City Manager Marcus Serrano and most of the Rye City Council have expressed their support for Public Safety Commissioner Michael Corcoran’s plan to add additional career leadership positions to the Fire Department, which is estimated to cost $200,000. Corcoran will present his recommendations to the council in September. File photo

City leaders back plan to add career firefighters

Public Safety Commissioner Michael Corcoran will publicly unveil his plan to add four career leadership positions to the Rye Fire Department next month, with the blessing of the city manager and support from lawmakers. According to City Manager Marcus Serrano, Corcoran will present his recommendation to establish a professional deputy […]

County Executive Rob Astorino, a Republican, plans to veto a bill known as the Immigration Protection Act, which passed the county Legislature in a 10-5 vote on Aug. 7. The bill aims to set a countywide policy on immigration enforcement for law enforcement officials. Photo courtesy Jerry McKinstry
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Immigration policy passes Legislature; Astorino to veto

Shortly after the Westchester County Legislature approved a bill to set forth a policy on immigration enforcement, the county executive pledged to veto the legislation with support from top public safety officials. The bill passed through the county Board of Legislators in a 10-5 vote on Aug. 7 after mounting […]

Several robberies of items in motor vehicles throughout the city of Rye and the town/village of Harrison have prompted their respective police departments to be on the lookout for a suspect that is allegedly not a resident of the two communities. Photo courtesy

String of larcenies prompts Rye, Harrison PD search

The Rye and Harrison police departments are separately searching for several suspects that have been breaking into motor vehicles. According to the Harrison police Chief Michael Olsey, eight break-ins have been reported just in the last several weeks in the town/village of Harrison. Most recently, there were two reported larcenies […]

Sal’s Pizza is located in the village of Mamaroneck and has been in business for 53 years. File photo

Sal’s Pizza manager dies at 49

On Saturday, July 22, Salvatore DeRose Jr., manager at Sal’s Pizza, died at the age of 49. He had worked for the family business, which had gained a loyal following after 53 years, since he was 13 years old. “I think that [Salvatore DeRose Jr.] brought a sense of family […]

The city of Rye is anticipating the launch of a new municipal website to replace its current outdated platform. A vendor to redesign the website is likely to be selected at the end of the summer and is tentatively set to launch on Nov. 1. Photo courtesy
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City aims to redesign dated website

The city of Rye is closer to launching a new user-friendly website to replace its current platform after narrowing its vendor pool down to five finalists. According to City Clerk Carolyn D’Andrea, a member of the project team responsible for managing the website redesign, 19 vendors responded to a request […]