Month: July 2016

Improvements to Rye’s Police Department as well as the city’s court house are among the long list of capital projects included in the city’s latest Capital Improvement Program presentation. File photo
News

Police establish anonymous crime tip program

In light of concerns over a drug surge in the city of Rye, the Police Department has established an anonymous crime tip program in an effort to promote crime prevention. On July 15, the department began allowing residents to submit crime tips multiple ways, including texting, emailing and via a […]

The City Council has got issues
Opinion

The City Council has got issues

The City Council of the city of Rye regularly convenes for public meetings at City Hall about twice a month, except during summer months, when the council meets once a month. These meetings are televised live on Cablevision on Channel 75, and Verizon on Channel 39. The meetings are also […]

Westchester County is offering a variety of tips to help keep your animals safe. File photo
Community

County health dept. offers rabies prevention tips

Westchester County Health Commissioner Dr. Sherlita Amler recommends residents take a few simple precautions now to protect themselves, their families and their pets from rabies this summer. “Whether your children are at home in their own backyard or roaming through the woods at camp this summer, make sure they know […]

RM Staffing lawsuit granted class action status
Lead Stories News

RM Staffing lawsuit granted class action status

Former waitstaff of Rye Golf Club scored a major victory Thursday, July 28 after a judge granted a motion for class action status in a lawsuit seeking uncompensated overtime and tips. According to attorney Brent Pelton, of Pelton and Associates—the firm representing more than 50 former Rye Golf Club staff […]

On July 29, state Senate candidate Julie Killian, of Rye, and Phil Oliva, a candidate for Congress, urged Westchester parents to voice their opinions against a federal education regulation. Photo/Franco Fino
Politics

Proposed federal regulation draws concern

State Senate candidate Julie Killian and Phil Oliva, a candidate for Congress, held a rally outside the Westchester County Center on July 29 to urge families and homeowners to take action against a pending federal education regulation that the say, the education department is yet to notify parents and school […]