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From a Rye oldtimer
Opinion

From a Rye oldtimer

Mark your calendars on Sunday, Sept. 3. At the Rye Recreation Park, the Leaders of Tomorrow Educational Enrichment Organization, founded in 1992, and the Rye Recreation Department will host the 24th annual Summerfest, a field day of fun for kids of all ages. The Summerfest field day is an event […]

Medicaid and mental illness
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Medicaid and mental illness

To the Editor, As one who suffers from chronic illness and receives Medicaid, I have little faith in those who make the laws and are out of touch with the problems of their citizens. I am both an employee and patient at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Harrison. (Yes, I have […]

On Disbrow Park and the Thruway property
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On Disbrow Park and the Thruway property

To the Editor, I am extremely disappointed and concerned about the recent series of unprovoked attacks by our Mayor Joe Sack, and some City Council members on both our state Assemblyman Steve Otis, the Rye City Democratic chair, and, it seems, anyone who questions their handling of both a potential […]

Parking at Rye Town Park
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Parking at Rye Town Park

 To the Editor, A funny thing happened on the way to Oakland Beach on Sunday, July 9 at about 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Cars were lined up all the way up Dearborn Avenue, none of which could gain access to the parking area. Wow, I thought, did every one […]

Considering all views and options
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Considering all views and options

Last week, I convened the first meeting of the expanded Master Plan Committee. I had taken a core group of charter members comprised of Planning Commission pros, and enhanced it with folks who can also contribute their unique perspectives. Among them are the school board president, the head of the […]