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Rabbi Daniel
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Community Synagogue moves place of worship

Due to an extensive renovation project, at the Community Synagogue of Rye will be holding its services at Rye Presbyterian Church for the next 14 months. The Community Synagogue, located on Forest Avenue, will be undergoing construction from June 26 through August 2018. According to Rabbi Daniel Gropper, changes will […]

Westchester County Legislator MaryJane Shimsky has introduced a bill to authorize the county attorney to file a lawsuit against Big Pharma for deceptive marketing of opioid painkillers. Photo courtesy spine-health.com
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County Dem seeking suit against Big Pharma

Westchester County Legislator MaryJane Shimsky has introduced a bill that would authorize the county attorney to file a lawsuit against large pharmaceutical companies for deceptive practices. The effort comes as a way to stem the tide of rising costs for government and public safety from a growing drug epidemic in […]

In the midst of renewed interest from the Rye City Council to purchase the New York State Thruway Authority’s property on Boston Post Road, pictured, a recently passed bill by the state Legislature could pave the way for Rye Country Day School to buy the land. Photo/Andrew Dapolite
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City may lose opportunity to buy Thruway parcel

Despite renewed interest from the Rye City Council to purchase state property along Boston Post Road, the city may lose out on the parcel of land to the Rye Country Day School and is now asking the governor to intervene. With the approval of a bill by the state Legislature […]

Dems secure Independence party endorsement
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Dems secure Independence party endorsement

The Westchester County Independence Party has endorsed the Rye Democrats slate for City Council. The Democratic ticket, led by Josh Cohn as its mayoral candidate and Julie Souza, Sara Goddard, and Ben Stacks, got the nod of approval in beating out their Republican counterparts. Democratic Party Chairwoman Meg Cameron told […]

A discussion was had at the May 11 Rye City Council meeting about the prospects of passing a resolution that would have an outside municipality handle property tax assessment grievances of city employees, elected officials and members of the city Board of Assessment Review. File photo
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City yet to fully revive Human Rights Commission

Despite reviving Rye’s local Human Rights Commission at the beginning of the year, the mayor has been slow to appoint all of the committee’s members. Since its reintroduction in January, which came in response to a perceived uptick in racially motivated vandalism throughout Westchester County, Mayor Joe Sack, a Republican […]