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Westchester County exec, other officials on hand for reopening of Rye Playland boardwalk, April 10, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Questions About Rye Playland’s Future Persist At Boardwalk Grand Reopening

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino is hopeful county legislatures will vote on his proposed makeover that’s been dubbed a reinvention.

04/10/2014

Rye Playland's Dragon Coaster (Photo courtesy Kid Trotters blog)

Rye Playland Future Uncertain After Company Picked To Reimagine Park Backs Out Of Review Process

A nonprofit group that has proposed revamping the historic Rye Playland amusement park says it’s bowing out of the process at least temporarily.

04/01/2014

Scene of an accident on I-95 on Feb. 8, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Police Investigate Fatal I-95 Wreck

The accident between a truck and a car occurred around 2:30 a.m. in Rye near a ramp where I-287 and I-95 meet.

02/28/2014

Home for Sale (file / credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Study: Unaffordable Housing Has Pushed Young Adults Out Of Wealthy Suburbs

The wealthy suburbs on Long Island and in Westchester County have been losing their young workforce at a dramatic rate, and advocates blamed a lack of affordable housing.

02/25/2014

Oxford University

3 Tri-State Area Students Headed To Oxford On Rhodes Scholarships

Three Tri-State Area college students are among the 32 students who have won prestigious Rhodes scholarships this year.

11/24/2013

Echo is back and playing with her family in Rye on Nov. 15, 2013. (credit: Guiding Eyes for the Blind/Facebook)

Rye Boy’s Missing Autism Service Dog Found Safe

A woman returned Echo, a 5-year-old Labrador Retriever, to the Fontana family on Friday.

11/15/2013

Echo the missing service dog (Guiding Eyes Monroe Puppy Raising Region/Facebook)

Rye Family Searches For Autistic Son’s Missing Service Dog

Echo, a 5-year-old Labrador Retriever, left his family’s Rye home on Dearborn Avenue through an open door last Wednesday night and hasn’t been seen since.

11/12/2013

Powerball tickets (file/credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

$1 Million Lottery Ticket Sold In Westchester County Remains Unclaimed

Someone has been missing out on a $1 million fortune from an unclaimed New York state lottery ticket sold in Westchester County.

08/24/2013

Walter Contreras in front a plane for which he served as mechanic (via Bob Contreras)

Stories From Main Street: Mamaroneck Man Searches For Remains Of World War II Hero In Long Island Sound

When the weather is clear, chances are that you will find Bob Contreras from Mamroneck crisscrossing the Long Island Sound near Rye and Greenwich, searching for a missing plane and a World War II hero.

06/17/2013

The new Rye Playland boardwalk (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Superstorm Sandy-Ravaged Rye Playland Reopens

Rye Playland opened for the season Saturday, more than six months after Superstorm Sandy nearly destroyed it.

05/11/2013

Hilton Hotel

Suspected Norovirus Outbreak Strikes Swanky Hilton Westchester Hotel

About 200 of the 825 guests for the Delta Sigma Theta sorority brunch were sickened after their April 21 event at the hotel.

04/30/2013

Rye Playland is seen from Chopper 880 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Westchester County Legislator Says Not So Fast On Playland Deal

There is a tentative deal in place to keep Rye Playland going for the next ten years, but not everyone is on board.

04/05/2013

Playland – Rye, NY – Mar 1, 2011 – Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Tentative Deal Reached For Playland’s Next 10 Years

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino said Thursday that the money-losing Playland park in Rye could be taken over on Oct. 1 by Sustainable Playland Inc.

04/04/2013

Deer Crossing (credit: clipart.com)

Rye Considers Bringing In Bow Hunters To Control Deer Population

Many parts of the city are overrun with deer and residents have been complaining about the animals grazing in their yards and leaping in front of cars.

03/26/2013

Rye High School (file/credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Anti-Semitic Vandalism Rattles Rye High School

Rye High School’s stately stone facade evokes images of the Ivy League and people usually feel safe and protected in the upscale corner of Westchester County.

01/24/2013

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