Month: December 2017

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, is ready to take legal action fi the EPA deems a dredging project undertaken by General Electric as complete. Photo courtesy Hudson Riverkeeper
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State threatens suit over Hudson River dredging

Ahead of a determination by the Environmental Protection Agency, Westchester County lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, are making a stand, threatening to sue the agency if it rules that General Electric’s dredging on the Hudson River is complete. According to a statement from county legislators last week, Cuomo […]

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
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Rye police chase ends with 2 arrested

Rye police were involved in a late night chase last week that resulted in two suspects being arrested for allegedly attempting to steal a car, and others yet to be captured. Rye Public Safety Commissioner Michael Corcoran said police officers responded to a report of suspicious activity on Johnson Place […]

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Astorino vetoes budget; legislators ready for override

After the inclusion of a tax rate increase and restoration of several cuts by county lawmakers, County Executive Rob Astorino, a Republican, officially vetoed a revised budget. “Such an action by the legislature was unnecessary and unacceptable to county taxpayers, already burdened with the highest combined property taxes in the […]

Seventh-grader Nick Boron completes a lab experiment to determine the specific pH levels of different solutions.

Rye Neck students receive colorful lessons in chemistry

Seventh-graders – who have been studying about acids and bases and the pH levels of different common solutions in Lauren Zeoli’s science classes – recently completed a lab experiment to further test their knowledge. Equipped with pH paper, which is used as an indicator to test the acidity of water-based liquids, […]