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Updated April 26

4/18: Not so merrily down the stream. Vehicles on both sides of Milton Road in front of RowAmerica causing dangerous one-lane traffic condition. Spoke with director who stated he attempted sending numerous emails to parents regarding parking situation. Party was more than willing to assist police in finding solution.





Keep Our Community Presentable

I just returned from a walk on a beautiful Sunday afternoon and stopped at Peachwave for a quick pick-me-up. I was shocked by the condition of the open space adjacent to their business in light of the fact this is in the Central Business District and visible from Purchase Street.




Ward CatesTHUMGDr. Willard Cates Jr.

The world lost one of its champions of public health, with the passing of Dr. Willard Cates Jr. on March 17, 2016. He was a pioneer researcher in the fields of HIV/AIDS and women’s reproductive health.


Morsels on Rye


birthTHUMBBIRTHS: Joseph and Danielle Buffamante are delighted to announce the birth of their first child Christopher Joseph Buffamante on January 27, 2016 at Greenwich Hospital. 


Business & Orgs



Rye Rescues: Gotcha Day, One Year Later

Thanks so much to 7–year-old Emma Lunstead for sending us her story. Hats off to this special girl who is already taking action in her school to encourage others to adopt rather than shop.

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SportsThumbLocals Make Waves at New York State Championships

Two weeks ago, a contingent of four Rye area swimmers, one diver, two coaches, and assorted families and friends made the long drive up to Erie Community College near Buffalo for the New York State Swimming and Diving Championships.

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Great Outdoors


GOThumbAvian Afternoon Delights

“On the Wing,” an exhibit of 80 exquisite photographs of birds by Nadia Valla, is on view at the Meeting House on Saturdays from 12-3. All of the photos are of birds that can be found in and around Rye.

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AEThumbHot Ticket to Collecting Art

Contemporary art is a hot topic. Collecting contemporary art has never been more in vogue. Record-breaking prices and mobbed art fairs make the daily news. Starting a collection can seem daunting, however. Where to start?

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Editor's Choice

  • HolyChildThumbWhere Wisdom, Confidence, and Friendship Intersect

    School of the Holy Child is holding its annual Gala and Auction in a new venue — its recently opened Field House — but as always, the event, being held April 15, will honor and recognize extraordinary individuals with strong ties to the college preparatory girls’ school.

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  • MiltonThumbThey Were Olympians!

    At the annual Milton School Fair last weekend, the theme was the Olympics and to that end the competition was epic and the games amazing. The organizers scored high in every fun event.

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  • wujithumbSome Like Their Chinese Fresh

    We’d been to Wuji, the Asian Fusion restaurant that opened at 26 Purchase Street last year for dinner several time. We loved the seductive mood, the indigo blue walls and lanterns, and the Mai Tai’s, as well as the fresh organic food and the twists on classic Chinese dishes.

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  • beyond-thBEYOND RYE: All Aboard  to Antarctica
    For Arthur Stampleman, who lives in Rye, and his granddaughter Sarah, who lives south of San Francisco, their recent trip to Antarctica, aboard the National Geographic Orion, was “the trip of a lifetime!”

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  • winter-editAfternoon Delight:
    Hot dogs roasted over an open fire, taking part in log-sawing contests,

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    What’s Summer Without Summer Camp?

    Kids of all ages can have the summer of their lives with the bountiful offerings around town.

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  • japanday-editJapanese Festival Lights Up January:

    While the weather outside was dreary and gray, the mood and colors inside Milton School were festive and brilliant at the 16th annual Japan Festival last month.

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