist Heather Patterson) The city council's... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2015 at
The Rye Y continues to suffer from a power outage and will be closed Monday: "Sunday, April 5, 2015 @ 3:45pm The Rye YMCA will be closed on Monday, April 6 due to electrical issues caused by a power outage... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2015 at
Saying "there is no factor more important to home values than school quality", Friends of Rye City School District has published a table showing rising some values in Rye City. Price per square foot home values in Rye City are... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2015 at
Rye resident John Mayo-Smith is arguing that Rye real estate pros--brokers and developers are making big money while "driving up Rye City School District costs and creating hardships for long time residents and empty nesters". Mayo-Smith reports "In 2014, this... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2015 at
Rye's Encore Bistro, opened in 2014 and a sister restaurant to the one in Larchmont, got a "meh" review by M.H. Reed in The New York Times. Reed score the restaurant a "good" among the standard choices of excellent, very... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2015 at
The Rye Arts Center (RAC) has named their honorees for its gala fundraiser on Saturday, April 18th along with some of the hottest auction items. The benefit, entitled “Mid-Century Madness,” will celebrate the beauty and power of the arts with... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2015 at
Teenage girls in financial need require your donation of gently used clothing before April 15, 2015. Local Rye resident Lynn Halpern is one of the volunteers for the clothes drive that will be used to supply the "Teen Boutique" in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2015 at
The Rye City school budget vote is coming up on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. As reported in, the Rye City schools are considering a tax cap override. School budgets are capped at a 2.5% increase unless the cap is... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2015 at
The Rye Free Reading Room to the rescue for school spring break this week: Brown Bag Movies for age 5 up Enjoy feature films while having your own bagged lunch and our drink and treats. The Boxtrolls (PG) - Monday,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2015 at
Rye Country Day has ranked #25 for best academics among private high schools in the country, according to a survey from It is ranked #5 in New York State. The ranking is of 1,993 private high schools and is... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2015 at
Rye Schools letter re bomb arrest. has added the hyperlinks: Rye City School District 411 Theodore Fremd Avenue, Suite 100S Rye, New York 10580-3845 Tel: (914) 967-6100 Ext. 6271 Fax: (914) 925-8950 Frank R. Alvarez, Ed.D. Superintendent of Schools... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2015 at
(PICTURE: Rye City Hall by local artist Heather Patterson) The city council's agenda for its meeting on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 is out. There will be regular meeting held by the City Council of the City of Rye on Wednesday,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2015 at
The Rye PD has announced an arrest in the March 9th Rye School bomb threat incident: PRESS RELEASE 3/24/15 THE CITY OF RYE POLICE DEPARTMENT EFFECTED AN ARREST IN THE CASE OF A BOMB THREAT THAT WAS MADE AGAINST THE... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2015 at