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Matthew Tepedino goes up for a layup on Feb. 21. Photos/Mike Smith
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Rye boys advance to quarterfinals

By all accounts, the Rye basketball team is peaking at exactly the right time. The No. 3 seed in Class A won five of its last six games to end the regular season and kept that momentum going in their first-round matchup against Nyack on Feb. 21, beating the Indians […]

Rye Neck passes $27.6M capital improvement bond
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Rye Neck passes $27.6M capital improvement bond

Voters in the Rye Neck school district approved spending approximately $27.6 million in capital improvements across all of the schools districtwide. On Feb. 13, residents voted in favor of two ballot propositions: a $6.28 million spending plan that includes replacing antiquated roofs across the district’s three school buildings, known as […]

As defined in the 2011 tax cap legislation, the allowable levy growth factor is the key figure in determining what the ceiling is on school budgets. It totals the rate of inflation factor or 2 percent, whichever is less. File photo
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Rye City school budget easily passes test

The Rye City School District’s proposed 2017-2018 budget passed the test, with 83 percent of residents voting in favor of the plan, according to unofficial results. The $86.9 million school budget stays under the state-mandated tax cap, and adds approximately $1.8 million in spending, or 2.19 percent, over the 2016-2017 […]

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Rye Neck school budget passes by vast majority

Registered voters in the Rye Neck Union Free School District overwhelmingly approved the 2017-2018 school budget that keeps the district under the tax cap for six consecutive years. On Tuesday, voters approved the $40.1 million budget with an official tally of 876 voting in favor of the plan and 239 […]