Rye

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

Kujtim Nicaj (credit: Handout)

Rye Super Sentenced To 6 Years For Having Sex With Tenant’s Labrador Retriever

The Westchester County district attorney says Kujtim Nicaj of Rye was sentenced Tuesday to 6 1/2 years behind bars.

01/15/2013

Oakland beach in Rye, N.Y. as Hurricane Sandy approaches on Oct. 29, 2012. (credit: Michelle Fraioli via Facebook)

Police: ‘Blackout Bandits’ Charged In Rye For Burglaries Following Sandy

Smith and Trully have been charges with six counts of burglary or attempted burglary in Rye, but police have linked them to a total of 35 robberies from Westchester to Connecticut since Sandy hit.

11/07/2012

Westchest County Sandy damage

Westchester County Executive Sounds Off On Power Companies

There are still plenty of people without power in Westchester County, but County Executive Rob Astorino says there is good news.

11/05/2012

Hastings-on-Hudson in Westchester County after Sandy (credit: Lisa Maxwell)

Northern Suburbs, Hudson Valley Still Struggling With Power, Water Outages After Sandy

For those north of New York City, life is still not normal since superstorm Sandy hit on Monday. Many are without power and some can’t drink the water.

10/31/2012

Tappan Zee Bridge approach - Oct. 30, 2012 (credit: New York State Thruway Authority)

After Sandy, Three Dead In Westchester, Rockland; Tappan Zee Reopens

It was dicey driving through the northern suburbs Tuesday morning. But in both Rockland and Westchester, Sandy has proven deadly.

10/30/2012

Harrison High School players celebrate following a win over Rye High School. Credit CBS 2

Friday Night Fights: Westchester High School Football Games Marred By Over-The-Top Fan Behavior

An American tradition has turned violent in Westchester County, where high school football games have ended recently with injuries caused by celebrations gone wild.

10/22/2012

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

Astorino Reveals Future Of Rye Playland, Which Includes A Water Park

In addition to the water park, the new operator will add a “Great Lawn” facing the Long Island sound. The space will be suitable for hosting events like graduations and concerts.

10/11/2012

(file / credit: Osborn Retirement Community)

Senior Attacked In Rye Recounts Incident; Police Seek Motive

The 71-year-old woman said in an interview that she thought she was going to die.

08/31/2012

(file / credit: Osborn Retirement Community)

Police: Man Breaks Into Rye Retirement Community, Attacks Elderly Woman

Police say a 72-year-old woke up just after 2 a.m. and found a hooded intruder with a knife in her fourth floor apartment at the exclusive Osborn Retirement Community in Rye.

08/27/2012

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

Future Of Playland’s Funding Up In The Air As Park Keeps Losing Money

For Westchester County, losing $3 to $5 million a year on Rye Playland is no longer going to be an option, according to County Executive Rob Astorino.

07/31/2012

Generic Police Photo (credit: Clipart.com)

Dead Animals Found In Trash Bags Along Interstate In Rye

The bags were found Monday by highway workers on a ramp connecting Interstates 95 and 287 in Rye, police said.

07/11/2012

Rye Hoax (credit: CBS 2)

Rye Detectives, Police Officers To Meet With FBI About Rash Of Hoax Emergency Calls

Following four false reports, police have arrested a 14-year-old boy from Rye, but Police Commissioner William Connors believes that the cyber trail will lead to outside the city.

07/07/2012

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