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A lawsuit against Westchester County filed by the city of Rye was thrown out by a state judge on Monday, March 20, sinking its hopes of overseeing $60 million in capital improvements slated at Playland Park. File photo
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Rye lawsuit over Playland thrown out by judge

A lawsuit filed by the city of Rye seeking to overturn Westchester County’s authority over capital projects slated at Playland was thrown out by a state judge this week. The suit, filed by the city in August 2016, sought to overturn the county’s status as lead agency under the State […]

Council OKs $825K in Rye Golf Club improvements
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Council OKs $825K in Rye Golf Club improvements

The Rye City Council authorized the use of $825,000 in unreserved funds on March 15 for six major capital improvements to the Rye Golf Club, some of which include a continuation of the greens expansion project that kicked off last fall. The scope of work includes a package of improvements […]

Rye Town Park tax-exempt feud continues
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Rye Town Park tax-exempt feud continues

The town of Rye and the Rye Town Park Commission are considering petitioning to the state’s highest court a recent appellate court ruling that allows the city of Rye to impose a real estate tax on the park’s restaurant, the Review has learned. According to a town official, the town […]

Bill would protect employee, student online account information
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Bill would protect employee, student online account information

In an attempt to adapt to an ever-changing landscape of social media and technology, state officials have introduced legislation that would prohibit employers and educational institutions from requiring workers and students to disclose personal online account information. On Feb. 21, state Assemblyman David Buchwald, a White Plains Democrat, proposed an […]

On March 13, the Westchester County Department of Public Safety will add five new officers to its ranks, but union officials are worried it will not be enough for the department’s needs. Photo/Andrew Dapolite
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County police still short-staffed despite new hires

Westchester County police are set to add five officers, but it won’t be enough to meet the needs of the department, according to the union president. This year’s $1.8 billion county budget calls for funding for 292 police officers in the Department of Public Safety, but the department will still […]