Month: January 2017

Former Rye City Councilman Bob Hutchings passed away on Jan. 22 at the age of 91. As a councilman, Hutchings played an instrumental role in guiding the city into the new millennium with the implementation of new technologies. Photo/Andrew Dapolite
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Former Councilman Hutchings passes away

Bob Hutchings, a former city of Rye councilman, passed away on Jan. 22 at the age of 91. Hutchings, a Republican, served two consecutive terms on the City Council from 1996 to 2003, drawing upon decades worth of technology and advertising experience to help facilitate the expansion of the city’s […]

Athlete of the Week: Katie Popp
Sports

Athlete of the Week: Katie Popp

This week’s Athlete of the Week is Katie Popp, the starting point guard for the Rye High School girls basketball team. Throughout her Garnets career, Popp has won numerous awards; she has received All-League, All-Section and All-State honors twice. Along with these awards, as a junior, she was the Lions […]

Where have all the singers gone?
Opinion

Where have all the singers gone?

The shower is where America does it—in private, with no one judging, just because it feels good. I’m talking about singing, of course, that once universal pastime that uplifts the soul, reboots the body, and doesn’t demand a monthly fee. So why aren’t we singing all the time? In “La […]

Happenings from RyeACT and beyond
Opinion

Happenings from RyeACT and beyond

This week was National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week. I am not going to throw a lot of facts at you, but here is an update on what RyeACT has been doing since we received our Drug Free Communities, DFC, grant this past September of $125,000 per year for five […]

Public Safety Commissioner Michael Corcoran’s plan to add additional career leadership positions and three more professional firefighters to the Fire Department was approved by the Rye City Council on Sept. 13. File photo
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Fire department ordered 20 violations

In the midst of petitions to the city administration from the Rye Professional Firefighters Association to address the lack of trained fire personnel, the Rye Fire Department has now been ordered to comply with a state law as a result of failing to fulfill basic municipal requirements. If some of […]