Rye

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

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

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