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On Feb. 8, the city of Rye began sampling sediment around its municipal Boat Basin in order to determine the cost of dredging the marina. File photo
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City looks to dredge municipal Boat Basin

After receiving approval from the state Department of Environmental Conservation, DEC, to begin sediment sampling around Rye’s Boat Basin, the city is moving closer to preparing a proposal to dredge the marina. On Feb. 8, the city began the sampling, which will be used to help determine the total volume […]

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing a plan to construct a tunnel from Long Island to either Westchester or Connecticut, after the state Department of Transportation released its final analysis on the proposal’s feasibility. Photo courtesy Cuomo’s office
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City creates committee to oversee tunnel project

The Rye City Council unanimously approved establishing a committee to collect information on Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed construction of a tunnel linking Long Island to Westchester County, which recently picked up steam after the state began soliciting ideas from private investors. Known as the Long Island Tunnel Advisory Committee, […]

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Fox sentenced in M’ville student’s death

Rye resident Emma Fox has been sentenced to six months in jail, followed by five years of probation, for the death of Manhattanville College student Robby Schartner in 2016. According to Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Fox, 26, has been sentenced on second-degree vehicular manslaughter and a charge of […]

Westchester County Executive George Latimer, a Democrat, has signed a bill into law that was approved by the county Board of Legislators on Feb. 5, banning gun shows on county-owned property. Photo courtesy Wikipedia.org
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Westchester lawmakers ban gun shows on county property

In a 12-5 vote on Feb. 5, the Westchester County Board of Legislators, BOL, passed a law banning gun shows on county-owned property, codifying an executive order signed earlier this year by County Executive George Latimer, a Democrat. The vote was split down party lines, as the BOL’s five Republican […]

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing a plan to construct a tunnel from Long Island to either Westchester or Connecticut, after the state Department of Transportation released its final analysis on the proposal’s feasibility. Photo courtesy Cuomo’s office
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Cuomo issues REOI for Long Island Sound tunnel

After announcing his plan to pursue a Long Island Sound tunnel at this year’s state of the state address, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, has taken more steps to make the idea come to fruition by soliciting private proposals. On Jan. 26, the state Department of Transportation, DOT, issued a […]