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A model of an exhibition planned for the Westchester Children's Museum (credit: Westchester Children's Museum)

Playland Debate Stalls Plan For Westchester Children’s Museum

While the county was considering a long term lease for the museum at Playland in Rye, County Executive Rob Astorino now wants to hold off until the county knows for sure what it’s doing with the amusement park.


A Walking School Bus in Rye (credit: Catherine Cioffi/WCBS 880)

Rye Parents Organize Walking School Buses For Children

Rather than hopping in a car and being driven to school hundreds of kids have formed Walking School Buses.


Sonja Morgan, Alex McCord, Ramona Singer, Cindy Barshop and Kelly Bensimon attend "The Real Housewives Of New York City" Season 4 Premiere Party at Covet - New York, NY - Apr 5, 2011 (credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Rye Women Mixed On ‘Real Houswives Of Westchester County’

The “Real Housewives” have left their mark on New Jersey, New York City, Orange County, Atlanta, Miami, Beverly Hills and Washington, DC.


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

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino Nixes Fee Drop For Rye Playland

Earlier this week, the Westchester County Board of Legislators decided to remove of the entrance fee for county residents at Rye Playland and cut the entrance fee to $5 for non-residents.


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

Rye Playland Drops Entrance Fee For Westchester County Residents

Would you like to go for a walk around Playland? Well, it will now cost you nothing!


A Metro-North Railroad M-8 car pulls into Grand Central Terminal - New York, NY - Mar 1, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

New Haven Line Looks To Avoid Winter Breakdowns

It was a tough winter for riders on Metro-North’s New Haven Line and the railroad is taking steps to avoid similar problems this coming winter.



State Won’t Renew Coyote-Trapping Permits For Rye

New York state has decided not to renew coyote-trapping permits in two suburban communities where attacks occurred year. The DEC said permits were not warranted in Rye and Rye Brook because there were few coyote sightings over the winter.


Rye, NY (file / credit: City of Rye)

Rye Selling Old Street Signs To Help Pay For New Ones

They’re changing the street signs in the city of Rye to abide by a federal mandate.


Dogs on the beach - Rye, NY (file / credit: Westchester DogBeach via Facebook)

Group Petitioning For Dogs To Be Allowed On Rye Beach

When the winter winds howl, dog owners grab a towel and head to Playland Beach in Rye but come April the beach is off-limits to furry friends. Now, a grassroots group is petitioning Westchester County to create a year-round doggie beach.



Police Warn Rye Residents Of Coyotes

After two coyote attacks last summer, the town of Rye is not taking any chances. Town officials are keeping their guards up and police commissioner William Connors wants residents to be aware.


A coyote walks through the sand dunes at the Spyglass Hill Golf Course - Pebble Beach, CA - Feb 11, 2010 - Photo: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Rye Police Have New Weapon To Fight Coyotes

Rising temperatures are raising concerns in many suburban communities over the return of coyotes. Law enforcement shared their new battle plan in the war between man and beast.


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

Kids Put In Their Two Cents On Rye Playland’s Future

Rye Playland is a well-known local spot for summer fun, but it is not very profitable.


Westchester County Exective Rob Astorino - File / Photo: Westchester County

Westchester Ahead Of Schedule On Affordable Housing

Westchester County officials say they are a year and a half ahead of schedule on the federal housing desegregation settlement.


A coyote walks through the sand dunes at the Spyglass Hill Golf Course - Pebble Beach, CA - Feb 11, 2010 - Photo: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Rye Residents On Alert for Coyote Sightings

For coyotes this is the lean season, said wildlife expert Jim Horton. It’s the time to endure and survive.


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Police Looking For Suspects In 4 Rye Home Burglaries

Police are looking for suspects involved in four home burglaries in Rye that happened all on Wednesday in less than just five hours.