Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino
Superstorm Sandy ripped parts of Rye Playland from shore, sending the famed boardwalk floating eerily in the Long Island Sound, with benches and lampposts still attached.
Spring has started with a dose of anxiety for a summer tradition. Repairs have now been delayed at storm-damaged Rye Playland in Westchester County only weeks from the season opening.
The jumble of floating lumber up against the seawall at Playland used to be a boardwalk. Part of it was floating eerily just off-shore Friday, complete with lamp posts and benches as if waiting for someone to take a seat.
The environmental group Riverkeeper has criticized officials for giving only three days’ notice for a vote on a plan to build a new Tappan Zee Bridge north of New York City.