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City files beginning stages of Playland appeal
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City files beginning stages of Playland appeal

In a special meeting and executive session late last week, the Rye City Council voted to file a notice of appeal that could mark the beginnings of another legal battle between Westchester County and the city of Rye over Playland. The notice of appeal, which was filed on April 21, […]

Elected, school officials tout free tuition despite fiscal uncertainty
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Elected, school officials tout free tuition despite fiscal uncertainty

With the passing of a proposal to provide free tuition for income-eligible residents statewide at SUNY and CUNY colleges and universities, several elected and school administration officials are weighing the forthcoming fiscal impact of the plan. On April 8, state leaders approved the plan known as the Excelsior Scholarship, which […]

Outrage sparks Con Ed Rye Yard cleanup
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Outrage sparks Con Ed Rye Yard cleanup

After several complaints from Rye residents about garbage from a Con Edison facility polluting a local waterway, the company has cleaned up the mess, according to the assistant city manager. Assistant City Manager Eleanor Militana told the Review the energy company was quick to dispatch staff to remove debris after […]

Riders cannot legally take Uber or Lyft rides within Westchester County until at least July, but a recent screenshot of Uber drivers available in White Plains shows that they’re here, regardless of the current restrictions. Photo courtesy Uber
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County in driver’s seat on Uber, Lyft policy

While mobile ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft could legally expand their coverage areas across New York state by early summer, it will ultimately fall on Westchester County lawmakers to accept the state’s regulations, or to push for even tighter restrictions. Included in the state budget adopted earlier this […]

After resolving one final state violation, Public Safety Commissioner Micahel Corcoran has enacted several changes to the city’s Fire Department policy. In the meantime, two volunteer firefighters have also been elected to serve as chiefs of the department. File photo
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Fire Department policy changes enacted; new chiefs installed

The Rye Fire Department will rectify one remaining state violation with the addition of its newly elected fire chief, according to the city manager. Rye City Manager Marcus Serrano said the city has resolved the remaining violation relating to the training of the department’s volunteer fire chief with the promotion […]